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Windows 7: Launching/installing programs suddenly slow

23 Nov 2012   #1

Windows Home 64bit
Launching/installing programs suddenly slow

Hi, this is a problem that started occurring in the past few days. Suddenly opening programs took much longer than usual to load, I have a SSD and everything had been fast before. So today I just went ahead and reinstalled Windows and the speed returned for the most part.

The problem I am having now is that if I launch an install program it takes 15-30 seconds to load, but if I right click and "run as admin" it launches instantaneously. I turned UAC off and I'm on an admin account. Any ideas?

P.S. I tested the health and performance of the hard drive, I didn't find any problems.

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23 Nov 2012   #2
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