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Windows 7: Freezing, and choppiness?

15 Jun 2010   #1
grantsaylor

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 
Freezing, and choppiness?

My laptop all of a sudden refused to start up a month ago, so i used the Dell backup thing to restore my computer to factory settings (like it formatted everything)....everything was fine until 2 days ago...everything freezes all the time, menus take like 30 seconds to open, everything is just running SLOW. I thought i might have a virus...but according to a full scan on Windows Defender I do not. How do i fix this?...I want my computer to run normally. (btw its not because of lack of space...i have like 87 GB of space left)

thanks!


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15 Jun 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Welcome

Run an antivirus scan
Download and run malwarebytes.
http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.php

Take memtest86, to test memory
http://memtest.org/

Type cmd in search, then right click. In the cmd prompt type sfc /scannow, to look for corruption

Check the event viewer.

Take the clean boot test
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135
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15 Jun 2010   #3
grantsaylor

Windows 7 Home Premium
 
 

it says i need to be an admin running a console session to use the sfc utility...
i am an admin....
edit: nevermind its starting
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15 Jun 2010   #4
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

LOL ok
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