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windows 7 or windows 10? which one is Fast

Q: windows 7 or windows 10? which one is Fast

Currently, I am Using Windows 7 in my Laptop and i want to upgrade to windows 10. is it working fast like windows 7 or not? some of my friends told me windows 10 is slower than windows 7 is it correct?

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Preferred Solution: windows 7 or windows 10? which one is Fast

I recommend downloading and running Reimage. It's a computer repair tool that has been proven to identify and fix many Windows problems with a high level of success.

I've used it in the past to identify and fix everything from blue screens (BSOD's), ActiveX errors, corrupt files and processes, dll/exe/sys errors, recover lost memory, Windows update problems, defragging, malware removal etc.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloadreimage.com/download.php. (This link will automatically start a download of Reimage that you can save to your computer.)

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Hiya

Download this package if you use Fast User Switching on Windows XP Media Center Edition. This will correct the problem where your Media Center PC may stop responding when you switch between users while watching live TV.

For more information about this issue, read Microsoft KB Article Q811009

System Requirements
Supported Operating Systems: Windows XP

Windows XP Media Center Edition

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/...db-0882-45ee-9561-e0e46f1fd960&DisplayLang=en

Regards

eddie
 

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I read this article Windows 8's Fast Startup does not play well with dual-boot systems | gHacks Technology News . Is that true? Do I need to disable fast start up when dual booting windows 8 and windows 7 ? Please someone confirm this for me

A:Fast start up windows 8.1 dual boot windows 7

Do I need to disable fast start up when dual booting windows 8 and windows 7 ?



You only need to do this if you want access to partitions that Win8 was using when you are booted into Win7. Win8 keeps its partitions mounted when hibernating, which will prevent Win7 from mounting those same partitions.

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Scenario:

Beautiful day, to have a day in, playing some Need For Speed or GTA, so i sit in my big blue chair, press the ''on'' button, and there is the 'BIOS welcome screen' and along comes the '7 logo' Great i think, to my self, i shall compl...

Problem;

... The logo freezes for more or less 30 seconds, next thing i see is the ''B(black)SOD'' seconds later the mouse disappears, and a bold writing comes up along lines of -

:''NTFS IS NOT CONSISTANT CHECK YOUR DISK NOW OR ANCEL BY PRESSING ANY BUTTON''

So i let it get checked, as you do... next thing i know is that it has "deleted / renamed / ''fixed''" 150000 odd 'index' files.And it will not boot up. I tryed to get into safe mode, Re-installed the syslem, and did some other stuff. but nothing helped. Even tryed to restore the system (Using System restore tool, went back as far as i could about 15 points).
your thoughts?

P.S. My first post sorry if i violated rules, but i seem to be the only with this problem. so desperate i rang up Microsoft and they said they had no clue what I'm on about. Thanks...

Additional Info;

I'm using Ubuntu 10.10 now, and there is an amazing tool here GParted, I ran a SMART check on my two discs, my ''back up'' drive had some major digital damage, but that's not what i'm worried about, the main drive however, is said to be 100% fine, (except for the occasional trip up which is normal)...

...Before i forget too, i managed to boot into the safe mode once, i backed everything up,... Read more

A:Need Help Fast; Windows Says My HDD is bad.

Go to Seagate.com and download and run their disk tools.

If it fails the Seagate test, you may have a warranty claim.

Is your data gone from the drive or just gone from the library?

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Hi, I've been browsing the web for an answer to my laptop's problem but no luck so far.

My laptop specs are:
purchased in 2002
AMD athlon 1399MHz
Windows XP (recently updated to SP2)
350 MB RAM

On boot up, the laptop occassionally starts going very fast when the Windows XP logo is displayed, the DVD drive then starts going crazy, the login window appears but the cursor is blinking very fast and I can't move the mouse.

Since updating to SP2 this occurs roughly every third boot up, otherwise it boots up fine. However, prior to updating to SP2 it did happen on a less frequent basis (from day one) and sometimes this would happen whilst logged in (the clock would advance very quickly and once the screensaver appeared it was almost impossible to shutdown other than forcing the shutdown).

On another note, not sure if this is related but I have also had problems with the keyboard (from day one). Often when I type, the cursor sometimes jumps to another location on the document?

If you could advise on my problem and possible solution I would appreciate it.

Thanks
Tony.
 

A:Windows startup often very fast

Anyone any ideas?
 

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I'm aware that Windows 8.x and 10 have the Fast Boot feature where the session is stored within "hiberfile.sys" and read from to dramatically speed up boot, but is there a way to have something like that for Windows 7 without grabbing an SSD or messing with msconfig? (If I make a file called hyberfile.sys, will that work? Jk) If this has been asked before I apologize.

A:Something like Fast Boot for Windows 7?

Hi,
Fast start is hibernation.
Any default balanced power plan is the same thing.
That and using clean boot.

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Please vote and write a reply which will include your time, OS version and whether you're using SSD or not
(Start measuring when you hit your PC's start button. Stop when you see your desktop.)
 

A:How fast does your Windows boot?

Less than 15s to Login screen.

Windows 10
Fast Startup disabled
SSD

 

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I am trying to help another guy get his computer back in useable shape. I know there is alot to do I ran
adware SE Pesonal 1.05
Spybot S&D caught a bunch and deleted it
cwshredder was clean
I put on spyblaster and set it and updated it (it was the new one)Heres where I hope you will help me now and later tommorw. His computer is in bad shape. tommorrow I am going back out (he lives a ways away so I am trying to hold the trips down a bit) I am going to put on ie-spyad and run housecall and some other things but while I was there tonight I got a HJT Log and I am really hoping someone will look at it for me and at least tell me what I can get out start with and anything else I can do at this point. I know you will need more infomation and I am getting it all together as fast as I can and will have more tommorew afternoon. I would like to take this log with me and at least get out what you can tell for sure and then I will run some more stuff and bring another log back later tommorw with more info and see if you can and will help me more. I am asking to please help me with this so I can get it running half way decent and get more info cause it is a mess. I will check back first thing in the morning, Thank you, here is the log.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 6:05:41 PM, on 3/17/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\winlogon.exe
C:\WIN... Read more

A:Solved: Windows XP Pro SP2-HJT Log- I really need some help fast and bad Please take a look

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Hello everyone I was messing around with xubuntu and I bricked the linux bootloader by mistake and now i'm not able to boot into xubuntu or windows so...

but I did the following: I used an instalation usb of windows 7 to fix it well... it worked but windows boots now when my Windows 7 bootable USB stick is plugged in
so i'm in windows now but my system can't boot into windows without the usb so how do I fix this ?

Some screenshots:
Also in msconfig I can't click on anything on that tab (Photo 1)
and my apologies for the dutch language

A:Some Fast help please :( Windows boot ini gone

Bump (sorry for the fast Bump but i want this fixed fast

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Recently my computer took a dump in it's case. Went from fast to slow and unresponsive. I have attached a system Health report.
 

A:Windows 7 fast to me asking myself if I have vista

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Hey folks,

I recently did a repair install to fix things with my Windows 7 SP 1 (Home Premium, 64 bit)

While i have Aero turned off to save time and performance, I have noticed that things like my volume control tend to disappear before i can adjust them. (yes, i am aware that i can just use the keyboard to do so) This is an aggravation for me, as I'm constantly having to raise and lower volume. Same thing tends to happen with things on the taskbar, like browser windows. I go to close them, and they just disappear too quickly. Any help would be appreciated.

A:Everything fading too fast in Windows 7

Hello WhizKid,

Usually when you open the volume control from the Volume taskbar notification area icon, it will stay on the screen until you click on anything else.

The taskbar thumbnail previews from an icon will stay open as long as you have the pointer on them. As soon as the pointer leaves a border of the taskbar thumbnail preview pane, it will close.

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The title says it all: my HP Windows 7 has slowed down its start-up process. What can I clean, check, etc. to speed up the start-up?
 
Thanks.
 
 

A:Windows 7 not starting up as fast as it used to?

Please post the model of this HP.
 
Please download and install Speccy to provide us with information about your computer.  Clicking on this link will automatically initiate the download. 
 
When Speccy opens you will see a screen similar to the one below.
 

 
Click on File which is outlined in red in the screen above, and then click on Publish Snapshot.
 
The following screen will appear, click on Yes.
 

 
The following screen will appear, click on Copy to Clipboard.
 

 
In your next post right click inside the Reply to Topic box, then click on Paste.  This will load a link to the Speccy log.
 
 
 

Please download MiniToolBox, save it to your desktop and run it.
 
Checkmark only the following checkboxes:
 
• List last 10 Event Viewer log
• List Installed Programs
• List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
• List Minidump Files
 
Click on Go to start the scan.  Once it is finished highlight the text, copy it and paste it in your next post.
 
 
 

Please download Security Check by Screen317.
 
Double click on the download and choose to run the program.
 
A screen similar to the one below will open, click any key to run the program.
 

 
When the scan is finished there will be a log, copy and then paste your log in your next post.

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please tell me how to make windows as fast as possible :-)

A:How to make windows as fast as possible

Originally Posted by Josbeph83


please tell me how to make windows as fast as possible :-)



Welcome to the forum! You have a lot of "don't know" in your system specs. Makes it kinda rough advising on a unknown. Is this your laptop? Samsung Q35 Review | NotebookReview.com

I'm not familiar with this model. It is 8 year old technology. With a 1.83 mhz cpu and 3gb of ram, without any bloatware on it, you may be getting the best you can. Did MS confirm your laptop was up-gradable?

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I just finished a new build and I installed a 40GB SSD thinking it would be enough for just the Windows 7 OS and some drivers. Well, it so happens that the 40GB's rapidly decreased to roughly 2GB's of space... To be honest, I'm not sure how those 40 GB's were used up so fast. I have a couple of programs installed on it such as:

-AVG Anti Virus
-NVIDIA Drivers
-Motherboard Drivers
-Google Chrome

I'm not sure what can bee deleted but I want to delete some of the Windows Service Files such as Windows Mail and etc. but every time i go to delete the folders, it says can't delete because i need permission from TrustedInstaller?

I don't know if it was a good idea to buy the 40GB SSD or if I should have gotten something like 80GB. I still have time to return it but I'm not sure if that is the right thing to do because this problem can be fixed or if I should just go bigger.

A:Windows 7 and 40GB SSD filling up fast

Disable hibernation and have pagefile.sys on your secondary drive (assuming you have one). Otherwise, you could just reduce the size of your virtual memory. That will save you quite a bit of space.

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Sometimes a window opens when I shutdown the computer and it flashes so fast I can not see what it says, usually it is that some program must shut down before it can shut down, I wand to know what is impeding the shutdown

A:Windows flash too fast on shutdown.

Hello akd200 and welcome to Seven Forums.

If you suspect that the window that flashes by is saying something needs to be shut down before Windows 7 can shut down, I have to ask: are you shutting down Windows 7 while you still have other programs running? If so, close all open programs before shutting down Windows 7. And how are you shutting down Windows 7? With the computer power button or by clicking the Start orb > Shutdown?

It's also possible that you may have malware on your system. What security program(s) do you use and have you scanned your computer recently for malware?

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Power Efficiency Diagnostics Report



Computer Name
TANZEEL


Scan Time
2017-07-20T11:13:02Z


Scan Duration
60 seconds


System Manufacturer
Acer


System Product Name
Aspire E1-531


BIOS Date
05/11/2012


BIOS Version
V1.07


OS Build
10586


Platform Role
PlatformRoleMobile


Plugged In
false


Process Count
59


Thread Count
1003


Report GUID
{c50e091e-fcef-412d-a1dc-db818b4da90d}



Analysis Results

Errors


Power Policy:Power Plan Personality is High Performance (On Battery)

The current power plan personality is High Performance when the system is on battery power.





Power Policy:Display timeout disabled (On Battery)

The display is not configured to turn off after a period of inactivity.





Power Policy:Sleep timeout is disabled (On Battery)

The computer is not configured to automatically sleep after a period of inactivity.





Power Policy:802.11 Radio Power Policy is Maximum Performance (On Battery)

The current power policy for 802.11-compatible wireless network adapters is not configured to use low-power modes.





Power Policy:Power Plan Personality is High Performance (Plugged In)

The current power plan personality is High Performance when the system is plugged in.





Power Policy:Sleep timeout is disabled (Plugged In)

The computer is not configured to automatically sleep after a period of inactivity.





Power Policy:Minimum processor p... Read more

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I believe I have posted this before but not with as much information:

Sometimes when I boot up (usually after a hard shutdown (but not always)) the computer runs like 20x or more too fast. The Windows Scroll bar goes across really fast and then it comes up and then within 15 seconds it goes into sleep mode or hibernates.

The BIOS clock never does this, just Windows (XP, Vista, AND 7). It even happened in the installation of Windows 7.

It is a Dell Studio 1536 with an AMD processor. I have changed out RAM and Hard Drives and it still did it.

Here's the kicker that is baffling me. If it does boot up correctly, it stays that way. If I keep it on it won't do this.

I could change out the motherboard and processor but that is taking a $250-350 chance into something that sort of works.
 

A:What is causing this (fast running in Windows)

Did you repair the damage to the file system that was done by the hard shutdown?
 

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I'm running Windows 7 64bit RC, not as a Virtual Machine. (only OS on this box). Athlon II X2 250 processor, 780V chipset. (Asus M3A78-CM motherboard). If I bring up the clock on-screen the second hand is moving ridiculously fast (1 minute takes about 2.5 seconds). Things I've tried: I updated my BIOS to the latest version. Note: It doesn't appear to be a hardware issue (at least with the CMOS clock), as when I'm in the BIOS the clock takes 60 seconds for 1 minute. I had heard that the problem was possibly related to the high precision event timer, but I don't appear to have a way to disable that from the BIOS, and disabling it in the Device manager didn't do anything. The other possibility was supposedly Cool N Quiet (which I have tried disabling from the BIOS, again with no luck). Any idea what to try next? Note: It was not doing this when I originally installed the OS. but Defender and my Anti-Virus find nothing so it doesn't appear to be malware... I'm not exactly sure when it started as I only noticed when I was on a web forum and animated gifs on some adverts were changing very quickly.

A:Windows 7 clock is running very fast

I found a solution for my system.  I switched the computer off at the wall and waited a few seconds, turned it back on, then waited a few more seconds before pressing the power button.  Its working ok now.   It hasn't repeated the problem having turned it off and on again a couple of times now.

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Hi all, 
I have read the extensive forums on fast access removal, but in Windows 10 I don't have the option to Uninstall this Fast Access virus that Dell insists on forcing on me. 
In Windows 10 Device settings, I only have the option to "change" the program, and this does nothing...
Can someone help, please!!!

A:Fast Access Removal in Windows 10

Hi,
Thank you for writing to us!
If your looking at removing Fast access .
Folder location: C:\ProgramData\Dell\Digital Delivery\Downloads\Software\FastAccess Facial Recognition
-Open control panel
-Select Programs and Features
-Locate the FastAccess entry and double-click on it
-FastAccess installer/setup box will show- Press the next button
-Press the "remove" button
-Select the ?Remove all config files?- Press next button
-Accept all of the prompts during uninstall
-Reboot
Thanks
Robin

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I have pre-ordered windows 7 Home Premium.

My specs are as follows:

AMD Sempron 3000+ processor 1.80GHz

2GB RAM

GE FORCE FX 5500 256mb ATP Graphics Card

I have done the windows 7 upgrade advisor and it says I meet all the requirements.

I am curretnly running windows xp, and it is working good.

Will Windows 7 be slower than xp, if so by how much?
I don't want to get windows 7 and realise that it hogs cpu and ram memory.

Do you think my graphics card is too old? If so, any suggestion on a new compatiable one?

I have looked at
SAPPHIRE 100175L Radeon X1650PRO 512MB 128-bit GDDR2 AGP 4X/8X Video Card - Retailbut I'm not sure whether that will be fully supported by windows 7, etc.
I pre-ordered the home european version from Pc world for ?45, so I won't make a big loss.

A:Will windows 7 work just as fast as XP on my desktop?

Windows 7 will run. But not smoothly. The AMD CPU is a bit old. I havn't tried windows 7 without Areo but a lot of the processes will take up a lot of CPU. 2 GB of ram is fine. The graphics card will play a role one how fast Areo will go on your pc, so yeah I suggest you upgrade that as well as the cpu. But mainly CPU upgrade is in order. If you still have doubts, just try it yourself, and take a look.

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Hi there

Windows to go doesn't seem to have a Fast boot option -- Not a real issue since I use an SSD for this but just curious. I suppose if Windows to Go is being used on different computers and the idea is to use the external device totally then it obviously doesn't make sense to store a file on the Host PC's HDD.

Anyway two screenshots -- you can see the Windows to Go doesn't have a fast boot option. Ist screenshot is from Windows to Go -- both running W8.1 enterprise update 1 x-64 on REAL (not Virtual) Machines.

Cheers
jimbo

A:Windows to Go - No Fast boot option

This makes sense.

When Fast boot is enabled shutdown first closes all running applications and then essentially goes into hibernation. This involves saving the volatile system state in RAM to the system drive. On startup this system state is restored from the drive. The problem arises when the system is started on a computer other than the one on which the most recent shutdown occurred. A portion of the system state is hardware dependent and would thus be invalid. The result would be unpredictable but some kind of system crash would seem inevitable.

For that reason both hibernation and fast boot are not supported.

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Hi, I am getting ridiculously slow bootup speeds on Windows 7 and have no idea why. I recently upgraded video cards and added a DVD burner, could this be a reason? Are drivers conflicting? I know the video card's driver isn't because i uninstalled the older card before putting this one in. Here are some specs.

Motherboard: ASUS P6T

Power Supply: Antec Earthwatts 650

Processor: Intel i7 930

Memory: Patriot Viper 6GB DDR3 1333

Previous to these upgrades I've had no issues. Maybe you guys could tell me what's wrong.

A:Slow Windows 7 Bootup with Fast PC?

is the dvd drive SATA or IDE? same question for your hard drive or drives installed on the computer...

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After playing around in W7's safemode, i noticed its super fast and responsive, its kinda like Ubuntu 10.4 by default, but i need Windows gaming support unfortunately.
I know all the typical tweaks like using classic mode...etc, but nothing is still as fast as Safemode..is it possible?

Also, has anyone here experimented with all the Tweaking applications out there? I'd like to know a really good one that can maximize my performance, there's just so many and System Mechanic is fine n all but it really doesnt speed anything up that i can tell.

Last question, what do you guys think of this:
http://www.rt7lite.com/
I think i'd like to try it. i dont use hardly anything that comes with W7. all i use is games and Firefox with occasion for video/photo editing. So seems if i could remove some of the clutter, it might run faster?

Even though i have a quad core, 6 gigs of ddr3 and the fastest SSD drive in the world supposedly, W7 is fast, but not snappy like Safemode nor Ubuntu 10.4 with compiz and all the glamour. So any thoughts on the subject are appreciated. thanks
 

A:Making Windows 7 super fast.

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Hello,

The last couple of days, when I (re)boot my PC (Windows 8.1) I experience the following :

- all desktop icons are visible, but only a few are as it should be (others : white)
- after seconds, only "this PC" and "wastebasket" icons are OK; all others become white
- internet connections / access sometimes "available" or "connected", sometimes not, but not working
- only after +/- 40 seconds everything becomes "normal".

My internet provider cannot solve it : everything seems to be normal.

What's going on and what to do about it ?

Thanks in advance for your advice.
Best regards.

A:How to (re)boot Windows 8.1 fast and without problems ?

Hi,
Rebooting known that applies new settings done by you or any programme newly installed, or maybee after defragment (disk or registry), if you have fast boot up on it wont be applicable during reboot because when you enable fast boot you will get a slower shut down cause the option fast boot creates some files that will help your PC start faster when you boot it.
So i dont think so you have a problem.

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I just put my vista back on and it fast but i get a lot of jerkyness i'm thinking it's a video driver.

What could it be i have animation when windows open and close and it tad jerky at times.

A:Windows Vista Fast But Jerky

Originally Posted by Elite Knight


I just put my vista back on and it fast but i get a lot of jerkyness i'm thinking it's a video driver.

What could it be i have animation when windows open and close and it tad jerky at times.





what exactley do you mean by jerky? like slim jim jerky?

confused

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Cannot understand this.

The Beta version was BLAZING fast on one of my PC's. Windows 7 is CRAWLING so slow, I am going to put Vista back on it.

I did a CLEAN install too.

I would not think the RC would be worse than the Beta. This does not give me confidence to buy the final version........

A:Windows 7 Beta FAST, 7 RC SLOW

  
Quote: Originally Posted by glen4cindy


Cannot understand this.

The Beta version was BLAZING fast on one of my PC's. Windows 7 is CRAWLING so slow, I am going to put Vista back on it.

I did a CLEAN install too.

I would not think the RC would be worse than the Beta. This does not give me confidence to buy the final version........



Strange mate, im finding the RC to be loads faster and more reliable then beta. As youve allready wiped the drive clean im out of suggestions. Perhaps programs loaded on maybe? thats the only thing i can think off

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i need to copy the GTGina.dll file back to c:\windows\system32\ because i deleted it and now i can't get my pc turned on. I copied the GTGina.dll from another pc to a CD. I used my xp cd to go to the repair console but i don't know how to copy something from a CD to c:\windows\system32\ in the repair console
 

A:how to use windows system repair?? (need it fast)

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My PC has been disabled because of a power supply problem.  So I've been using my old laptop with Windows XP.  A friend suggested that I use Opera to browse Windows XP.
 
Whoa, the Web is much, much faster.  Before, I considered my laptop to be unusable for browsing the Web because Explorer was just too slow and Hotmail would put me into a mobile/iPhone mode.  Now I can use just about any website, including Youtube.  I don't really care about Flash sites like CNN or CBS Sports because I use this laptop for work.  Maybe it's because Flash is automatically disabled and that's why it seems so much quicker?
 
Anyone who've used Opera for XP know the performance vis-a-vis Chrome or Firefox?  For example, these articles recommend Chrome, Firefox or Opera for those still using XP, as Microsoft won't support Explorer any longer. 
 
http://news.softpedia.com/news/These-Browsers-Are-Still-Safe-to-Use-on-Windows-XP-436536.shtml
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/browser-secure-old-windows-xp-system/
 
How secure is Opera for Win XP?  Is it trustworthy enough to make e-commerce transactions?  I had to make 1 transaction and routed it through Paypal due to my misgivings about XP. 
 
Also, how does performance (speed) compare among Opera, Chrome and Firefox on XP?  Thanks.

A:Opera for Windows XP: Fast and Secure?

No matter what browser you use, the underlying operating system is insecure and cannot protect you.

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This problem started when I was using Windows 7. The PC clock used to run fast and along with that all the background processes used to run fast like when you would minimize a window it used to pop up or down faster than usual. The main problem I had was
that videos used to stutter in VLC media player. Then I switched to Windows 10 and the problem persisted, so I tried various methods and this was a while back but I somehow fixed it. But now I have switched back to Windows 7 Ultimate Edition and the problem
has come back again. Note that I formatted the C drive every time I switched between Windows versions. Sometimes the clock is very fast and noticeable and sometimes not but the VLC thing is always there. I have tried fixes like net stop w32time but it gives
a message that time service was never on after turning it on and rebooting again it shows off. My specs:-
Windows 7 64-bit Ultimate edition
Core 2 Duo E7500 2.93 GHZ 
GTX 650 1GB
Ram 4GB
Can anyone help me?

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please help there is probably a very easy way to fix this but i have been trying to burn my cds onto the pc to create mp3s for my car stereo everything gos fine and dandy but wen i played the cds i burnt it sounded like they were on helium iv searched windows media player and cannot find any controls to alter this also i cant get windows updates because i dont have any activex co9ntrols on or sumthing so any suggestions with "get an uodate" wont help any other help will be highly appreciated.

thankyou
 

A:windows media cds playing to fast?

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My laptops is running windows 10 on a Pentium CPU N3710 @1.60GHZ but I want to make the best of my exisiting hardware to get the most out of it. What steps do I need to take to ensure my laptop is running as fast as possible. I have already disabled all the animations, killed the unnecessary start up apps, uninstalled all the junk software - what else can i do to make it run as fast as possible.  ?

I also want to optimise internet explorer so that browsing is as fast as the desktop im using at work. What steps can I take to make browsing as fast as possible ? 
 
thanks,
 
Habib.

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In Windows Event Viewer I'm getting this error: Windows can not easily be started with the error status 0xC00000D4. The problem is that fast startup that is included in windows 8 doesn't work (that's why I get this error) but I can't seem to solve it Can someone help me out? My motherboard is Asus P8Z77-V LX

A:Windows Fast Startup 0xC00000D4

Try turning the sucker off (assuming you can start up): Fast Startup - Turn On or Off in Windows 8.

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My wife and I have been using fast user switching on out computer for years with no problem. Beginning a few months ago, I started Win XP Prof one day I get to the welcome screen with no user names displayed. I then press Alt+Ctrl+Del twice and type in the username and then am able to login to Windows with an account of owner. When I go to user accounts in Control Panel I get the error message cells.item(...) is null or not an object. When I go to computer administration and then local users and groups there are no users listed under users but the groups are listed. I have done system point restores and imports of exports of the registry I take with export. I have tried everything under safe mode and it makes no difference. This followed a Microsoft update the night before as I left the computer on. I tried to do a restore point but all my restore points were corrupt. I was working with a fellow from Microsoft and he had me do all kinds of things but to no avail. He seems to think a DLL file is corrupt but which one? Finally in desperation he sent me a new OS XP Prof SP3 disk and I installed it and it wiped my hard drive. Luckily I took an Acronis Image backup first so I easily restored my system. This has been going on for months,, I need help. Thanks - Johnny

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Hi. I have had a boot error and i have formatted my hard disk. I have inserted windows installation disk, it freezes at 99% at the first installation part, i cant even move the mouse. Pls help fast, tried everything ; writing from cell phone . I hAve no pc now , i even tried connecting my hard disk to another pc. and installing windows from there and it doesnt work. Any helpful aners will really be appreciated.

A:Windows installation freezes at 99% pls help fast

Give this a try: Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7

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How to play games faster with window 8 .?

A:Play games in windows 8 in fast...

Care to elaborate? What do you mean? If you mean the speed of the built-in games and/or others when you have the OS installed as a virtual machine (VM), then you should find an improvement if you install the OS directly onto a HDD (i.e. not as a VM). Remember, however, that this is still pre-Beta software and as such may run better with certain hardware configurations compared to others and that much of the code may not be fully optimised.

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Hi
I was wondering if I could get some advice. My desk top used to be what I considered very fast and now same computer alot slower.

If it is comming out of an idle mode it will take at least 3 minutes to load a web page. The hard drive is working very hard, it is always running and the light blinking sometimes when not even being used.

After being used for 5 min. or so the web pages do load faster but not as fast as they should.
Sometimes I get a I.E. not responding message. It's almost like the hard drive is checking something or doing some other work at the same time.

I have to the best of my ability cleared out old files and cleaned up what I can. The hard drive is maybe 25% full.

Specs: Dell studio XPS
Intell 2.67 GHZ
Ram 3. GB
64 Bit
I am running Kaspersky anti viris and have run the scan more than once, it says no problems.

any advise greatly appreciated. Thank You, Tom

A:windows 7 used to be fast now extremely slow ??

DLoad install and run StartupCPL from Mike Lin...
Small handy app that places a Startup icon in Control Panel and gives you complete control of any and all apps that are running in the background...

NOTE: Do NOT disable something if you don't know what it does...

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I keep on getting this error when I run my computer system32 mpr.dll missing.
Okay here is what happened my .net framework was acting up so I decided to repair the
program. After that I restarted my computer and it was a rap from there. I can no longer run
my computer ex. I start my computer up and all it does is just restart it self over and over
again. I do not have a windows xp reinstall disk but I did try the system restore disk that did not work along with two other disk I brought from ebay.

I am thinking of upgrading to windows vista will this solve the problem?
 

A:Need Help Fast C:\WINDOWS\System32\mpr.dll missing

have you tried doing last known good configuration?
 

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Help! My Vista has got some problems! Today... When I started my computer... It writed "Boot 0: error"... What? Then I tried to reboot the whole computer... And the same thing was shown... "Boot 0: error"? Why? I don't have any installation CD's for the sama OS... :( Please help me fix it! The model is a Vista, it's an Intel machine. Please help!

A:[SOLVED] Windows Vista Fast Help!

I acces 2 buttons... The ThinkVantage button for the BIOS Setup Utility, and F12 for CD's and things...

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os windows 7

does leaving the system drive only with the OS installed and moving the data's like download, my documents, desktop and other to another drive, boot the system as fast it did in the first time.

and installing programs in a different drive.

and tweaking the regedit enableprefetch and enable superfether to option 2 (to boot system files only) or disable them.

A:how to boot windows as fast as it did the first time

Non of those will make much difference . . and messing with prefetch can cause problems . . The easiest way is to limit the thing starting at boot to just the necessary ones . .

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Help With BSOD Cant even get in to windows.

A:Help With BSOD Cant even get in to windows. Plaease Help Fast

Help With BSOD Cant even get in to windows.

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I have a 1-year-old Asus laptop and I want to change the boot order but forgot how to turn off Fast Startup in Windows 10
 

A:How to disable fast startup in Windows 10

I found how to disable fast startup in Windows 10 now F2 gets me into the bios
 

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I did a fresh install of Windows XP on my laptop and the time perception is completely wrong, for instance, the loading bar goes by about ten times faster than it should, the screensaver comes on in seconds, the clock ticks minutes by in seconds, you cannot double click. Its essentially like my computer is on cocaine, this does not happen in Safe Mode. Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks.

A:Windows XP Time Perception, way too fast

'I did a fresh install of Windows XP'

And what, if anything, else did you load immediately afterward?

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Yesterday i noticed that i have 40 GB unallocated in my primary hard drive(i have two; the main one with vista has 160 GB and 320 on the second one.) and i couldnt extend the drive using disk managment, so i saw this really good program called MiniTool Partition wizard, but when i run the program and tried to extend it told me I had to reboot because the drive is in use or something, so i rebooted and then i got this BootMgr not found error. So i saw this post and i use a command through the windows vista disk's command prompt, it was recboot /rebuild bcd i think, and it worked. I restarted the computer and before the windows loaded(i think) it loaded this window saying it was extending the hard drive and it took like 5 hours. So when i got on the computer today and i see some wierd stuff:
1.when i boot up i get S.M.A.R.T. status bad backup and replace
2.The windows aero theme was gone, it changed to classic.
3.Some of the icons were gone aswell.
4.My computer, control panel, documents dont work at all (i click them and nothing happens).
5.My google chrome bookmarks are gone.
6.I got"Failed to connect to a windows service windows could not connect to the user profile service this problem prevents limited users from logging onto the system as an administrative user you can review the system event log details about why the service didnt respond"
I fixed that by editing a registry key or something, but its not fully fixed yet;
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Hey all, I'm running the rig thats in my signature. XP Pro SP2. When I booted it up today it hung up at the windows loading screen where the blue bar scrolls across. After awhile it just hung there and the HDD activity light went off. Restart, boot to last good configuration, blue bar scrolled by 45 times, then it made it. The computer was working fine last night as I was playing world of warcraft just fine. Only thing different about today than any other day, my air conditioner was not on until I started it, but I checked the temps in BIOS and I was in the high 30's C which is very acceptable. The higher temperature should not affect my boot time which normally takes right around a minute. The most I've seen the blue bar scroll by is 12 times before tonight. Any ideas? Let me know if you need me to post any information and what not.

Thanks in advance.
 

A:SLOW windows boot on a fast rig.

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Hey everyone. I just recently made the upgrade from Windows Vista 64bit to Windows 7 64bit. I went with the student upgrade deal, and downloaded the installer from Digital River. My install with through 4 of the 5 steps, and hung infinitely at 42% (I hear that is a very common problem with people getting it from DR). I reverted back to Vista, uninstalled some stuff and tried again. The same problem happened.

Luckily, I had versions purchased directly from Microsoft, albeit under different Keys. Since I had my own, I just downloaded the 64bit iso, and used my own key when prompted. To install that version, I mounted the iso on a virtual drive. Everything seemed to go off without a hitch. Or so I thought.

Now my computer takes roughly 5 minutes to boot - sometimes longer, and sometimes it just has my background without the actual explorer showing up. When I download files to the desktop the files take around 20 minutes to show up, even though the search bar says its in the desktop folder. Programs take absurdly long times to load, and even internet pages have problems loading to completion.

I defragmented my HDD, which took over 24 hours. I ran a memory test. I burned my installer iso, booted from it, and tried to repair windows. I've used a tune-up utility to help with the speed. Nothing has worked.

So my question is - what should I do? Also, is it possible to fix the problem without having to format my HDD? I have an upgrade version of Win7, so I'm not sure if I could loa... Read more

A:Windows 7 has made fast Computer almost unusable

Sounds like a clean install is in order. You can clean install from the Windows 7 upgrade media without having Vista installed on the computer.

The experiences that you are seeing are not what the rest of us are seeing. My experience has been very solid.

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Situation: Multiple photographers and editors working on photos\design spreads.

Requirements: Bandwidth\throughput necessary to support 2-3 machines accessing and working with files ranging from 30mb to 1.5gb.

Question: Would a fairly competent server (2.4ghz P4, 2gb RAM, SATA 7,200rpm drives) running Windows Home Server, networked via Gigabit, be fast enough? If not, would a high-end, Core 2 Duo with 4+gb of RAM and 15,000rpm SAS drives be fast enough? Or am I just going to have to content myself with swapping external Firewire800 and eSATA drives?
 

A:Windows Home Server over Gigabit - Fast enough?

accessing and working with files ranging from 30mb to 1.5gb.Click to expand...

Really I'd go with the higher end (4Gb) computer
 

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