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accepted How to diagnose slow (only for awhile after start) Windows 7 machine?
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answered How to diagnose slow (only for awhile after start) Windows 7 machine?
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comment How to get wifi to reconnect automatically?
There are no driver updates available at this time.
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comment How does wake-on-lan works?
I've looked into WOL myself before and it's far less useful than one would expect. The "same broadcast domain" requirement makes it inconvenient in many circumstances (like all of them I find myself wanting WOL for).
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comment How to limit CPU consumtion of a process group with standard GNU/Linux tools?
Doesn't seem like an esoteric scenario to me as I encounter it frequently. Users wanting to run larger processing tasks, but not allow them to knock down the rest of the machine at the same time. A % of CPU limit would be ideal.
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comment How to diagnose slow (only for awhile after start) Windows 7 machine?
It can take 30 seconds for the system to respond to input, but the thrashing was going on for 30 minutes...
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comment How to diagnose slow (only for awhile after start) Windows 7 machine?
I haven't had time to capture the boot trace yet (SDK download takes awhile on DSL), but I ran across a Google article that suggested disabling superfetch. That made a tremendous improvement in responsiveness during as well as duration of disk thrashing.
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comment How to diagnose slow (only for awhile after start) Windows 7 machine?
@whs - I have an even slower, single core Atom machine here too, with the same RAM and also a slow laptop drive that does not exhibit the same issue. It settles in within a minute or 2 of booting. There's no reason for the faster machine to require over 30 minutes. Something abnormal is going on.
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comment How to diagnose slow (only for awhile after start) Windows 7 machine?
I think you missed the point. It performs acceptably when running applications that consume RAM, etc after the initial tie-up right after boot. It's no screamer, but is fine except for this disk thrashing right after boot (even with no applications running). After done thrashing, it runs perfectly fine even with OpenOffice, Chrome, and an IDE open at the same time (and they startup and load just fine too as long as I don't do it until the initial disk thrash is done).
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