Hi guys. I'm new to this forum and to Win 7.
Finally updated my 6 year old Acer Aspire laptop (AMD turon 64 x 2, 2 Gig ram, XP Media Centre) with a HP DV7-5005TX (I7-2720 2.2g, 8 gig DDR3, ATI Radeon HD6570 Graphics with 1 gig Ram & 2TB HD).
It was preloaded with Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit which installed without a hitch.
I then installed all Windows updates and some necessary programs (Firefox, Thunderbird, Cad, Graphic design, Office 2007, ZoneAlarm, AVG) and tried it out. - Painfully slow in all areas like it had to consider everything I asked of it B4 it would start reacting.
Did a registry clean & fix, defrag - a little better but not much.
Tried a change of antivirus (incase that was slowing it up) - No better.
Installed Winoptimiser 8 and set everything for peak performance which improved things a little further bit still not great - My old Acer still runs rings around this thing!
It boots up in ok time but the actual operations are 'jagged', like when typing in browser display stalls for a few seconds then catches up. Scrolling down a window does the same. Some basic programs can take half a minute to even open a window, let alone set up.
Surely Win 7 can't be this slow and painfull. What am I missing?
Cheers for any help.