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Extremely Slow Laptop


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#1 rackem

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Posted 31 December 2010 - 08:03 PM

Computer is extremely slow... ned some help... hodo I figure out what I can get ride of, or what is dragging my system down?

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Posted 31 December 2010 - 08:55 PM

you can press ctrl alt del to get the task manager, and go to processes and see which is taking up the most memory or cpu use.

#3 rackem

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Posted 31 December 2010 - 09:00 PM

looking for a application that can tel me whats going on.... not sure if virus, not sure if registry issue, not sure what is taking u most space, etc... I am neeing some trouble shooting... I know the task manager...

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Posted 31 December 2010 - 10:22 PM

Hi rackem -
Go to Accessories > System Tools > Defragmenter and click on analyse - How much free space is listed and how much is showing Red areas -
Next go to Control Panel > Add Remove and see if there are several older items you no longer use and delete them or move to CD storage -
Run DiskCheck with this following code - Enter/copy and paste the code into Run Box, close all open programs (including the internet) and press OK or enter - Your system will reboot in 30 seconds and run a 5 stage check/repair - This should take 30 to 45 mins - Do not try to stop the check once started -
CMD /C ECHO Y|CHKDSK C: /R | SHUTDOWN /R /T 30
See how much free space you have now -

Thank You -
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Edited by noknojon, 31 December 2010 - 10:50 PM.


#5 hamluis

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Posted 01 January 2011 - 08:52 AM

You mioght review the following:

Slow Computer - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic44690.html

Slow Computer-browser Check Here First; It May Not Be Malware - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic87058.html

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