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Windows 7: computer suddenly very slow. cpu usage <10%

29 Sep 2012   #21


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30 Sep 2012   #22

windows 7 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by belseat View Post
ok. i got back from my trip. i managed to get windows defender offline to run a full scan. nothing found.
i ran memtest overnight. it completed 12 passes. still no luck.

i'm doing this now:
4. Once the System is clean if it won't start boot into System Recovery Options via the F8 menu or disk as shown in tutorial, run Startup Repair repeatedly up to 3 separate times with reboots in between each - no matter what it reports.

5. If you need an installer for your licensed version to boot to run Repairs or possible Clean Reinstall, download the latest official Win7 installer w/SP1 ISO, burn to DVD or write to flash stick using Windows 7 USB-DVD Download Tool.

i'm Downloading the win7 .iso

i did the startup repair and no luck. i think it's safe to assume that my hard drive is gone, eh?
i should just replace the hard drive and move on with life.

thanks for your help guys
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Sep 2012   #23


Is the HD detected in BIOS setup?

If so run the maker's HD Diagnostic extended CD scan followed by Disk Check from the installer's Command Line accessed by pressing Shift + F10 after booting into the installer's first screen.
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