From: android <here@there.was>
Subject: Re: Upgrade report - SSD & photo software
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Subject: Re: Upgrade report - SSD & photo software
Date: Wed, 27 Dec 2017 19:36:19 +0100
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On 2017-12-27 16:47:11 +0000, Bill W said:

> On Wed, 27 Dec 2017 12:32:38 +0100, android<here@there.was> wrote:
> 
>> On 2017-12-27 09:27:02 +0000, David Taylor said:
>> 
>>> On 27/12/2017 07:26, android wrote:
>>> []
>>> 
>>>> I have W10 on my Acer notebook, a c2d with 8GB RAM... It's unbelivable
>>>> how slow it is compared to my old Mac Mini, another c2d but with OSX
>>>> Snow Leopard and 3GB in use.
>>> 
>>> Win-10 shouldn't be slow, especially with 8 GB memory.  I would check
>>> for any mis-configuration or unwanted processes (especially if it's a
>>> vendor's Win-10 rather than a plain version from Microsoft without all
>>> the junk-ware!).  Use the Task Manager to see what's eating all the
>>> CPU, memory, disk I/O etc.
>> 
>> I have. It's Windows mostly.
> 
> Yes, that's the same thing I saw, but it wasn't accurate. As David
> said, check for installed software from Acer. My problem was the
> Toshiba software. It's not needed, and after I removed all of it, the
> laptop was fine, even with the HDD which happened to have bad sectors.
> The software I suspect was some backup or disk recovery software, and
> one other that was also disk related. The SSD was icing on the cake,
> and sped things up considerably.

I cleansed the 'puter from stuff like that when I bought it two years ago...
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