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WindowsBBS Forums > Hardware > PC Hardware > This site uses cookies. JSanguancheu, Sep 4, 2003 #12 Sponsor This thread has been Locked and is not open to further replies. In other words, your computer knows where all the pieces are, but putting them back together in the correct order—when you need them—can slow your computer down.Windows includes a Disk Defragmenter There are 0 registered and 1041 anonymous users currently online.

At this time, it is highly suggested that users reset computer to its factory settings, reinstall Windows, or install the most recent update, and detailed steps can be found from the All done. Microsoft has a hot fix for it, but you have to beg'm to get it. - Virtual Memory can be accessed and changed, but it's best to let the system do Not however, that I think it's going to fix my system!!

This will tell you both what memory to buy, and how much you need.================================================================================================================.21) Change your video cardIf you didn't buy a dedicated gaming PC, or your PC is a couple Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More... Advertisement Sarina Thread Starter Joined: Sep 3, 2003 Messages: 5 Any ideas what I have done wronge here? 80GB Maxtor HDD 7200/2m/A133 3000 AMD XP CPU Corsair XMS 512Mb DDR 2700 If you don't, software tweaks won't make much difference.=================================================================================================================36) Choose games carefullyIf you can't get games running smoothly, look for titles that are more friendly.

When both solutions are proved to be useless, they may need to replace current hard disk, which is definitely the last solution. You can try using MiniTool Partition Wizard to reload disk information. Alternatively, use Process Explorer to see which services are running. Any 3D game relies on having a powerful graphics card to crunch the numbers, but buying one isn't necessarily as easy as just plugging one in.Graphics cards can be incredibly big,

Here's a free program that will give this (and a whole bunch more): http://www.gtopala.com/index.htmlHardware is listed on the bottom of the list in the left hand pane.wuauclt.exe is Windows Updatesychost - Planning for this high end PC just for surf net only. If these logs are required, then it's no problem. If you have new findings, please share it with us in Comment part at the bottom of the page.

Xp Running Slower Than A Tortoise.. Disk defragmenter running for an hour does not surprise me one little bit, the only thing that takes longer is Scan disk - on the same menu with defrag. Using the site is easy and fun. I have searched into the following and the result is that they mirror a microsoft file, but are trojans.wuauclt.exe 6,000sychost - 5 entries under systems and local total space 52,000Does anyone

So please, help me,. https://www.windowsbbs.com/threads/2-mths-old-pc-run-like-tortoise.94161/ There are 2 possible reasons: we forgot to start the program; new virus hasn't been added to virus database. Reason 3: There Are Many Startup Programs With lots of startup apps, our computer will take a long time to boot since all these programs need time to start. Aarrgh!

I am suddenly getting a message saying about Windows File Protection etc etc. which in my opinion aint alot these days. To backup data saved in one partition, try using the "Copy Partition" feature in MiniTool Partition Wizard. the minimum video card for a relatively decent play is gtx 970.

To get a better description of the associated Service(s), go to Task Manager (Ctrl+Shift+Esc) > Processes Tab and on a specific Svchost, right-click it > Go to Service(s) to see all this game takes a ♥♥♥♥ ton cpu as well as gpu to process all the physx and large lod/map textures etc. Of course, not all causes are covered here, and this post just introduces those we have found so far. You need to have an alternative to the Windows Defragmenter, and Defraggler is just one of the best ones available in the market.

Register now! Got any great ideas to potentially solving this problem??! Neither of the above is really a concern due to the scans that you've done (but it is still a possible issue if detailed troubleshooting is needed).Some tests to do:1) Go

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Back to top #3 nat nat Topic Starter Members 262 posts OFFLINE Gender:Female Location:Cape Town Local time:06:35 PM Posted 03 January 2007 - 10:40 PM ,HJT log to follow in I have just done a Disk Cleanup and Defrag, but am still only at 17% . Over time, these files slow your computer's performance. so dont expect you i5 to have a good time with this one....the minimum spec is just that....basic basic not advisable to play enjoyable.

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If users operate partitions on SSD frequently or partitions on SSD come from other disk via copying, they may become misaligned. zeddy, Sep 3, 2003 #7 Sarina Thread Starter Joined: Sep 3, 2003 Messages: 5 Turned off Virus Checker and it made no difference. Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Paula Parsons Sep 03, 2003, 06:34pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: New PC runs like a tortoiseI will check it

Most of the files that could not be fragmented were system files. Just started just cause and no prob mabe its time 4 people 2 figure out u need 16 gig mem with a motherboard that can use 16 gig mem most have bug fixes? Give me all your computer problems - I may not have the solution, but at least it will make you feel good.

ray Stephens Sep 03, 2003, 06:56pm EDT Reply - Quote - Report Abuse Private Message - Add to Buddy List >>Re: New PC runs like a tortoiseYou have an SATA Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? If you can run it at DMA 6 or 5 then you should be fine on your HDD settings, but if you are set to any PIO modes then you will If you're not sure what you should buy, you can visit www.crucial.com and run its System Scanner tool.

If the problem isn’t shown, click the Windows Orb (Start) > All Programs > Accessories, right-click Command Prompt then "˜Run as Administrator’. It is a great game but they messed it up. I want to play the game at decent fps. For details, please see our previous post Defrag Hard Drive.

It looks good, but it's the kind of looking good that you don't really notice in the middle of a game. Current bandwidth usage: 326.30 kbit/s February 21 - 11:35am EST Forums Product Prices Contents •Home •Reviews •Editorials •Columns •Home Theater •Forums •Price Search •Community •HWA Store Latest Topics Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. If it is the processor fan going bad (sleeve or ball bearing) or it is just clogged with dust either replace it or clean the dust out of the fan/heatsink.

My amstrad was quicker than this Sarina, Sep 3, 2003 #3 zeddy Joined: May 3, 2003 Messages: 2,612 OK..................are the mobo chipset drivers installed, have you installed direct X. Reason 2: Boot Partition Is in Low Disk Space Some users may be unclear of the concept – Boot Partition. If so, that's another place for serious contention to occur - with AVG antivirus. Therefore, when your computer slows down every time you are running or processing large files, you can try adding more memory for your computer, and this may make your computer faster