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Windows 7: My computer is running really slow

03 Dec 2017   #1

Windows Vista 32 bit
My computer is running really slow


I run Windows 7 on my HP laptop. My computer used to run rather fast, but now it runs really slow. A blue light comes on indicating that something is going on in the background. I just ran SFC /scannow in the command prompt as Admnistrator, but it found no errors. Does anyone have any suggestions as to why my laptop is running so slow?

Thank you

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03 Dec 2017   #2
Mellon Head

Win 7 Pro x64/Win 10 Pro x64 dual boot

Please open Task Manager and open the Processes tab, check off "Show processes from all users" and take some screen shots and post them here in this thread. Make sure to get all of the processes by scrolling down and click on "Image Name" to get them to be alphabetical. That way they won't move around with CPU load as you take the screen shots.

Here's how to upload screen shots:

Screenshots and Files - Upload and Post in Seven Forums - Windows 7 Help Forums
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03 Dec 2017   #3

W7 home premium 32bit/W7HP 64bit/w10 tp insider ring


Wouldn't hurt to run the repair tool either

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03 Dec 2017   #4

Windows Vista 32 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mellon Head View Post
Please open Task Manager
Mellon Head, I am kind of a newbie. Where do I find the Task Manager tab?

Thank you
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03 Dec 2017   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit sp1

Right click on the Task Bar & from the menu select Task Manager.
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04 Dec 2017   #6

Windows 7 pro 64-bit

Please see this tutorial. Optimize Windows 7 - Windows 7 Help Forums
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04 Dec 2017   #7

Windows Vista 32 bit

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Thanks everyone for the information. Here are the screen shots

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