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Old 05-14-2009, 02:42 PM   #1
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I have just bought a new low performance but brand new Isus P5GC-MX/1333 motherboard, with a new Intel Pentium dual Core processor with 4GB of memory.

It was lightning fast naturally after testing it at the shop but after updating all soft/hardware from windows update, the computer suddenly seemed to take a lot of pressure.

My suspiscions are the .Net Framework version 2 and 3 SP2 (180MB each) programs and Norton. But surely with the boost of processor and memory power should override any such demanding programs. This desktop has a dogged history of being slow from turning on to turning off.

Other large programs are cyberlink powerdvd 9 (188MB), Office XP standard (147MB), windows live essentials (128MB), adobe reader 8.0 (128MB), HP photo and imaging (110MB), compatibilty pack for office 2007 (102MB), Java 6 update 11 (90MB).

The 38GB HD is 1/3 full.

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Old 05-14-2009, 04:46 PM   #2
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windows update.... need I say more.
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Old 05-14-2009, 05:09 PM   #3
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windows update.... need I say more.
Probably.


Try getting the latest updates for ALL drivers, Window updates.
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/compatibility/

Click Start, and then click Control Panel.
Depending on which Control Panel view you use, Classic or Category, do one of the following:
  • Click System, and then click the Automatic Updates tab.
  • Click Performance and Maintenance, click System, and then click the Automatic Updates tab.

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no I meant that windows update wreaked the havock.... my lappie did the same thing after I installed them.... decreased speed by 60 percent it seemed.
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no I meant that windows update wreaked the havock.... my lappie did the same thing after I installed them.... decreased speed by 60 percent it seemed.
Not always.. Most of them you don't even notice. Some really help and some don't mix well with compatibility.
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Old 05-14-2009, 07:21 PM   #6
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well most of them close one security hole and open up another, band-aid fixes if you will..
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Old 05-15-2009, 04:29 AM   #7
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Sooo, Windows Update is NOT the answer? Well as i said, after i was almost fully updated from the site, i was aware of the computer suddenly slowing down. The last major updates i remember were the compatability packs and possibly the .NET framework SPs because i have many of them, they do not erase previous SPs and they are big too.
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