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Windows 7: Slow access with Win 7 Ultimate

18 Sep 2009   #1
dabedoo

Win Seven Ultimate RTM
 
 
Slow access with Win 7 Ultimate

I got Win 7 Ultimate installed form scratch after a format and I even
installed proper mobo drivers in order to get everything right but

1/ Each time I access an harddisk other than the one where the OS is on
I have to wait +/- 10 seconds in order have access to what on the disk.
Win seven like freeze for seconds and I can hear the harddisk beginning to
accelerate. Very frustrating!

How come ?

2/ Sometimes, when I'm writing something I got the same problem, win seven
makes me wait severa seconds before the text I already typed is showing ?!

What could be the reason for this ?


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18 Sep 2009   #2
ukgovsucks

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dabedoo View Post
I got Win 7 Ultimate installed form scratch after a format and I even
installed proper mobo drivers in order to get everything right but

1/ Each time I access an harddisk other than the one where the OS is on
I have to wait +/- 10 seconds in order have access to what on the disk.
Win seven like freeze for seconds and I can hear the harddisk beginning to
accelerate. Very frustrating!

How come ?

2/ Sometimes, when I'm writing something I got the same problem, win seven
makes me wait severa seconds before the text I already typed is showing ?!

What could be the reason for this ?
I had the same mate. Do the following...

Go into your Screen Saver settings and click on CHANGE POWER SETTINGS.
On the selected power plan click on CHANGE PLAN SETTINGS.
Now click on CHANGE ADVANCED POWER SETTINGS.
In the window that appears, click on the small + sign next to HARD DISK. This will expand to show TURN OFF HARD DISK AFTER. Click on the + next to that. Then change the default 20 minutes to NEVER. Apply then Okay etc.etc.

Now you should find that your hard drives don't go to sleep. So when you access them, there should be a minimal delay.
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18 Sep 2009   #3
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Also in addition to ukgovsucks post, update your WEI scores.
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18 Sep 2009   #4
dabedoo

Win Seven Ultimate RTM
 
 

Thx ukgovsucks for the tip, I found extra hidden hybernating fonctions that were
still active eventhough I was in performance mode !!!

@
Dinesh: How would my WEI scrore have any influence on my system performence ?? Is n't this just a benchmark index ?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
18 Sep 2009   #5
Dinesh

Windows® 8 Pro (64-bit)
 
 

Yeah it does makes some improvements.
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18 Sep 2009   #6
ukgovsucks

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by dabedoo View Post
Thx ukgovsucks for the tip, I found extra hidden hybernating fonctions that were
still active eventhough I was in performance mode !!!

@
Dinesh: How would my WEI scrore have any influence on my system performence ?? Is n't this just a benchmark index ?
No probs mate.
Glad you got it sorted.
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