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Windows 7: My computer is always showing "Not Responding"

14 Oct 2011   #1

Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview 64-bit 8400 Multiprocessor Free
 
 
My computer is always showing "Not Responding"

Sorry for my English.

My computer is always showing "Not Responding" and it's too slow. In firefox also when ever I click it appear not responding it top of it.
I have Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit.

I don't know what are the information you'll needed. But if you ask I'll give you what ever information you want.

Thanks in advance.

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14 Oct 2011   #2

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Windows 7 Ult. x64 Windows 8.1 x64
 
 

Hi,

A good place to start is your hardware/system. Please follow the instructions in this tutorial, not forgetting Step 5:

System Info - See Your System Specs

Regards,
Golden
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14 Oct 2011   #3

Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview 64-bit 8400 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

I did it. What now?
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14 Oct 2011   #4

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

I think your computer is awfully slow to be running Windows 7 - and why the 64-bit version when you only have 3GB of RAM? I suspect that you upgraded to Windows 7 yourself, is that correct?

When did you first start having your issue?
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15 Oct 2011   #5

Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview 64-bit 8400 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Corazon View Post
I think your computer is awfully slow to be running Windows 7 - and why the 64-bit version when you only have 3GB of RAM? I suspect that you upgraded to Windows 7 yourself, is that correct?

When did you first start having your issue?
It was installed by factory (Gateway) when I bought. I used it for nearly 6 months. Last 6 months it works fine. Why now? When I bought it has only 2GB of RAM. Even though it has 2GB of RAM they (Gateway) installed windows 7 64-bit. The only thing I did to the system was upgrading 2GB RAM to 3GB RAM. So your suspicion is completely wrong.
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15 Oct 2011   #6

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

I see.
Then the question is: can you remember any software or hardware changes around the time this started happening?
Also, did you do a full spyware scan with something like Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware?
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15 Oct 2011   #7

Microsoft Windows 8 Release Preview 64-bit 8400 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Corazon View Post
I see.
Then the question is: can you remember any software or hardware changes around the time this started happening?
Also, did you do a full spyware scan with something like Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware?
No.I didn't scan yet. But now I'm going to scan and let you know. I think it started after I installed "Boost Window" (product of ursoftware).
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15 Oct 2011   #8

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

Yeah...time to uninstall Boost Windows. Best not to bother with that kind of software at all, mostly they make things worse instead of better. There simply is no magic one-fits-all solution and no magical speedup. It's frustrating to see that people keep falling for these loud, flashy websites of dubious origin and unsuspectingly mess up their Windows.

If Boost Windows gives you any option to undo whatever changes it made, let it do that first, then remove it.
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