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Super slow Windows 10 logon

Q: Super slow Windows 10 logon

Recently, logon process on my Win 10 desktop computer is slowed down to 7 to 10 minutes.
Before that, logon takes less than a 30 sec.
SSD boot disk, Intel I5 processor, single comp not in any domain.
In the Event Viewer - Application Win Log I have following warning:
The winlogon notification subscriber <Profiles> took xxx second(s) to handle the notification event (Logon).
Where xxx is number around 500 seconds.
Event ID is 6006
Any idea?

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I live in South Korea. The internet here is unbelievably fast. I've done 3 speed tests tonight, and the download speed averages between 20-40mbps, upload speed between 40-75mbps. However, when I try to watch streaming videos online, it's ridiculously slow. And it's not just one site. It seems to be all of them. Youtube, Comedy Central, BBC, and MSNBC have all been really slow. I notice it the most around 10:00-11:00pm here (only because that's when I come home from work), which is right at the same time most Americans are starting to go to work. Is it possible that the United States 9-5 workforce uses up so much bandwidth on their morning rounds through the internet that it could devastate my access to streaming video here?

A brief synopsis: The majority of videos I try loading require an obscenely long buffer time (upwards of 20 minutes for a 2 minute video). Not always, but usually. However, oftentimes YouTube will only buffer the first 20% or so of the video. So after I play it for a little bit, it inevitably catches up with the buffer and I have to wait again. Even video quality as low as 240p still sometimes takes an awfully long time to load.

Does anybody have any theories? I was able to watch the presidential debate earlier today live just fine (10am here, 7pm Denver time). Am I just trying to play videos at peak bandwidth times? Are there any ways around this? Could there be another explanation? This has been a rather consistent problem since I got i... Read more

A:Super fast connection, super slow video streaming

Americans use the Internet non-stop round the clock, so that's not the probable reason. I think your ISP is throttling your speed for videos sites. You should contact your ISP and complain.

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Just recently got rid of spyware from this computer. It was running just fine. I downloaded spyware guard, snoopfree, & zone alarm on my system. Didn't seem to have any problems. I went out of town on Saturday and when I tried to use my computer on Sunday, it acted like it had crashed. I reset my monitor, first and a pop up floated on the screen that had something like no connection found. Then I rebooted my computer without any problems. No sign of the pop up that was floating around before. However, my internet connection browsers (IE & Mozilla) & Outlook Express have been extremely slow, sometimes taking over 5 minutes to load webpages. My email has sometimes stalled and had to start over again and I get 4 or 5 of the same email.
I uninstalled spyware guard, snoopfree, & zone alarm, hoping they were the cause of my slow internet connection. NO such luck. I called my service provider (cable connection) and they report there have been no problems with the connection in my area.
I am ready to pull my hair out..... I hope someone might be able to help me.
Here is my HJT Log and I have also done an Ewido scan.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 8:32:14 PM, on 10/2/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
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A:It's Always Something..... Super super slow internet browsers

I hope there are no problems with my HJT log. I know it hasn't been looked at yet. However, I think I found the problem to my internet problems. A bad lynxsys connection. I hooked up directly to my computer and modem and my internet worries are over. Sorry for the inconvenience.

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Thankyou for sorting out my Desk top. (From which I am writing this.)

Now, my office laptop has gone on strike. It is an HP Pavillion XP. I have already downloaded HihackThis and the Analyzer, to C:\ HJT, but I am not sure how to disable the 'system restore' to begin the log.

It was going slow before I took a short break, and yesterday, having taken an age to start up, it then kept sticking. At one point I timed it taking 3 mins to open the menu from 'Start' and then another 7 mins to open the 'Programme' menu!

I did an NAV Update- 3 times -as it would not install after downloading. So, I followed the Symantec site advice and downloaded the Intelligent Updater direct. Then I ran LiveUpdate again. I assumed the virus updates would be complete, but they ALL updated again. But, this time successfully. Then I did a scan, but all was OK. I noticed, however, that the laptop was working much better after this action, at least it IS working.

Recently, (before this) after failing to download SP2 on Dial-Up, the hard drive crashed. I took it to a 'PCDoctor' had the disk backed up, and they re-installed from the CD QuickRestore System Recovery, before re-installing from the backup copy. (In fact, I had to return it to be re-done as they had obviously used their own CD not my original one.)

I have just discovered from the above NAV scan that they copied all my old programme files to "C:/Esteban/... " along with a mess of other stuff (naturally, my important busi... Read more

A:Super,super, slow and quirky laptop XP

Welcome back to TSF...

Turn off system restore by right clicking on My Computer and go to Properties->System Restore and check the box for Turn off System Restore. Click Apply and then OK. Restart your computer. After we are finished with your log file and verified that it's clean, you may turn it back on and create a new restore point.

If you have a fast internet connection (broadband), run an online virus scan at TrendMicro http://uk.trendmicro-europe.com/ente...all_launch.php. Just follow the instructions on the site to run the online scan. If any viruses/trojans are detected, try to delete or clean them in that site. Otherwise, make sure your antivirus program has the latest definitions and run a full system scan.

Please download Ad-aware SE and install it if you don't have it already. Make sure it's the newest version and check for any updates before running it. Also go here to get the plug-in for fixing VX2 variants. To run this tool, go into Ad-aware->Add-ons and select VX2 Cleaner. Then click Run Tool and OK to start it. If it's clean, it will say Status System Clean. Otherwise, you will have to click on the Clean button to remove the VX2 infection. Also make sure to customize the settings in Ad-aware for better scan results. Run the scan and fix everything that it finds.

Download and install Spybot S&D http://security.kolla.de/. Run Spybot and click on the 'Search for Updates' button. Install any updates that are available.

Now c... Read more

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We recently got 100Mb fibre optic broadband from Virgin Media, but it's been 2 days now and various speedtests report only 2-3Mbps. Other computers around the house get around 20Mbps (none have 100Mbps).

My laptop is a Dell Inspiron N5110, so it's not old, and I run both Linux and Windows 7 (dual boot) - neither OS gets more than 2-3Mbps. I've also tried moving to various spots around the house, to no avail.

I also tried downloading a large torrent (legal) with thousands of seeders to see how fast it would download, and it stuck at around 1Mbps, never any faster.

Why is this? If we're paying for 100Mbps, surely I should expect more than 3Mbps? Other computers on the same network get 10 times this so the issue is with my laptop?

A:My super-fast internet is super-slow

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I'm banging my head into an annoying wall here.  I thought it was licked a few months ago ...
- 2008 AD
- Windows XP Pro.sp3 and Windows 7.sp1 clients

GPOs as configured work beautifully with Windows XP.  Windows 7 clients systems are bogging down in 3-5minute delays before reaching the logon box, then another 3-5 minute delay for domain users to reach the desktop.

On the Windows 7 clients, I've tried:
- disabled IPv6
- disabled autotuning
- disabled card reader device
- drivers are ALL latest
- problem is occuring with All Windows 7 clients, regardless of hardware.
- there are three different Windows 7 images live, built from different sources, including an OEM oobe image.
- several other registry hacks amongst the bajillion pages of folks having similar issues.

Let me reiterate, the GPOs work flawlessly on WXP.  The Windows 7 client Desktop is not a solid colour, is a wallpaper, and there aren't any printer mapping being applied; besides... they have SP1 installed which is supposed to take care of that particular

Whether the domain user is limited/mandatory/roaming profile or normally generated from the local\Default profile doesn't matter... it especially wouldn't matter the slightest in explaining the delay to reach the logon box to begin with.

DCs (4... one is radius) are 2008.sp2  Enterprise  native mode (though gpresult from connected clients shows Domain Type as Windows 2000)

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A:Windows 7 slow to logon screen, slow to desktop ... GPClient 6005/6006 (Oh no, not again!)

Okay, so KB2460922 wasn't it.
Further searching has led me to this page: 
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2590914/ and this:
2561285 (http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;EN-US;2561285)
You experience a long domain logon time in Windows 7 or in Windows Server 2008 R2 after you deploy Group Policy preferences to the computer

Looks promising ...
My first test using just the two known good items ... works.  But I've been here before.
I'm now restarting again with the heavy 36/36.
W00t!  Three restarts with the heavy 36/36 in place and things are working fine!  I must retest on a couple of other Win7 boxes and incorporate several larger 162 item GPP but I'm cautiously optimistic that this is the winner.

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I had windows 7 ultimate, nvidia 9600gt 1gb, 1gb ram, 1.8 duelcore for more then 2 years. Everything went fine until a week ago. I bought another CBS of ram and the of just flew... I was playing total war shogun 2 for the whole week and it went smoothly. Few days ago I had this strange thing, everything got slow and unresponsive. Sometimes my user was freezer on the welcome screen and I had to restart. Other times, windows explorer and all running windows got unresponsive and showed me this message where it asks if I want to shut down the process. After trying almost everything (BTW, safe mod was super fast) I decided to reinstall windows. I formatted everything and installed a clean copy, new problems arises. First, it became pretty slow, not critical but pretty annoing. Installations were freezing on 0% sometimes and had to be restarted, nvidia didn't install because of an unknown error, just said failed to install. I have no idea what this could be...

A:windows is super slow

Try using ccleaner and malwarebyte's anti-malware.

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I am working on a computer for my boss. Its an all-in-one pc with touch-screen capabilities and obviously running windows 7. She informed me that it would run very very slow on her when she tries to use it. I can confirm that it takes several minutes just to pull up start menu let alone something like a browser. I have checked for virus and none are apparent. The computer runs Norton Internet Security and I also had it perform an online scan from the symantec website. Neither found anything. After checking MSCONFIG and disabling all but the process used for ATI, I restarted the computer and booted normally. It worked fine at first but then slowed down again.

This is what comes from running Hijack This. If anyone can see something I have missed or provide some helpful info I would greatly appreciate it. I am only a few steps away from reinstalling windows at this point but I would rather not do that. Thank you for your time.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 5:49:09 PM, on 1/7/2013
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16457)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\File Type Assistant\TSAssist.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\Media\Webcam\YCMMirage.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HiJackThis\HiJackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://g.msn.com/HPDSK/1
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Okay so I finally got Windows 8.1 on the system, but its super slow on my 840 evo, I have herd that there issue with upgrading from 8 to 8.1 and the account runs slow, but it isnt that, applications like Chrome are really slow to load up, Also web pages seem slower this time, I dont want to move from Windows 8.1 due to battery life, its sooo good so is there anyway to solve this?

A:Windows 8.1 super slow even on SSD.

Download and install Samsung magician, and enable rapid...

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Hello Techguys and Techgals

I normally run all these programs and the computer usually is very fast but recently every program I try to open takes 10x as long to open and somethimes actions within the program take that long but only usually 2-3x as long.
I have tried to isolate the cause and am now wondering about malware.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 10:12:59 AM, on 24/12/2012
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16457)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Steam\Steam.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Creative\SB X-Fi MB\Volume Panel\VolPanlu.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\NEC Electronics\USB 3.0 Host Controller Driver\Application\nusb3mon.exe
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastUI.exe
C:\Program Files\Logitech\SetPoint\x86\SetPoint32.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ATI Technologies\HydraVision\HydraDM.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12\MSACCESS.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12\OUTLOOK.EXE
F:\Program Files (x86)\Intuit\QuickBooks 2010\QBW32.EXE
F:\Program Files (x86)\Intuit\QuickBooks 2010\QBHelp.exe
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A:Windows 7 computer super slow

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Hey guys,

about a few weeks ago i started seeing my copmuter running soo slow! i have windows 7 and had upgraded to IE 9, which may have been my first mistake. But Everything seems to be running so slow, clicking on a folder to open will take a minute, and windows EXPLORER seems to crash often. I also see the little timer all the time on my mouse. I have to often terminate my programs (via task manager) i do have an antivirus and a few programms running in the background (that i know about) but have had them for a while. I did also run all my spyware, virus, malaware programs to check and they all come back fine. Even the FULL scan which takes some time. I know i could probably wipe the hard drive and start over but thats a last resort. I also have Hijack this and not sure if that will help. I can post my log file if you want. I have tried a clean boot and that helped a little, i "disabled all" things except for windows programs, but it still wasnt perfect.

Thanks for the help!!


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Has anyone else gotten this trouble?  The computer works fine (for the most part) but takes for ever to shut down.  Boots up fast, goes into hibernation without trouble, comes back out fast, just takes forever (5 minutes easy) to shut down.  The only trouble I have with it is that every so often (roughly once a week) I have to go through a complete shut down and reboot process because chrome and a few other programs stop working right.  When I click the button to open them the process in task manager shows up but the window doesn't.  I can try again and again but all I get is a stack of processes and no chrome.  Any ideas or is this just kinda normal?

A:Windows 8 super slow shutdown

Go Start>Run (Start Search in Vista/7), type in:msconfigClick OK (hit Enter in Vista/7).Click on Startup tab.Click Disable allIMPORTANT! In case of laptop, make sure, you do NOT disable any keyboard, or touchpad entries.Click Services tab.Put checkmark in Hide all Microsoft servicesClick Disable all.Click OK.Restart computer in Normal Mode.NOTE. If you use different firewall, than Windows firewall, turn Windows firewall on, just for this test, since your regular firewall won't be running.If you use Windows firewall, you're fine. Try to shut it down now.Same problem?

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Please help with finding out why I am running so slow. Thank you in advance!
I have run Adaware and SpySubtract with neither of them finding anything.
Here is my logfile:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:43:03 PM, on 11/27/2006
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\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\SymWSC.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\browser\ybrwicon.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerStarter\PowerBar.exe
C:\Program ... Read more

A:Windows XP running SUPER slow!!! HELP!

First of all, you are running HijackThis out of a temporary directory. Please download the HijackThis below which will extract into its own directory, or you wish please create a folder in My Documents and call it Hijack (or something similar). Then extract HijackThis into the folder you have created and run it from there. The reason for this is that Hijackthis cannot create backup files whilst it is being run from a temporary folder.

When you have done this, then make sure all browsers and windows are closed except for HijackThis and please wait for a HijackThis expert to assist you in doing any repair work necessary, they are the people with the little Gold Shield next to their name.Click to expand...

To download HJTsetup.exe To Download HijackThis go to the following: http://www.thespykiller.co.uk/forum/index.php?action=tpmod;dl=item5
Filename = 1137518044HJTsetup.exe

Save the file to your desktop.
Double click on the HJTsetup.exe icon on your desktop.
By default it will install to C:\Program Files\HijackThis.
Continue to click Next in the setup dialog boxes until you get to the Select Additional Tasks dialog.
Put a check by Create a desktop icon then click Next again.
Continue to follow the rest of the prompts from there.
At the final dialog box click Finish and it will launch Hijack This.
Click on the Do a system scan and save a log file button. It will scan and then ask you to save the log.
Click Save to save the log file and then the log will open in notepad.
At the... Read more

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Windows 2000 Pro, AMD 1.2 GB Processor. Windows 2000 installed several months ago. No problems. Ran at good speed. Three days ago system started to slow down. Now almost to a crawl. Print job of two color pages just finished after almost thirty minutes. Yesterday a print job stayed in the queue for several hours. Moving from application to application, starting an application, or moving from one web page to another can take fifteen seconds to a minute, or more.

Could this possibly be a virus or a worm? Have run all the scans of Norton Systemworks 2002, including an up to date virus scan. Nothing detected. Help.

A:WINDOWS 2000 Super Slow

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ok so first off here is my computer specs

mobo asus p8 z77-v LX
intel i5-3570k quad core cpu
16 GB ram ( 2 set of 2 4gb sticks )
win7 64bit
ati hd 5450

i started without the ssd nor the gpu, preformance all around windows was laggy
about each window has to hang a bit

i thought it was a hdd problem so i got an ssd, no use
i thought it was a ram problem so i ran memtest86, everything is fine
i thought i had the cpu intalled in correctly, was fine aswell

what might be causing this ? i am going crazy over here ?!
can it be the mobo chipset ?

A:super slow windows, on very decent pc

It could be a faulty installation. Did you do a fresh install when you moved over to the SSD? Otherwise it might be a driver issue, or you might have some faulty hardware somewhere.

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Well, I just finished installing Windows XP, and it is REALLY slow. Is this a common problem? I've never had this dilema before.

A:Super Slow after Windows Installation

It's probably due to a lack of drivers. Windows can't find proper drivers for all the different types of hardware available. If your computer came from a retailer like Dell, HP, or gateway, etc...they should have also given you a cd with drivers on it.

If your pc was built by you, or you have lost the afore mentioned cd we can always find them online.

You can always check your device manager (right click My Computer > Properties > Hardware (tab) > Device Manager) to see which, if any devices need new drivers. They will be labeled with a yellow exclamation mark beside them.

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My XP used to be pretty quick, i got 2gb of ram, 2.4 amd 64 bit cpu and 5 hard drives
i dont have any spyware or adware, since i check it every week with 3 diff programs

It boots very slowly and runs even slower since about 5 months ago. i dont see anything eating the memory or hogging the cpu. it shows the cpu isnt working hard at all on my cpu/mem meter. i tried to increase the page file to double the amount but nothing changed.

For some reason mem turbo is showing that i have no page file at all and 2gb of ram?!? why is that. is there some problem somewhere i am not seeing

Thanks Alex

A:Windows XP runs super slow

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My Dell Inspiron laptop came with Windows 7 installed in 2011. I had Windows 10 installed via download in August 2015. At first the speed was fine. Now my laptop is so slow that it has become almost unusable. I often click on something and have to wait 10 to 20 seconds for a reaction. Just shutting down can take 5 minutes. Looking in the task manager I see under Processes that my memory is 92% full, and the System process is using more than 180 Mb of memory. I have tried many things to speed up my laptop. I tried modifying the paging file size for virtual memory to a lower size, but then I kept getting low memory warnings every few minutes and my apps would close if I ignored the warnings. I end up needing a large paging file size (8000 to 16000 Mb), way more than the recommended size of 1396 Mb, to avoid low memory warnings. So of course Windows 10 is shuffling a lot of data back and forth to the disk, slowing everything down. I eliminated every app from opening on Startup that I don't need, although of course I don't know what many of the apps listed in the Startup menu do so I leave them alone. My anti-virus eats a lot of memory but I need that. Since I'm in Europe we don't have Cortana so that's not a problem. Can anyone recommend ways to reduce the high demand on memory by the System process? If so, please help, and using layperson's terms. I have a Ph.D. but not in computer engineering.

A:System running super slow with Windows 10

Hi, certainly you're quite right that if your PC thinks it's starved of memory it will be very busy swapping disk to RAM & v. versa. (page file).

Can you please
a. say how much RAM is equipped on your PC
b. post a screen shot (picture) of your task manager full screen height - click on the 'Memory' tab to organise by highest at top

Have a look at any programs you recognise that are taking up a lot of RAM. Do you need these running?

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First I thought it was that I was trying to install a very old game but then, I tried to uninstall 1 or 2 programs I had installed recently and it took so long I actually had to manually force the cancel of the uninstall because how much time had pass.

I am trying to google search this but all I get is SLOW WINDOWS INSTALLATION (as in the OS) and that is not my problem really.

OH and, sorry if this is not the place for the post

A:My Windows Installer Wizard is super slow...

Does the installer seem to hang for an extended period (like 1/2 hour) then go through? The MSI may be hanging on something. Two things to try:

1) Download SafeMSI.zip and save it to your desktop> Boot to Safe mode> In safe mode, run the SafeMSI.exe to enable the Windows installer in safe mode> Now try to install/uninstall a program that gave you problems in regular windows mode

If it works fine in safe mode, boot to a clean start and see if it now works fine in a clean start

Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

If it works fine in a clean start, use the tutorial to track down the conflict. If it does not work in a clean start, see if you can use Process Monitor to track down what is interfering.

How to Use Process Monitor to Track Events and Generate a Log File - The Winhelponline Blog

This is more involved obviously.

A Guy

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Hi i have a major problem my windows xp is running very slow when it used to be super fast , now it just keeps jamming for a good 30 seconds and all sorts , could i possibly have a virus on this once super fast machine which only had 1gb ram of memory and did suprise me of its speed at one point but now has degraded, please i need help on what could be the cause.

A:Windows Xp running slow when it used to be super fast

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posted in wrong forum./

A:Hijack this file/SUPER slow Windows XP

Delete this thread and re-post in the Virus and Other Malware Removal section of the site.

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Good afternoon,
My Wife's PC at work is really slow at startup. Not all of the services (such as audio) will start. What does start up takes about 5-7 minutes.  Some programs will not start unless in safe mode, such as Quickbooks.
Sometimes I get the blue screen that runs CHKDSK.
Malwarebytes free scan returned no malicious items and Norton has not found anything yet either.
In the alerts on the bottom right, one of the alerts says "remove Allureon virus" but that just takes me to an MS site that promotes antivirus software from different MS partners.
Looking for some help if you can.

A:Windows 7 - Super slow, programs and services down, etc

Download Autoruns and Autorunsc Unzip it to your desktop and then double click autoruns.exe After the scan is finished then click on File>>>>>>>>>>>Save The default name will be autoruns.arn make sure to save it as Autoruns.txt under the file type option. in other words make sure it is a .txt file instead of .arn Attach the text in your next reply.Please go here and download Speccy run the program and when it is finished Hit File >>>>>>Publish Snap Shot>>>> A link will pop-up on your desktop please post it here in your next reply.Please download MINITOOLBOX and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Flush DNSReset FF proxy SettingsReset Ie Proxy SettingsReport IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory sizeList Devices (problems only)Click Go and post the result.

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So I let somebody use my computer while i was gone and ever since then I noticed its been running super slow when I try to do anything with the start menu, going through folders, etc. and sometimes it just freezes and windows explorer is forced to shutdown.
I also get a error message when i startup about "Error loading NVCPL.DLL" and something about cfp.exe and ituneshelper "has stopped working." for a temporary fix i just disabled ituneshelper at startup but didnt want to mess with cfp.exe cause i think thats my comodo firewall.

Any help would be appreciated

A:Solved: Windows Explorer, etc being SUPER slow

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Yesterday I tried logging into my computer and was given the message: Incorrect Password. I immediately restarted the computer because I knew something was up since I was unable to remote into it from my wife's computer previously. As soon as I clicked on the restart button at the login screen, I was given a Blue Screen with error code 0x000000F4. The computer rebooted, loaded the windows 7 splash screen for about 20 seconds then blue screened again and rebooted. This time I tried to go into safe mode but the exact same thing happened. The blue screen was up just long enough for me to see it but not read anything that it said before the computer restarted.
I looked online and saw I could try a startup repair to fix the error code. So I hit F8 during boot this morning and selected repair windows. I then started a startup repair. After 5 hours, the repair finished. However, after the repair, my computer has been taking several minutes to load each of the following: the windows splash screen, the login screen, the welcome screen, my desktop (without any of my desktop icons), my desktop icons, and a very select few of the services which are supposed to load while others that are supposed to load are not loading at all.
Windows Action Center told me that I needed to turn on BitDefender Antivirus; even though the program was running, the antivirus software was not. It also said I needed to perform a check disk scan due to being unable to access files as well as n... Read more

A:Windows 7 64-bit super slow after Startup Repair

Good chance chkdisk ill find the issue, there may be some files that got botched during the repair.

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My computer starts to run very slowly...it takes a long time to open interet explorer...when i open a powerpoint presentation, it takes a min to load each slide...i carn run AVG as it takes such a long long time...i carn run spyware terminator as it will hang too...also sometimes my computer will restart for no apparent reason too...

the computer seems to run normally though just that it is really slow and i carn run anti-virus programmes [though ad-aware is fine].

pls tell me what's wrong

A:Computer running super slow [Windows XP]

Hi and welcome to Tech Support Guy!

Your problem probably is due to malware on your computer. Please go here and ask for assistance. A trained helper will help you get the malware off of your computer. Once you get the all clean, please let us know in this thread and if the problem persists then we will take view of it at a tech point of view.


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I recently had to do a fresh install of windows 10 after a hard drive corruption, before the update win10 ran silky smooth with almost no lag, after the fresh install win10 takes 5 mins to open the setting panel, tried defragmenting my hard drive, no help, tried setting the amount of ram in the performance and appearance setting, im about to try a windows refresh to see if that helps, any ideas on what i can do to speed it up?

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Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 8, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-3632QM CPU @ 2.20GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 58 Stepping 9
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 8088 Mb
Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics 4000, -1984 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 461060 MB, Free - 233763 MB;
Motherboard: Gigabyte, Blade
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled

bootup and shut down extremely slow I did have windows 10 but deleted after issues and black screen and went back to windows 8

A:boot up time super slow on windows 8 need some help

How did you "delete" it?

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Hey guys, i have a Window 2k Domain controller, and i've made a .bat file that takes a hosts file off of our server, and copys it locally (just to block certain websites) and then i have a .bat that takes a clean copy of the hosts file off the server and copys it locally.

What i want to do is get the .bat file to execute during logon, and then a different .bat file to execute during logoff. but alas i'm lost.

Hence i come here.

A:Solved: Logon and Logoff Scripts! Please look, super simple.


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I cannot figure out why my computer is running super slow. Any tips on how to figure this out?

A:Solved: Super Slow Running Windows 7 Desktop

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Today while I was on the computer, all of the sudden everything became extremely slow. I restarted the computer but it refuses to go past the loading/logo screen. I tried entering safe mode but when I enter it's EXTREMELY slow and it takes really long just to open a window etc. Does anyone know a quick solution? (I already attempted to try and backup files but it's too damn slow to even bother.) My computer is Windows XP Service Pack 3.

A:Windows not booting - safe mode super slow

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Windows update has updated my system to Windows 10 version 1607. After this update it's impossible to do something with my system. It takes a lot of extra time to start up and afterwards it's impossilble to do something. It freezes completly most of the time.I have done a clean installation with all the latest drivers on my system. everything works fine until the update to build 1607.I friend of mine has the same issue with simmilar laptop

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I did a re-format of the hard drive so I have some old Windows updates to do. I only do a couple at a time.

Ever since I did a Windows update that included Critical Update for Office XP on XP Service Pack 2 and Cumulative Security Update for Active X Killbits for Windows XP (KB953839) my computer re-boots super slow. It used to re-boot in 2 or 3 minutes. Now it's taking about 8 minutes.

I did a system restore but it's still taking abuot 8 minutes to re-boot.

Is this anything to worry about? Should I try to fix it or just go ahead with the rest of the updates?

Any advice is greatly appreciated.

A:Solved: Super slow re-starts since a Windows Update

Update: I did Java update and it's re-booting in 1-1/2 minutes now so problem solved. I don't know why it started after doing those Windows/Office XP updates.

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A:Windows Explorer Super Slow - Malware related

I'll check back in tomorrow with hopefully some answers. :-)

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2-3 days ago, system asked me to install some security update, I said ok, it was 538 kb or something. Ever since this was done, system booting has become super slow. It takes almost 2-4 minutes for the lappy to boot earlier it took around 1-2 mins.

It goes on & on at first with the windows logo .. I begin to think may be system hanged then.. I get a black screen for a few secs.. then comes the "Please Wait" .. then, "Welcome" - it gets stuck with the welcome msg for a little while, again a black screen for 5-15 secs.. then I get into the desktop screen with the WP & etc...

This doesn't stop here, (I always have my desktop complete blank, I mean it - I prefer no icons in the desktop as I recall some one once saying having icons on desktop can slow up your system at start up especially. I don't have any icons in my desktop including Recycle Bin, I don't want them either). Earlier, when I used to get the desktop screen within a few secs Start Menu used to be ready displaying all the options but now all I see is a blank menu with only link to "All Programs".

I've already scanned system with Avira, Ad-Aware, there was one Trojan yesterday & it was removed as well. Still, I had super slow loading today as well.

I would really appreciate if I could improve my system's booting process, I don't want to loose my data with a fresh OS reinstall.

A:Super Slow booting ever since Windows Security update

Try cleaning out all temp files. Please download TFC by Old Timer TFC - Temp File Cleaner by OldTimer - Geeks to Go Forums and save it to your desktop.
Save any unsaved work. TFC will close ALL open programs including your browser!
Double-click on TFC.exe to run it. If you are using Vista/Windows 7 right-click on the file and choose Run As Administrator.
Click the Start button to begin the cleaning process and let it run uninterrupted to completion.
Important! If TFC prompts you to reboot, please do so immediately. If not prompted, manually reboot the machine anyway to ensure a complete clean.

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My fiance's laptop (not this laptop)....her harddrive ran into an error. So long story short, I formatted it. Didn't really have much of a choice. I didn't want to use my laptop as a test device to repair the hard drive (replace my hard drive with her hard drive). And her laptop's cd drive apparently isn't working. I turned the hard drive into an external hard drive, scanned it with EaseUS recovery software, recovered the files, then formatted it.

Since her laptop can't recognize cds, I burned the files on the cd to an 8gb usb flash drive. I bought a Windows 7 cd from a store and burned the files from it. Configured the BIOS to boot from USB. The laptop booted but it's soooo slow. It will freeze on Windows Loading screen for 20-30 minutes, then it will go into a brighter screen that will say something like Now Starting..., it will be on that screen for almost the entire day, then it will actually go into the installation screen. Overall, it takes almost the entire day....maybe 2 days to go from one screen to the next if it requires loading something.

So the USB boot works, but it's super slow. I'm on the screen that tells me to load the drivers, but now I can't load them because the screen froze and I can't choose the folder I want. I originally selected the flash drive and it took 2 days for it to say that my flash drive needed to be formatted, and I clicked cancel. I clicked on the other folders but it didn't let me.

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A:Windows 7 Installation SUPER SLOW on USB Flash Drive

You could do a simple install of windows 7 on that drive from another pc, and plug it into the laptop. When windows 7 boots, it should be able to adjust accordingly. Again, only if you do the install and then shut it down. Don't go all the way to the end of the setup, just the part where it states its completing installation and reboots. When it reboots, hold in the power button until the pc turns off and plug the drive into the laptop.

I have done this a bunch of times and it works just fine. I believe when windows starts for the first time it then looks at the hardware side of things.

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Laptop running very slow and hanging up frequently. Just started this bad behavior. Have run all the site recommended anti-virus / spyware / etc. programs.

What do I do next? Thank you!

A:Windows (Firefox) Running Super Slow & Hangs

Give us the Specs....

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This is my father's computer but I am trying to fix it for my mother because it is sentimental to her since my dad just died on christmas (we have had a GREAT week)
This is windows 7 home premium 2009 service pack 1. Basically the system runs slow and it always says it is not responding, on internet explorer 9, on windows explorer, opening up control panel---anything windows it does this. eventually it will start responding again on its own. it is by far the worst with internet explorer. i thought perhaps it needed some updates. i tried to install them but it just says it is starting to download, stays at zero and when i finally cancel it, it tells me it was a 8000FFFF error. i was going to try to fix that but all the information on it is for vista and i didn't want to hurt the computer further.

dad has avast on there but i don't think it is that great. i tried advanced systemcare 5 the deep clean and it cleaned up a lot of stuff but it didn't find any viruses or malware. however, as it is scanning under the full malware removal, i see things that say trojan.trace trojan.win32/agent trojan.win32/vundo backdoor.bot backdoor.frauder, there was also a worm IRC something and something about psw games mixed in with the aforementioned. these have to be problems, yes? advanced care says there are no problems.

I also ran malwarebytes. it found like 16 adware but the system is still running really slow.

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A:Super slow computer, windows things not responding

Welcome aboard Download Security Check from HERE, and save it to your Desktop. * Double-click SecurityCheck.exe * 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 Farbar Service Scanner and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity CenterWindows UpdatePress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply.====================================================================================Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Users, Partitions and Memory sizeClick Go and post the result.=============================================================================Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware (aka MBAM): http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free to your desktop. * Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. * At the end, be sure a checkmark is placed next to Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware and Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware,... Read more

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So all of a sudden my comp gave me this nice little issue.It takes forever to start up and when I finally reach and everything is done loading, I can't open anything up, windows explorer crashes with the pop-up: "Windows explorer has stopped working"I tried restarting to get into the bios to activate the safe mode booting option but the restart nor the shutdown seems to be working. I have no idea of what to do now. Any help?This is the notebook I use to work with so I really need to at least get my files back!!

A:Notebook super slow when opening up and windows explorer cra...

Mordecai2 Hello;Allow me to welcome you to the HP forums! Lets's deal with the file retrieval since that seems to be the priority issue. You need to do the following:1) Purchase a USB-to-Hard-drive adapter for notebook drives (they run about $20 USD)2) Remove the drive from your notebook3) Connect the adapter to a working PC and boot that PC into Windows4) When Windows is up and running, THEN connect the drive to the adapter If this works properly, a popup window should appear on the desktop asking what you want to do -- choose the response to open a folder displaying the files. Then, drag and drop the files and folders you want to keep onto the other PC or onto a USB stick. Once that is done, remove the drive from the other PC and reinsert it into your PC. That long startup delay implies that the hard drive controller is encountering failing sectors. Instead of reading hundres of sectors a second, when the controller encounters a failing sector, it rereads the same sector, over and over hundreds of times, until it times out.You should run CHKDSK on your drive to check it out.To do that, in the Start menu, right-click on Computer and select Open.Then, right-click on the C drive and select properties.Then, Tools, and then Error checking.It will ask you to reboot to do the check (as it can't do that while Windows is running).When it reboots, it will run the CHKDSK utility. See if it reports finding any bad sectors.If it does, it should mark th... Read more

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I just got a new laptop (Asus s400ca) and I've been having wireless connection issues from the start. It originally had windows 8.0. I thought it would change when I went to 8.1. It hasn't. I have tried to reinstall the drivers. I've done several commands that I have seen around different forums. Today was the first time I have been able to access my wireless, however the speed is extremely slow. I went to speedtest.net to see what my average ping was and it was 2238 and my download speed was .17 mps and my upload speed was .13. I compared with wifes computer and hers is running a download speed of 17.6! Please let me know if anyone can help. Thank you.

Here is my ip Config

Microsoft Windows [Version 6.3.9600]
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C:\WINDOWS\system32>ipconfig /all
Windows IP Configuration
Host Name . . . . . . . . . . . . : KenFreire
Primary Dns Suffix . . . . . . . :
Node Type . . . . . . . . . . . . : Hybrid
IP Routing Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
WINS Proxy Enabled. . . . . . . . : No
Wireless LAN adapter Local Area Connection* 2:
Media State . . . . . . . . . . . : Media disconnected
Connection-specific DNS Suffix . :
Description . . . . . . . . . . . : Microsoft Wi-Fi Direct Virtual Adapter
Physical Address. . . . . . . . . : 1E-85-DE-A3-A2-6E
DHCP Enabled. . . . . . . . . . . : Yes
Autoconfiguration Enabled . . . . : Yes
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A:Windows 8.1 - Limited Access or Super slow connection

This is an ongoing problem with this particular Qualcomm adaptor.

The link below shows some possible fixes for the problem but I can't say if they working long term as I don't have this adaptor and have no way of testing this out myself.

Qualcomm Atheros AR9485WB-EG Wireless Network Adapter - Microsoft Community

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I have a HP HPE-510t. It is running windows 10, clean install. I have a 240GB SSD, a 1TB SATA drive, and a 3TB SATA drive. All are NTFS formatted. If I transfer a 1GB file to the 3TB drive it makes it to 50% lightning quick and then slows down so slow it looks like it has stopped. Other two drives work fine. Files 560MB and smaller transfer fine. I don't know where the exact breaking point is between 560 and 1GB. Transfers to that drive do the same thing whether it's from those drives, a USB drive, or the network. Can this motherboard just not handle a larger than 2TB drive? I tried to find a BIOS update, but there's not one. Can't find an answer, going crazy, please help!

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Alrighty quick windows question.
I have a new labtop with windows 7. Its 1.3mgz duel core 4gigs ram

I just don't get this. I can only run one program at a time (and its slow) in safe mode its super fast so it must be some windows service slowing the computer but I don't know how to figure out which one.

On a side note if im in folder A and I move a small file to folder B even if there all on C DRIVE it takes awhile to move it Now I remember on my old desktop I had 5 years ago moving a file from folder to folder was instant, so im unsure why it acts like im moving super large files.
duel core 1.3mhz toshiba lab top windows 7 4 gigs ram 450gig hd
few months old. I had computer issues had format I have 3 partitions which I don't know why happpned after recovery one is a windows backup I think so I can format again if I need then my hd then the other one im not sure but one is system one is system recovery one is my hd.
system 1.3gigs
recovery 15gigs
hd 430gigs

The issues are this, I know a bit about computers but its been years. I would think new labtop be fast but its not.

I can only open one program at a time two will freeze me or go super slow.
When I even try to move a text file from the folder to the desktop it takes a few min. Every time I move files around takes forever (this bigist anoying thing) I don't get it.

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A:windows 7 64bit duel core 1.3 mhz 450gig hd 4gigs ram Super Slow??!

also there is lag when open program never just open lags... again maybe its normal.. I mean it was a cheap labtop I just figuered a new computer would be fast... my smart phone faster :P

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I am trying to install Windows 7 Ultimate x64 with SP 1 original unmodified MS Technet ISO to a blank Crucial RealSSD C300 SSD drive and it is taking hours to do that. The last time I did the install it took almost 4 hours to copy the files, I tried it from a DVD drive and from an external USB-HDD and there was no speed difference. After the installation was done, the SSD was very fast though, no problems at all then.

Now I have to install again and I do not want to wait again a half day just for the files to copy, so I hope anyone can point me towards a solution for this problem.

My Mainboard is a ASROCK 870 Extreme 3 , I use AHCI , AMD AHCI Bios is disabled and AHCI is enabled for SATA3_5 and 6 .

Thanks for any help.

A:Super slow Windows install on Asrock 870 Extreme 3 with RealSSD C300

Are you booting the installer and not running it from another OS?

If so then I'd download another ISO, try writing to flash stick using Windows 7 USB-DVD Download Tool.
Boot under USB, Removable or HD's. Flash stick install is known to be faster.

You could have a bad DVD burn - if necessary to use DVD, burn with ImgBurn at 4x speed.

Unplug all other HD's and peripherals and try SSD in first SATA port in AHCI mode.

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Inside of games, my computer is awesome. Once the game is over, nothing is fast. Things take forever to open, and, for example, if I go into google chrome and type something into the search bar, sometimes it will take a couple seconds before anything pops up. Could it be a virus? Or maybe something else...

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista&#8482; Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU @ 2.40GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 2029 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 349999 MB, Free - 229081 MB (65% Free Space);
D: Total - 126937 MB, Free - 123889 MB;
Motherboard: Intel Corporation, DG33SXG2
Antivirus: None

This all started when I got defraggler. I defraggled everything I could find manually, analyzing then slowly started degraggling chunks at a time because I didn't want to wait the day it said it would take to do a full defrag. For some reason, that seemed faster. Before Defraggler, I had to use low graphics in games, and my computer ran fast. Afterwards, they switched. Any help?

I don't have antivirus because I am very careful and don't go on suspicious websites. I've come to realize what "suspicious" websites look like.

A:I get 60fps with games with highest graphics, but out of games, super super slow


OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista&#8482; Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU @ 2.40GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 7
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 2029 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS, 256 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 349999 MB, Free - 229081 MB (65% Free Space);
D: Total - 126937 MB, Free - 123889 MB;
Motherboard: Intel Corporation, DG33SXG2
Antivirus: NoneClick to expand...


OS: Vista is infamous for its constant annoyance to the user. This is somewhat unlikely, but it could be Vista slowing you down. I recommend upgrading to Win7 regardless.

Processor: The processor seems alright, so you're not having troubles there.

RAM: You may want to consider a RAM upgrade, as many applications (including games) do tend to stick around in memory until a restart. I'd have to say the lack of RAM is your issue. It shouldn't take much more, maybe another 1GB-2GB should fix it up.

Graphics: Nice graphics card, by the way. Beats mine ._.
AntiVirus: Well, the fact that you're careful on the Internet does NOT protect you from viruses. Not at all. I strongly recommend installing Avast! Also, I recommend installing MalwareBytes Anti-Malware and give your computer a nice scan with both of them.

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When I log into Windows XP it seems to be very slow logging in. I have turned off most everything that start up automatically(msconfig). Can you help I have ran hijackThis and here is what I got:
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\ISSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SNDSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Symantec\LiveUpdate\ALUSchedulerSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Cisco Systems\VPN Client\cvpnd.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Internet Security\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\CCPD-LC\symlcsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Adaptec\Easy CD Creator 5\DirectCD\DirectCD.exe
C:\Program Files\BroadJump\Client Foundation\CFD.exe
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A:Slow windows logon

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I recently installed the windows updates for my computer and as the title explains, it made my computer super slow for some reason. Once I log on, that is when it becomes unbearably slow. Also, the browser connects, but both IE and Firefox keep getting the error "connection timed out"...and that is for any website. I can get to my homepage (google), but once I try to go to any other page, it always times out.

I have windows XP SP2...
Dell Optiplex GX60
Intel Celeron 1.70GHz
Intel integrated peripherals and a ATI gfx card (radeon all-in-wonder 7500)

A:[SOLVED] Windows Update renders comp SUPER SLOW and no browser connect

Also...my network connection is now getting the bubble; "limited or no connectivity"...and when I disable/enable it then it works for a brief minute and repeats the limited or no connectivity thing. I can see that I am connected, I see my network, the signal strength is 4 out of the 5 bars, but the "activity" says 1,528 packets sent and 4 received...?

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I am runniing win7 starter, my net book is only 9 mo. old but it started running super slow and occasionally crashing about 2 months ago. I have no idea why! I have MBAM already as well as AVAST av but whatever is causing this snuck by those two. I have also been running Spybot and oddly it cannot find anything to clean on my system, so I suspect a trojan or some virus. My page file and system usage are extremely high (80-100%, even when I am doing nothing!) versus what it was 3 months ago. I tried system restore a few times but no luck. I appreciate any help anyone can offer me. I need my netbook for school and I am very stressed not being able to use it normally. I have all of the logs below: I had to run HJT in safe mode b/c my system crashed while I was running it in normal mode, plus it gave me a pop up that my .hosts file was locked and that I do not have access to it (odd since I am the admin and only person who usese my cpu).

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 11:46:06 PM, on 8/19/2010
Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16385)
Boot mode: Safe mode with network support
Running processes:
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HiJackThis\HiJackThis.exe
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://asus.msn.com
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A:Win7 Starter, running super slow, windows crashing. All logs posted

I forgot to mention also that my FN keys are not all working, namely the ones that control the sound, the wireless/bluetooth/, and the task manager. I dont know if this was something that I did but the system restores that I performed did not help with this either.

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