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Windows 7: PC getting slow - does my Chkdsk scan results tell you anything?

09 Jul 2018   #21

Linux Mint 18.2 xfce 64-bit (VMWare host) / Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit (VMWare guest)

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by kuurt View Post
The only other thing I did at that time was uncheck a couple of things in my start up folder. One was google updates and the other was something to do with hewlet packard. I have an HP printer and monitor, so maybe I shouldn't have unchecked that one, I don't know. But the problem wasn't occurring when I first logged on, it only froze up after I'd been on the computer for a while so I'm assuming it wasn't what I unchecked in start up.
I wouldn't worry about unchecking HP updates. As long as your printer is working, you don't need HP updates. Much of what HP puts on your computer is bloat, so I always uncheck HP updates.

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