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computer slow 84 processes running in task manager

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by lushiouslocks, Jun 27, 2013.

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  1. lushiouslocks

    lushiouslocks Thread Starter

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    hiya, I have absolutely no idea when it comes to computers, I can turn it on and do what I need to do but that's about it lol.
    my computer is being really slow lately, I started the task manager to see what was running and there are 84 processes running, I don't know what any of these are or if I need them all.
    have tried google-ing but to be honest it's very confusing. any help would be appreciated thanks
     
  2. blues_harp28

    blues_harp28 Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

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    Hi, check and post
    TSG System Information Utility - found here.
    http://library.techguy.org/wiki/TSG_Valuable_links
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    Download Security Check by screen317 from
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    Or
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    Save it to your Desktop.
    Double click the install icon.
    If using Vista - Win 7 - right click the install icon and select "Run as Administrator"
    A command Prompt window will open.
    Let it scan the Pc - press any key when asked.
    It should now open in Notepad.
    Copy and Paste the result of the scan in the reply box below.

    The saved log will be called checkup.txt.
     
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