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How to Slow down my Laptop


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#1 caabdul

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Posted 30 May 2015 - 03:40 PM

Hi

 

Generally people are looking to speed up computers but here I am in an opposite situation. I have purchase hp pavilion g6 Laptop at low cost and my friend wants to take it from me. I am in a situation where I can't say "NO" to him but I am thinking to get my laptop slowed down so when he takes it for use, he doesn't fee quite well with it.

 

Here is what I have: It is i3, 3rd generation, 4GB RAM and 500 GB hard disk with Windows 7 Home installed on it.

 

What I can't do is:

> I can't decrease usable memory to 1 GB as he will figure it out quickly

> I can't put some fake virus because I know he has good hand with antiviruses too.

 

I have installed Trend Micro Total security considering that it is a heavy internet security suite and takes lots of system resources but it has done no effect on speed :(

 

What I want is as follows:

 

1- Laptop must start very slow

2- Media files must run very slow

3- Google Chrome must run and browse very slow

4- Some way to frequently crash System (may be when running some videos)

5- Any other options making fake situations so the user doesn't like the laptop.

 

BUT I DON'T WANT TO HURT MY MACHINE, :nono: lols

 

Thanks



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Posted 30 May 2015 - 03:52 PM

I'm curious. Why can't you tell your friend to walk away on this? If he wants to take it from you, it looks like stealing to me, which is illegal, no?

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Posted 30 May 2015 - 03:52 PM

Seems like a rather strange request. Why are you in a situation where you cannot say no to your friend?
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Posted 30 May 2015 - 04:02 PM

Time changes and so do the situations, life can put us in some situation where we can't say Yes or we can't say NO :)

 

So please give me any tips so I may keep both or Laptop and Friend's ship



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Posted 30 May 2015 - 04:05 PM

Most of the advice I would give you aren't allowed here, so I'll restrain myself from posting them here. Also, you always have the choice to say yes or no.

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Posted 30 May 2015 - 04:07 PM

Actually I have already said agreed with him so he may purchase it from me



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Posted 30 May 2015 - 04:16 PM

So you agreed to sell him a laptop, then you want to "mess" it before giving it to him, so he'll ask for his money back and give you the laptop back? Simply call off the deal.

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Posted 30 May 2015 - 04:20 PM

Aura, Are you trying to change my mind? Thats good and I appreciate



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Posted 30 May 2015 - 04:36 PM

I am not going to get into the morality and ethics of your situation. But I cannot in good conscience allow Bleeping Computer to be a party in you misrepresenting the actual performance of a computer you wish to sell to a friend.

You'll have to find your information elsewhere. This topic will remain closed.

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