Windows Vista Slow Performance
We Got Answers! mmcg, Jun 26, 2012 #7 Macboatmaster Trusted Advisor Joined: Jan 14, 2010 Messages: 17,084 The chkdsk may have fixed the symptom of the problem rather than the problem. You can change it to show the columns for I/O though and look there. The most helpful thing that sped up my Vista was a program called Vlite. his comment is here
ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL: http://0.0.0.1/ Connection to 0.0.0.1 failed. Any "garbage" slows down your PC! You can see some of these programs as small icons in theSystem Tray next to the clock, the volume control and - for laptops - the battery meter. One thing I should mention is that about 18 months ago I had a bad virus thing which meant that I had to wipe everything and start again. https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_vista-performance/vista-running-very-slow-please-help/87b1d8b0-fc44-4bea-b7b9-0c2664439457
Windows Vista Slow Performance
make a system paging file, sso the computer can use it instead of some of the RAM ( i made it 60gb paging file and now my computer NEVER lags or Quick scan revealed no infected files, but computer froze when attempted full scan of system. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Is there a lot of dust in the fans?
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Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Turbo button... (Score:3, Funny) by Grog6 ( 85859 ) writes: I still have a PC that has a turbo button.And Yeah, it changes the clock from The pc is only 3-4 years old so I wasn't expecting it to behave like this for at least another year or so (maybe over-optimistic!). Fix registry problems (and delete more unnecessary files) with the free www.CCleaner.com. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-2435699/computer-suddenly-running-slow.html Has anyone ever successfully diagnosed this kind of issue?" And whether such a problem is related to malware or not, what steps would you take next?
Scan your PC with RegCure's Fix Vista Errors - Repair to diagnose, repair and optimise your computer. 2. Improve Windows Vista Performance Software access to the Internet can be disabled or modified in the following ways: Open the program and select the Internet access feature of the software. Use kernrate to zoom in and see which driver is causing them. The mo background defragmenting (Score:5, Informative) by xonen ( 774419 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:28PM (#26566973) Journal XP and Vista have the 'feature' of automated background defragmenting enabled
How To Make Windows Vista Run Faster
Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Try this (Score:5, Funny) by LingNoi ( 1066278 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:22PM (#26567751) If that doesn't work, try cleaning the gunk out of It is special.Maybe they should name the next release Windows Short Bus Edition? Windows Vista Slow Performance offline), gives loads of information on the drives internals and it can scan the disk surface using the disk-controller chip only (e.g no data transfer over the cable). Windows Vista Running Very Slow And Freezing use more than one virus scanner and more than one malware scanner but NOT AT THE SAME TIME!), drivers (might be badly written ,corrupt, or for wrong hardware), rogue processes (startup,
Megabite, Jun 26, 2012 #4 Macboatmaster Trusted Advisor Joined: Jan 14, 2010 Messages: 17,084 Megabite Thank you for stepping in - peeping from the side mmcg 1.Would you please confirm that this content Then, your time spent is limited to the transfer rate between the two drives.Remember your offline backups of the RAID as well though - otherwise you may simply end up with Random HDD reads/writes by one process can also kill performance for the entire system very fast, and yet the process will still show up as using 1-2% CPU time in Task DiskMon in particular will show you any files that are being sought by any process, an incredibly valuable resource. How To Speed Up Windows Vista Home Premium
Step 5: Disabling Software that opens with Windows For troubleshooting purposes, reduce the amount of software that opens with Windows to try to find out if a software conflict is occurring. Why? As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged weblink They no longer come with XP.
After thorough search it seems somebody infected them with some kind of r Re: (Score:3) by phulegart ( 997083 ) writes: I wouldn't call geek squad for anything... Speed Up Vista Laptop I've encountered this a few times with Windows PCs, but the solution has always been to just add more hardware. If you suspect a rootkit, your main options are reinstallation or forensic analysis using something like a boot CD, TSK [sleuthkit.org], and the NIST hash database [nist.gov] to audit your machine
Have a good look at the programs you have installed, and uninstall any you don't use any more.
For example, Realtek RTL8139 LAN Driver Update. The new generation of viruses that steal thread handlers from other processes are nasty, but very very hard to detect. All Rights Reserved. Windows Vista Very Slow To Respond If not, download and use, http://www.auslogics.com/en/software/disk-defrag/download/ But otherwise, startup time is set by how many programs are trying to run after Windows has set itself up.
It removes all performance limitations Microsoft has put in their products and makes your Windows work as fast as your hardware allows. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin This was the funniest thing on Slashdot today (Score:4, Insightful) by Jane Q. If you are missing an add-on function that is important to you, just go back and re-enable the program... http://jamesbowersblog.com/windows-vista/windows-vista-64-bit-iso.html Support Forum Join the conversation!
Virtual Machine (Score:5, Insightful) by DissociativeBehavior ( 1397503 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:13PM (#26566687) Watch porn in a virtual machine. Bill!" My Windows machine is infected with the System Idle Process Botnet! Join the community here. Shut computer down and upon startup this morning it was slow and freezing as described.
I find it invaluable when trying to view DLL and/or file usage for a given process. From: http://www.kessels.com/Jkdefrag/ [kessels.com] How do I disable the Windows built-in defragger? Style Default Style Contact Us Help Home Top RSS Terms and Rules Copyright © TechGuy, Inc. http://www.auslogics.com/en/software/disk-defrag/download/ I have uploaded a snapshot of the option you can try, it works well for me.
Take the opportunity to clear out the dust from the fans and your PSU. Remove immediately. Share twitter facebook linkedin Clean up your computer (Score:3, Interesting) by Wowsers ( 1151731 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:26PM (#26567783) Journal We all clean our computers regularly, right? A crappy one might grab a ton of cycles for a minute, but most of them are less intrusive.Everything spiking at once sounds like that stupid "System Restore" process, or maybe
Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:3, Interesting) by nikolag ( 467418 ) writes: I do not see this as easy when You deal with a bunch of RAID drives or Un-check any program listed that you don't need and re-boot. Some tools will even allow you to repair the bad sectors but usually if you've got bad sectors you should start looking at a new HDD soon. - If you have I've run spybot, antivirus, and looked at proc explorer — no luck.
Archived Discussion Load 500 More Comments Full Abbreviated Hidden /Sea Score: 5 4 3 2 1 0 -1 More Login Nickname: Password: Public Terminal Forgot your password? Also, check you AV and Spyware settings and think about turning off any real-time file monitoring. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Second on the drive thing (Score:4, Insightful) by Anonymous Coward writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @10:56PM (#26570221) The parent is correct. Step 3: Clearing history, temporary files, and resetting settings Clear the amount of temporary files that the browser uses as follows: Open Internet Explorer.