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very slow DELL - overheating ??????????????


roygbiv

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Dell Inspiron 1545 (3Gb)

Start up is taking alot longer, than it used to.

websites very slow to appear.

long delay when openning links / new pages

I use "twitter" alot and noticed when retweetingg a message, the window goes shaded while the page refreahes (over a few seconds, or longer as useage of laptop continues)

opening email is taking ALONG time (minutes) (cursor shows "busy" during this time)

Laptop is used on a cooling tray (Belkin) is the motherboard overheating ??? if so repair or buy new Laptop? TIA Alan

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savim

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slow and not low.

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roygbiv

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will do them later the laptop that is slow (even when loading a new word document,(not online) the "doughnut" cursor shows busy for 5-10 seconds)

fairly new BullGaurd (Removed the old AVG) used to have AVG

Many Thanks so far

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Secret-Squirrel

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Perhaps your poor performance is indeed being caused by overheating. Here's a free utility you can use to display the internal temperatures detected by the laptop's onboard sensors so run it and let us the know the maximum values for the CPU(s).

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roygbiv

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sfc /scannow = admin account requiered ?????????? (only 1 acc. I have checked in control panel it says i am the administrator)

chkdsk andipconfig/flushdns = Access denied , elevation required ???

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roygbiv

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managed to get in (change an access setting?)

all found NO corupt/failed files

seems better - but not how it was !!!

will see how it goes tonight

Thanks Alan

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roygbiv

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Spoke too soon back to slow slow think I will turn it off !!!!!!!!!!!

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caccy

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Just a couple of things. Is the fan running? If so is it dirty/dusty?

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roygbiv

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WOW Thanks

Prnting out the list of "to-do s" (when it sends to printer !) wireless and wired the same checked fan all clean (was dirty before this happened) (happened a few days afterwards) tick 2 boxes?? (no boxes to click)

just started up and its sooooooooooooo slow again !!! opened OE download 6 emails takes 4 mins !!!!- clicking reply and email fades and slowly reappears a few secs later ???

Alan (back later)

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roygbiv

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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! hard drive is pretty new (a few months)

done system restore = wont complete

safe mode = still same

windows updates off = same windows defender off = same

just opening OE on send/rec it always shows error - I have to send/rec again to make it work

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roygbiv

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Thank You all for your patience and graet advice. I will try the last few items over the weekend, as I am busy tomorrow.

Many Many Thanks

Alan

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