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Windows 7: System suddenly very slow

04 Aug 2014   #1

Windows 7
System suddenly very slow

Hello Guys,

I have a pc in my office with the following spects:

- Windows 7 Pro
- Intel i5 3470 @ 3.2 GHZ
- 8 GB RAM
- 120 GB SSD (OCZ Agility 3)
- Intel HD Graphics 2500

My system works very fast most of the time. However, today when I started windows and started using my pc I realised it had suddenly become slow. A day ago when I used it, there was no problem.

- PC slow
- Refreshing content in screen takes time
- For e.g. I open a program and I can see the list box getting populated
- Runs fine in Safe mode

My tests
- I ran a SSD test and it check out fine and also tested with another program and it gave green health to the SSD.
- No virus or malware (I did run some scans)

I am careful when I use my pc and windows seems ok (no errors) but very sluggish. I opened winzip and on left size panel where you see zip filename it was refreshing/flickering a bit.

There is surely a problem and I am unable to figure out.

What should I do ?

Thank you,


My System SpecsSystem Spec
04 Aug 2014   #2

Windows 10 Pro

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