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Gnu Emacs on Windows 7 very slow when VPN connection is used

I'm using Gnu emasc 24.3 on Windows 7 and normally I don't have any problems with speed/responsiveness. I'm launching Emacs with the runemacs.exe However, when I am travelling and try to connect to ...
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1answer
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Windows 7 download speed slow through router

I am using Windows 7. When I plug in the Internet connection directly to windows 7, its download speed can get up to 60Mbps. However, when I connect Windows 7 through my Linksys Router, the download ...
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Poor wireless performance after WiFi printer intstall & uninstall

A few weeks back I installed a Canon WiFi printer, which caused all manner of issues with my laptop's COM ports (see - Cannot Delete Unwanted COM ports - Windows 7). Unfortunately by the time I ...
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How to remove unneeded features and extras on Windows 7? [duplicate]

My laptop came with preinstalled Windows 7 Ultimate x64. I can't change the OS on laptop, but Windows 7 Ultimate is much of an overhead for the computer and my intended use as well. Is there a way to ...
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1answer
127 views

Want to Control my Internet Speed [closed]

I want to control my bandwidth. Is there any way to control my Internet speed? I just want control my net speed. Please suggest any type of software or manual setting on Windows 7. Thanks in advance.
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Why is Windows 7 running slowly in VirtualBox?

I am having performance issues with Windows 7 Home Premium (64-bit) in VirtualBox when I run a resource-intensive program like Adobe Illustrator. Performance is pretty slow, but given my specs and ...
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2answers
433 views

Why do I have to set the “Speed and Duplex” setting to connect faster to my LAN?

My LAN originally took about 3-5 minutes to achieve Internet connectivity. This was way too long for me, so I found this fix which basically said: In advanced settings of network adapter, for ...
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teamviewer display is slow to refresh

I'm using teamviewer from time to time to connect my portable computer with my desktop computer when I need to check on something (personal use). One of the main things I've been noticing is that it ...
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1answer
1k views

Enabling wifi adapter causes slow laptop until reboot OR while AC adapter is plugged out

It's been a couple of weeks now that I feel that my pc is feeling slower than usual. Not just network related things but just about everything gets a delay (timings at the end of the post). It's like ...
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1answer
825 views

Slow speed on Realtek PCIe FE Family Controller - HP Pavilion 64 bit

I recently upgraded my internet speed to 90 mbs but when I run a speedtest on my computer, it never gets over 50 mbs. I've had the ISP company over here a few times, they've tested everything and have ...
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1answer
1k views

How to speed up scrolling in windows 7?

When I scroll a list for example in Total Commander Synchronize Dirs, or in a text file with its Lister, scrolling is very slow, if I do multiple scrolls at once. The problem is that if the lines I ...
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1answer
241 views

Number of Processors and Computer Speed relation?

Does changing the number of processors under Boot Advanced Options affect computer speed? I have Dell XPS 15z Windows 7 Home Premium (64 bit) OS with 4GB RAM, intel i5 processor @2.5 Ghz and 1GB ...
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0answers
225 views

How to reinstate “playback speed” control in WMP?

I've recently reinstalled Windows 7 and been watching movies via out-of-box Windows Media Player (with all out-of-box codecs). In particular, i liked WMP's ability to change playback speed. Recently, ...
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3answers
431 views

How to speed up windows7 when hard drive is corrupted?

I have installed windows7 home basic with 300 GB SATA hard drive. It is very slow in booting and also running slow. Is there any way to check if hard drive is corrupted? and if so how to recover it ...
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1answer
593 views

Windows 7 hangs on simple explorer tasks, even task manager freezes

I'm currently on a Toshiba Satellite with i7 processor. It fas worked fine so far until one day it has slowed down to a crippling speed. Many simple tasks like searching, showing the popup of the ...
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1answer
666 views

How can I increase mouse cursor speed?

I'm using a Dell Branded Mouse in my Windows7 64bit Operating System. I've Increased the pointer speed to full from control panel but it nevertheless seems to be slow enough to work with. Could ...
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2answers
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Windows 7x64 Using Too Much RAM and Slowing Down

I have been trying to figure out why this is happening to me. I have about 190+ processes running on my computer at any given point in time. Since I see a lot of people running like 20-30 at a given ...
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How can I slow down the framerate of a Flash game?

I am trying to play an Adobe Flash game in my browser. The only problem is that it is too fast for me. I know it would be "cheating", but I would enjoy the game more if I could play it at a slower ...
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1answer
399 views

Does VPN encryption consume traffic?

I noticed when i run streams that it's bitrate is close to my max Internet speed it lags a lot when using VPN but run smoothly without VPN. Bandwidth monitor programs shows that the speed through the ...
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2answers
138 views

Computer starts up slower even though I checked which programs are launched [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to diagnose slow booting or logon in Windows 7? When I log into my computer it takes longer for all the background programs to finish loading than it used to. I ...
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1answer
620 views

When caps lock is pressed, space bar returns underscore

Basically, what I'm looking for is: when CapsLock is on I want Space to return _ and I want Shift + Space to return . Detail: This is kind of a continuation of this question I asked about the ...
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1answer
1k views

Remapping SHIFT + SPACE to an underscore (_)

I found this question and was so excited when I found out I could remap my whole keyboard with a really simple Microsoft product called Keyboard Layout Creator. My problem: Keyboard Layout Creator ...
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1answer
2k views

How can I measure the speed of a network drive mounted on Windows 7?

Are there any tools to measure the speed of a network drive mounted on Windows 7? I found a tool called HD Tach but it's not compatible with Windows 7, and it does not look like it can measure ...
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4answers
102 views

How do I speed up lackluster hardware running Windows 7?

I'm one of very few people at my company who does graphic work, and I do quite a lot of it. Headquarters doesn't quite get that graphics work requires different hardware than, for example, sales work, ...
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1answer
131 views

How to speed up Windows Messenger

Windows Live Messenger seems extremely slow on my Windows 7 machine. Double click on the icon and it is 10 seconds before the main screen is shown - probably because it is loading all sorts of adverts ...
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What could be lowering my download speed - alternative configurations?

I got the following configuration (new ISP): a). Cable internet 32 MBit/s Download and 2MBit/s upload. The gave me an ARRIS cable modem. b). I use a internationally unkown small router brand (AVM) - ...
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1answer
336 views

Will an SSD help my machine's “snappiness”?

I have an IBM X31 (1.4Ghz, 1GB RAM, 320GB 5,400RPM HDD) running Windows 7. Would putting an SSD in it affect the "snappiness" of the machine? I'm not looking for raw power; I just want programs to ...
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How to make sure you are getting the most out of your SSD?

Just got my hands on a 60gb OCZ Vertex 2 SSD - Claims to have 285/275 write and read speeds. However when testing with AS SSD Benchmark im getting about 140/90. System: Windows 7 32-Bit 60gb SSD - ...
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1answer
1k views

ReadyBoost - How much space needed?

Just a simple question. How much could Windows 7 use effectively? ReadyBoost really helps, at least for me it's really working. I have got a simple Kingston pendrive, which is not bad, but it's not ...
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Looking for gadget (or anything else) to find true CPU speed in Win 7

I am looking for a gadget preferably, or any program, to tell me my true CPU speed in Win 7. I have a Xeon 3426. I am running the Intel Turbo Boost monitor gadget, but it's only going down to 1.87 ...
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2answers
779 views

My internet connection just got really slow - How can I troubleshoot it?

A few days ago my connection became really slow. I have DSL which should be 3mb down and 768k up. I'm lucky if I get 768k down and 200k up. It sucks. I called my ISP, Verizon and they did some sort of ...
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3answers
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Upload of photos from cf card to pc is super slow

I have a new custom built pc. It has 8B of RAM and was working like a dream. Suddenly it is super slow and taking hours to download photos that used to take just minutes. I notice that there is 8GB ...
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1answer
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Enabling UDMA Mode 6 for a SATA II HDD

How would I go about enabling UDMA Mode 6 transfer for my Seagate Baracudda 7200.12 HDD ? HD tune tells me that it supports it but is operating at Mode 5. My motherboard is a ASUS P5B-MX WiFi/AP, uses ...
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How do I see the negotiated wireless speed in Windows 7 and OS X

In Windows XP when I connected to a network it would list the speed at which I connected, e.g. 54 mbps, 11 mbps, etc. Where can I see the same information in in either Windows 7 or OS X? Since ...
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Windows 7 boot animation slows down startup by default?

I just upgraded my HDD to an SSD drive. I am running a completely fresh install and enjoy the short boot time. I tweaked the startup to be as fast as I could by removing unneeded apps and such. Nor am ...
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The speed of copying a file from a PC to a USB Flash drive started at 30MB/s and decreased to 5.8 MB/s, why?

If I copy a 8GB file from the PC to a USB Flash Drive, the speed will start at around 30 MB/s... maybe 28 MB/s, and then gradually, after a minute, it will go down to 15 MB/s and finally settle down ...
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How to accelerate internet speed?

In Windows 7, How can I accelerate a 1Mb DSL connection speed ? what tips I can apply on browsers or windows to get a faster web-surf ?
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1answer
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Windows 7 cannot burn a DVD-R at 4x or 8x? (it seems to have to use the MAX speed)

Windows 7 is great to have the ability to burn an .iso into a DVD-R, but it seems like there is no way to change the speed to 8x or 4x? (so it may go "max", which is 16x) because some of my DVD ...
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Why is downloading on my Mac seven times slower than on my PC?

I've been working on trying to get my Mac up to speed on the net, and am experiencing some very strange results. First of all, webpages load slow on my Mac. Speedtest says Mac OS X 10.5 ...
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Multiple network adapters, how does it affect the connection?

Background: I have a custom built gaming machine running Windows 7 RC for which I bought a fairly cheap wireless adapter because I thought my dorm would have firewire internet again this year. When I ...
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Default Windows 7 Install: What to change to make it faster?

I remember there were guides for Windows XP on all of the unnecessary services and things that you could turn off in a default install to make the system a bit more 'snappy'. Is there such a guide ...