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Windows 7: Recycle bin problem..??


25 Jan 2010   #1

64-Bit W7 Ult_sp1
 
 
Recycle bin problem..??

system seems to be running very slow at the moment..
emptying the recycle bin takes ages..

- any possible reason for this..?

- only started doing this in last day..


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25 Jan 2010   #2

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Check you startup folder in msconfig... Check your task manager for unknown processes that may be running....
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25 Jan 2010   #3

64-Bit W7 Ult_sp1
 
 

there was one Unknown prog relating to Language (dunno what that's about..) - so I disabled that one..

also disabled Windows Live Messenger and Steam, but problem persists..

seems that all my Office2007 progs are running very slow as well..
also boot-up is taking about three times longer than usual - what's going on..?

anyone else getting this - it's not that recent update for IE8 vulnerabilities, is it..??
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25 Jan 2010   #4

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Run a full system scan with your AV program......also, try disabling everything in your startup tab except for your AntiVirus and your firewall and see if that helps...
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25 Jan 2010   #5

64-Bit W7 Ult_sp1
 
 

since I dumped AVG free, only AV I have MSE, will that do it..?
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25 Jan 2010   #6

 
 

No. It won't.

Get Malwarebytes.
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25 Jan 2010   #7

64-Bit W7 Ult_sp1
 
 

ran Malwarebytes - it found a HiJack entry - which I dumped..
- still behaving oddly though..

- still very slow boot-up and progs generally taking ages to be discovered by OS on start..
- and all Office2007 programs very sluggish to start as well..
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27 Jan 2010   #8

64-Bit W7 Ult_sp1
 
 

- still no joy - all office progs running extremely slow
- all will give message "Not Responding.." if I try to action anything while the progs are running..

seems one of my SSD's is playing up - system attempts to verify it are failing..
- Office diagnostics state that system is unstable due to hardware failure..

the failing drive (G: ) is OCZ 60G SSD..
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27 Jan 2010   #9

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
 
 

My recycle bin takes ages to appear as well. I wouldnt rely on malwarebytes solely. Try various other tools like a-squared. Having said that mine has found nothing. I think its an inherent system "feature" rather than anything malign.
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27 Jan 2010   #10

64-Bit W7 Ult_sp1
 
 

I've a feeling that the SSD is somehow "locked" - the system still goes looking for it, hence the delays
- this is the look of it:
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Drives C: and E: are 100G and 900G partitions on the same HD
Drive F: is SSD-one

- as you can see, Drive G: which was previously named as SSD-two has reverted to it's default identity of Local Disk..
- and has become undetectable by the OS - the green loading/progress bar doesn't complete its sweep across the address box..
- it hangs up, right near the end..

- very odd..


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