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progam installs take HOURS!!??


commadore

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I have a home built pc comprising asrock 960GM-GS3 FX and AMD Phenom II quad core processor with windows 7. everything about it seems OK in terms of speed and such but when I try to install progams it take literally hours to complete an install. I have ensured that all maintenance is up to date and cleaned registry and defraged disks etc but still have the same problem. Does anyone have any ideas???

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spuds

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You don't actually say if you are trying to download and install from the internet or a disk. This information might help in solving part of the problem, as would the programs you are trying to install, and whether perhaps they are compatible with W7?.

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lotvic

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Also need to know what antivirus etc you have. All files will be constantly being checked by them.

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wiz-king

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If you are downloading from the web it is usually quicker to download to your download folder and then to run the program.

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commadore

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I am using AVG free antivirus and installing from disk although the same problem occurs when installing from the net.

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rdave13

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The last post here suggests turning off system restore. You could try that, see if installation speed improves. I'd then switch system restore back on and create a new restore point.

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