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Windows 7: PC is very slow to boot, to open browser, to connnect to router etc

28 Jan 2016   #1

PC is very slow to boot, to open browser, to connnect to router etc

My 3 year old Dell laptop has recently become extremely slow
slow to boot up
Slow to open firefox browser
Slow to connect to my router
Slow to execute commands (open programs)
And slow to awake from Sleep
I am running W 7 have minimal start up programs and would appreciate any advice on what the problem might be.. Thanks for any help

My System SpecsSystem Spec
29 Jan 2016   #2

Win7 Ultimate X64

I would start by running virus/malware scans to rule out any nastys
Empty your startup of everything except AV program to check if any programs are slowing you down, info in link below
Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
My System SpecsSystem Spec

 PC is very slow to boot, to open browser, to connnect to router etc

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