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Windows 7: PC slow, hangs after several hours of usage.

20 Dec 2013   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
PC slow, hangs after several hours of usage.

Ok so, this past week my computer started to get slow after being on for some random amount of time. It doesn't happen after I do anything, just during normal usage. Start menu items will take from 3 seconds up to a minute to launch.

Performance is fairly normal:
CPU usage could be 0-3% for firefox (rest on idle)
Ram 15-25% running Firefox, Steam, Logitech stuff, explorer, host services, etc.

-Resource monitor seems fairly normal.
-Windows up-to-date.
-Bios up-to-date
-all known drivers up-to-date
-Mbam = nothing.
-sfc /scannow = nothing
-Registry cleaned
-I only have 10k files indexed.
-120gb OCZ Vertex 3, 70gb free. Firmware updated.

Temps are normal, drive health is good.

I've run out of ideas. Thanks for any help.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Dec 2013   #2

Windows 7 ultimate 64-bit

I am sorta taking a shot in the dark here but it does sound like it could be a not enough ram issue. How much ram does it show you are using and how much is installed?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
20 Dec 2013   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

We have very similar specs, please have a look at the drop-down menu.

Total 16351
Cached 11872
Available 12516
Free 699
Fluctuating of course.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

21 Dec 2013   #4

Desk1 7 Home Prem / Desk2 10 Pro / Main lap Asus ROG 10 Pro 2 laptop Toshiba 7 Pro Asus P2520 7 & 10

HK77 mate try these for starters

download from bleeping computer delete any rubbish these find.
Then this

MEMTEST one you will need to make a bootable disk set the BIOSto optical (or USB if preferred) boot the machine and let it run for at LEAST 8passes unless the errors come up straight away. Takes fair time to complete andsome leave it running overnight.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 PC slow, hangs after several hours of usage.

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