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I don't have any clue what is going on other then possibly a virus which I don't understand how I got at all. run task manager (Score:5, Insightful) by shutdown -p now ( 807394 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:31PM (#26567873) Journal I've seen systems start crawling on stupid windows background crap 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 You can change it to show the columns for I/O though and look there. http://copyprotecteddvd.net/computer-acting/computer-acting-strangely-bogged-down-looking-for-help.html

Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Simplest answer (Score:4, Interesting) by LinuxGeek ( 6139 ) * writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:13PM (#26566691) Bottom line, if your system has a Hard disk errors may be corrected with "Check Disk".4. no chrome nothing(because I use edge), but sometimes the pc goes from super fast(things open in an almost instant) ....to a crawl, especially if I leave it too long and wake The guy claimed that they didn't actually do the interrupt trick. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/532901/computer-acting-strangely-and-extremely-slow/

They ask me if I want to run or save the file or find a program online to open it and I just click cancel. I have no idea what to do and I would really appreciate some help! Post back results.

The culprit is usually that my kid has hit the Turbo button off. Boot a Linux live CD and type "sudo smartctl -t long /dev/sda", and voila.A damaged disk cannot pass that test, not unless something is utterly borked with the firmware (*cough* seagate Installed SATA drivers from GatewayAfter all of this the extreme slow problem still exists. Yeah, I know you know.

I noticed this on an offloaded pc I cleaned up to pass on. The network is a common cause of this problem. Read on...[/size]1. Back to top #15 mo12 mo12 Topic Starter Members 103 posts OFFLINE Local time:03:06 AM Posted 01 May 2014 - 01:31 PM I have Microsoft security Essentials and Malwarebytes.

Should I do the adware step now? I've been the worst daughter in the world… you should hate me." "But I don't, Nyx. Make sure your system is always up to date, including the third-party programs you installed on your computer. In one case the heatsink got unglued off of the northbridge.

After solving your problem, please mark it as solved by clicking 'flair' and confirming the 'solved' tag. As the computer heats up this should kick in. Ask ! Privacy Policy Rules · Help Advertise | About Us | User Agreement | Privacy Policy | Sitemap | Chat | RSS Feeds | Contact Us Tech Support Forums | Virus Removal

Over the past 2 weeks, sometimes when I turn on my computer Windows will boot up and everything will show up on the desktop and look fine. have a peek at these guys The best way to do this is to simply pull the power plug on the back of the machine and then plug it back in. If I have posted this in the wrong category please tell me where to go.... Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Use process explorer (Score:5, Informative) by liquidpele ( 663430 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:34PM (#26567065) Journal For those that don't know, to monitor

This is a utility that will scan your hard drive and fix a variety of problems, some of which you don't even know you have. Re:Check the HDD (Score:5, Funny) by Anonymous Coward writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @09:40PM (#26569659) My computer does this all the time. Also, can you paste here now? check over here by Galaxieman / October 13, 2011 4:10 AM PDT In reply to: Check your manual ...I'm thinking you should have Now have 2Gb in Slot 1 and 2Gb in Slot 3.

I'm waiting because many folk need time to get the concepts down or to read it again or "other." I can't guess why you are delaying this.Back to drivers and apps. It might be due to a graphics card driver error, from what I got from google, no sure though. BLEEPINGCOMPUTER NEEDS YOUR HELP!

Clearing the prefetch cache is only really useful to rid yourself of extra unnecessary files when you uninstall programs as Windows will simply rebuild the directory.

For reference...below, I refer to my 'slowness' problem as a 'matrix' problem, because it exhibits itself very similar to when everything goes into slow motion, as in the movie 'Matrix'. next Despite Gates' Prediction, Spam Far From a Thing of the Past 198 comments previous Ink Breakthrough Heralds Bendy PC Screens 140 comments Slashdot Top Deals Slashdot Archived Discussion Moderate The system returned: (22) Invalid argument The remote host or network may be down. fake website that looks like legit one porn/free movies.crack download website websites that exploit vulnerabilities in your computer flash drive/other removable disks a lot more...

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - OK... Back to top #28 mo12 mo12 Topic Starter Members 103 posts OFFLINE Local time:03:06 AM Posted 05 May 2014 - 09:30 AM Thank you for all of your help. Re:Turbo button... (Score:5, Funny) by Mr Z ( 6791 ) writes: on Friday January 23, 2009 @03:19AM (#26571811) Homepage Journal Even my computer with the Turbo button switched between 8MHz and this content Which ought to be enough for anyone ;-) Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Hmmmm. (Score:5, Informative) by cbhacking ( 979169 ) writes: