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    That slow windows 7 performance issue AGAIN!

    a) I used Ccleaner to tidy up my site and do the registry too. That was several days before I installed Advanced System Care which does a better job of that (IMHO). I am a website designer, not a windows technician, so I need to rely on this type of program to keep things in order. HOWEVER...
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    That slow windows 7 performance issue AGAIN!

    To answer both of your posts above: a) I was running Bitdefender before I did the OS reinstall, in fact I thought THAT may well have been the problem! I cannot believe that 2 top-rated internet security systems BOTH cause this kind of problem. b) I mentioned in my original post "I use Iobit...
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    That slow windows 7 performance issue AGAIN!

    I don't think Norton is the cause of the problem. It has a feature that shows CPU and Memory loads - see attached, memory first. This machine should easily cope - but is almost unusable! The period you see in the reports is over the past 90 mins. Looks fine - but it isn't.
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    That slow windows 7 performance issue AGAIN!

    I have a REAL problem with slowness on my laptop, every program takes seconds to load and I am very tired of seeing the "not responding" message when trying to save docs, images - or even launch a program. Online it's the same thing, editing a Wordpress site and hitting Publish - can result in...
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    "troubleshoot compatibility" feature is not working

    BIZARRE ... after a reboot I was able to install this program OK. The right-click continues not to function, but using the route via Control Panel seems to fix it. Sorry to trouble you.
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    "troubleshoot compatibility" feature is not working

    I have just taken delivery of a new laptop running Windows Home Premium 64 bit O/S. I have an old program that is absolutely essential (my accounts) and I have previously installed this using the "troubleshoot compatibility" option. When I right-click and select this option on the new machine...
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    Win 7 plus Win 7 on 2 partitions?

    I have a laptop with a pair of 500Gb physical HDDs, each drive has 3 partitions. For the past 18 months I have been successfully running Vista (my original OS) on C: and Win 7 Home Premium installed on my G: partition on the 2nd physical drive. I think that Vista is irrelevant now and want to...
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    Need help to install Windows 7 to alternate drive letter

    here's how you install win7 on a different partition No problem, boot up into your current OS. When in there, make sure you have formatted the target partition and set it as an Active one. Insert your Win 7 program disk and navigate to it on your DVD drive using Win Explorer. Click on the...
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    Win 7 booting from G: partition in dual boot mode

    Win 7 installed on G: Yes, I can see that Win 7 is installed on the G: partition when I look at my Computer and Vista is on C:. My data and backup data are on 2 other partitions, so I am free to restore Drive Images of C: (or G:) without affecting any data. While I am sure you are correct...
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    Win 7 booting from G: partition in dual boot mode

    I have a laptop with twin HDDs and I have Vista on the C: partition on Drive 1. I created a new partition G: on Drive 2 and, while Vista was running, inserted the Win 7 disc and started installation to G:. All went perfectly and I have retained my original partitions with drive letters and...
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