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Solved: 78 processors running laptop slow

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by nadmaj, Jan 10, 2013.

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  1. nadmaj

    nadmaj Thread Starter

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    ive got 78 processorsrunning in task manager and 77 services - which ones could i stop / disable to make the laptop run faster please. thank you

    windows 7
    service pack 1
    ie3 -2350m cpu @2.30ghz
    64 bit operating systems
     
  2. flavallee

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    Go to Start - Run - MSCONFIG - OK - "Startup" tab.

    Write down ONLY the names in the "Startup Item" column that have a checkmark next to them.

    If the "Startup Item" column isn't wide enough to see the entire name of any of them, widen the column.

    Submit those names here in a vertical list.

    Make sure to spell them EXACTLY as you see them there.

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    Go to Start - Run - SERVICES.MSC - OK.

    Write down ONLY the names in the "Name" column that have their startup type set on Automatic / Automatic(Delayed Start).

    If the "Name" column isn't wide enough to see the entire name of any of them, widen the column.

    Submit those names here in a vertical list and in alphabetical order.

    Make sure to spell them correctly.

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  3. md2lgyk

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    That is a lot of processes running. I have only 39.
     
  4. flavallee

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    With one Internet Explorer window open, I have 36. ;)

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  5. nadmaj

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    msconfig the start up

    Lifebook Application Panel
    Spybot - search & destroy
    Avira Free Antivirus


    in services.msc
    Adobe Acrobat Update Service
    Apple Mobile Device
    Application Virtulization Client
    ASRservice
    Avira Real Time Protection
    Avira Scheduler
    Base Filtering Engine
    Bluetooth Device Monitor
    Bluetooth OBEX Service
    Bonjour Service
    Client Virtulization Handler
    COM+ Event System
    Cryptographic Services
    DCOM Server Process Launcher
    Desktop Window Manager Session Manager
    DHCP Client
    Diagnostic Policy Service
    Distributed Link Tracking Client
    DNS Client
    Function Discovery Resource Publication
    Group Policy Client
    HP CUE DeviceDiscovery Service
    HP Network Devices Support
    IKE and AuthIP IPsec Keyring Modules
    Intel (R) Management and Security Application Local Management Service
    Intel(R) Management and Security Application User Notification Service
    Intel(R) PROSet Wireless Event Log
    Intel(R) PROset Wireless Registry Service
    IP Helper
    MBAMScheduler
    MBAMService
    Multimedia Class Scheduler
    Network Location Awareness
    Network Store Interface Service
    Norton Internet Security
    PFNService
    Plug and Play
    Power
    PowersavingUtilityService
    Print Spooler
    Programe Compatability Assistant Service
    Remote Procedure Call RPC
    RPC Endpoint Mapper
    Security Accounts Manager
    Security Centre
    Server
    Shell Hardware Detection
    Software Protection
    Superfetch
    System Event Notification Service
    Task Scheduler
    TCP/IP NetBIOS Helper
    Themes
    User Profile Service
    Windows Audio
    Windows Audio Endpoint Builder
    Windows Driver Foundation
    Windows Event Log
    Windows Firewall
    Windows Font Cache service
    Windows Image Aquisition (WIA)
    Windows Live Sign In Assistant
    Windows Management Instrumentation
    Windows Update
    WLAN AutoConfig
    Workstation
     
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    Double-click these service entries, one at a time, to open their properties window:

    Adobe Acrobat Update Service

    Distributed Link Tracking client

    HP CUE DeviceDiscovery Service

    HP Network Devices Support

    IKE and AuthIP IPsec Keying Modules

    IP Helper

    Program Compatability Assistant Service

    Windows Driver Foundation

    Windows Live Sign-In Assistant


    Change "Startup Type" to Manual, then click Apply - OK.

    After you're all done, restart the computer.

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    Your services list shows you have Avira AntiVir and Norton Internet Security installed and running at the same time.

    Multiple antivirus programs will fight each other and bog down a computer and cause other issues.

    You need to get rid of one of them.

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  7. nadmaj

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    Ok done- now got 57 processors and 57 services running got rid of avira - only thing is now that the laptop freezes at time never happened before any solution?
     
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    NOTHING that I previously advised you to do will cause your laptop to start freezing.

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    Click Start - Run, then type in

    %temp% (% is the percentage symbol on the number 5 key)

    and then click OK.

    Once that temp folder appears and you can view its contents, select and delete EVERYTHING that's inside it.

    If a few files resist being deleted, that's normal behavior. Leave them alone and delete EVERYTHING else.

    If a massive number of files are being deleted, the computer may appear to "hang". Be patient and wait for the deletion process to finish.

    After it's done, restart the computer.

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    You appear to have Malwarebytes Anti-Malware installed.

    When was the last time that you updated its definition files, then ran a quick scan with it, then selected and removed everything it found?

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    You might consider getting rid of Spybot - Search & Destroy.

    It's no longer in favor, and its TeaTimer feature is known to cause problems.

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  10. nadmaj

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    Temp folder cleared
    got rid of spybot search and destroy
    updated malwarebytes
    restarted laptop
     
  11. nadmaj

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    thank you everything sorted. Brilliant help
     
  12. nadmaj

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    gone to 75 processors running is that the normal amount?
     
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    There is no "normal" number of running processes.

    It all depends on what's installed and what's auto-starting.

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