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My HTPC parts:

_ CPU: Athlon X2 5050e 2.6GHz 45W Socket AM2
_ Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-M78SM-S2H
_ RAM: Mushkin EM2-6400 DDR2-800 2x1GB
_ SSD: OCZ (OCZSSD2-1C64G) Core Series SATA II SSD 64GB
_ HD: 2x Seagate (ST3500410AS) 7200.12 SATA 3.0Gb/s 500GB
_ HD: WD Caviar Green (WD10EADS) SATA 3 Gb/s 32MB 1.0TB
_ CD-ROM: LG DVD Writer SATA
_ Case: Antec Veris Fusion 430 v2 Silver
_ PSU: in case 430 Watt ATX12V
_ CPU cooler: Arctic Cooling Alpine 7
_ OS: Windows 7 32-bit

I have this HTPC for 2 years and it started dieing, I don't know what's wrong with it.

I fresh installed Windows7 on my SSD (OS drive) yesterday. Everything went fine during installation, after installation here is problem: It takes like at least a minute to launch IE and sometime it freeze the OS.

What's happening? Could my SSD too old?

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post #2 of 12
Try running in safe mode to see if its 3rd part drivers.

Also have you tried another browser like mozilla or chrome?
IE is patchy at the best of times
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post #3 of 12
Get HDTune and have it run a check, the slow one not fast.
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Well if you have your HTPC cutting dies (dieing) then i can see it dying a slow death. So, which is it?
Edited by Furball Zen - 4/30/11 at 10:14am
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^^ huh?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Furball Zen View Post
Well if you have your HTPC cutting dies (dieing) i can it dying a slow death. So, which is it?
lolwut? try saying that in english.
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^^ huh?
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lolwut? try saying that in english.
Woweeee, horrible fail at correcting english lmao.
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post #8 of 12
did the problem exist before the fresh install? Did you just add the SSD?

As said, run HDTune to check it out.

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Originally Posted by dan_ep82 View Post
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Also have you tried another browser like mozilla or chrome?
IE is patchy at the best of times
That would make no difference. I have never had (nor heard of) a problem with IE being "patchy".
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post #9 of 12
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Originally Posted by blupupher View Post


That would make no difference. I have never had (nor heard of) a problem with IE being "patchy".
How so?
The OP says IE is the only problem,he didnt highlight any others,which leads me to believe that it is at fault.

To say that it would make no difference to use a different browser when it is the only program highlighted to have a fault is,well ridiculous.
It may turn out that it is or is not,but eliminating the easiest solved problem straight away is ,in my opinion,the best step forward.

If the PC was slow to boot,slow with other programs and data transfer,then yes I would agree changing browsers would be pointless,but the OP did not indicate any of those.

Also I fix computers as a hobby,and I have come across numerous cases where IE is at fault,and simply switching to a different browser solves the problem.
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post #10 of 12
try removing all the other hd drives and optical drives then leave the OS drive running. Try to isolate the ssd and see if it is the ssd.
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