Hello, suddenly my win7 64 bit laptop with 4GB ram has become incredibly slow for no apparent reason. It started when the Norton Internet Security 2010 failed for no known reason, then Norton tried to re-install and now it is so slow, it is unbelievable!
Hi psmfoo - Since the issue started with Norton, I agree that it is likely causing the slow down. Try uninstalling from your computer completely and see if you notice a speed up. If that doesn't do the trick, you can try to boost performance with the tips discribed, here: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows7/Optimize-Wi...
Microsoft does have an official Windows 7 Support Forum located here http://tinyurl.com/9fhdl5 . It is supported by product specialists as well as engineers and support teams. You may want to check the threads available there for additional assitance and support.
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