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All SMART-friendly HDDs support the short (1 to 2 minutes) and long (1 to 2 hours) diagnostic tests, the latter doing an exhaustive sector scan. All Rights Reserved. after the> initial startup screen, it stays black for about 5 minutes and the hard> drive> useage light goes out. next Despite Gates' Prediction, Spam Far From a Thing of the Past 198 comments previous Ink Breakthrough Heralds Bendy PC Screens 140 comments

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It has built-in wireless, and it's configured to connect to my AP by default, but that, too, is disabled in safe mode. Back to top #8 kable kable Topic Starter Members 29 posts OFFLINE Local time:05:38 PM Posted 21 June 2006 - 12:23 AM bah, yes that program is for my phone, So I ran XP pro CD again on my own after being completely pissed off knowing there had to be some DOS command I could use to restore XP and selected My laptop's plugged in, the fan is running fine, I ran memtest and it came up fine. More about the author

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How To Diagnose a Suddenly Slow Windows Computer? One thing I wouldcheck is your System & Application Event Logs. after the > initial startup screen, it stays black for about 5 minutes and the hard drive > useage light goes out. I tried using on CD I had and doing the repair install thing, but when it tells me to choose a partition it only says I have one drive D:/Windows.

Ozzu is a registered trademark of Unmelted, LLC. Strange errors that I need help with on boot Nvidia GT710 and Sapphire P. screech to a halt for about another 8 to 10 minutes. Mac Safe Mode Slow Under performance, cpu usage stays at > 0%> with occasional flickers to 2% for the next 8 or so minutes, when suddenly> all the startup programs begin to load and cpu

ALBERT FRANKENSTEINI'M SO SMART IT'S SCARY!Currently home chillin' with the fam and my two dogs! Windows 10 Slow In Safe Mode Term to describe the relationship between two people when they share an Alma Mater If dark matter bends light, how do we know the stuff in the sky is where we You can not post a blank message. https://ask.slashdot.org/story/09/01/22/2126205/how-to-diagnose-a-suddenly-slow-windows-computer Report abuse: http://www.windowsforumz.com/eform.php?p=1306263 kellyJul 19, 2005, 1:07 PM Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)Defrag isn't needed within XP.

In order to diagnose the issue you need to bring your machine to last good known working state & start from there. Computer Runs Fine In Safe Mode But Slow In Normal I'm designing a no-data USB cable : How should the end be marked? As such, VMWare Fusion is really important to me.My plan has been to import my trusty old Dell Inspiron 9300 (2.0 GHz / 2GB RAM / 80GB HD) laptop into a Share twitter facebook linkedin What? (Score:4, Insightful) by Yunzil ( 181064 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @07:07PM (#26568355) Homepage Yeah, we all like Linux because it doesn't do annoying

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Any ideas as to how to troubleshoot this that are easier than 'reinstall'? http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/57217-45-strange-slow-boot Share twitter facebook linkedin Check Harddrive (Score:3, Informative) by sam0737 ( 648914 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:30PM (#26567011) Harddrive failure could cause mastery Windows 7 Extremely Slow Even In Safe Mode Check the HDD (Score:5, Informative) by Fez ( 468752 ) * writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:10PM (#26566631) Very commonly this happens when a hard drive reverts to PIO mode Windows 10 Slow Even In Safe Mode current cpu usage around 5-20% but it keeps jumping all over.

No peripherals are plugged in. see here Try checking the SMART data with something like HDTune [hdtune.com]. it boots fine in safe mode. You can add snap-ins that graph performance of many things. Computer Runs Faster In Safe Mode

Share twitter facebook linkedin Turn off indexing (Score:3, Informative) by huckamania ( 533052 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:23PM (#26566901) Journal Indexing really slows things down. Depending on how your machine has been set up you may first see a list of 'Boot Devices' (floppy disc, hard drive or CD/DVD drive), select your primary hard drive and Sometimes theslow boot can be caused by Service Startup Time-outs. this page I appreciate your input!

So... Sfc Scannow issues with the single-colour wallpapers. –Phoshi Feb 16 '10 at 0:48 My wallpaper is a 1920x1200 JPG, but in safe mode, it's just black anyway, so I doubt that's Sounds like a good plan of action.

Personally, I keep Process Explorer permanently open, and have noticed times when XP will just sit there and refuse to respond despite literally nothing using up a significant amount of CPU,

You can download the program from microsoft, which when you run the program it makes six floppies that you use to run chkdsk and also repairs the boot.ini file. Despite Gates' Prediction, Spam Far From a Thing of the Past This discussion has been archived. He also stated that they considered using a completely threadless model, by installing the code as an interrupt handler. Memtest Is there any way to investigate what's causing it to hang like this?Apologies for the brain dump of open-ended questions.

also, check out the cpu temp (in the bios) and see if it's running too hot... Still, exactly the same. have norton anti virus and outpost firewall and i have a microsoft spyware program all installed on it, What do i look for now??-- Thanks For The Help 4 answers Last http://relite.org/safe-mode/xp-working-fine-in-safe-mode-but-notinnormal-mode.php Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:3, Funny) by PolygamousRanchKid ( 1290638 ) writes: "Oh, no, Mr.

have norton anti virus and outpost firewall and i have a> microsoft spyware program all installed on it, What do i look for now??> -- > Thanks For The Help Related playing music on my system is impossible. Once in Safe Mode you can then set about isolating the fault as it gives you full access to your disc drives and important Windows settings. The only decent one is perfmon; it's "Performance" under "Administrative Tools."Open it up, go down to the bottom, right click on the little window under the graph and choose "add counters."

under process, it shows 00 under all cpu settings except system idle which is at 99. Good luck. ran EFRCSetup.exe (to clean the registry?) 4. Back to top BC AdBot (Login to Remove) BleepingComputer.com Register to remove ads #2 HitSquad HitSquad You're Bleepin' or you're Weepin' Members 1,573 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Momma Local time:04:38

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There is no one offending, obvious process. Any advice or experience is greatly appreciated. 78Views Tags: none (add) This content has been marked as final. You know I've seen this kind of problem a few times before. The time now is 02:38 PM. -- Mobile_Default -- TSF - v2.0 -- TSF - v1.0 Contact Us - Tech Support Forum - Site Map - Community Rules - Terms of

It solves alot of problems.