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Windows 7: system runs slow

25 Jun 2016   #1
fluidmotion

Win7 Starter 32 bits
 
 
system runs slow

any tips to run system faster?
a program or an internet browser slowly launches.

Windows 7 32 bits

HP Mini 110 3098 NR
Intel Atom 1.66 Ghz
RAM 1 G
149.05 G


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26 Jun 2016   #2
marsmimar

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

It looks like your HP Mini's specs are on the low end for Windows 7 needs. If your machine just recently started to act sluggish I'd run a full system scan with your anti-virus of choice. Since no AV product will be 100% effective 100% of the time, you could supplement with on demand scans using free products like Malwarebytes or SuperAntispyware.

This tutorial provides several suggestions on how to optimize and speed up Windows 7. Not every suggestion will apply to you. But I'd highly recommend defragging (#13) and disk cleanup (#21). You could certainly go through the other suggestions and see if any apply to you.

Optimize Windows 7

CAUTION: Before proceeding I recommend creating a new restore point at a minimum, or even better a system image. If something catastrophic happens (unlikely) you'd have a way to return your computer to its current condition. You could also visit the HP Support website and make sure you have the latest HP recommended drivers/software.

HP Software and Driver Downloads for HP Printers, Laptops, Desktops and More | HP® Customer Support
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26 Jun 2016   #3
torchwood

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring
 
 

Wouldn't surprise me if GWX(w10), is the cause of your problem.
Try this
Download GWX Control Panel 1.7.4.1
W10 stopper.

Roy
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