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    Computer Acting Weird! HELP!

    Introduction: Hello, I have been having a issue out of my pc for the past few months. I've tried everything that I could think of including doing a few things I found online. Some thing's I've found have been able to fix the issue, but it will only remain that way for a few moments/hours then go...
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    PC Performance decreases over time...

    I have been having this problem for the past 5-6 months. Whenever I turn on my pc, it works fine, no issues at all. If I keep my PC Idle or play games, pc performance starts to slow. I get 20-30 fps whereas I should be getting over 150+ fps. This issue is really frustrating and I cant find a...
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    Super slow. Videos won't play and internet is a slug!

    I've had my current desktop since 2014 and I've done everything from Photoshop to Netflix on it with passable results. I moved at the end of this July (2019) and since then it's been super slow and unable to play any video (audio has still been okay). Typing and drawing programs also lag quite a...
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    Entire system running slow and I've tried all I can think of

    Hi, my friend recently gifted me his old PC build as my laptop recently died. The issue I am having is even tho I'm finaly up and running with windows everything is so slow like response times are bad web pages take ages to load and I can barely run games at 5fps even when put to potato settings...
  5. maobalance

    Computer really slow

    I have no idea where to post this so i'll put it here and I can move it accordingly. So my laptop has been slow within the last 6 months maybe, although i didnt touch it for a while and I have had it for maybe 6 years or so. I've tried everything, updating drivers, running anti virus programs...
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    PC randomly lagging with CPU spikes

    SPECS: Windows 10 Home edition 1060 6GB 16GB RAM @ 2666MHz i5-8600k (not overclocked) Strix B360-F Motherboard 80GB Intel SSD running Windows & 2 HDD for general storage My PC has been getting lag spikes, and this can happen at any point when I'm playing a game or even just browsing the...
  7. LUIS39

    PC slowing down

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4 OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, 64 bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2500 CPU @ 3.30GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 42 Stepping 7 Processor Count: 4 RAM: 8080 Mb Graphics Card: Intel(R) HD Graphics, -1988 Mb Hard Drives: C: 460 GB (416 GB...
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    How to put reserved memory in use?

    So I have a great PC had it for like 6 months now but in the last 5 days it's been super slow especially when playing games like Fortnite. My PC should be able to handle it and it was able to before now but recently it's unplayable. Then I realized that 4 out of by 8Gb of RAM (memory) is...
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    Magix PC Check and Tuning

    Has anyone tried this and is it worth the time and effort? If so how did it do? Does it do registry cleaning? I'm still looking for something to speed up my PC. I use CC cleaner and like it a lot. I get it to delete the prefetch and think it helps but may be my imagination. I've tried deleting...
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    CPU usasge very high

    Hi, I have trouble with my computer. its a asus, with inter i7, but it is running extremely slow and is not able to handle several programs at a time. I have noticed that my cpu usage is high and the computer is making noise right from when I turn it on. Does anyone know how to fix or confirm...
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    Extremely Slow Computer, Possible driver issues.

    My brother has gotten a new computer that my older brother built for him. Its specs are a Intel Core i7-3770k CPU @ 3.5GHz, Nvidia GeForce GTX 680, and 16 GB of RAM. However, despite these his computer crashes/blue screens on the desktop and cannot even run minecraft on the lowest settings...
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    Drive/Computer always doing something and slows everything

    My system is a Windows 10 Pro 64 bit with 8 GB of RAM and the computer is always doing something as I see the HD LED flashing. This slows down everything. I checked all the settings. CPU is at 20% usage and Memory is at 60% in task manager. There is plenty of unused HD space and the network...
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    Use of too much Memory

    hello, I am new windows 7 user and i am facing a problem that is--> My computer has 2GB ram. I have opened just chrome and my computer and the memory usage got very high as you can see in the picture. Why is that happening and how to stop that? Does that also make my computer slow and make it...
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    Is my RAM working or even installed?

    I bought a laptop from acer before i went to uni in September and when i came back for Christmas it just black screened (wouldnt start up at all) . I took it back to PC world as I had it under warranty and they took it away for 2+ weeks to be repaired. upon getting it back i was informed that...
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    Why is the hard-drive working the whole time?

    It sounds like the hard-drive of this computer is working non-stop, sounds like it's way to busy for what I'm doing. Below is a link to screen-shots of all the processes and services --way too many I think. Was wondering if someone could take a look and see if it's all legit. Thanks...
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    external hardrive inaccesible

    i'm on a one month old Hp envy x360 2 in 1 laptop. it only has 128gb storage on it's internal hard drive so, i needed an external hard drive (wd 1TB my passport) to bolster it with all the files i have for school. it told me i had to do a software update and restart my computer. After it...
  17. LUIS39

    Solved PC Slowed Down

    Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4 OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 2, 32 bit Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 CPU 4300 @ 1.80GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 2 Processor Count: 2 RAM: 3069 Mb Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 8600 GTS, 256 Mb Hard...
  18. Soaper79

    In Progress LinkedIn,Facebook,Microsoft,Email Hacked + asuss06 problem+

    I received emails from LinkedIn, Facebook. Microsoft to update either just my password or password and user id both, just click the link. Went to LinkedIn and verified my information and asked them about what had happened, they emailed me and said there was suspicious activity concerning my...
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    Whole computer system lags after a short period of gaming

    Model: Dell XPS 15 9560 Processor: Intel Core i7-7700HQ 2.8GHz RAM: 16Gb DDR4 GPU: GTX1050 (Intel HD630 Integrated) OS: Windows 10 So this has been an issue with my PC pretty much since I got it back in September however has just recently gotten so bad that it can't be ignored. When running a...
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    Sudden Slow Internet Connection on PC

    Everything was working perfectly fine the other day but now for the first time in 6 months I am facing this problem. My internet connection got really slow , from 30MBps i used to have to a 1-2MBps max and I am sure it is a computer problem since all the other devices seem to be working just...
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