Hello Sawrry Charlie.
Apply the latest version of nVidia display driver.
You may download it directly, from our forum link Latest NVIDIA ForceWare Video Drivers Windows 7
; or you may opt for the Option 2
of Drivers- Download NVIDIA Drivers
for “Automatically find drivers for my NVIDIA products” (it requires java installed).
Update Atheros NIC driver. it is old, of 2010. Get it from ATHEROS drivers for Microsoft Windows (Atheros?????)
. Uninstall ZoneAlarm. Uninstall AVG, too
. Use Microsoft Security Essentials
as your antivirus with windows inbuilt firewall, and free MBAM
as the on demand scanner.
Download, install update those, and then run full system scans with both of them, one by one.
Update Citrix Deterministic Network Enhancer Miniport or Cisco Systems VPN Client driver from Cisco Systems, Inc
. Free up the startup.
- Click on the Start button
- Type “msconfig (without quotes), click the resulting link. It will open the System Configuration window.
- Select the “Startup” tab.
- Deselect all items other than the antivirus.
- Apply > OK
- Accept the restart.
Let us know the results.