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Windows 7: Windows 7 very slow after a clean install

07 Jul 2014   #1
uasydney

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Windows 7 very slow after a clean install

Hi there

I am very new to this forum so I do not know If this thread has been opened before.

Recently, I did a clean install because my laptop started playing up (tried to download windows updates over and over again and it got very slow) and whenever I start my laptop it takes 15-30 40 minutes to see the windows screen and I can hardly open any programs or even device manager. it is soooo slow. Ive always had an updated antivirus program on my laptop. So I do not think it is a virus issue.

So If anyone knows what the problem would be please help me.

Thank you in advance.


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07 Jul 2014   #2
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Welcome to the Forums.

Do you have a Restore Point from before the updates? If so I would try reverting to that and turn updates off until you find out why it loops.
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07 Jul 2014   #3
gregrocker

 

Compare the install you did to the perfect install compiled in Clean Reinstall - Factory OEM Windows 7.

You'll get and keep a perfect install as long as you stick with the steps, tools and methods in that tutorial. Pay close attention to how drivers are handled in Win7 because it is not at all like XP.

If you want to go over your present install work through the Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7
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