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Suffering from a strange performance issue post-boot.

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    Suffering from a strange performance issue post-boot.


    I'm fairly new to windows 8, and i've enjoyed the possibilities so far, however, about a month ago a very strange problem started: about 10 seconds after the boot was finished, the computer just dropped (my estimate of 70%) in performance. I'd never seen anything like it, and i had not installed anything since 2 weeks before. The only thing I have on "Run at startup" is skype. Restart works, but usually only after ~6 times, and increasing... every week it adds about 2 times extra required reboot to fix the problem.
    I know for a fact it's not my system specs because a week before the issue i could run DotA 2 at ~350 fps. (serious game computer here)

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    Never mind, i just found the problem: some twisted sidebar process was hogging up a 80% of my RAM...
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Suffering from a strange performance issue post-boot.
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