1.    19 Feb 2017 #1
    Join Date : Feb 2017
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10

    Windows 10 suddenly goes very slow

    My Windows 10 desktop sometimes goes very slow and everything is delayed, I have to restart constantly and it's getting irritating, anybody know any possible causes or solutions?
    CPU: Intel Core i5 6400 2.7 Ghz
    GPU: Intel HD Graphics 530
    RAM: 8 GB
    Windows 10 64-bit
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  2.    20 Feb 2017 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 11,002
    Win 10 Pro (1703)

    Please advise if you see the same thing
    a. in Safe Mode
    b. after a clean boot
    Clean Boot - Perform in Windows 10 to Troubleshoot Software Conflicts
    (1st part)

    Please also post a screenshot of your task manager when your PC is nominally idle (click on column headings to put anything of interest at the top).

    Please post a screenshot of your settings here like this:
    Click image for larger version. 

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    Please download and run Crystal Diskinfo (free) and post the result shown (quick blue/orange/red) indication.

    Please do this routine scan to check your file system:
    From an admin command prompt
    [Windows key + X, click command prompt (admin)]
    chkdsk C: /F
    Your PC will need to restart.
    Make sure the result is clear or fixed- else do not proceed.
    Post back the result, which you can get after a restart as follows:
    How do I see the results of a CHKDSK that ran on boot? - Ask Leo!

    Your PC slowing down could be anything from resource issues to hardware, malware to 3rd party programs. Many things.

    What is your exact PC model? (Please add to specs including disk drive details - see mine for example)
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  3.    20 Feb 2017 #3
    Join Date : Apr 2016
    Manchester, U.K.
    Posts : 549
    Windows 10 Pro 64bit

    Do you have Norton anti virus installed? I have found that my pc will slow down when a full scan is running.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  4.    20 Feb 2017 #4
    Join Date : Feb 2017
    Posts : 2
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Quote Originally Posted by Bastet View Post
    Do you have Norton anti virus installed? I have found that my pc will slow down when a full scan is running.
    No, I do not have Norton anti virus.
      My ComputerSystem Spec


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