Finally, you can scan for malware. Which I fixed twice previously. Once this is all done, leave the machine on over night and run a defrag assuming you are on a hard-drive, you aren't supposed to defrag solid state drives which will again give you a little improvement. You'll likely see that the biggest memory users are things that you told the computer to do - Prime candidate is having too many browser tabs open, especially if they involve flash or other video playback. Things like games are going to be the ones that take up the most space, and hopefully you can at least remember what things you have played and no longer do. Removing each piece of bloat is time-consuming, and just not the same as truly starting fresh.
Installing a cracked version of. These can only be used do a clean install instead. How would I wipe the computer clean leaving just windows 7 on it? Make sure you don't have a million cat gifs stashed away somewhere, and run disk-clean up to get rid of unused temp files too. Against better advice, he installed cracked, previrused software. That doesn't mean you're allowed to defraud him. Note, however, that it is a fairly big download, a little more than a gigabyte. Installing a cracked version of.
All of these things will help. You will want to run a Startup Repair when you are experiencing these issues, but while its early enough that no other issues have been caused as a knock on effect. He has produced a wide variety of technical documentation, including detailed programming specifications and research papers. Windows has a wizard for moving to a new hard drive. Open it up and make sure it's not scanning.
And would have ended up in exactly the same condition within 6 months. It depends where you go and who you talk to. In-place upgrade ------------------------- Furthermore, there are some similar threads you can refer:, Hope that helps. Keep in mind that if you choose a flash drive, it must have a capacity of larger than 4 gigabytes. So what that he used cracked software? Then I shouldn't be using more than one copy of my license for my working computer but I can then get the one with the password, cleaned and rebooted using the original key code for that computer.
Bad memory and hard disk hardware errors? It had geniune windows 7 home premium. Similarly, I've worked on a lot of machines that were full of torrented stuff but not of viruses. There's going to be a biiiiiig list of stuff in there, and a lot of it you don't want to turn off. This can be beneficial to other community members reading the thread. This basically performs the very same tasks as a restore disc. So, that option is ruled out too.
Oh yeah, it was completely his fault. Close applications you don't need. Log in as a local user or the Administrator. Torrents with viruses on don't last long in my experience. I'm not saying close it all, but my experience has always been that 'slow performance' is caused by people opening too much stuff they aren't actively working on. You need your product key to reinstall Windows. Against better advice, he installed cracked, previrused software.
My University recommended and supplied an antivirus software, which prevented my computer from accessing the internet. I don't even have access to an original Windows 7 disk right now. All of these things will help. If that happens, just restart and try again. Set Updates to download and install Automaticallly, treat Recommended Updates the same as Important.
It depends where you go and who you talk to. Old applications add up a lot over time, and you should trash anything that isn't currently in frequent use. Utilize my windows 7 disk for my other computer. How to Restore Windows 7 to Factory Settings without Disk Wondering how to restore Windows 7 computer to factory settings without disk to remove some issues that happened to your computer? I do not have the boot disk, the computer came loaded with windows7 on it, and there is no disk drive on the computer even if I could get a disk. You can achieve the same clean reinstall using the flash installer and steps provided in. For more information just refer: in that briefly explained.