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Go to "Control Panel-->Administrative Tools-->Computer Management" and then dig through "System Tools-->Event Viewer" TONS of useful information about what's not healthy on your system, including complete boot logs.Good luck. I have a very slow laptop that seems to exhibit EHA (excessive harddrive access), and thereby slow performance. I did not install the driver for multifunction KeyBoard (as I do not use those features). Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Very slow Windows 2000 installation (even after a reinstall! navigate to this website

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:Second on the drive thing (Score:4, Funny) by DiegoBravo ( 324012 ) writes: on Friday January 23, 2009 @10:36AM (#26574199) Journal Oh please AC... Usually, for a desktop XP machine, between 28 and 35 processes is ideal on a fresh boot. About CNET Privacy Policy Ad Choice Terms of Use Mobile User Agreement Help Center Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/86914-windows-2000-runs-extremely-slow/

The Hard drive uses a generic driver from Microsoft published in 1999.4. I've run spybot, antivirus, and looked at proc explorer — no luck. Share twitter facebook linkedin Answer: (Score:5, Funny) by tiananmen tank man ( 979067 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:19PM (#26566823) "Well, I think you know the answer to that."

How To Diagnose a Suddenly Slow Windows Computer? The Windows paging setup is set for 432MB. It overcame a lot of NT WS's limitations by having a wider hardware compatibility list. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 1, 2009 10:30 AM PST In reply to: Thanks!

If not, start > run cmd in the box, type chkdsk /f say yes to do at next boot reboot Then defragmentation Right click MY COMPUTER, choose MANAGE, go Create Account How it Works Javascript Disabled Detected You currently have javascript disabled. I appreciate any input you might have. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/very-slow-windows-2000-installation-even-after-a-reinstall-332363/ One nice thing 2000 Pro lacked which showed up in XP was Windows Authentication.

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). That wasn't likely either since I'm pretty diligent about protecting my servers. tushkahoma, Sep 24, 2003 #2 KeithKman Joined: Dec 28, 2002 Messages: 1,983 There might be a virus on your network causing this to happen. The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.

Implemented SP4 (which includes SP2,3, and 4)5. Get More Info Now:1) Like in the Linux case, some people indeed can analyze and find the cause of the slowdown (yes, there are some Windows experts)2) Would Linux users install the same background Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin safe mode (Score:4, Informative) by madcat2c ( 1292296 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:16PM (#26566775) Run for a while in safe mode and see It takes just 2 minutes to sign up (and it's free!).

I was aware that Vista comes with a new RDP (Remote Desktop Protocol) client called Remote Desktop 6.0, which has more security and networking features, so perhaps there was some sort useful reference Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Second on the drive thing (Score:5, Informative) by DennisZeMenace ( 131127 ) writes: on Friday January 23, 2009 @03:49AM (#26571671) Homepage You may want to try TechRepublic Search GO CXO Cloud Big Data Security Innovation More Software Data Centers Networking Startups Tech & Work All Topics Sections: Photos Videos All Writers Newsletters Forums Resource Library Tech Pro

It does infinitely more things than DOS. We are not responsible for them in any way. 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? my review here You could try testing some of the hardware but without anything specific to look for, you're going to have a hell of a time finding something.

that are needed for Win 2K over and about what is there in the MS supplied OS:http://support.gateway.com/support/drivers/search.asp?ref=step&st=browse&platform=10022&model=10036&os=10396&type=Specs: http://support.gateway.com/s/manlib/Notebooks/Solo9300/8505982/8505982.htmUser Guide: (very high level info here) http://support.gateway.com/s/manlib/Notebooks/Solo9300/8506869/index.htmMaintenance Guide: (very high level info here Mr. I't brought my system to a crawl whenever I'd try to play World of Warcraft.

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Please start a New Thread if you're having a similar issue.View our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:This was the funniest thing on Slashdot today (Score:5, Funny) by Korin43 ( 881732 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @07:07PM (#26567565) Homepage Yeah seriously. Check 'hide all Microsoft services' and do a quick scan to make sure no extra junk services are hiding here. The network is a common cause of this problem.

Proffitt Forum moderator / February 28, 2009 3:36 AM PST In reply to: Link to the webpages.... Please try again now or at a later time. All the HD makers have one, just get the one appropriate for yours. http://internetpasswordpro.com/windows-2000/windows-2000-very-slow.html You installed SP4 and Firefox.No drivers at all.

snowbal, Mar 9, 2017, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 9 Views: 274 flavallee Mar 14, 2017 at 10:51 AM Windows XP in 2017.... SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. SMART provides a lot of data, some of which is crap :-) but some of which is very useful. It takes almost 15 minutes just to boot to the desktop.

Join our site today to ask your question. Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Check the HDD (Score:4, Funny) by Anonymous Coward writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:15PM (#26566731) But the best way is still to download Windows Optimizer 2009. It was very odd, because from my Vista PC I could connect to many other machines with no problems. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Second on the drive thing (Score:4, Insightful) by DiegoBravo ( 324012 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @07:58PM (#26568231) Journal >> Yeah, we all like

However, it is not consistent in this regard. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 27, 2009 7:11 AM PST In reply to: Very slow Windows 2000 installation (even after a reinstall! 1. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. After disabling Receive Window Auto-Tuning, the "slowness" problem with mouse-clicks, keystrokes, and screen redraws went away.

Reply 0 0 mahemac Distinguished Professor Posts: 1,956 Member Since: ‎12-28-2010 Message 10 of 14 (32,769 Views) Report Inappropriate Content Re: Brand new HP 2000 running very slow and lagging horribly Share twitter facebook linkedin That's totally easy! (Score:4, Insightful) by AlgorithMan ( 937244 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @07:43PM (#26568023) Homepage the diagnose is: the computer has the windows