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by rvext / February 28, 2009 10:32 AM PST In reply to: That helped. Incidentally, in addition to the slow boot, it will hesitate quite some time before loading most programs. The most common thing on the searches ive done say its either a bad power supply or a wrong graphics driver or setting. Good luck to you. http://internetpasswordpro.com/windows-2000/windows-2000-can-t-log-into-computer.html

Turns out that Microsoft, in their infinite wisdom, turned on my McAfee real-time virus scanner. Windows XP: 1. You can use tcpview for more info.He should also boot up with a linux live disc or a PE disc like UBCD4WIN. I've encountered this a few times with Windows PCs, but the solution has always been to just add more hardware. Check This Out

So slow that is now practically unusable. Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: Very slow Windows 2000 installation (even after a reinstall! When encountering logical inconsistencies in file system data, it will perform the necessary actions to repair the file system data.

Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Try this (Score:5, Funny) by cyphercell ( 843398 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @07:27PM (#26567815) Homepage Journal then hold the keyboard over your head 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 Finally, run 'msconfig' and check what is starting up at runtime. by rvext / March 1, 2009 3:40 AM PST In reply to: Back to the beginning. ...If you don't mind, it doesn't matter!I can vouch for that with personal experience ....

Finally I noticed in TASK MANAGER (CPU usage) that maximum frequency was stuck at 33%. by R. There also appears to be no setting for acoustic management (although, I can hear the drive about 3 feet away!)Thanks for being by my side as I explore the envelope of As you use your system it becomes filled with more files/programs and has a natural tendency to slow down and behave oddly so cleaning and regular maintenance is essential.

But let's take your 25%. 14 div 4 is under 3.5 minutes so that would be tolerable.Good luck!Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Thanks! There are a slew of other sysinternals tools as well, many of them would probably be perfect for troubleshooting system bottlenecks. Limiting... It is a temporary solution and not a good practice for the following reasons:When uninstalling programs while disabled with msconfig, they may not be uninstalled properly and manually editing the registry

Dismiss Notice TechSpot Forums Forums Community User Guides & Reviews Today's Posts Slow computer and high CPU usage? 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 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 A free and easy way to do this is to use the "PageDefrag" utility which also defragments event log files and Windows 2000/XP hibernation files.

Visual Studio soared in CPU usage while idle, the last time I used it. useful reference 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. I figured that some 'malware' may have changed those settings, and that's why I did a factory start - but to no avail.I am at my wits end on this and Windows systems really bring that out, too.

E-Zine A dozen data storage vendors to watch in 2017 Start the conversation 0comments Send me notifications when other members comment. Norton Antivirus does scan the boot records. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin PerfLogs (Score:5, Insightful) by Drakin020 ( 980931 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:11PM (#26566651) Run performance counters against the computer to see what might my review here Slow Computer/browser?

How to Make Internet Explorer Fast AgainHow to make Google Chrome load faster:Make webpages load fasterMaking Google Chrome fasterHow to make Firefox load faster:Firefox is slow - How to make it Go look in the eventlog, and it will be there with a fair, though not detailed, explanation of what happened. Jun 27, 2011 #17 Row1 TS Guru Posts: 341 +13 guidosim - yes, protective limiting of cpu guidosim - yes, cpus have a built-in dealio that limits them when they

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I've found that the flash plugin with firefox can go ape-shit and destroy performance (even if you close the tab) until you kill firefox to kill it. CPU stuck at 100% and computer driving me crazy. Microsoft's recommended fix is to install the latest service pack. Share twitter facebook linkedin Clean up your computer (Score:3, Interesting) by Wowsers ( 1151731 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @07:26PM (#26567783) Journal We all clean our computers regularly, right?

or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site. TechSpot is a registered trademark. This problem shows up on systems with 30 or more devices defined in Disk Management. get redirected here Recent new variants of the old Netsky code are on the loose, however, and that could have been the problem (which is why I suggested the smitfraud software - it cleans

A big perf log can eat up your whole harddrive if you leave it running. If anything, that's a testament to the quality of Win2000 Pro. Last time I had a "reinstall windows" problem, it took me 2 weeks to get all the software installed and configured again. You may also...

Thanks for any additional thoughts you might have. 0 #5 gerryf Posted 26 December 2005 - 07:15 PM gerryf Retired Staff Retired Staff 11,365 posts Given that information, it appears your Yeah, we all like Linux because it doesn't do annoying things like this, but the Windows desktop still reigns supreme in most managed LAN work environments. Smart details usually can't show anything really that usual, or may be just 1 or 2 pending reallocation count, but SMART long SelfTest will usually do the job to catch the It varies based on the Hw RAID controller, but most of the time the physical disks that are part of the RAID are visible in Linux (for example with a LSI

This is normal...but closing and restarting more often will clear that out and should lower your resource usage dramatically.Another thing you can do to improve browser speed and performance is to by R. I am also running high speed internet through cable modem. In particular, the error log: # smartctl -l error /dev/sg0 Any disk with a non-empty error log you should consider replacing.

Do this a few times just to make sure it's rebooted everything correctly.If this doesn't work, go online from another computer and buy a Mac or something from Dell.