Windows 8 slow

I reinstalled win 8 for a week but now use it feel very slow, start the machine it takes more than 2 minutes to operate the new stable. Shutting down the machine takes more than a minute to complete. I checked the machine without virus and software running underground. Please help me, I thank.
Machine Configuration: Asus
CPU: intel core i5 5200U
GPU: Nvidia Geforce 930M
OS: Windows 8.1 64 bit

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Just A Suggestion Or Two

First, uninstall any unneeded programs that you have installed. If you happen to have more than one antivirus installed, remove all but one. Once that's done, then run "Disk Cleanup" to remove all the junk files on the computer. Once that's done, run "chkdsk" using the instructions below.

Try running Chkdsk in "repair" mode to find any damaged files and correct them. Start by opening a command prompt as an admin. RIGHT click on the Start button, choose "Command Prompt (Admin). (Or type "Command" in the search line, then RIGHT click on the "Command Prompt" listing at the top, choose "Run as admin".) Once there, type chkdsk /f /r /x, leaving the appropriate spaces between the letters as shown, then press the Enter key. You should see a note that it can't be run till a restart is done, type "Y" for yes, then press the Enter key again. Close the command prompt and restart the computer. Chkdsk will run upon restart and will take quite a while to finish.. Don't panic when the progress bar stays at 10% for a long time. It's fairly normal and the Chkdsk process may take a couple of hours.

When it's finished, it will boot to your normal startup/lock screen and you can login normally and then see if things are working correctly again.

After after running chkdsk, then defrag the computer.

Hope this helps.


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have done
Thank you very much Happy)
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Remove or uninstall the unwanted applications and temp files from your device, then update the window. this will help to solve your issue.

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Why it happens and what you can do:

Hi, vientrimunhanoi

There are multiple reasons for a system slow down like:
1. Registry gets bloated
2. C: gets really fragmented
3. Startup programs
4. Driver problems

What you can do:

1. Close some programs
2. Reduce the number of programs running in the background
3. Disable some browser extensions
4. Turn off unnecessary animations
5. Check your antivirus schedule
6. Run a virus scan

Hope this will help you out.   Happy

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Given the age, time to complete Grif's CHKDSK advice as well
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Windows 8 slow

Remove unwanted applications and temporary files from your device and turn off the problem will be solved

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yes windows 8 really slow

its really slow for gaming users i installed bluestacks for games but bluestacks hang everytime not only this but also chrome to i will update soon.

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Something's wrong with bluestacks.
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This problem mostly occurs due to installing unnecessary software like when you install a download manager it will give you suggestion of more malicious software which is harmful to the system so avoid to install unwanted or unnecessary applications.

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Time to Switch!

I'll Suggest you to switch form 8 to 10. Windows 8 is the worst product Microsoft ever made in OS history. Windows 8 performance is not really good. Either Windows 7 is better than 8. You need to upgrade your OS. That's it.

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