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My computer is very slow and states it has display driver problems also it freezes all the time on nearly all programs and games

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You probably have too many programs and games installed,try uninstalling some of them if so.Your RAM(random acess memory) could also be small.You can increase the size.
hope this helps.

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My computer runs really slow, freezes, internet explorer hardly ever works. help!!


There is no such thing as a windows vista machine. You can install different operating systems on different machines. Your problem is most likely that you're missing drivers for the peripherals.
Download a program called "driver easy" and run it. It will tell you what drivers are missing, once you get all the drivers installed you should find things work better, like once you get your network running then internet explorer will stop having problems.

Jun 09, 2014 | PC Desktops

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Computer freezes, computer stuck


There could be a number of causes for a <span style="font-weight: bold;">computer freezing up</span>, or not responding all together. <br /><br />-If your computer frequently freezes up, lags, or is slow, this could be because of <span style="font-weight: bold;">poor performance</span>. At some point in the future after a computer is purchased, the hardware will be to old for it to handle newer programs. In a lot of cases you will need to purchase a new computer or upgrade the processor, memory, hard drive and motherboard. This usually is not needed for a number of years. There are a number of programs you can use to monitor your computer performance. I would recommend starting off with <span style="font-weight: bold;">task manager</span> which is built into Microsoft Windows. <br /><br />To use task manager, press Ctrl + alt + delete on your keyboard. Task manager should open up. In task manager go to the <span style="font-weight: bold;">performance tab</span>. In this tab, you can see various computer statistics. I recommend you have this open around the time you experience poor computer performance or hang ups. <br /><br />-Another possible cause is the computer is <span style="font-weight: bold;">overheating</span>. Overheating can be caused by having a computer in a poor ventilated space. It can also be caused by internal computer fans that have stopped working. Some computers will have a auto shut down when temperatures get to high. <br /><br />Make sure your computer is a ventilated room with good air flow.<br /><br />If computer fans are no longer working, make sure the fan cables are plugged firmly into the motherboard. You will have to turn the computer off, open up the computer to do this. Make sure you have no static on yourself or you could damage the computer. Touch something metal before doing this or use a anti-static mat/wrist strap.<br /><br />You can use a program called <a href="http://www.almico.com/speedfan.php">SpeedFan</a> to monitor computer temperatures. <br /><br />-Sometimes after you <span style="font-weight: bold;">install software, new updates or new device drivers</span> this can cause software bugs that will <span style="font-weight: bold;">crash</span> the computer, cause it to freeze up or not properly boot. If this is the case, you will want to uninstall the software you installed before the problem started. If you are unable to do this, you can boot your computer into safe mode and use System Restore which will restore the computer to a earlier working state.<br /><br />To check <span style="font-weight: bold;">updates and uninstall</span> them in Windows, you can go to Add and Remove programs through Control Panel. <br />You can uninstall device drivers by going to Device Manager through Control Panel. <br /><br />To perform a <span style="font-weight: bold;">System Restore</span>, go to Start &gt; programs &gt; Accessories or System tools &gt; System Restore. Choose a restore point before the problem started.<br /><br />If you are unable to boot into windows all the way, then you can boot into safe mode to work on the problem. <span style="font-weight: bold;">Safe Mode</span> will basically only load the necessary files needed for Windows to operate. While the computer is booting, keep pressing F8(make sure to do this before the windows screen shows) and you should get a menu. Choose <span>Safe Mode.</span> Once your computer boots into windows you can perform the steps above. <br /><br />-G33k<br /><br />

on May 22, 2011 | PC Desktops

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COMPUTER RUNNING SLOW


To speed up PC follow these steps: WebRepOverall ratingThis site has no rating(not enough votes)

  • Remove unused programs
  • Run disc clean up
  • Fix registry errors
  • Install and run antispyware software
  • Free up wasted space with Disk Cleanup tool
  • Update drivers that control your PC
  • Defragment your hard disk drive



Above steps will fix the problem OR run Intel Software Partner Reginout for a single click fix.

Dec 05, 2012 | Dell OptiPlex GX260 PC Desktop

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I have restord my emachines computer to factory settings and now it running slow what can i do to speed it up again


add more ram is the best way of speeding up a computer
you might have to many programs running at the same time putting to much strain on the CPU
try uninstalling a few unnecessary programs

click start control panel administrive tools computer management disk management right click on your drive select properties click tools you should see click check now click start tick in both boxes this will schedule to on restart
do not have any input while chkdsk utility is in progress any might further damage your computer

scroll to the bottom toolbar bottom of screen right click you can select task manager applications also processes you will see whats running on your computer and ticking over if you see

something running that you dont need running select end now then you might uninstall that particular program you might have virus slowing your computer
you might need to update your graphics card drivers

If your computer came with a motherboard disc the drivers could be on it


Click start control panel administrative tools computer management device manager scroll to display adapters + to expand you might see a yellow question exclamation mark ? mark ! or a red x right click select reinstall drivers

if you dont have a disk with the drivers you have to download them

this should speed up your computer
hope this helps you

Apr 10, 2012 | eMachines E PC Desktops

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Program not responding


Have you considered doing a complete recovery of your operational system, I'am suggesting this because of the fact you have to many program conflicts due to device drivers that are not working properly.

Mar 11, 2012 | Gateway One PC Desktops

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My pc is too slow what can i do?frequently it becomes hang.


the easiest solution could be to totally shut down your computer. let it reset itself, and power it back up again. If that does not seem to help, then I would clear the cache on your PC. I would also run a scan - see if there are errors.

Do you have alot of games on your PC? Do you download anything free that is offered? Many times that slows a PC way down.

Aug 21, 2011 | PC Desktops

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My computer too slow always get the not responding reply.


Eliminate Viruses and Spyware
Step 1

Run your antivirus program. There may be something slowing your computer that you can remove. It is a good idea to run your antivirus program every week.
Step 2

Remove spyware. Run a good spyware tool at least twice a month.
Step 3

Use a pop-up blocker, if you have one. Check your antivirus program.


Dispose of the Extras

Step 1

Delete your document files for anything you no longer need. Saved pictures, audio and video files in particular can slow your computer.

Step 2

Remove unwanted programs from the Control Panel area. Old toolbars or games the kids downloaded off the Internet are a good place to start. Look for software you no longer use, such as the old printer you threw out last year.

Step 3

Clean out your email. Old messages are a constant drain on your computer's resources. Go through every folder, deleting everything you do not need. Leave no mail! Finish by emptying the Deleted Items folder.

Step 4

Turn off unnecessary programs. Check your taskbar for icons that show running programs. Disable anything you are not currently using.

Run Maintenance

Step 1

Run the Disk Cleanup tool located in your Control Panel. (Windows only. For other operating systems, please check the Resources section below.) This will remove temporary files, cookies and unnecessary components to speed up your computer.

Step 2

Defragment your computer. Defragging takes some time, but will speed your computer significantly. You can find the tool in your Control Panel. Run it monthly.

Step 3

Check for disk errors. Sometimes corrupted files slow down your computer. To find and fix these files, Go to My Computer and right-click on C drive. Choose Properties, then Tools.

Nov 22, 2010 | PC Desktops

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My pc.. desktop is very slow.. its a windows vista


You may want to look into upgrading your RAM if there is less than 2GB installed. This is a recommendation that I have found in working with several PC's running this Operating System. Also, you would want to run disk clean up and remove any temporary files that Windows finds. Deleting any other temporary or unused files from your PC on a regular basis should increase system performance. In addition, if these steps do not solve your problem, you may want to consider upgrading to a faster performance hard drive (preferably a SATA II with a 32MB cache). As a last resort, you may look at your CPU to see if there is an upgrade for it, as well. Keep in mind that Vista is a resource hog and can slow down a PC within just a short period of time.

Oct 15, 2010 | PC Desktops

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During online game play-screen freezes after playing a game or two?TW2007


When you say the screen freezes, do you mean the entire computer freeze, forcing you to reboot it? Or did the game freeze, and you're able to ALT+TAB or CTRL+ALT+DELETE your way out of the program?
If the whole computer froze, it's likely to be a heat-related problem on your CPU or GPU. You can check your temperature using several utilities, such as Speedfan or Everest, or very likely in your BIOS as well. Different CPUs have different overheating temperatures, but usually they shouldn't be above 80 degrees C at extreme load times.
If it's above that, try cleaning your fan using a can of compressed air (You can buy that at any computer shop), moving your cables inside your computer for better air flow, or (as a last resort) open the side of your computer case.
If it's only the game that froze, and not the whole computer, you could check your graphics drivers, or check for any patches for the game itself.

Apr 25, 2009 | HP Pavilion a1610n PC Desktop

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Hello, I have an Acer Aspire 5100 I am supposed to be producing 3.6 Mhz but when i try to play games that require about 1.5 i have a hard time playing it. It is very slow and it becomes nearly impossible


This could be due to a number of things. To start, the number of programs running when you try to run a game would be the first thing I look at. When windows starts, select START-RUN -in the text box type MSCONFIG. When it opens, select the startup tab at the top and you will see a list of programs, all of which have lil boxes next to them. the ones with checks in the boxes are programs that open when windows opens. all of these eat system resources and you can uncheck the boxes for all but things related to your keyboard, video, mouse and virus program. Now reboot the system, you will get a message stating you used the system configuration utility to change the way windows starts, just hit ok.

this should free up a lot of system for you.
you should also check for video card updates at both acers site and ATI. I believe that one comes with an x1200 ATI chip, but with the unified drivers available , one of the newer drivers might work better for gaming.
the aspire 5100 is a very dependable middles of the road computer, but you will find as you start gaming a lot , you will expect more from your computer.
It is capable of having a video upgrade as well as using 4 gig od 400mhz memory. I'me almost posative it's not shipped with that much.


Just a few things to check and consider...

Oct 15, 2008 | Acer PC Desktops

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