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Computer booting up really slow!!!!

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by JMT74, Nov 17, 2011.

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  1. JMT74

    JMT74 Thread Starter

    Apr 14, 2005
    Yeah. All the sudden my computer has become abnormally slow and I am not sure why. It just took 20 minutes get past the login screen and load but now I can't get around on the desktop. This is really unusual. It is usual very fast. I have a Core 2 duo processor, 3.5 gb RAM. What could be causing this out of the blue? Motherboard? Graphics Card? RAM? I am trying to save files on the hard drive in case I have to reformat. I can't even do that. The mouse is moving but I cannot do anything. What is the first thing I should do? I don't even know if I should keep the computer on cause it seems like the CPU is working overtime if you catch my drift. lol Although I don't hear any strange noises. Ok, I am running on the desktop fine now. Trying to find out the issue. No clue. I did do a Graphics driver update yesterday. Anyone think that could be the issue?
  2. dustyjay


    Jan 23, 2003
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    Please post your system specs, To include Make and model System if Big Box, or same info for the following if custom or home built, Mother Board (including Revision number), Processor (Exact Model Number), Ram, Video Card, Hdd(s), Optical Drive(s), Power Supply Manufacturer Model, Wattage and Amperage on the +12V Rails, OS, and any other peripherals installed on the motherboard.
  3. jakees01


    Nov 18, 2011
    Check for virus/spyware
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