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Lenovo G580 - terribly slow harddrive


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#1 Diwiak

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 05:29 PM

Hi, new here looking for help :-),
 
Iam trying to repair Lenovo G580 laptop which have terrible slow harddrive-booting, copying, any harddrive activity is taking ages, otherwise when I get into windows and chrome for example loads into RAM its running fast. 
 
I changed RAM for new, changed for a new hardrive, but regardless its still slow(of course I made basic clean and thermal paste replacing, cant see any part of mainboard overheating, damaged, or capacitor leaking, also I measured harddrive sata connector for voltages and its fine), memtest diagnose crashed right in the beginning even with new ram and hardrive disconnected, so Iam guessing mainboard.
 
Any ideas what could wrong, any idea for deep diagnose / repair? Could reflowing of southbridge/cooking whole mainboard help?
 
Thanks in advance!
 
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Lenovo G580, i3M 2,5GHz, 4GB RAM, 1TB HDD, NVIDIA 610M graphics, W8.1


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Posted 25 February 2017 - 06:30 PM

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 
Checkmark the following checkboxes:
  List last 10 Event Viewer log
  List Installed Programs
  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 
Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 
Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.

   Go to Piriform's website, and download the free version on the left.  Click Download from Piriform.com (the FileHippo link requires an extra click). Or if you want to use a portable version of Speccy (which doesn't require installation), click the builds page link and download the portable version. You will now be asked where you want to save the file. The best place to put it is the Desktop, as it will be easy to find later.

    After the file finishes downloading, you are ready to run Speccy. If you downloaded the installer, simply double-click on it and follow the prompts until installation is complete. If you downloaded the portable version, you will need to unzip it before use. Right-click the ZIP file and click Extract all. Click Next. Open up the extracted folder and double-click on Speccy.
 
     Once inside Speccy, it will look similar to this (with your computer's specifications, of course):
 
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     Now, at the top, click File > Publish Snapshot.

     Click Yes > then Copy to Clipboard

Now, once you are back in the forum topic you are posting in, click the ADD REPLY or REPLY TO THIS TOPIC button. Right-click in the empty space of the Reply box and click Paste. Then, click Add Reply below the Reply box.

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