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Windows 7: Computer slows down fast after power up

26 Jan 2012   #1
RalphG

Windows 7 Ultimate 64x and 32x
 
 
Computer slows down fast after power up

Hello All.
As my title states, after I turn on the the computer my computer slows down fast after
I turn it on. I had to do a clean install after a program I installed (System Mechanic -trial) screwed up my computer.

I did a clean install ( back to factory new) on my computer. And ran a few malware
apps. and Tweaking.com - Windows Repair. I've done all this and I find I have to restart
my computer after about 45 minutes of use it.

I have an Acer Aspire X3910, Windows 7 Home Premium 64x.

Thanks for any help you can provide


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26 Jan 2012   #2
Maguscreed

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

are you familiar with msconfig?

If so could you attach a screen shot of the startup tab in msconfig?
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26 Jan 2012   #3
RalphG

Windows 7 Ultimate 64x and 32x
 
 

Not sure, let me give it a try.
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26 Jan 2012   #4
Maguscreed

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

well it's fairly obvious you have a background process that is slowly eating up your system resources. We've just got to try and figure out which one it is.
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26 Jan 2012   #5
RalphG

Windows 7 Ultimate 64x and 32x
 
 

I don't know about msconfig please advise.
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26 Jan 2012   #6
Maguscreed

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

what I'm looking for is simple, just go to the search box in the start bar, type msconfig
and hit enter.
in the little window that opens up just go to the startup tab and get a screen, you can cancel out of the window afterwards.
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26 Jan 2012   #7
RalphG

Windows 7 Ultimate 64x and 32x
 
 

Ok give me a minute.
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26 Jan 2012   #8
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

If you continue to try to "tweak" your system, you should not be amazed that it goes on the blink. You are apparently not a geek, so stay away from all programs that you do not fully understand. Come here first and come for advice.

Regarding your ptoblem, that could also be the system indexing which it does after a new installation, but that should stop after a few hours of running. But follow the advice of Maguscreed so that we can have a look at your startups.
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26 Jan 2012   #9
RalphG

Windows 7 Ultimate 64x and 32x
 
 

I cant get my screen capture to work right now. But I can tell you what it shows. It shows 23 start ups,
one is raid event monitor,
one hd audio control panel,
one ms intillipoint
two inel common user interface.
The reaming 18 are apps that I installed.
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26 Jan 2012   #10
Maguscreed

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 x64
 
 

that is an awfully busy startup man.
I have 5 active items total on mine.
you can also take a screen by pressing the printscreen button on the keyboard then opening paint and hitting paste. (you can also clip and cut there.)
Not the quickest way to take a screen but it works.
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