PC is almost completely unusable today, is this MS recent bug fix??? Solved

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  1.    12 Feb 2018 #1

    PC is almost completely unusable today, is this MS recent bug fix???

    It refused to open a new tab in the browser.
    It was running way beyond slow.
    I managed to power down and it claimed going to install updates.
    then on boot said wait while installing, hit4%, then 100%, it barley manages to finally boot.

    Everything is unusably slow now.
    Seriously, load a web page and walk away, eventually after about 5 minutes the page displays.

    Is this that fix for those 2 serious bugs? If so, this PC is now an unusable piece of crap.
    I am typing in on a linux PC, no way I could do this on the affected PC. Yesterday the PC worked fine.

    Cpu is core2duo E6550.
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       12 Feb 2018 #2

    sdowney717 said: View Post
    Is this that fix for those 2 serious bugs?
    We cannot say without knowing which update it was. What does your 'installed update history' say it was?
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  3.    12 Feb 2018 #3

    ok, I dont notice a very recent update, except adobe flash.

    I do notice a reset pc option, is it worth trying? As it is, the pc is worthless.
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  4.    12 Feb 2018 #4

    You're spec.'s say you are running Win7. Is that the case? If so, while we have some very good people here with much knowledge about 7, I would venture to say that you might get faster help for your problem at our sister site sevenforums. Here's a link in case you haven't been there before. Many of us migrated here from there years ago.

    Windows 7 Help Forums
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  5.    12 Feb 2018 #5

    I am running win10 pro, the picture shows a win10 screen too. I have many pc's running various OS, I keep using the same login to various forums
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  6.    12 Feb 2018 #6

    Yeah I saw that after I posted. Have you tried a system restore to a point before this happened?
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  7.    12 Feb 2018 #7

    indianacarnie said: View Post
    Yeah I saw that after I posted. Have you tried a system restore to a point before this happened?
    No, have not yet. I suppose wirth trying, HOWEVER!, that ms bug fix for those 2 serious CPU bugs may be silent, meaning it wont show in a list. DOES anyone know??
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  8.    12 Feb 2018 #8

    Did you update anything else? Third party programs/app.'s? Have you tried running your A/V? Malware scans?
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  9.    12 Feb 2018 #9

    All I use is the MS built in malware that comes preloaded.

    No updates that I did.
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  10.    12 Feb 2018 #10

    No , no word about those yet. Ones been "fixed" for awhile, meltdown, and I have it installed with no problems. Not sure if they've released the Spectre fix yet.
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