Solved

How can i tell whats making pc slow in morning

Posted on 2010-09-10
6
461 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
xp pro...seems like every morning the computer is super slow to respond. network connections is super slow also...this is the only computer on the network that is like this in the morning..after restart it seems ok..i was told it does it more than once throughout the day...but i cant confirm that. any help would be great
0
Comment
Question by:hallandoats
6 Comments
 
LVL 10

Accepted Solution

by:
jramsier earned 125 total points
ID: 33646788
This is a good responds:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Hardware/Desktops/Q_20812675.html

There are many thinks this could be.

Hope this helps!
0
 
LVL 2

Assisted Solution

by:EricBos
EricBos earned 125 total points
ID: 33648465
There are a multitude of things that could cause this.
If the machine is setup to search for updates, or a/v scans in the evening and the machine is never on at that time, the search/scans will resume when the machine is turned on in the morning. Most av applications are resource hogs and will make alot of machines appear sluggish when the scan is running in the backround.

is this a work machine within a domain, or a home machine?
0
 
LVL 4

Assisted Solution

by:griff4345
griff4345 earned 125 total points
ID: 33650526
I'm betting you have a start-up scan running at full throttle and/or a ton of other start up stuff that is trying to load.

You might try the old and trusted "msconfig" routine and disable all but the essentials. Then, see how the machine boots up.

Be sure to do that at the end of the day, just before shutdown, so you can go into the cold boot up in the morning, replicating the normal cold start. You should be able to start tracking it that way.

Good Luck!
0
VMware Disaster Recovery and Data Protection

In this expert guide, you’ll learn about the components of a Modern Data Center. You will use cases for the value-added capabilities of Veeam®, including combining backup and replication for VMware disaster recovery and using replication for data center migration.

 
LVL 92

Assisted Solution

by:nobus
nobus earned 125 total points
ID: 33652344
cleaning up your system can help too :  http://vlaurie.com/computers2/Articles/clean.htm
0
 
LVL 4

Expert Comment

by:griff4345
ID: 33653373
@nobus:  I looked at your "cleanup link". That is so simple, to the point and thorough. Thanks for that one.
0
 
LVL 92

Expert Comment

by:nobus
ID: 33653748
tx for the support griff
0

Featured Post

Comprehensive Backup Solutions for Microsoft

Acronis protects the complete Microsoft technology stack: Windows Server, Windows PC, laptop and Surface data; Microsoft business applications; Microsoft Hyper-V; Azure VMs; Microsoft Windows Server 2016; Microsoft Exchange 2016 and SQL Server 2016.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Every morning - Cannot get online - Need to reboot Dell XPS PC 5 80
cradle point vpn to sonicwall 5 77
using BGP Attributes 2 87
windows explorer default details view 10 57
Hi there, This article summarizes what you need if you are going to set up your home or small business Network Attached Storage (NAS) to be accessible from the internet. Of course there are configuration differences based on your NAS or router ma…
Or at least that’s the word according to a new blog from Tech Target on AWS’s new Managed Services (MS) offering. According to the blog, AWS is launching their AWS MS program to expedite the adoption of cloud by Fortune 1000 and Global 2000 companie…
Two types of users will appreciate AOMEI Backupper Pro: 1 - Those with PCIe drives (and haven't found cloning software that works on them). 2 - Those who want a fast clone of their boot drive (no re-boots needed) and it can clone your drive wh…
Nobody understands Phishing better than an anti-spam company. That’s why we are providing Phishing Awareness Training to our customers. According to a report by Verizon, only 3% of targeted users report malicious emails to management. With compan…

772 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question