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Subject:  Re: How to fix "Lazy Computer"? Date:  9/27/2012  3:31 PM
Author:  chasb Number:  181984 of 198944

Gamemaker, you mentioned you thought the problem might be something on start up.

Go into MS Config, make a note of whats on and turn off all start up items. Same for services.

Then reboot and see how the system runs. (You may need to reactivate some system services to get a clean boot, play that by ear.) If that computer is faster, you've found the problem. Then go back and one by one, turn back on each item and reboot (yeah, I know, this is laborious). When the system slows down you've found the culprit.

I can't say much more because the solution depends on which service caused the slow down.

Charlie Brown
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