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Profile Backup and Restore *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Profile_backup *https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/back-and-restore-information-firefox-profiles *http://kb.mozillazine.org/Transferring_data_to_a_new_profile_-_Firefox VerizonSucks 7 solutions 393 answers Posted 8/5/14, 1:18 AM This new version 31.0 is dead slow. I no longer use Avira or Defraggler. The process target is pretty slick too: drag a target onto a window and the controlling process is highlighted. Why Microsoft needs to be contacted while sifting through all of your files I do not know. weblink

by ebbtides / October 22, 2011 1:07 AM PDT In reply to: Try this.... Additionally, if you can pinpoint one or two programs that were installed around the time your computer started having issues, definitely uninstall them and check your performance after (probably run ccleaner Come on, folks, get real. For the last several days Firefox has been running really slow. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/601014/vista-running-fairly-slow/

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Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Second on the drive thing (Score:5, Informative) by speeDDemon (nw) ( 643987 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:39PM (#26567145) Homepage SMART has its uses, Some do extended surface read-write-scans and offer options like disk erase etc. We have a chance to guarantee our right to repair electronic equipment—like smartphones, computers, and even farm equipment.

I was planning to upgrade to 64-bit Vista to accommodate more RAM. Re:Use process explorer (Score:5, Insightful) by GPLDAN ( 732269 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:22PM (#26566863) Between DiskMon, FileMon and Process Explorer - there should be nothing that you Back to top #9 Artrooks Artrooks Members 1,463 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:New York Local time:08:02 AM Posted 10 January 2012 - 11:54 AM I second what hamluis said. Ccleaner Discussion is locked Flag Permalink You are posting a reply to: What's with all the activity on my PC, when I'm not doing anything?

I am really bothered how to fix this. Msconfig Also pay attention to the access sound, it will become very weird and repetitive when that happens. (Ya harddrive is getting more quiet now and the noise might get overwhelmed by Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Hmmmm. (Score:5, Informative) by suricatta ( 617778 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:36PM (#26567091) Not a lot to go on, though as a freebie, XP https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/what-s-with-all-the-activity-on-my-pc-when-i-m-not-doing-anything-545057/ If you choose to change your current AV software, first un-install the old program before downloading something like AVG or Microsoft's Security Essentials, then install and run full scans using the

But eventually it did and found nothing. Service Host Local System No, I've seen both Linux and Windows do this. So to begin with, I had the harddrive out of the case as suggested, even held it in my hand during startup. Tell them that you believe repair should be fair, affordable, and accessible.

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Operating Systems ▼ Windows 10 Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows XP See More... https://ask.slashdot.org/story/09/01/22/2126205/how-to-diagnose-a-suddenly-slow-windows-computer It's why it's there. Computer Running Slow Windows 10 Yes No Voted Undo Score 9 Cancel Comments: Did all that and still runs slow, for some unknown reason CPU is running at 78% all the time. 08/02/2016 by christineb Add 100 Disk Usage Windows 10 Re:1.

Only Thing would be to upgrade the RAM, but as you said it had been running fine for 3 years, and a clean install, I would suspect some hardware is on have a peek at these guys You're on W7, so the first thing I can think of is either CPU or hard disk. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Second on the drive thing (Score:5, Informative) by DennisZeMenace ( 131127 ) writes: on Friday January 23, 2009 @02:49AM (#26571671) Homepage You may want to try Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re: Uninstalling Bell Canada malware by RegisK / October 31, 2011 12:21 AM PDT In reply to: Hard drive and wifi lights flash Memtest

Cancel Nigggaaa Rep: 25 1 Posted: 10/21/2015 Options Permalink History Sex is the answer, Sex is always the answer Was this answer helpful? Thank you! Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Try this.... http://advancedcomputech.com/windows-10/computer-running-slow-and-jerky.html Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - same issue by genej313 / October 31, 2011 9:00 AM PDT In reply to: But 90+%?

Cancel The All-New Pro Tech Toolkit The high performance electronics repair kit. System And Compressed Memory Try checking the SMART data with something like HDTune [hdtune.com]. Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:The Case of the Slow System (Score:5, Funny) by pbhj ( 607776 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:19PM (#26567713) Homepage Journal Has Mark Russinovich's wife

UBCD4win also has a bunch of utilities with easy to use GUIs like HDTune.

This particular case pertains to Vista, but the general techniques are applicable to XP as well. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and Flag Permalink This was helpful (1) Collapse - What's System Idle Process? Malware Edited by antoniu200, 04 January 2016 - 05:14 PM.

In particular, the error log: # smartctl -l error /dev/sg0 Any disk with a non-empty error log you should consider replacing. 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? As I stated above that I have on average about 1.7 GB free, so that is definitely not the problem. this content Edited by antoniu200, 03 January 2016 - 05:01 AM.