If your card was damaged then the performance would be the least of your problems. Try doing what basher has suggested. Laptops tend to suffer form heat problems, especially if they're clogged with dust.
I'm running the "official" version at the moment. I like it so far, a definite improvement. Although, there's no way I would pay for this much needed update. A ton of customization options have been added.
Hello Razer2k13 and welcome to EightForums.
Right now, I can only think of real-time strategy games.
Command and Conquer: Red Alert 2/Yuri's Revenge
Command and Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars
Sins of a Solar Empire: Rebellion
Age of Empires
Click the Start and R keys on your keyboard to start the "Run" prompt. Then type services.msc to start a "Services" window which will display your computer's services.
Then you need to find Windows Management Instrumentation service. Right click it, then select Properties.
With all due respect, I strongly suggest against using this software. At first glance it appears "fishy". It will probably nag you into buying it.
Just use free software or, like David Bailey has suggested, do a restore point or a refresh.
People tend to resort to piracy when the delivery is bad. For example, people in certain countries cannot buy or watch certain things so they resort to piracy to get the content they want. If the delivery system is good, then piracy tends to decrease.
I gave up on that sound card centuries ago. Drivers were absolutely terrible in addition to the insult to software programming that the control panel is... I have no idea how anyone can deal with that.
I thought about getting a different sound card but don't see why I should bother. The...
A disk defrag won't produce very noticeable results today. Our hard drives are fast enough not to be bogged down by "clutter". It's worth trying though...
How much free space does your hard drive have? A hard drive can slow down when there isn't much free space available on the hard drive.
I agree. I would hesitate to do that unless I covered all possible options. Honestly, aside form a clean install, I'm a little stumped. Hardware is fine, running processes are good. I don't believe you have an infection that you're not aware of.
Another guess I would consider is you running...