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Windows 7: PC running kinda slow

17 Nov 2015   #11
dndwanted

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Well, you want to reinstall windows, correct ?

That will clean up your pc and make it lightning fast.

In order to activate that new install you need an activation key.

You do not optimize drivers, you just install the latest one.

And even that is not always the best idea, if you don`t have any issues with your hardware, it`s not always wise to upgrade a driver.

If you just installed windows yesterday and it`s slow then I would think your installer is shoddy.

Did you check windows update ?

It should be set to this setting.
Well I hope it's not a hardware problem. I think I have the latest driver installed for my GPU.
The thing is, I built my PC in January this year and using the same USB with the same Windows Installer, it worked well, I didn't have any problems with it. I don't really know what causes the slowing.
Why should I have the updates like that?


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17 Nov 2015   #12
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Because you want to know exactly what each update is for.

You could be installing updates you don`t need.

Microsoft is pushing out Windows 10 updates, and if you don`t want Windows 10 well....... need I say more.

If you just installed windows yesterday, it should not be slow.

Good Luck
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17 Nov 2015   #13
dndwanted

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
Because you want to know exactly what each update does.

Microsoft is pushing out Windows 10 updates, and if you don`t want Windows 10 well....... need I say more.
And what does that have to do with Windows 7 running slow?
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17 Nov 2015   #14
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

If you are installing updates windows might run slow

I would just reinstall and don`t do any updating or install any drivers, see if it`s fast, then go from there.

Good Luck

Until you get genuine windows I can`t help you anymore
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17 Nov 2015   #15
dndwanted

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Thanks.. I guess.
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17 Nov 2015   #16
unrealRage

Windows 7 x64
 
 

When it's running slow and lagging ,go to Task manager to check what's using your CPU and memory.
Don't tell me it's svchost.exe.

And to fully optimize your PC you may want to :
Tweak BIOS
Overclock
Keep DPC latency low
Disable unnecessary services
Defrag once in a while
Disable unnecessary startup programs
Set it up the way you like it
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17 Nov 2015   #17
dndwanted

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by unrealRage View Post
When it's running slow and lagging ,go to Task manager to check what's using your CPU and memory.
Don't tell me it's svchost.exe.
Mozilla Firefox
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17 Nov 2015   #18
unrealRage

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dndwanted View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by unrealRage View Post
When it's running slow and lagging ,go to Task manager to check what's using your CPU and memory.
Don't tell me it's svchost.exe.
Mozilla Firefox
Hmm,that's odd.Can you post us a screenshot of Task manager>Processes?
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17 Nov 2015   #19
dndwanted

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by unrealRage View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dndwanted View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by unrealRage View Post
When it's running slow and lagging ,go to Task manager to check what's using your CPU and memory.
Don't tell me it's svchost.exe.
Mozilla Firefox
Hmm,that's odd.Can you post us a screenshot of Task manager>Processes?
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I have to mention that I have several tabs opened in Firefox and I'm watching a stream on twitch.
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17 Nov 2015   #20
unrealRage

Windows 7 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dndwanted View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by unrealRage View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dndwanted View Post

Mozilla Firefox
Hmm,that's odd.Can you post us a screenshot of Task manager>Processes?
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I have to mention that I have several tabs opened in Firefox and I'm watching a stream on twitch.
And lags are occurring right now?Is whole system lagging?
That's really odd memory usage for Firefox several loaded tabs.
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