computer running extremely slow. help plz - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Software > Microsoft Windows and Software
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 11-21-2006, 10:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 25
Send a message via AIM to BaintPall
Default computer running extremely slow. help plz

so i got home from school today and turned on my computer, etc. then saw a software windows update, downloaded it and it said it was gonna give me IE 7.0 so i accepted. after rebooting my computer and all that i decided to play my usual internet games, only i culdnt... i get into one game and the servers wont even load for about 4 mins, when they finally did i culdnt get in the room cuz i was lagging so bad, so i tried a dif game... same thing, my ping is about 800 while everyone elses is 30 - 100... its never been like that before. i have like the best internet money can buy in this town (comcast) and i always have one of the lowest pings... i tried unplugging my cable box for like 20 seconds & plugging it back in... no difference.. the only thing i can think of is either i have a virus (im scanning right now) or by downloading IE 7.0 it somehow slowed my computer down drastically. plz help if u can, thank you


edit: also when i get on web pages on the internet its extremely slow aswell
__________________

BaintPall is offline  
Old 11-21-2006, 10:43 PM   #2 (permalink)
Ultra Techie
 
AMDSCOrPiO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 613
Default

system restore, just go back to ie6
__________________

__________________
AMDSCOrPiO is offline  
Old 11-21-2006, 11:41 PM   #3 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Posts: 25
Send a message via AIM to BaintPall
Default

that fixed nothing
BaintPall is offline  
Old 11-22-2006, 01:52 AM   #4 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 13
Default

is IE7 now your only internet browser ?

as long as system restore failed you can try other popular browsers like maxthon or Firefox !

if you really want to fix you IE you can try to remove the installation files form the add and remove programs.

some time there will some problems and missing files thought the uninstall process.

if you got some messages liked that you can try to fix it using this tool after rebooting the computer.

download here

this is the only tool I'm aware of to fix IE problems !

Good Luck
amlife is offline  
Old 11-22-2006, 11:16 AM   #5 (permalink)
Newb Techie
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 16
Default

first of all i dont think its internet explorer 7 problem! i got IE7 and Firefox2 and i don't have any kind of problems.

Second - of after the system restore the problem continues, then the best thing to do is either call for your ISP cause problem maybe in their servers

or you just need to clean your computer from spyware, adware, virus, trojans, etc...

last thing to do! - format your HD and/or reinstall windows....
Romani48 is offline  
Old 11-22-2006, 11:21 AM   #6 (permalink)
Ste
Do not Stare at my Avatar
 
Ste's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: Upon Gleaning Infinity
Posts: 9,577
Send a message via MSN to Ste
Default

Back up all important data in case of Reformat. (As last resort)

Go through Warez's Spyware Guide. Its in his Sig.
Defragment Drive, Disk Clean up, Post hijack this log. (Hijackthis part of warez's guide)
__________________

Ste is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off




Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:07 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.