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Windows 7: Suddenly Getting Very Bad FPS In ALL Of My Games?

24 Dec 2014   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
Suddenly Getting Very Bad FPS In ALL Of My Games?

Hi there,

First of all, I know my laptop isn't a "gaming computer" heck, I know it is a very bad computer, it has bad CPU and very bad GPU, not to mention low ram. But it's all I have, and it can run a lot of games, on the lowest settings, depending on what game it is, and if it has crappy enough graphics.

I just tried playing one of my games yesterday, and I noticed it's FPS dropping from 2-10 frames per second, and staying there. I find this unbearable, and I cannot play with this frame rate. I tried some of my other games, I still got that same problem. I even tried Mount & Blade: Warband, which came out in the 2000's. Normally Mount & Blade can run with 100+ frames on my crappy laptop, but today It was only giving me 3-7 frames.

This is really weird and I don't know what to do. I have run CCleaner, and I emptied out the %temp% folder/s. I have altered my background running and startup programs/processes. I have tried updating my drivers with IOBit's 'Driver Booster 2' but nothing has changed or improved it.

Can you guys help me? I think my specs will be hooked up to my account, since I synced it before. Thanks!


I should also mention, that I have been having problems with playing video's on youtube, and facebook. I have even had major problems with playing video files on my computer, I am getting a lot of lagging, stuttering and distortion. I look at my Task Manager and the ram is nearly all being used at all times, but that can be expected since I only have 4gb of ram in my laptop. The CPU on another hand, is at 80%-100% and I think that's why my computer Is being laggy etc. Still, anything I can do to fix this??

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25 Dec 2014   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-BIT

Hello Garlotch,

Download SpeedFan and post the temps here. If the temperatures isn't the problem then try scanning using Malware Bytes using Full Scan and post the logs here :)
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25 Dec 2014   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Do you shutdown your laptop or do you just sleep/hibernate? a restart maybe just what the doctor ordered (flushes the RAM).

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25 Dec 2014   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

If your cpu is showing 80% utilization, you likely have some malware running in the background....

Go to bleepingcomputer and DL/run each of the above...

TFC (Temp File Cleaner)

TDSS (Kaspersky anti-rootkit)



Then go to and DL/run MB Antimalware....

Once that is done, reboot, and rerun it, and, if it says found "0" infections, you stand a 98% chance of being OK....
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25 Dec 2014   #5
Layback Bear

Windows 10 Pro. 64/ version 1709 Windows 7 Pro/64

Do you have SP-1 for your copy of Windows 7/64 Ultimate installed along with other Windows 7 Updates.
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