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Windows 7: Windows 7 Slow perfermance and explorer.exe crashes

26 Aug 2016   #1
omichan

Windows 7 64 bit.
 
 
Windows 7 Slow perfermance and explorer.exe crashes

Hi, I am running Windows 7 and recently my computer has been really slow. I would appreciate any help.

Problems:
Everything in general is slow.
Explorer.exe crashing and restarting.
Windows programs such as control panel is very slow.

What I've done:
I have ran SFC.
I have checked for viruses.
I have disabled all non-Microsoft services and start startup items using msconfig.
I have ran the computer in safe mode. In safe mode, everything seems smooth. I am confused as to what the problem is then as I disabled all non-Microsoft services and startup items.

Am I missing anything? Also, what else can I do to find out as to why the computer works during safe boot and not standard boot?

Thanks.


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26 Aug 2016   #2
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums

In safe mode, windows adds basic drivers to run the system, where as normally everything you`ve installed to windows has an affect on it`s performance.

Maybe a fresh install is in order

Please fill in your specs so we can help you better.
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26 Aug 2016   #3
Ranger4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1
 
 

Hi omichan, welcome to the Forum.

Have you checked in Device Manager for any yellow exclamation marks. If so report back with a screen shot of Device Manager. Often similar problems are caused by hardware driver problems & some drivers are not used during Safe Mode operation.

Device Manager is found in Control Panel.

AddRam posted before me, so use his advice as well.
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