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I should have realised autoruns -it did not immediately dawn on me due to my post 21 msconfig and 24 re message.
However it was my oversight that you would use autoruns.

How many user accounts are there please.
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3 user accounts now, but one I will be deleting as it was just set up when I suspected a corrupt profile was behind my speed issues.
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Well I was actually going to suggest setting a new one up. So we can forget that.
I am signing off.
I will review the thread and post later about 1900hrs UK time.
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Ctrl Alt Del pls for task manager
Click on performance button pls
Total physical memory - pls confirm shown as correct for your ie 3000000 or thereabout
What is available memory pls it will change but not that much
What is System Cache pls.

Now click on the Processes button. Then click on the View tab click on Select Colums and click to check Peak Mem usuage.
Whatever else is checked leave it pls . just add peak mem usage.
Now click on the colume heading Mem Usage that will place the entries on a rising or falling scale.
What is shown please on Mem usage and peak mem usage for Winlogon.exe

Open a browser pls within a split second the browser will appear in the colume . What is shown please again for mem usage and peak.
Check please on the list that they are no processes running that you have previously uninstalled or delelted on this thread. ie: Comodo for example.

If on the above available mem is unusually low please search the processes to see what is using the larger amounts.

Edited by Macboatmaster, 24 March 2011 - 04:18 PM.

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Total physical memory is 3134568, which seems about right.
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Pls go back to my post I hit the wrong button and had to retype 90% of it
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OK, total physical memory is still around 3000000
Available: 2304000 or so
System cache: around 490500

I have two entries for winlogon (my wife had used her profile earlier, so I'm guessing this is the reason?)
First one -
Mem usage: 1708k
Peak mem usage: 19108k

Second one -
Mem usage: 3648k
Peak mem usage: 9656k

Starting Firefox with 1 tab open, mem usage is 116,416k
Peak mem usage is 138,112k

I'm not seeing Comodo or anything else I've disabled in the past 2 days in the list of processes running.
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Pls go to system properties
click the advanced tab, on Performance click the settings button on the window that opens which circle is checked pls
1.Let windows choose
2. Appearance
3. Performance
4. Custom

On that window, click that advanced tab
On the boxes for Processor Scheduling and Memory Usage which circle is checked pls
On the last of that window Virtual Memory - click the change button pls - is it set system managed size.

Edited by Macboatmaster, 24 March 2011 - 06:33 PM.

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have two entries for winlogon (my wife had used her profile earlier, so I'm guessing this is the reason?


Still logged on please - switch user
OR had she logged of
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Processor scheduling and memory usage are set for Programs.
Paging file is set to custom size, initial: 2046, maximum:4092
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which circle is checked pls
1.Let windows choose
2. Appearance
3. Performance
4. Custom


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"Let windows choose."
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1. Leave the settings programs please
2. Check to change from let windows choose to Adjust for best performance
3. On Virtual Memory click change and click to check system managed size. Then click the set button and then exit of course with OK and apply and OK as necessary.


After you have done that please open C drive and open Windows then please find the temp folder. Open that please - a few entries or dozens please and what is the shown size of all on the left pane, that is edit tab select all and how many pls and total size.

Edited by Macboatmaster, 24 March 2011 - 07:17 PM.

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Prior to reboot, I am seeing 16 objects in C:\Windows\Temp, total size (files and folders) 769k. I am just about to reboot per the change in virtual memory swap space.
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The reason I asked you to check that is because certain conditions can keep adding files to the Windows temp folder at enormous rates.
I know you had already run TFC from the Moderators post and I just wanted to check the situation.

Please run this I know the mem is showing correctly in system and in task manager but it is at this stage certainly worth a check
1. Download - Pre-Compiled Bootable ISO (.zip)
2. Unzip downloaded memtest86+-2.11.iso.zip file.
3. Inside, you'll find memtest86+-2.11.iso file.
4. Download, and install ImgBurn: http://www.imgburn.com/
5. Insert blank CD into your CD drive.
6. Open ImgBurn, and click on Write image file to disc
7. Click on Browse for a file... icon:

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8. Locate memtest86+-2.11.iso file, and click Open button.
9. Click on ImgBurn green arrow to start burning bootable memtest86 CD:

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10. Once the CD is created, boot from it, and memtest will automatically start to run.

The running program will look something like this depending on the size and number of ram modules installed:


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It's recommended to run 5-6 passes. Each pass contains very same 8 tests.

This will show the progress of the test. It can take a while. Be patient, or leave it running overnight.

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The following image is the test results area:

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The most important item here is the “errors” line. If you see ANY errors, even one, most likely, you have bad RAM.

Posted with acknowledgement to rshaffer61
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