After downloading windows 8 my computer is really slow Tags: Computers Windows 8 Windows XP Last response: January 6, 2013 12:48 PM in Windows XP Share Bill81 January 6, 2013 11:55:45 AM after downloading windows 8 my computer is really slow! More about : downloading windows computer slow Saga Lout January 6, 2013 12:48:47 PM Hello and welcome to Tom's Hardware Forums. Hardy surprising if it was built over six years ago and intended for Windows XP. What are the ratings of your processor and RAM and how much hard disk free space have you? Getting rid of Metro would help of course. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSlow downloading times on new computer ForumWindows running REALLY slow after quitting StarCraft 2 ForumComputer is going REALLY slow after power outage ForumWindows 8 Slow Web Browsing on Chrome, Firefox, IE? Win 7 Faster!? ForumI can't start up my Windows anymore. Or it boots up really slow . ForumUnable to connect to "IE 8 " after downloading Microsoft updates ForumNeed help!! windows has become really slow ...what to do?! ForumWindows 8 runs really slow on SSD ForumAfter Clean Windows install, VERY slow boot times ForumInternet speed slow on Windows 8 ForumDownloading is slow but surfing is ok ForumK7S5A and REALLY slow CD reads ForumComputer painfully slow after Windows Update Forumwhy are web pictures downloading slow ? ForumReally slow startup ForumPCMCIA slots need more power??? HELP! ForumFree download audio driver for windows xp lenovo 5312-2nq model ForumWindows system32 corrupt ForumPc turns on then off then loops wont go to windows ForumHow do i get recover my lost files after system recovery More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !