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Windows Vista starts extremely slow


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That is ok as the HDD is the first boot device.

How is the computer running now.
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Seems to be running pretty good. The boot up is much faster now and we aren't getting low memory warnings anymore.
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Thanks for the update :thumbsup:

Keep the HDD tidy by running TFC regularly and ensure that the OS and AV software are kept up to date and you should be fine.

Have you double checked to see if there are any other old programs that you can uninstall.

Let us know how things are going or if there are any further issues.
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I thought everything was going well but on Wednesday my wife told me her resources were running low. When I checked Task Manager there were 4 instances of "twunk_32.exe*32" running. Between them they were using almost 100% of the CPU.
The description is "Twain.dll Client's 32-Bit Thunking Server".
The file location is C:\Windows\twunk_32.exe. There is a 16 bit version there to.

Any ideas on why it keeps starting. It just comes back when I end process.

Thanks
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When I was cleaning up the computer I removed a Lexmark fax program since we don't fax. This seems to have started after removing that program. I left the other Lexmark software since we use the printer and scanner. Do you think this has anything to do with this problem?
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I suspect that you have some malware on your computer causing issues that we are not able to solve through means we can use here in the Tech Forums. I suggest you read the 'Start Here' topic found here. With these self-help tools you have a high chance of fixing the problems on your own. If you are still having problems after following Step 3 of the guide, continue with Step 4 and 5 and post in the Malware Forum. If you are unable to run any programs, Please create a topic stating what you have tried so far and that you are unable to run any programs. Also, Please do NOT post the logs in this thread.

If you are still having issues after the malware expert gives you a clean bill of health, Please return to THIS thread and we will pursue other options to help you solve your current problem(s).

Additional guidance;

1: Do not create a topic on the malware forum unless you have a malware issue that you cannot resolve yourself.
2: If you do need to start a topic there provide a link to this thread so that steps that have already been taken can be checked.
3: As the Malware Techs are extremely busy you may not receive an instant reply, if you have waited for three days then post in the Waiting Room http://www.geekstogo...e-waiting-room/ be sure to identify the issue as malware related and provide a link to your malware topic.

We will be here should you need to return to this topic.
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Much obliged to you for your help. Have a good weekend.
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You too and I hope that you do not need to spend all of your free time on computer issues :thumbsup:
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