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http://www.malwarebytes.org/products Wanikiya and Dyami--Team Zigzag Saturday, September 27, 2014 12:07 PM Moderator 0 Sign in to vote Hi. Edited by SaccoSVD Sunday, September 28, 2014 8:50 AM Sunday, September 28, 2014 8:48 AM 0 Sign in to vote SSVD Obviously explorer and it appears it is interacting with "universal Was it 4.10?? Switch to SSDSSDs can have 100 times greater performance, almost instantaneous data access, quicker boot ups, faster file transfers, and an overall snappier computing experience than hard drives.22.5k Views · View Check This Out

Does Windows Update slow down Windows 8.1? Of Course Not, Here's Why What Is NVRAM, and When Should I Reset It On My Mac? Another app was very slow when resizing the window it would lag and things would appear very slowly. Type %temp% in the run window and press enter.

What antivirus are you using? Get downloadable ebooks for free! He says something is slowing DWM and signing out and logging in solves it for a while. go press (windows key)+ Rthen type %temp% select all and then PERMANENTLY delete..

I'll try and follow the instructions for running WPR and collating some results, but as I've no experience with this tool, the report will be meaningless to me. It's irritating. So it looks like Microsoft now assume everyone uses superfast machines with SSD's - which their software does it's best to wear out quickly..... Is that your case?

Sidebar doesn't seem to be the cause, if I disable it on the task manager explorer.exe and some aspects of windows UI are still slow as if I didn't unload anything. Now if I recall correctly, I remember the slow down occuring just after installing windows, not even after installing the sidebar. looks like a downgrade(?) to Win7 is the only answer as the 'experts' have gone quiet...... Did you do anything to try and speed up your computer like play with caching and disabling services?

I opened up task manager explorer.exe is not using much of any CPU/RAM but the second i restart it the system is back to normal. Let's take it to the test. In this situation, you might want to open the disk defragmenter tool and perform a scan to see if you need to run a manual defrag program. But what about Windows 8.1?

Click “Start Scan” to find Windows issues that could be causing PC problems. Last Jump to page: windows 8.1 slows down over time « Previous Thread | Next Thread » Forum Windows 8 Forums Performance & Maintenance windows 8.1 slows down over time Related It's discrete, has tons of configuration options (unlike Norton which is incredibly dumbed down nowadays if I remember correctly) and has excellent protection. Connect with him on Google+.

It's the first antivirus I've paid for ever and I'll keep doing so in the future. I see you're trying to discover similarities. Now if you are using the image from an OEM then I would reformat using a clean copy of Windows, though you may have to activate over the phone. Also in an elevated Download CleanMyPC for Free Today Find Resource-Hungry Programs Your PC is running slow because something is using up those resources.

so it seems like explorer has currently some sort of "issue" after 8.1 or perhaps after some subsequent update, that's how I see it. Windows 8 slows to a crawl and freezes (plus boot errors) in General Support I am having a number of problems with my desktop, that I put together myself. Thanks a lot, You've being really helpful so far. this contact form I narrowed it down to explorer.exe against RocketDock I disabled absolutely everything I could and without rocketdock open explorer and the overall system behaves good.

Scrolling thru mails in Thunderbird is noticeable slower. Clean Your PC the Easy Way with CleanMyPC If you want to clean up your PC the easy way, CleanMyPC is a great tool to get the job done easily, and it will I'm not sure about this though.

Boot time The boot time measurements were between 17 and 19 seconds, for an average of 17.30 and a standard deviation of 17.31.

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Thursday, May 08, 2014 8:57 AM Moderator 0 Sign in to Uninstalling the update 'fixes' it too. Company Contact Us About Us Write for Neowin Advertising Community Forums Subscribe Chat on IRC Neowin Deals Social Facebook Twitter Google+ YouTube DMCA Policy Terms of Use Privacy Statement © Since If it shows an error, what does that say?

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OS Windows 8.1 Quote Page 1 of 4 123 ... That depends if you want a menu which the 8.1 update doesnt do. Nothing seems to be off in the system. Android 7.0 Nougat rollout begins for Samsung's Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 and 9.7 · in Front Page News 1 Reply nekrosoft13 OnePlus has finally fixed the touchscreen lag issue on the

Do you have an SSD? You should set up logging resource manager and see if will show you what goes on when the drop occurs.