Why is Windows 7 running so slow on an i5 procccesser?

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by smto, Mar 22, 2015.

  1. smto

    smto MDL Novice

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    Weird:g:Maybe my 2 gigs of ram I need to upgrade?
     
  2. sid_16

    sid_16 MDL Giveaway Organiser

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    Hi smto, welcome to MDL. :)
    Regarding your question;
    You should scan your computer with your AV, may be due to malware in the system, the system slows down.
     
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  3. Mr.X

    Mr.X MDL Guru

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    If you have 2GB of RAM of course you need to increase it. You must.
    4GB for 32bit architecture.
    6GB + for 64 bit.
     
  4. coleoptere2007

    coleoptere2007 MDL Guru

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    I have a HP mini with 2GB of RAM + Atom proc and a W7 Pro 32 bit system running smoothly :). But by experience I know W7 systems are slowing down after a few months of use, so of course you have to clean it regularly, check for fragmentation and so on to optimise it. Look also in task manager to verify the usage of RAM, HDD...and don't hesitate to stop some unneeded services. :)
     
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  5. Michaela Joy

    Michaela Joy MDL Crazy Lady

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    I think it's because your first post was a tech question in the introduction section. :eek:

    Anyhoo...welcome to MDL.
     
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  6. coleoptere2007

    coleoptere2007 MDL Guru

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    Oops yes I didn't notice that :p
     
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