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It's fixed and it was the gpu driver. I forgot to disable automatic updating when I installed Windows 7, and it installed an old driver over the new one. Driver Sweeper took care of it.

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post #12 of 16
How full is your hard drive. Computers tend to slow down dramatically when capacity drops below say... 10%

Edit: Glad you fixed the problem.
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post #13 of 16
Howdy,
I'd clean it of all dust and dirt, especially the cooling fans. Then i'd delete any old or dodgy looking programs. You should also try a system defrag and if you create and delete a lot of files maybe consider a fully automatic defragger. An SSD may also be a good option for ya.
Cheers
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Blackviper.com helps when configuring you OS and gives helpful links explaining each process in detail as well.
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run linux, lolz
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post #16 of 16
I Think the Antivirus Install in your system makes Problems Which slow your Laptop. You need to urgent change this Antivirus. Hopes your Problem is solved.
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