Hi again Alvas Rawuther,
Could you please give us the System Restore protection settings you have for the Windows 7 partition (ie which volumes you have protection on , what is selected for restoration, and current usage and max usage).
Additionally, would you run the BCDedit command from an elevated command prompt on the Windows 7 installation and post the results with your next reply.
Hope this helps.
There you go.
C: is the only drive in which System Protection is enabled in Windows 7.
I didn't exactly know how much BCD info you needed. So I attached two files.
bcdedit detailed.txt 7.28KB
- From your Speccy -
Memory slots - Total memory slots: 4
Used memory slots: 2 - Free memory slots: 2
Physical Memory - Memory Usage: 28 % - Total Physical: 4.00 GB - Available Physical: 2.85 GB
Total Virtual: 8.00 GB - Available Virtual: 6.74 GB
Your system should not be slowed by a simple Antivirus, like Microsoft Security Essentials (or similar), which also adds restore points on updates -
Plus you can (should) easily add more RAM to that system to cover any percieved chance of lag caused by any A/virus programs -
Again, just my personal view, so feel free to ignore this post -
Edited for Spelling only -
I won't ignore you, I can't, I never do. This place is for discussions, for debates and for different opinions to be discussed - to find what might work better, and what won't.
I'm not saying that an antivirus slows down my regular PC usage, or even when I use some resource intensive applications like Photoshop or Illustrator, it doesn't. I'm fine with it. That's not really why I stopped using an antvirus.
The real slowness or lag comes up with gaming, with resource intensive games like Black Ops or Assassin's Creed or GTA IV, and sometimes even with some high-intensity multiplayer games - and I'm an avid gamer, so it's important for me that games run smoothly, so I don't love lag.
Besides, about the adding RAM thing you're right, but I am a student so I don't have much money to spend on hardware each time a breakthrough game comes out(although I often do
..Just my reasoning. Feel free to criticize it.
Edited by Alvas Rawuther, 21 June 2012 - 02:04 AM.