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Lenovo yoga 2 flex issues

by tuju22 / March 17, 2015 8:25 AM PDT

I just purchased this laptop from the lenovo website about a week and a half ago and this thing runs like garbage right out of the box.

I mainly purchased it for school work and watching netflix/anime, but mostly for watching anime.

when i go to watch a video, it takes forever to load, then when it does manage to load, it is super choppy and most of the time you cant even tell whats going on the show. Sometimes i start a new tab and let the video buffer for a while, 20-30 minutes. but if you leave it too long, the freaking webpage will just stop responding and it will want me to kill the page. it freezes all the time randomly. ect ect. i cant take this thing. its awful.

is there something i can do to help this issue?

this is the only computer in the house like this, so its not the wifi or anything like that.

the specs on the computer are i5-4210 4th gen 1.7 GHz with 4 gigs of ram and one of those hybrid hard drives.

any suggestions would be appreciated.

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Could be normal. Why?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 17, 2015 8:32 AM PDT

I find the stock video player to do odd things. As to the web page, you would be relying on the internet connection and maybe flash.

4GB RAM? That's too slim for today's PCs. Figure double that to get smooth.

Sorry but something's amiss but the laptop looks light on ram and there's so much missing from this story.
Bob

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what is it im missing?
by tuju22 / March 17, 2015 8:39 AM PDT
In reply to: Could be normal. Why?

what do you mean missing from this story?

what more should i include in this story?

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About 4GB ram. What's not stock, what's playing the video,
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 17, 2015 8:45 AM PDT
In reply to: what is it im missing?

And internet connection. I've seen folk lambast machines when the causes are right in front of them.

Also a new PC may take a week to download all the patches. During that time, internet can get slow. This is not new information.

-> Here's why I ask about other than stock apps. Read http://www.howtogeek.com/201354/ninite-is-the-only-safe-place-to-get-windows-freeware/
Also, apps are now infected with so much junk it's not funny.
http://www.ibtimes.com/slow-computer-utorrent-epic-scale-bitcoin-mining-software-slowing-down-computers-1840466

I'm not there so I can't tell what's going on this time but the 4GB was an odd move.
Bob

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