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Old March 18th, 2020, 01:23 PM
lcyber lcyber is offline
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what runs in background.

My Packardbell is painfully slow again ,does this indicate lots of activity in background ,if so, how do I discover what is running.
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Old March 18th, 2020, 08:29 PM
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1) Yes
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Old March 19th, 2020, 03:35 PM
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does this indicate lots of activity in background
Maybe. But modern versions of Windows are pretty good at managing background processes so they don't bog down our systems when we are using them.

Sadly, you told us absolutely nothing about your system. You are showing 64-bit W7 but you posted in the W10 forum! ??? Beyond that, we have no clue if this is a PC or notebook, the model, how much RAM, how much free disk space, etc.

There are many things that will slow down a system. Malware can. Running low on free disk space with installed programs can. Running low on free disk space due to excessive clutter can. Even a bad Ethernet cable can cause a computer to slow down.
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Old March 19th, 2020, 07:15 PM
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He keeps starting new threads about the same problem.
https://www.cybertechhelp.com/forums...d.php?t=234067
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