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Windows 7: Takes over a minute to open programs

31 May 2015   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
Takes over a minute to open programs

After booting up my computer has been horrendously slow. Some apps like Google chrome and the Battlenet launcher won't even open. My computer is so slow that even a photos screensaver crashes and requires the task manager. I tried shutting down but, it wouldn't respond so I was forced to hold down the power button.

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31 May 2015   #2

Windows 10 Pro X64

Try a Clean Boot, see how it runs. If better, follow the directions in this article:

Perform a clean startup to determine whether background programs are interfering with your game or program
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31 May 2015   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

Clean boot didn't work.
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31 May 2015   #4

Windows 10 Pro X64

Maybe malware then? I suggest doing a full scan with your anti-virus software then download, install and run Malwarebytes Anti Malware Free version. See if they find anything.

I see your running this on a Mac under Bootcamp. How much free space is there on the windows drive?
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01 Jun 2015   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit

I don't use that comp anymore. I forgot to update my profile.
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