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Laptop System suddenly very slow. Running out of ideas

  1. #11


    Posts : 10
    Windows 8 Pro


    Do you have a 5400 RPM drive? Hard to say if your drive is the problem. I've heard others having issues with Chrome and Windows 8.1. May try using CCleaner and remove everything related to Chrome, uninstall it, and reinstall it. But it sounds like you have this issues elsewhere, file explorer, etc.?

    I finally got tired of the speed with the 5400 RPM drive in my Samsung laptop, and replaced it with an SSD - world of difference

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  2. #12


    Mexico
    Posts : 9
    Windows 8.1


    Oh ok, I'm gonna try that with chrome and see if the problems persist. How do you replace a RPM drive?

    EDIT: No changes after using CCcleaner and now I notice that whenever I try to scan a specific object with malwarebytes, everything but my browser sort of restarts.
    Last edited by alejandro03941; 11 Aug 2014 at 21:08.
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  3. #13


    Mexico
    Posts : 9
    Windows 8.1


    So after a day or two o any activity relating to bettering my laptop's performance the system has gone back to normal, don't really know why but everything is as before. Should I keep a close eye on the drive just in case? Thanks everyone for your help!
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  4. #14


    Posts : 10
    Windows 8 Pro


    Yea, I would watch for things. It's really hard to say. Maybe you can check your drive for integrity errors - Sony might have a diagnostic check upon bootup.
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  5. #15


    Mexico
    Posts : 9
    Windows 8.1


    Thanks you I will do that
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