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Windows 8 laptop is so slow but new!

  1. #11


    Posts : 7
    Windows 8


    [QUOTE=Nuccii;446066]Click the Start tab in Task Manager. What issues did you have when you went to Win 8.1, perhaps we may help you with them.[/QUOTE The laptop still seemed slow, so much more so than my old Windows XP laptop. I sent it off to Sony (the manufacturer) and everything went back to factory settings. There was in fact some improvement in performance for a while, but flared up again a couple of days ago.

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  2. #12


    Canada
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    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    So you don't know what repairs Sony did other than restore it to Factory conditions. l see no reason not to update to Windows 8.1
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  3. #13


    Posts : 7
    Windows 8


    Quote Originally Posted by Nuccii View Post
    So you don't know what repairs Sony did other than restore it to Factory conditions. l see no reason not to update to Windows 8.1



    I've tried updating but this is what I get for a very very long time ^^. It appears this happens when a previous update to 8.1 has been disrupted. So I think I'll just go and send back the laptop to Sony- and they can also fix my headphone port at that too.

    Thanks guys!
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  4. #14


    Canada
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    windows 8.1 Update 1 Pro 64bit


    your welcome
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  5. #15


    Posts : 94
    Windows 7


    This happened to a new laptop of mine too. But it was with Windows 7, and the problem was a defective hard drive. Could be they just resetted everything to factory w/o checking up on the hard drive. A hard drive need not malfunction in order to be defective. It could still do its job, but very slowly... If you have a spare hard drive, try to swap it and see if that's the problem. Then, get a replacement for it ASAP while it's still under warranty...

    Quote Originally Posted by windows8drama View Post
    The laptop still seemed slow, so much more so than my old Windows XP laptop. I sent it off to Sony (the manufacturer) and everything went back to factory settings. There was in fact some improvement in performance for a while, but flared up again a couple of days ago.
    So you noticed. XP is by far the best crafted OS by Microsoft. Doesn't matter if you're running next year's Broadwell processor with DDR4 RAM. XP will blow 7/8/10 out of the water so long as the machine has drivers for it...
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