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  # 1251998 6-Mar-2015 03:59
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Why is my win 7 of 5 years slow, laggy, stutters, random errors,

After uninstalling every single thing, checking no malware through out the years, no background hidden stuff ... Would win 10 upgrade still be recommended?




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  # 1252156 6-Mar-2015 10:24
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joker97: Why is my win 7 of 5 years slow, laggy, stutters, random errors,

After uninstalling every single thing, checking no malware through out the years, no background hidden stuff ... Would win 10 upgrade still be recommended?


Wipe and reinstall would probably help that. 5 year is a very old install.




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  # 1252164 6-Mar-2015 10:38
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I'm having some minor data corruption issues with W10, unsure if it's hardware or software. Memtest, processor, and prime95 tests are fine. I'll reinstall W7 next week to see if I can work it out.

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  # 1252331 6-Mar-2015 15:14
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timmmay: I'm having some minor data corruption issues with W10, unsure if it's hardware or software. Memtest, processor, and prime95 tests are fine. I'll reinstall W7 next week to see if I can work it out.
  have you heard of anyone else with issues?  I haven't, so hoping its just you (sorry :P)




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  # 1252355 6-Mar-2015 16:20
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I use Win10 as my daily driver, aside from a few tiny issues that have been reported to M$ via channels I have had no issues
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  # 1252375 6-Mar-2015 16:55
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timmmay: I'm having some minor data corruption issues with W10, unsure if it's hardware or software. Memtest, processor, and prime95 tests are fine. I'll reinstall W7 next week to see if I can work it out.
  have you heard of anyone else with issues?  I haven't, so hoping its just you (sorry :P)


Haven't heard of anyone else so probably me. Think I may build a super micro workstation with Xeon and ecc.

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  # 1252378 6-Mar-2015 17:17
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joker97: Why is my win 7 of 5 years slow, laggy, stutters, random errors,

After uninstalling every single thing, checking no malware through out the years, no background hidden stuff ... Would win 10 upgrade still be recommended?


 

     

  1. chkdsk
  2. disk clean
  3. reg clean 
  4. defrag (with any other program other than windows defrag)
  5. reboot 

 

also could be antivirus program causing lag and stutters which do you use 

 
 
 
 


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  # 1252520 6-Mar-2015 21:05
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done them all many times over




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  # 1252525 6-Mar-2015 21:35
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joker97: Why is my win 7 of 5 years slow, laggy, stutters, random errors,

After uninstalling every single thing, checking no malware through out the years, no background hidden stuff ... Would win 10 upgrade still be recommended?


Create a new user profile. See if it's better in there. 

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  # 1253660 9-Mar-2015 08:02
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Regs:
timmmay: I'm having some minor data corruption issues with W10, unsure if it's hardware or software. Memtest, processor, and prime95 tests are fine. I'll reinstall W7 next week to see if I can work it out.
  have you heard of anyone else with issues?  I haven't, so hoping its just you (sorry :P)


Pretty sure now it's my hardware or some weird issue - more details on this thread.

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  # 1253705 9-Mar-2015 09:26
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@ joker97

I installed the preview on my parents old dual core pentium PC. PC was running Vista and based on noise and speed one would have assumed hardware failure was imminent, (we are talking quite a few minutes to even boot up, let alone any form of productivity once going)) after installing W10 it is a completely different machine, I doubt they will even believe it is the same computer, i have played around with it for a few hours and everything seems to work as it should, I didn't need to go looking for any drivers etc

TBH, i only very recently did a clean reinstall of W7 on our main family computer and I am considering redoing it on W10 as it really is good



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I have had SLI issues with windows 10 , freezing,bsod

so had to put my gaming rig back to 8.1

but if i didn't use SLI then i would go back to 10.




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  # 1254073 9-Mar-2015 15:08
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Wade: @ joker97

I installed the preview on my parents old dual core pentium PC. PC was running Vista and based on noise and speed one would have assumed hardware failure was imminent, (we are talking quite a few minutes to even boot up, let alone any form of productivity once going)) after installing W10 it is a completely different machine, I doubt they will even believe it is the same computer, i have played around with it for a few hours and everything seems to work as it should, I didn't need to go looking for any drivers etc

TBH, i only very recently did a clean reinstall of W7 on our main family computer and I am considering redoing it on W10 as it really is good




:D - you did a clean install right? that's great to know. yes it gave my 7 year old laptop a new lease of life




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:D - you did a clean install right? that's great to know. yes it gave my 7 year old laptop a new lease of life


Yes, just to make sure it was clean i reformatted the HDD when given the option during install, there was years of crud on the PC, I had tried to clean it previously but nothing ultimately helped mind you it is a Dell and full of Dell bloat, tbh I was expecting the PC's issues to be hardware related not software, thankfully it looks like i'm wrong!!

My biggest challenge will be bringing a couple of pensioners up to speed with Microsoft's latest offerings!!




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  # 1254133 9-Mar-2015 16:09
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one thing that MIGHT catch them out is, if any site would be incompatible with something, chances are, it will be IE11. maybe get them to use chrome or mozilla or something.




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