VERY Slow Performance from entire computer all applications - win 7 machine

Posted on 2011-10-08
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
My new Dell Win-7 desktop computer is working very slow and I do not know why. Please see attached images for better information than I can give.
Question by:cssc1
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    Looks like you're running a backup using nero backup right now and it is using a fair chunk of your memory and probably a lot of disk access as well
    run msconfig go to services hide microsoft services and disable the rest and also disable all startup items
    reboot and compare your performance

    next time you are in taskmanager  to performance and then click on resourse monitor check your disk queues that could be it.
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    check also if the disk is running in DMA mode - not PIO :
    does it run slow in safe mode?
    you can always run a disk diag for the disk brand you have, to know it's status (long test)
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    you can also disable programs at startup:
    in the run box type msconfig
    in the startup tab - clcick disable all; now reboot and test again
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    by:Gerald Connolly
    You are running out of RAM, You already have 4GB, can your BIOS cope with more?
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    what was the solution?

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