Slow booting - took 30 minutes to start normally
Advent laptop running windows 7 won't boot up
I have been experiencing trouble booting up my laptop.
So the issue is I was running a game and Firefox and the computer was running quite slow. I tried to exit the game and Firefox but both were not responding. I just held the power button to shut in off. Now when turning back on it gets stuck on the windows 7 symbol screen?
I have tried to use the options in the f8/f11 and delete menus. Try to solve start up problems says could not fix the start up fault.
System restore wont work as it says there is no restore point. Checking hard drive in boot up solutions gets stuck at 5% checked. Booting from last know good point gets stuck at windows 7 screen.
PC is very slow in normal mode
Its very slow. The only time I can run it is in SafeMode. Otherwise its not usable after 2 minutes of loging in. I have an HP G60 series laptop.
Acer Aspire is slow to start, flashes on and off
My Acer Aspire is slow to start, flashes on and off. What can I do? Will disabling some startup programmes help and if so, which ones (I'm a basic user/understander)?
Speed up Windows 7 booting for dual or quad core processor
By default Windows 7 use only one processor for booting up, if you have dual core or quad core processor you can change it to use more then just one processor. But you can use msconfig utility to speedup booting process.
How to delete or uninstall start up items
When I start up, it is slow. Want to get rid of some of the start up items. but nothing seems to work for me.
windows 7 wont load just blank screen
I have an emachines (E525) with windows 7. When I try to start up my computer I get directed to a windows error recover screen. At that point I am given 2 options.
1. Launch start up repair
2. Start windows normally.
If I pick option 2 I get stuck in a continuous re-booting loop that brings me right back to these options. If I pick option one. I just get a blank black screen. I do not have any kind of recovery disk. what can I do?
Not booting up after shrink volume
Few days ago I create a partition in my Hard disk through Shrink Volume. But after restarting it not booting up, after company logo one white line blink. Now I sanitize my hard disk, or what I should do.
Recent Win7 update; now slow shutdown & boot
The Windows 7 update last week doesn't seem to have taken on my computer. Every time I shut down now, Windows tells me it's installing updates, and every time I start up, it tells me that it's configuring Windows, which takes about 10 minutes (no exaggeration).
I've read about problems with various Windows updates, but until now I've sailed through them all without a problem. but I'm posting this message at least as some sort of alert for other users.
Keyboard won't work after booting from Linux Mint
I have windows 7 home premium dual booting with Linux Mint 8, on a Dell XPS M1530.
When I shut down linux mint and go back into windows I have the following problem.
Upon the windows 7 desktop appearing, I am able to type or use the keyboard as usual-until I touch the touchpad on my laptop. After I touch the touchpad, (even for just the slightest second!) I am unable to type anything. For example, if I launch the start menu and then try to type to find a file nothing will happen. The only way for me to get by this is to reboot the computer again. So essentially I have to reboot twice in order to get a working keyboard with Windows after being in linux.
This problem does not happen if I stay in Windows and reboot windows repeatedly. (I tested it by reinstalling windows and having it as the only OS for about a week.)
Not responding issue: application stop responding after 10 to 30 minutes
My computer has been working fine for the year I've had it until a few days ago.
I was using Mozilla Firefox for about a month, and suddenly it would stop responding after about 30 minutes. And then it became about 10 minutes. I thought it was just Mozilla or Flash, so I tried uninstalling them, reinstalling.
I also tried using older versions. None of that worked. Then I was using iTunes, and THAT had the same issue. After about 10-20 minutes the musicwould stop and iTunes would stop responding.
These items would not respond for a few minutes, then begin to respond for about five seconds before "not responding" again.
I switched back to Google Chrome, and that doesn't have the "not responding" issue, but instead after about 10 minutes it will act as though it is not connected to the internet (even though it clearly is).
Nothing will load, and it will tell me I'm not connected to things such as Facebook messenger.
When these issues happen, I can't properly restart my computer as the Windows start menu will stop responding once opened.
What could the issue be?
I have Trend Micro, and when it scans nothing comes up as a threat or anything like that.
But I'm running Windows 7 and a few other differences. I don't know how to get that long list he posted in the original post. How canI do that to help out whoever can help me?
Is my PC constantly too hot?
My CPU fan inside my desktop computer is ALWAYS very loud, except for about a second or so when it shows the configuration table before booting Windows. This can be very annoying, as it is really quite loud.
I think this is because my CPU gets too hot. I have CoreTemp running at all times in my taskbar, and an average CPU temperature for me when not doing too much is around 45-55 degrees Celsius. It reaches around 60 degrees Celsius when I'm doing something intense like video rendering, when the CPU runs near 100% for a while.
I think that my fan might slow down if the CPU was cooler, but I can't be sure. I can post any necessary details/information if needed.
Windows hacked, no keyboard or mouse drivers give error 39
I was recently hacked and since then I have had endless problems with booting up which is so to speak sorted( system booting up normally) but what issue still remains is the fact that I have no kb or mouse.
when I go into device manager and select the keyboard and mouse, it gives the message error 39, driver is missing or corrupt.
tried updating software drivers, tried windows fix service still no luck.
which is another issue, can one make a back up of the updates already installed?
Slow File Opening
While trying to open or save files from any application, I have to wait over 5 minutes to be able to open or save, this doesn't happen if the file exist and I open it from the library. I'm using Windows 7.
2nd Asus card won't pickup by Windows 7
I just built a new rig. I cannot get Windows 7 to detect the 2nd video card. Everywhere I look online, people say Win 7 is great and magically detects it. Not for me I have tried switching cards around, I know they are good. Brand new in fact. I tried booting up with the 2nd card only, that gets a board error. I tried with and without the crossfire. I tried booting on the 2nd card with the first powered down. The catalyst control center is 10.09, I know there is one a little higher, but I doubt its blocking me, I guess I'll try that next. I have windows fully up to date. The current video driver is up to date. It just seems like I am missing a setting.
USB suddenly very slow
I'm not sure this is a Windows problem, but since it's happening on my Windows7 (Ultimate - AMD Athlon 2core x64) machine,
For over 3 years I've been transferring large folders (about 4GB) onto one of my four WD MyBook Essential 2TB USB external drives (only one is connected at a time). It usually takes 10 to15 minutes to complete, but since last week it's been taking over an hour.
I tried it on the other MyBook drives and it was the same, so it's not the external drive.
I do not have the slowdown when transferring one of these folders to another internal hard drive.
Since this happened just after a Windows update, I attributed it to a glitch caused by one of the updates. I used system restore to back to before the updates, I keep a periodically updated clone of C: handy in case of disaster, so I plugged that one in, booted on it, and the problems was gone - for one day. Then it was very slow again.
It looks like something is reverting my USB 2.0 system to working like 1.1 or worse.
Windows 7 black screens after 1-2 minutes of use.
I have been experiencing screen black out after 1-2 minutes after logging in to my profile. my system has a ATI Radeon HD 4250 mobility video card with windows 7 64 bit and 8gb of ram, also a dualcore 3ghz processor.
I also have been having a problem where my computer will stop receiving internet after a couple minutes of use aswell.
Blank Screen upon Windows Startup
I have one of those SONY Vaio All in One PC's - VGC-LS25E running Windows Vista Home Premium, 2GB Memory, 250GB HD
Started having problems with computer booting up and it would start dumping memory - so got into safe mode and tried restoring the settings from the last known system restore point, but had no luck.
Next, using my Recovery DVD, I tried going back to the Original Factory installation but it would not not go through my Vista installation.
I got myself new memory and a HD, and wiped my old HD clean. When my memory and HD showed up in the mail a couple days later, I first replaced the memory and tried to start up the computer with my Recovery DVD in place, but the screen is completely blank.
There is some activity in the DVD drive, but otherwise there is no noise at all.
I also replaced the HD and still the same.
Windows 7 TASKBAR missing.
After running Windows 7 for 6 months, decided I wanted my taskbar on the right instead of the left, but when I dragged the TASKBAR from the left side to the right side of the display, the taskbar vanished. I've tried re-booting (by pressing the power button on the PC). And the taskbar is still missing.
I tried a right mouse > Personalize > and selected TASKBAR and START MENU to move the taskbar to the left side, but the taskbar is missing. Also now when I do a right mouse on the desktop > then select Personalize > then select TASKBAR and START MENU > the task bar dialog does not appear.
To summarize, all I did to get into this mess was drag the TASKBAR from the left to the right side of the screen and the TASKBAR vanished.
Start-up Problems Windows 7 and Windows XP
I run 2 computers side by side - my new laptop (Windows 7) and my old and more trustworthy PC (XP), and both are connected to my Livebox. Both are protected with Avast!, Spybot, Ad-Aware, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware .
All was well until 2 weeks ago, I stupidly tried to install a Firewall on each (in the mean time I have been told that this is not necessary, a Firewall isincluded with the Livebox!)
Everything slowed down immediately. In fact, upon starting either of the computers, nothing happened, although the pc's are doing something. The task manager told me nothing. De-installing the Firewall changed nothing.
To get either of the pc's to work, I have to crash them, and re-start. Even then they are both slow. he said that the Firewall had probably damaged some of the start-up rootkits, whatever that means. Uninstalling the Firewall won't change this.
Fix slow streaming video problems
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