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post #11 of 16
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I'll look into the disc usage! I went into power settings and changed some stuff and found more stuff to delete. It's already speeding up a good bit. The issue is that with 2 tabs of chrome and task manager, 64% of my memory is in use.
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post #12 of 16
64%?! Even though it only has 4 gigs that's still pretty ridiculous. Time to upgrade perhaps? Or has it sped up enough for you?

Another note, did you follow Seans Windows 8 guide? he walks you through how to strip down the OS while still keeping it pretty and functional
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post #13 of 16
Chrome uses a lot of memory, try using something else like firefox or the new opera.
post #14 of 16
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I'll check out opera but this thing has really sped up. I played left 4 dead 2 again last night with no lag, even during hord attacks covered in spitter goo.
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Glad to hear it!
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post #16 of 16
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Thanks! Rep has been given to each poster.
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