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Q: About Extremely Slow Process To Proceed To Windows Xp Home Screen....

That's really time consuming to start up my computer.. estimate more than 20 mins..
During the process.. First is the summary list.. then turn to a black blank screen for a very very very long period.. next it shows a row of loading bar which in grey colour also for a very long time... After all these only can see the Windows XP Home screen...

Can anyone tell me wat are the possible causes? Really irritating..

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A: About Extremely Slow Process To Proceed To Windows Xp Home Screen....

Please tell us more about your computer. What make/model, what CPU, how much RAM, etc. You can use this free tool to get the information: http://www.gtopala.com/index.htmlYou can use this shareware tool to check your system's performance: http://www.download.com/SiSoftware-Sandra-...&tag=buttonAlso, you can read these links to help speed up your system's loading process: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/ind...l=slow+computerhttp://aumha.org/a/loads.htmhttp://support.microsoft.com/kb/308041

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Hello everyone,

very recently, i restarted my computer and upon load , i noticed that it was taking much longer than normal to get to the log on screen. After typing in m my password, it took several minutes to load my personal settings, and it took close to 15 minutes to load the normal application i have setup on start up. I have never had this problem before and i currently over a gig of ram. What is really strange is that most of my applications load relatively quickly, however if try to right click on the desktop to view my display settings, the computer seems to hang up for several minutes only to result in a run dll error. As well, some of my system tools seem unavaible, system information for example and a lot of the control panel tools(display,adminsirtative tools, etc). I can open a text file in secs, but it takes me close to ten minutes to load the save window, and actually save the file back to the harddrive. I have scanned both drives , with the latest versions of spybot , adaware, hijackthis, cwshredder, housecall, and pccillin. They have found nothing, no virus, hijackers, etc. I defragged my primary drive and even that didnt seem to help. the only thing i havent really tried is scheduling scandisk. I really dont think this is a hardware problem, however im not sure because everything seems to be in order. I even tried to set my computer back to a restore point before all this started happening, and it didnt alleviate the matter. if you have any ideas or sugge... Read more

A:Windows Xp Home Running Extremely Slow

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I came home to and found my mother upset because her Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit laptop had suddenly become extremely slow. She had tried shutting it down, but it isn't shutting down right. THe task bar and icons disappear, but the background stays and it just stays there, like it was in a coma. So I had t restart it with the start button. It booted up in a reasonable time, and I was able to bring up task manager, but then everything slowed way way down. Chrome was basically frozen, as was every other program. I can only run the thing in safe mode.
I'm kind of tech savvy, ran a system restore and chkdsk/r. She ran antivirus programs. Nothing helped. I checked to see if she had any recent downloads. She said she hadn't and she doesnt visit many 'dangerous' websites. I'm kind of out of options, so I turn to you.

A:Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit Suddenly extremely slow, wont shut down

Welcome to the forums!

Well, first thing I would do for sure is run Malwarebytes and SuperAntiSpyware. Then a deep scan with your A/V. Even if she did it already, do them again so you KNOW. I would also recommend using Malwarebytes anti-rootkit. Its still in Beta but I've been using it since it came out with no problems. (A run with Ccleaner wouldn't hurt either)

After that run a sfc/scannow to check and repair corrupted system files. Heres a link to a tutorial if you haven't done that before :SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

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Hey, i recently reinstalled windows just for a general clean up of the system, and since then my internet has been extremely slow (paticuarly youtube and utorrent). Iv spoken to my isp (DODO) and its nothing on their end. Before the clean install my torrents were downloading up to 2.5mb/s and now they sit at around 20kb/s no matter how many seeds. i did a speedtest and am getting under 1mb download speed and even less for upload. iv tried all different drivers and have searched the internet repitively to find a solution but still cant. What was it about the clean install that changed my speeds? Also im running adsl+2 through a wired connection strsight from modem.

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD FX(tm)-8120 Eight-Core Processor, AMD64 Family 21 Model 1 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 16366 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560, 1023 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 1897537 MB, Free - 1627224 MB;
Motherboard: ASUSTeK Computer INC., M5A88-M
Antivirus: avast! Antivirus, Updated and Enabled

A:Clean install of Windows 7 Home Premium, now internet is extremely slow!

Hello & Welcome to Tech Guy Forum.

After W7 was completely installed, in which order did you install the drives and other software?

At which point did you notice computer slowness?

When did you download the W7 updates? With a slow download speed, I would think that such a large file download would be time consuming.

Internet speed depends upon not only your system but the server load of your ISP [ excelelnt that you checked with them ] and the servers you are trying to access.

Test your up & down speed at a 3rd party site such as www.dslreports.com/speedtest. There are multiple other sites.

No offense intended: I've read that a significant %age of shared files are infected. Which anti malware scans have you performed. I am not authorized by Tech Guy Forum to advise any; the forum has specially trained members for that.

Thanks for posting the system info.

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I have a problem when booting up Windows 7, it hangs at ''starting windows'' for 10 minutes and then works flawlessly. I've tried win7 build 7201, then upgraded to build 7229(both 64bit)and now i have win7 build 7231(32 bit) and still got the problem. Having tried different things like new nvidia drivers, new sound card drivers, different sata settings, disabled any secondary LAN adapters...etc I've decided to post here, maybe someone had the same problem and knows how to fix it.

My system:
Amd Athlon X2 5200+
nivdia 7300GT
2 gb ram
320 sata hdd

My bootlog:


Microsoft (R) Windows (R) Version 6.1 (Build 7231)
6 20 2009 08:32:24.375
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\ntkrnlpa.exe
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\halmacpi.dll
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\kdcom.dll
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\mcupdate_AuthenticAMD.dll
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\PSHED.dll
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\BOOTVID.dll
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\CLFS.SYS
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\CI.dll
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\drivers\Wdf01000.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\drivers\WDFLDR.SYS
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\ACPI.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\WMILIB.SYS
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\msisadrv.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\pci.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\vdrvroot.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\System32\drivers\partmgr.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRo... Read more

A:Extremely slow boot up process

It appears that some drivers just don't load correctly. Try using some programs called Uniblue. Works with 32-bit only though.
Uniblue > Windows Software Utilities Download & Free PC Scans
You can download them, then go to youtube and search uniblue serials.

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I have a Dell Dimension 3GHz/3GHz Dual CPU with 1 gig RAM and a few other bells and whistles, the computer is approximately one year old. For a few months now I've noticed extremely drawn out shutdowns. After clicking Shutdown from the start menu, I notice a few applications closing, the hard drive is active, and then nothing. The application bar and desktop are still active, I can open applications...it's like the shutdown process was paused. Then I'll walk away and come back ten minutes later and its finally rebooting. This is extremely inconvenient for me whenever I update certain programs that require reboot. I take pretty good care of this PC, making sure my norton definitions and other symantec software is up to date, I run Spybot and Adaware regularly, and clean out old files often. Anyone have a good place to start on solving this issue? Thanks in advanceOn an afterthought, I ran HijackThis and here is the log, if it is of any help or if someone notices something that shouldn't be there, your help is welcome.Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1Scan saved at 2:31:48 PM, on 8/6/2006Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)Running processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:&... Read more

A:Extremely Slow Shutdown Process

This will probably get moved to the HiJack Forum but for what its worth here's an excellent shutdown troubleshooter:http://www.aumha.org/win5/a/shtdwnxp.htmYou should also look in Event Viewer for clues:Start>Run>eventvwr.msc [enter]

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I am experiencing the same exact problem as in this old thread:
Extremely slow boot up process

Solution from old thread: "Thanks but i removed a IDE hdd(80gb but quite old) that i forgot about and kept the one with Windows 7, now it boots up in less then 20 seconds"

The step-by-step process to solving this problem wasn't posted. Can someone explain to me how Florin500 fixed his/her problem so I can fix my computer?

My computer is running very slow. Here's is a record of my bootlog:


Microsoft (R) Windows (R) Version 6.1 (Build 7600)
1 27 2011 11:42:26.375
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\ntoskrnl.exe
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\hal.dll
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\kdcom.dll
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\mcupdate_GenuineIntel.dll
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\PSHED.dll
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\CLFS.SYS
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\CI.dll
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\drivers\Wdf01000.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\drivers\WDFLDR.SYS
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\ACPI.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\WMILIB.SYS
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\msisadrv.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\pci.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\vdrvroot.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\System32\drivers\partmgr.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\compbatt.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\BATTC.SYS
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIV... Read more

A:Extremely slow boot up process

Have you defragged your computer lately? Sometimes slow boot and load times can be fixed with a defrag.

Try Defraggler or Auslogic Disk Defrag. Both of them are free and do a good job.

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My Dell 400 is getting extremely slow in loading. Taking over a minute of just looking at a blank screen before the desktop fianally pops up.It USED to be much faster.I've performed Disc Cleanup and Defrag.But slow load time is still there.2.40 gigahertz Intel Core2 Quad Q660064 kilobyte primary memory cache4096 kilobyte secondary memory cache Board: Dell Inc. 0GN723 Bus Clock: 266 megahertzBIOS: Dell Inc. 1.0.11 01/31/2008 This is my hijackthis log file.ANY help will be appriciated greatly.Thanks in advance.Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 9:22:54 AM, on 6/22/2009Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16850)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgwdsvc.exeC:\Program Files\Dell Network Assistant\hnm_svc.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgrsx.exeC:\PROGRA~1\AVG\AVG8\avgnsx.exeC:\WINDOWS\... Read more

A:Extremely SLOW turn on process

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review and take the steps necessary with you to get your machine back in working order clean and free of malware.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Foll... Read more

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First off, I'm not a computer person so some threads are over my head. But I thought I would try getting help here because I have no idea what else to do. I'm in the process of sending resumes, so the timing for my computer to break couldn't be worse. I hope I explain this correctly. This has been an ongoing problem for about 2 weeks. I've tried a lot of different things that I've read online. Nothing seems to fix the issue.
Sony Vaio laptop - Windows Vista Home Premium
Problem: It randomly started having major problems even loading one page. I didn't make any changes previously. I was getting a "host" error message saying something about not being able to connect a program to the host. (Sorry I don't have the exact wording. I'm using a library computer to post this.)
Checking for problems: I did a system restore but the only date option I had was a couple days previous. Under updates, it showed the last Windows Update failed. That "seemed" to perhaps start the problem. I'm not 100% sure about that though. I wanted to "set" a new restore date to maybe two weeks previous, but it wouldn't let me set my own date.
I had expired trials of both Avaste and Malwarebytes. So downloaded new trials and ran both. No viruses were found. Malwarebytes found a bunch of junk but nothing critical.
I shut off the router and let it sit for 30 minutes.
I defragmented.
I installed CCleaner and ran ... Read more

A:Computer runs extremely slow intermittently (Windows Vista Home Premium)

click start button
type CMD in search bar
right click on CMD that appears above and select run as administartor
a black box will appear
type MSCONFIG enter
a grey box will appear
click the startup tab
click disable all
click apply
click the services tab
click hide all microsoft services
click disable all
click apply
click ok
click on restart
when the computer restarts come back to this site
go to download section
download ADWCleaner and run it
after that completes, download, update and run malwarebytes anti malware

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Haven't had any problems with this laptop in over a year. Came in this morning and it was locked up. Rebooted and it went to safe mode, things looked fine. Rebooted and laptop let me log in and seemed to be extremely slow, didn't finish bringing windows completely up.

rebooted with repair disc, this was successfull
used repair disk to check memory, no issues
next reboot, same slowness, didn't finish bringing up windows
updated security essentials, ran scan, found 5 trojans, cleaned them
rebooted, same slowness
updated malwarebytes, found quite a few 'bad files', cleaned them
rebooted, same slowness
updated windows updates (i think 4 new updates since last update)
rebooted, same slowness
rebooted in clean mode, no startup apps, no services, came up clean and fast
went through each windows service and app, found Windows Search was keeping laptop from finishing bringing windows up, causing slowness, disabled search
rebooted, now windows finishes starting, but extreme slowness with IE 9, and other explorer type apps (task manager, any security program, ...)

most recent - can reboot just fine, can't get IE 9 to work, it starts and goes to my home page (google), then takes 5-10 minutes between responses.

A:Core 'explorer' process extremely slow

I'll add that the start menu, and anything i click on takes forever to do anything, cpu and memory stats from task mgr don't system is idle over 90% of the time with nothing taking over 100 meg of memory...

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I recently found myself in a financial rut and decided it would be a smart idea to pawn my laptop for some quick cash until I received my paycheck the following week. Well, I went through with the pawn, then the following week I went back to the pawn shop to pick up my laptop. Everything seemed to be fine, no scratches or noticeable damage was done during its little vacation.

I returned home and plugged up the laptop, I turned it on and came back awhile later and entered my log-in information, then left awhile longer. When I came back and tried to check my e-mail, I noticed an extreme slowness on my laptop. I tried to restart the computer through Windows, but after 10 minutes, the computer was still on the "Logging off..." screen, so I held the button down and shut down the computer, when I rebooted the computer, it got stuck on the log-in screen, I could not enter a password.

I then did another manual shut down and went straight for a system restore, but for some odd reason, my restore points had all been deleted before that day, there were only 3 available, and they were listed as system updates, so I went ahead with the earliest one.

After the restore, my computer was still lagging horribly. I installed AVG 2015 freeware and ran the usual antivirus procedure along with a PC tune up. So, now, after I log in, my laptop appears to be processing at pre-pawn shop speeds. Yet, I'm left with the problem of my log in screen. I turned it on tonight and it was st... Read more

A:Extremely slow Windows Welcome screen, please help

Hello jmad and welcome to Seven Forums.

I'll bet the folks and the pawn shop had a good time playing with your laptop. Wouldn't be surprised if they managed to get some malware installed or messed up some system files.

One of the Forum experts prepared a couple of tutorials that might help you diagnose what your problem/s is/are.

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

And this tutorial has some general suggestions on how to optimize Windows 7.

Optimize Windows 7

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I'm at my wits end trying to figure out what I've done to my computer. I think that I accidently clicked on an Anti-Virus Ad that swept through and it downloaded something very malicious because after that I have trouble getting anything to work properly. I've run all sorts of different virus scans and deleted everything that has come up but it doesn't fix the problem. Every command that I try to execute whether it be opening a program or simply trying to open the start menu takes about 2-3 minutes or more to execute. Ideas on what is wrong and how to fix it? Below is my hijack log but I'm not sure it's as helpful as I want it to be.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 10:38:28 PM, on 9/2/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Dell\Media Experience\DMXLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C... Read more

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Before it used to be under a minute and after my PSU unit went down it takes literally half an hour, but after that screen everything is fine. Could the PSU defect have corrupted the OS?

A:Windows Screen Is Extremely Slow After Psu Failure.

What are you system information's, i.e., specs ?

Did you install a new PSU unit ?

Anyone who may help you will probably need this information.

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I have an ASUS gaming laptop with Windows 10. The login screen has gotten increasingly slow over time. I always keep my computer in sleep mode when I'm not using it, so I don't recall how quickly I can log in from a restart.

However, when I came back from sleep today, it took over a full minute or two for my computer to recognize that I had clicked it to bring up the box where I enter my PIN. It then took a while to recognize that I clicked in that box, and there's almost always a delay when entering each digit. While all of this happens, I can move the mouse cursor normally, and it's very responsive.

Once I log back in, my computer behaves normally albeit slower than it did in the past. One possible culprit is Trend Micro Internet Security, which optimized my startup by delaying certain programs by varying seconds. I can try disabling this and seeing what happens, but I'm open to ideas in the meantime.

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I use windows 7 , right now my Laptop running extremely slow . From booting until running programs is verry slow. I found dllhost.exe in the task manager running, i think this program that make my computer running slow, anyone here can help me to solve my laptop problems thanks before guys

A:DLL host exe process Making My Laptop Running extremely Slow

Hi there,my name is Marius and I will assist you with your malware related problems.Before we move on, please read the following points carefully.First, read my instructions completely. If there is anything that you do not understand kindly ask before proceeding.Perform everything in the correct order. Sometimes one step requires the previous one.If you have any problems while following my instructions, Stop there and tell me the exact nature of your problem.Do not run any other scans without instruction or add/remove software unless I tell you to do so. This would change the output of our tools and could be confusing for me.Post all logfiles as a reply rather than as an attachment unless I specifically ask you. If you can not post all logfiles in one reply, feel free to use more posts.If I don't hear from you within 3 days from this initial or any subsequent post, then this thread will be closed.Stay with me. I will give you some advice about prevention after the cleanup process. Absence of symptoms does not always mean the computer is clean.My first language is not english. So please do not use slang or idioms. It could be hard for me to read. Thanks for your understanding.     HijackThis is not the preferred initial scanning tool in this forum. With today's malware, a more comprehensive set of logs is required to determine the presence of malware.    Scan with FRST in normal modePlease download Farbar's Recovery Scan Tool to you... Read more

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I don't understand why my computer has become so slow, even at the desktop with nothing opened. I have 100% CPU levels nonstop and my computer responds poorly when applications are opened. Services.exe is particularly high when internet is opened and System Idle Process is high when my computer is just turned on. Please help fast!

A:Extremely slow responding computer - high CPU services.exe and System Idle Process

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Hello all, For some time now Ive had some serious issues with shutting down/rebooting my computer. It is a P4 3.Ghz with 512Mb RAM. In a nutshell, what happens is when I click on the menu item for the shutdown menu, my computer hangs for several minutes. Once the shutdown screen actually pops up, it takes several additional minutes to actually shutdown. Some other problems that have been happening in the same time frame that may or may not be related (just trying to give complete info here): I lose my internet connection if the computer sits idle for an extended amountof time (overnight for instance). I am pretty sure that this is not a router or service provider issue because my wireless connection always stays good and Ive had 2 different service providers. The other problem is that at random times my mousejust stops working and I have to unplug it and then plug it back in to get it working again. The only thing I should add on my slow shutdown problem is that it doesnt happen when I boot into safe mode. Steps taken to date:Complete malware remvoal procedure, to include multiple virus, trojan, spyware, etc scans. Checked the following two links provided to me in a different forum: http://aumha.org/win5/a/shtdwnxp.htm and http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?...mp;Product=winx , neither which provided any relief. Im running XP Home SP2 and my comp is completely patched, etc, no driver or device conflicts showing up in the device menu. I consider myself fairly compute... Read more

A:Extremely Slow Shutdown In Win Xp Home

Hello,I'm sure there is a registry setting to do this, but If you download a tool called winxpmanager,http://www.yamicsoft.com/ you can go through the program and find settings and change the shutdown speed and the time it takes to kill processes and services etc. I'm sure that the slow shutdown has something to do with .net framework. Also this might helphttp://users.pandora.be/jbosman/poweroff/poweroff.htmHope this helps

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I noticed my system is running quite slow at times. Sometimes it will just seem fine and other times it seems like it's just hanging up. It's weird, I checked all the processes and checked a bandwidth meter and it pulls down at half the speed of my very old wireless laptop. What can be wrong?

Thank you for your time.

Here are the current processes I am running.

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Hello, I have a Dell Dimension 3000 - 3ghz - 512mb RAM - XP home SP2

More recently, Ive started to use this comp over the Win98 comps on my network. I believe somehow I may have downloaded some nasties while trying out various shareware.

I've ran SpyBot and AVG to this point, as well as removing unwanted software to this point.

I'm experiencing extremely slow transitions between apps and start up times. Sometimes the screen slowly scrolls down as the terminated app is shut down.

My current log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:58:22 AM, on 11/24/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\DVDLauncher.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Modem Event Monitor\IntelMEM.exe
C:\Program Files\Creative\Sound Blaster Live! 24-bit\Surround Mixer\CTSysVol.exe
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A:Dell XP home running extremely slow

No response...?

Please ignore above HJT post. I'll repost another.

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I am working on a customer's Vista Home Premium desktop. This desktop has a dual-core AMD Athlon 64 x2 4200+processor with 1 GB RAM. It is a 32-bit OS. It takes, at minimum, 5-10 minutes just to fully load the desktop upon startup. I have already scanned with MBAM and with AVG 2015 and it doesn't have any viruses or malware anymore. I have disabled many of the unnecessary startup programs but it still takes forever to finish the bootup. It also freezes up when scanning in normal mode with either program even after having removed the PUP's and two Trojans that MBAM found. It locks up whenever I try to open a program or delete a file as well. I ran CCleaner and it removed 250 MB of junk from temporary files and temp internet files and that was all.
I know something is wrong with it. I am at a loss of what else to do. Any help would be appreciated.

A:Extremely slow Vista Home Premium

Hi Falneth What's wrong with this desktop is that it uses one of the worst Windows OS ever made, with a low profile CPU and RAM. I wouldn't expect much from it, but I can take a quick look.MiniToolBoxDownload MiniToolBox and move the executable file to your Desktop;Execute MiniToolBox and check the following options:List Installed Programs;List Last 10 Event Viewer Errors;List Devices - Only Problems;List Users, Partitions and Memory size;Once this is done, click on Go and wait for the scan to complete;Once the scan is complete, a log will open. Please copy/paste the content of the output log in your next reply;Speccy - Publish a snapshotFollow the instructions below to download and install Speccy, then to publish a snapshot of your system information:Download and install Speccy from Piriform (the download will start automatically a few seconds after clicking on the Speccy link);Note: You can opt-out the Google Toolbar installation if you want;Once Speccy is installed, launch the program and give it a good minute to load all your system information;After that, click on the File menu in the top left corner, and select Publish Snapshot;A window will appear asking you to confirm your decision to publish a snapshot. Click on Yes;A new window will appear after, with a URL link to your snapshot. Click on Copy to Clipboard button to copy that URL to your clipboard, then paste it in your next reply and post it;

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MSN has hijacked my home page and the system is running extremely slow. I did all the cleanup and defrag. The dds.txt file is below and the attach.zip file is attached.
DDS (Ver_09-07-30.01) - NTFSx86
Run by Michael at 18:39:39.10 on Thu 09/10/2009
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.5512 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_11
Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.3.1252.1.1033.18.1023.275 [GMT -5:00]

AV: AVG Anti-Virus Free *On-access scanning enabled* (Outdated) {17DDD097-36FF-435F-9E1B-52D74245D6BF}
FW: ZoneAlarm Firewall *disabled* {829BDA32-94B3-44F4-8446-F8FCFF809F8B}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunch
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k rpcss
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Acronis\Schedule2\schedul2.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared ... Read more

A:MSN hijacked home page, extremely slow system

Hello,We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up.My name is Syler and I will be helping you to solve your Malware issues. If you have since resolved your issues I would appreciate if youwould let me no so I can close this topic, if you still need help please let me no what issues you are still having, in your next reply.Download random's system information tool (RSIT) by random/random from here and save it to your desktop.Double click on RSIT.exe to run RSIT.Click Continue at the disclaimer screen.Once it has finished, two logs will open. Please post the contents of both log.txt (<<will be maximized) and info.txt (<<will be minimized)Then please post back here with the following: log.txt info.txtThanks

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Hi..I am actually posting for my parents...they have an HP w/ vista home premium (32)...2 days ago they started having LONG delays when trying to open IE...but google chrome would open more quickly....that evening I tried to open IE and it appeared that it was trying to open the window but all you would see was a big white box with a light blue banner....we called HP support who in turn asked me to look for a OEM #?? or something and when I found that piece if information it said something like it was unavailable??...the HP tech felt like our problem was due to an improper windows update...that maybe they had chosen the 64 instead of the 32....I was on the phone with her for over 2 hours...we were able to navigate around in safe mode with networking but when we went back we had the same problem again...she then thought that maybe it was a virus, but we ran Malwarbytes and nothing of high importance showed up...yesterday, my mother had a pop up for adobe that needed to be updated..she did that and it seemed to speed things up.....now today, they are once again unable to open IE or google chrome......I am certainly not tech savvy as you can see, so ANY suggestions would be greatly appreciated...BTW..they recently (2 months ago) installed Norton..........THANK YOU!!

A:HP vista home premium (32) extremely slow and now will not open

Hi and welcome to TSF please go to IE tools upper right side of IE then internet options and delete history cookies etc and see how it behaves,also do not rule out norton being in some way involved

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I have a problem with my pc the last 2 Days... It starts really slow.. First it freezes at starting window screen for 15 minutes about.. After this when I select the user it stucks again and show the blue background only with the cursor. When I finally press the code it takes another 10 minutes to finally open but I can't use it because it freezes whatever I press! In safe mode does the same thing but it stucks when loaded : classpnp.sys. My computer before 3 days opened in 1 minute.. No program starts with the start up all are disabled exept nvidia sound and my antivirus avast. I have tried everything to fix it but I can't.. Please help if u can

A:Windows 7 start really slow and after it stucks in home screen

Quote: Originally Posted by telis80

I have a problem with my pc the last 2 Days... It starts really slow.. First it freezes at starting window screen for 15 minutes about.. After this when I select the user it stucks again and show the blue background only with the cursor. When I finally press the code it takes another 10 minutes to finally open but I can't use it because it freezes whatever I press! In safe mode does the same thing but it stucks when loaded : classpnp.sys. My computer before 3 days opened in 1 minute.. No program starts with the start up all are disabled exept nvidia sound and my antivirus avast. I have tried everything to fix it but I can't.. Please help if u can

Try running the Windows System File Checker (SFC)
Instructions: SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker
If that doesn't help, try doing a full scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware: Malwarebytes : Free anti-malware download
Note: Uncheck the checkbox at the end of the installation titled "Enable free trial of Malwarebytes PRO"

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Woke up this morning to a dark blank screen (not blue) and wouldn't come out of sleep mode. rebooted and all was running extremely slow...ran avast and it didn't find anything but did get message that some files coudn't be scanned because they were password protected...attached are the prelim logs.

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware

Scan Date: 12/10/2014
Scan Time: 6:29:09 AM
Administrator: Yes

Malware Database: v2014.12.10.06
Rootkit Database: v2014.12.08.03
License: Trial
Malware Protection: Enabled
Malicious Website Protection: Enabled
Self-protection: Disabled

OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1
CPU: x64
File System: NTFS
User: Dawn

Scan Type: Threat Scan
Result: Completed
Objects Scanned: 463020
Time Elapsed: 17 min, 29 sec

Memory: Enabled
Startup: Enabled
Filesystem: Enabled
Archives: Enabled
Rootkits: Disabled
Heuristics: Enabled
PUP: Enabled
PUM: Enabled

Processes: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Modules: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Values: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Folders: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Files: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Physical Sectors: 0
(No malicious items detected)

DDS (Ver_2012-11-20.01) - NTFS_AMD64
Internet Explorer: 11.0.9600.17420 BrowserJavaVersion: 10.71.2
Run by Dawn at 6:53:01 on 2014-12-10
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A:Blank screen, extremely slow

Please, observe following rules:

Read all of my instructions very carefully. Your mistakes during cleaning process may have very serious consequences, like unbootable computer.
If you're stuck, or you're not sure about certain step, always ask before doing anything else.
Please refrain from running any tools, fixes or applying any changes to your computer other than those I suggest.
Never run more than one scan at a time.
Keep updating me regarding your computer behavior, good, or bad.
The cleaning process, once started, has to be completed. Even if your computer appears to act better, it may still be infected. Once the computer is totally clean, I'll certainly let you know.
If you leave the topic without explanation in the middle of a cleaning process, you may not be eligible to receive any more help in malware removal forum.
I close my topics if you have not replied in 5 days. If you need more time, simply let me know. If I closed your topic and you need it to be reopened, simply PM me.


You're running two AV programs, Avast and Norton.
You must uninstall one of them.
If Norton use this tool: http://www.majorgeeks.com/files/details/norton_removal_tool.html

Both DDS logs are incomplete.
Pleas post complete logs.

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Hello. I have been working with one of your malware/spyware experts, who has determined that my computer is free of malware. He directed me to this forum. I installed a new HP printer last week. Since then, it takes several minutes to open my desktop from the blue Windows Welcome Screen. Is this normal?Running Windows XP Home Media. Thanks.LeslieEDIT: Moved from External Hardware to XP, deemed more appropriate forum ~ Hamluis.

A:User Log on from Welcome Screen extremely slow

Hi, welcome to BC .How long is "several minutes'?System manufacturer and model?Do you have auto updates enabled?The more startup entries a system has...the slower the logon with XP, IMO.I also find that employing a 3d-party firewall, instead of the Windows firewall, increases the time before the desktop settles and anything can be accessed.Additionally...HP and other printer manufacturers...seem to install programs/processes on a system that have little to do with printing a document. Some of these are set to run from boot unnecessarily.Printer model?I suggest taking a look at the items which now start at boot, using one of the following:Starter (for Startups) - http://www.softpedia.com/get/Tweak/System-...k/Starter.shtml Startup Control Panel - http://www.mlin.net/StartupCPL.shtml Startup Inspector for Windows - http://www.windowsstartup.com/ AutoRuns for Windows - http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinte...s/bb963902.aspx. If you use this tool, please read the instructions for use and confine yourself to the tab listed as Logon. The initial screen will probably display Everything, including XP/Windows items which should not be fooled with. This is (IMO) the best tool, but it is comprehensive...whereas some of the others only list items we think of as "startup items" which may be capable of being restricted/removed.Louis

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Hi.......as i turned on my computer my pc was slower then usual and all of s sudden my whole screen turned upside down and my whole pc got extremely slow....here is my hijackthis log

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 6:18:31 PM, on 2/12/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSvcHst.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\AppCore\AppSvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Grisoft\AVG Anti-Spyware 7.5\guard.exe
C:\Program Files\Linksys Wireless-G USB Wireless Network Monitor\WLService.exe
C:\Program Files\Linksys Wireless-G USB Wireless Network Monitor\WUSB54Gv4.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Video\LogiTray.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_09\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\Desktop Messenger\8876480\Program\BackWeb-887648... Read more

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Windows 7 is unusable " for me" with the current ati drivers for Windows 7.
The screen refresh rate is like once every 5 seconds. with vga drivers everything works fine.
I have the current build. it's just when i turn on the ati card everything is extremely slow.
anyone know what the problem might be?

My system
amd 6000+
2 gig memory
ati radeon 4670

A:extremely slow screen refresh

Try these if they suite your card http://www.sevenforums.com/graphic-c...ndows-7-a.html

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Dear all,

I am a newbie here in this forum, and also in computer world. Anyway, my friend referred me to this forum to get solution for the problem I am having with my notebook.

I just got a new job and was given a second-hand notebook by my boss. He said that it was used by the person whose position I am replacing right now.

The problem with the notebook is, the startup screen (after bootscreen, but before welcome screen) turns out to be extremely slow. It takes 8-12/15 mins to just show the text "Windows is starting up" (after bootscreen).
Before the that screen shows up, after booting, the windows show a new window (blue coloured) which says "Regrun Partizan killer........" for about 8 seconds.

After the welcome screen shows up, the loading process before all the shortcut and items shown on the desktop finish loading takes considerably long as well. However, after fully loaded, my notebook tends to behave quite well, except that at times, it tends to freeze for 10 seconds when i run too many applications.

Before, the antivirus was not used to be updated.
Once i am in charge of it, i updated the antivirus (avg 7,5 free edition), and installed superantispyware.
After running the scan either by av and antispyware, I've quarrantined a large amount of infected files and potentially harmful softwares. But that doesn't affect anything to the problem I mentioned earlier.
The vault was also emptied, still no change.

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A:Startup-screen extremely slow


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Also noticed a bunch of drivers are not loading. I uploaded the log.

I scanned with Malwarebytes but didn't find anything with that.
Please let me know what other information I should provide to assist. Its taking me about 5-10 minutes to open a single program right now.


A:Extremely Slow - Black Screen After Logging In.

What changes were made to the system...that coincide with the onset of problems?

Any indications of malware? Have you conducted a scan of the system for malware?

Any onscreen error messages that we should know about?


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Computer erratic and following errors (blue screen):
Driver_Irql_Nip_Less_or_Equal, Special_Pool_Detected_Memory_Correction
The mouse pointer eratic afer while. Tried run Malwarebytes, took 6 hours for half way.
I include a HJT log. Would appreciate help, thanks.

A:Computer extremely slow + blue screen

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I have a HP Pavilion dv9310us running Windows Vista 32-bit, SP2 with 2G of RAM. It has been running slower and slower and is now taking appx 10-15 seconds to launch Internet Explorer. It then takes another 10-12 seconds to display the webpage. It will flash a black screen for a few seconds when launching any program, and then the program comes up.

Here are the log files you requested. I appreciate any help you can give me.

Thank you......Bubblz

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 3:11:33 AM, on 7/9/2012
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16446)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG2012\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Program Files\HP Connections\6811507\Program\HP Connections.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG Secure Search\vprot.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\AVG Secure Search\ScriptHelperInstaller\11.1.0\ScriptHelper.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Macromed\Flash\FlashUtil32_11_2_202_235_ActiveX... Read more

A:PC Extremely Slow and goes to Black Screen when launching programs

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i cant seem to get above 13fps with any screen capture program or codec. i can have absoultly nothing running, except for windows, and set a program such as camtasia to 640x480 and i wont get above 13fps.

ive eliminated any interfering programs as the issue(nothing but stock windows and hp coolsense)

ive already ran a virus scan, in my case a full boot time scan with avast

ive tried multiple programs with several different codecs, including xvid.

all my drivers are at there latest

as for hardware, i have an old mid end laptop from 2006(with identical software/os) that can get 30fps easy on a 640x480 capture resolution, so why do i have issues on an even faster computer.

am i missing anything obvious? because at this point i am stuck.

A:screen recording is extremely slow with any program/codec

Quote: Originally Posted by adam27

i cant seem to get above 13fps with any screen capture program or codec. i can have absoultly nothing running, except for windows, and set a program such as camtasia to 640x480 and i wont get above 13fps.

ive eliminated any interfering programs as the issue(nothing but stock windows and hp coolsense)

ive already ran a virus scan, in my case a full boot time scan with avast

ive tried multiple programs with several different codecs, including xvid.

all my drivers are at there latest

as for hardware, i have an old mid end laptop from 2006(with identical software/os) that can get 30fps easy on a 640x480 capture resolution, so why do i have issues on an even faster computer.

am i missing anything obvious? because at this point i am stuck.

Can you list the specs of the old laptop? also, screen capturing is a heavy program, and given your specs, 13-20 fps might be fine. Did you perhaps try another program, like FRAPS ? or bandicam?

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I have an ASUS EEE PC 1005HA Netbook
Microsoft Windows 7 Starter
Microsoft (R) Build 7601: Service Pack 1 (I succeed in running this in safemode, but in normal mode sometimes it never makes it to the desktop... just goes dark... unresponsive... though lights are still responding even 30 minutes into the boot up)
Please help... I have a Seperate laptop and Sony Vaio and external 500 gig hard drive at my disposal if these help

A:Windows 7 is extremely slow and unresponsive, startup is really slow

Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x86) Version:2-08-2014
Ran by DJB (administrator) on DJB-PC on 02-08-2014 19:45:05
Running from E:\
Platform: Microsoft Windows 7 Starter Service Pack 1 (X86) OS Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11
Boot Mode: Safe Mode (with Networking)

The only official download link for FRST:
Download link for 32-Bit version: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/farbar-recovery-scan-tool/dl/81/
Download link for 64-Bit Version: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/download/farbar-recovery-scan-tool/dl/82/
Download link from any site other than Bleeping Computer is unpermitted or outdated.
See tutorial for FRST: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/

==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================

(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)

(Microsoft Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\dllhost.exe
(Intel Corporation) C:\Windows\System32\igfxsrvc.exe
==================== Registry (Whitelisted) ==================

(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the registry item will be restored to default or removed. The file will not be moved.)

HKU\S-1-5-21-1917757100-645265967-4022112663-1000\...\Run: [swg] => C:\Program Files\Google\GoogleToolbarNotifier\GoogleToolbarNotifier.exe [39408 2010-08-20] (Google Inc.)
HKU\S-1-5-21-1917757100-645265967-4022112663-1000\...\Run: [Eee Docking] =>... Read more

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Hello 1st time poster with a question-
XPS8700 3.60 gigahertz Intel Core I7-4790, windows 8.1, 32 megabytes of ram, A11 BIOS
The problem encountered was extremely slow screen loads,some programs would time out, other screens took forever to come up. The spinning icon was very slow. This happened the first time I started up the computer and Dell tech support had me run the F12 diagnostics, all items passed, so he had me update the BIOS from A10 to A11 and the problem was resolved. This was a year and a half ago.
The same problem happened 2 nights ago. I first ran virus scan and malware scan. All of them reported no issue. I had Verizon reset my FIOS connection and check my Internet-no issue on their end..
I was finally able to resolve the issue the next morning by running the F12 diagnostics,the long version, took about 3 hours or so and now the computer is back to normal. Diagnostics were clean, no issues reported and everything passed.
I have a program that gives a complete profile of my computer-The Belarc Advisor- I ran it while the problem was present and my processor shows a speed of 57.65 gigahertz, not 3.60 gigahertz.
I reran the Belarc Advisor after the problem was resolved and now we are back to normal, 3.60 gigahertz.
Has anybody every encountered this issue or seen the processor speed change so dramatically and then return to normal?

A:Extremely slow screen loads and extreme change in processor speed

Unless you mis-typed it, something was wrong with what Belarc found because there's no way a CPU could run at 57.65 GIGA-Hz.
Back up your personal files on external media ASAP, in case your hard drive is about to fail....

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1.6Ghz Processer
2GB Ram
128MB Video Card (Nivida)

Lags like crazy ****?

my dad just bought me this computer its a e machines EL1300G-01W

its rating is 3/10...
He's not very good with computers so he didn't know..he thought he'd buy me a 298$ desktop and I'd be happy..

I can't open Emulators for (SNES, NES, DS, ETC...)

I can't play anything on Yoyogames...

with small programs it gets 100% CPU Usage..
My computer model is un-upgradable..

I can only upgrade the ram..thats about it...it only has one PCI 1 slot and not enough room for my new graphics card that needs a PCI-Express 16x slot..
What the hell do I do with this??
My dad won't bring it back for a refund...
It is better then my other computer but it still lags like crazy..

A:My extremely bad Windows vista home basic SP1..

Hello Somdahl,

No, there's not to much you can do to upgrade your system, but maybe this can help improve it's performance some.

Speed Up the Performance of Vista

Hope this helps,

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it's never been this slow before. don't know what to do.

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Recently I upgraded my Toshiba Portege R500 laptop from Windows 7 to windows 8 pro. Everything worked fine for almost a month and since last few days I am not able to see login screen, its just blank. Since I am unable to login I cannot access the apps/programs neither I can shut the laptop from Windows 8 via Charm menu or Cntrl+Alt+Del.

I am stuck as I cannot reinstall the OS as when I use power down button on the laptop the machine goes to sleep and on power up I cannot access boot priority screen to change to optical drive.

I am struggling since last few days. I would appreciate suggestion help.


A:No Log in Screen; unable to proceed further

Are you plugged into another monitor through VGA or HDMI?
If so, unplug them and reboot.
When I'm plugged into an external monitor, the login screen tends to be displayed on them instead of the laptop screen, even though everything leading up to the login screen was displayed on the laptop screen.

Such an event has caused great frustration for me in the past. Now I know better! Unplug external screens when booting.

If not, check BIOS to see if it has a preferred primary display adapter. It's a bit of a long shot but check anyway.

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I have a Windows 7 System. It runs very slowly. It suddenly, a couple days ago, began to go very slow. I ran antivirus, spyware, malware, etc. and finally tried to restore it to an earlier time, but it's still the same. I don't know what else to do... please, help. give me a hand here. I'll appreciate it. Thank you.

A:Extremely Slow... Windows 7

Hi,After performing these scans, enter the results in your next post and also update me on the status of the PC.Note: You may have to perform some or all of the following in Safe Mode With Networking, depending on if you have internet access while in the normal Windows environment. If you still don't have internet access in Safe Mode With Networking, you will need to download the installers onto a flash drive from a working computer and transfer them to the problem PC.Also, if you have any of the following programs already installed on your machine, download the latest version along with updates, then run the scan.================================================================================Download Security Check by screen317 from here or here.Save it to your Desktop.Double click SecurityCheck.exe and follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box.A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.================================================================================Please download and scan with SUPERAntiSpyware FreeDouble-click SUPERAntiSypware.exe and use the default settings for installation.
For instructions with screenshots, please refer to the How to use SUPERAntiSpyware to scan and remove malware from your computer Guide.An icon will be created on your desktop. Double-click that icon to launch the program.If it will not start, go to Start > All Prgrams > SUPERAntiSpyware and click ... Read more

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My windows 8 computer is extremely slow and hangs often. It is nearly impossible to run simple programs such as file explorer or task manager. I almost always have to hard power off. I need help, thanks.

A:Windows 8 Extremely Slow

Please help me

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My fianc?s computer is slow as they come

Ive tried everything

I created a rescue disk today from norton and it found nothing

Is it slow for no reason

Please help I'm running out of stuff to do


A:Extremely slow windows 7

Welcome to Seven Forums, Craig.

Look through these tutorials for other things you can try. Not everything will apply but it's OK to pick and choose.

Optimize Windows 7

Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

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Hi all,

After having ad-aware & spybot remove 350 pieces of spyware I am still getting popups, they both now say I'm clean but there is obviously something amiss. I also ran a Panda online virus scan & cwshredder they both said I was clean. I don't know if it's in any way related but I keep losing my network connection, and before someone says something I am buying NOD32 antivirus software. Here is my hjt log. Thanks in advance.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 7:23:56 PM, on 7/1/04
Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Window Title = Microsoft Internet Explorer provided by America Online
R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing
O3 - Toolbar: &Radio - {8E718888-423F-11... Read more

A:Extremely slow windows 98

Hi again,

Guess I should've installed NOD32 before I posted. I installed it and it found the Win32/VB.NB trojan on my system. I have my fingers crossed that the comp. is finally clean. Thanks Anyway

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Hello all,

Since yesterday, when i start my system it was extremely slow, it would take several minutes to respond to any action such as open the start menu or "My Documents" folder. At some point it would hang, stopping completely.

Still i'm able to start the computer in safe mode and it runs fairly faster but gets slower with time and i can not shut it down "properly".

I tried to see if there was something wrong, i did the following:

* I went through the starting programs on msconfig and check them all (by their names) for known virus/trojans/..;
* I ran Spybot Search and Destroy and fixed all the problems found (not any major problem, only cookies);
* I ran TrojanRemover and fixed a couple of problems it found as well (key to missing file, nothing serious oncemore);
* I unchecked all the programs starting on msconfig thinking it could be one of them the responsible for the slowness and would, by trial and error, find out which one but the computer was still close to not responding;
* I manage to pull the task manager up (in normal mode, after waiting more than 10min for it) but there wasn't any process occupying a lot of CPU or memory.
* I ran out of ideas, tried to run an online scan (bitdefender) but wouldn't pass the loading.

I would sincerely appreciate if someone could help me with this problem and I thank you in advance for taking the time to look over it.

here's the Hijackthis log

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A:Windows Extremely Slow

Hello and welcome to TSF.

Sorry for the delayed response. If you have not received help elsewhere and still need help please follow the instructions in IMPORTANT - Read This Before Posting A Log and post the two text files, main.txt and extra.txt produced by the Deckard's System Scanner, as it has been a while since you posted.


Boot mode: Safe mode with network support

Running the computer in safe mode with network support is a dangerous practice as most of your security applications will not be loaded in safe mode. Therefore, I would suggest that you do not surf the net until you are able to boot into normal mode.

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it's never been this slow before. don't know what to do.

A:windows 10 Extremely Slow

Have you performed any Windows or driver updates recently, installed new hardware or programs or anything thst has changed since the slow down?

Please perform the following steps to start:

Step 1:

1. File > Save Snapshot. This will create a file called [hostname].speccy
2. File > Publish Snapshot. This saves your snapshot to their servers
3 Copy and Paste the link to your next Reply

Step 2:
Click on Start menu
Type in cmd
Right click on cmd in list and select run as administrator
Copy and Paste the commands into the command console
1. sfc /scannow
2. dism /online /cleanup-image /restorehealth (only use if Windows 8 or higher)

When these have completed.
Right click on the top bar command window
Left click on Edit then Select All
Right click on the top bar again
Left click on edit then copy
paste into your reply

Step 3:
Download Process Explorer

1. Save it to your desktop then run it. Right Click and Select Run As Administrator
2. Select View Menu Click Select Columns
3. In the Select Columns Window Check Verified Signer and Click OK
4. Select Options Menu and Check Verify Image Signatures
5. Double Click o the CPU Column to sort by highest CPU usage.
(System Idle Process should be at the top once sorted properly)
6. Wait approximately a minute
7. Select Save or Save As from the File Menu and save System Idle Process.txt to Desktop
8. Upload the file... Read more

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: Genuine Intel(R) CPU T2400 @ 1.83GHz, x86 Family 6 Model 14 Stepping 8
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2047 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Mobility Radeon X1300, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 76316 MB, Free - 34161 MB;
Motherboard: Hewlett-Packard, 30AC
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated: Yes, On-Demand Scanner: Enabled

I have a 32-bit Windows XP operating system. I bought it used a while ago and it's worked pretty well. But now the system has slowed down to the point where anything I click will cause the screen to freeze for a short period of time.
I use Google Chrome to connect to the Internet and lately I've been getting the "DNS lookup failed message" from Google and I can't connect to the Internet at all. I ran a system scan on Avast Antivirus and they could not find any infections on my computer.
I did system restore but I wound up having the same problems. I tried doing a 'last good configuration' but the computer wouldn't allow it.
please help!

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I have windows xp. I restarted my computer and when it came back on it took nearly an hour to finish loading up, when usually it takes about five minutes. I tried to run my antivirus and spyware and it took each program an extremely long time to load, and then the antivirus would not scan. I booted into safe mode with networking and ran my spyware and it said that my system was clean. Then I ran the trendmicro housecall virus scanner (because my antivirus software would not work in the safe mode) and it also said my computer was clean. I rebooted into regular mode and the computer is still slow, slow, slow. I ran checkdisk and it did not come up with anything. Also, I just ran disk defragment yesterday. I am not sure at this point what else to do, so any advice would be greatly appreciated!


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I have a Dell Dimension 300 desktop, Windows XP Home, 5.1.2600 svc pk 3, Intel 279 Mhz, 512 MB memory, using IE6 sp3. It has been starting and shutting down extremely slow. When I go on the internet, it's been slow. Last night I installed IE8, and the problem got worse. It was even slower. So I did a System Restore just now, and it seems just as slow as after installing IE8, but now I'm back to IE6. (frustrating)

My first thought is, should I first try removing programs I haven't been using that may be slowing the computer down? Or should I post a Hi-Jack This log in the appropriate forum?

I appreciate your help. Thanks, Sue

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