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Really confused about my gaming laptop

by Seth Wisner / October 14, 2015 9:16 AM PDT

I recently purchased an Asus gaming laptop, shes a beast and I've loved her up until she started acting up. Somewhere in between downloading the newest NVIDIA driver, downloading the battlefront beta and updating my laptop to windows 10 my laptop has run afowl with something; whenever I played an installed game like far cry 4 or crysis 3 the frames per seconds would go heartbreakingly slow. This is strange cuz I could have maxed out practically any game resolution wise and now even portal is slower than a snail on elephant tranquilizers. Ive tried scanning viruses, shes clean, ive checked all the resolutions on most of my games: golden. Idk what to do about this, im frustrated and im all out of ideas; any help would be great thanks guys and gals.

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Beta apps can do that.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 14, 2015 9:27 AM PDT

I'd restore it back to before all the beta.

Also, let's go over your 1st of the month canned air routine. This is not optional on gaming models.

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how?
by Seth Wisner / October 14, 2015 9:32 AM PDT
In reply to: Beta apps can do that.

Thats weird that betas do that, how would go about restoring it?

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Windows has a few ways.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 14, 2015 9:36 AM PDT
In reply to: how?

System Restore goes back in time. Factory recovery if you can't undo changes and then there's that awful thing I asked. I asked you go over about your 1st of the month routine, you didn't tell. To me that means you are not aware I asked a question or didn't know what it meant.

Canned air and its use is on the web, but here's the deal. Gaming laptops need regular simple maintenance or they don't last long. Along with the 1st of the month I strongly advise putting it on a cooling pad.

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by Seth Wisner / October 14, 2015 9:41 AM PDT

Could you elaborate a little more on canned air and how I can manipulate it, also Ive only had cooling problems once and thats because I had the laptop smothered in blankets in my bed.

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im an idiot
by Seth Wisner / October 14, 2015 9:45 AM PDT
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You mean like lteral canned air, I feel autistic.

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For canned air
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 14, 2015 9:47 AM PDT
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That's on the web. As to the blankets, it's now very important you do your 1st of the month maintenance. I am not writing this is the current cause but it's something you must catch up on and keep doing. You'll also want to get the cooling pad for a nice spot for your laptop and never again use it on soft surfaces.

There are so many good articles on the web that I don't duplicate that here.

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