Windows 10: Slower Experience After Upgrading From Windows 8.1 to Windows 10

Discus and support Slower Experience After Upgrading From Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 in Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging to solve the problem; Hi, I'm noticing some lag after upgrading to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1. For example, when I hover over desktop icons, the 'hover box' updates... Discussion in 'Windows 10 BSOD Crashes and Debugging' started by Dylan Houlihan, Dec 8, 2019.

  1. Slower Experience After Upgrading From Windows 8.1 to Windows 10


    Hi,


    I'm noticing some lag after upgrading to Windows 10 from Windows 8.1. For example, when I hover over desktop icons, the 'hover box' updates extremely slowly. Also, when I open up file explorer and the files refresh, that happens extremely slowly as well.


    You can see what I mean here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ON4OhLc22eU&feature=youtu.be



    As you'll see from the video, Windows explorer cpu usage goes up quite a lot when my mouse is moving as well, but dies down a ton when I stop moving my mouse. This happens on other programs too, if I move my mouse on Google chrome, for example, CPU usage shoots up. I know this is normal to a degree though so I'm not worried about it a ton. I just want to fix the lag.


    This never used to happen to me in Windows 8.1 and I'm noticing slowness in other areas as well on Windows 10.


    Occasionally, I'll click the search box as well and it will just open to a grey box (no apps or anything showing) and then crash and I'll have to click it again to do my search.


    After many hours of trying to figure out this problem myself, I have run out of things to try. I've:

    • Tried booting in safe mode
    • Tried changing virtual memory paging file size
    • Tried doing a clean boot and disabling all start-up programs
    • Disabled Cortona
    • Updated my chipset drivers and GPU drivers
    • Tried creating a test user on my PC and the problem still exists on that account


    I really don't know what to try next. I'm tempted to downgrade back to 8.1 but I really want Windows 10 to work for me.


    Everyone tells me Windows 10 is supposed to be the faster OS, so what's happening here?


    Computer specs:

    • AMD FX-6300 cpu
    • Geforce GTX 760
    • Biostar TA970 motherboard
    • 16 gigs RAM
    • Running a brand-new SSD


    These problems started happening right after upgrading to Windows 10.

    :)
     
    Dylan Houlihan, Dec 8, 2019
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  2. Monk.e83 Win User

    Unlocked Realtek HD Audio Drivers Windows 7 & 8 (With Dolby Digital Live and DTS Interactive)

    DTS supported natively by Windows 8/8.1 and it should work on windows 10 too just DDL require to unlock your driver .
     
    Monk.e83, Dec 8, 2019
    #2
  3. Nordic Win User
    Windows 10 upgrade problem, no input accepted

    I really hate having to come here and ask for help, but I really am stumped. It hurts my geek pride. I have a PC with fairly modern hardware in it. It has a p8p67 pro in it. I have tried upgrading windows 10 on it twice now. Both times I have had the same result.

    After windows finishes upgrading it goes to the log in/set up screen. I can't do anything. No keyboard or mouse input is accepted.

    I will list some, or hopefully all, of the troubleshooting steps I have tried:
    • Move keyboard and mouse to different USB ports.
    • Try different keyboard or mouse.
    • Restart computer, repeatedly.
    • Google for related issues.
    • Update Bios, because why not.
    • Create boot media and revert to windows 7.
    The windows 10 system restore boot media works fine with keyboard and mouse. All USB ports work in windows 7. I don't know what is wrong. I suspect that windows 10 is lacking a driver of some sort, but since the computer accepts no input I have no way of checking for which driver let alone installing it.

    Please help me figure this out. If I have to revert back to windows 7 again, I am not going to get it upgraded to windows 10. Thank you in advanced.
     
    Nordic, Dec 8, 2019
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  4. P4-630 Win User

    Slower Experience After Upgrading From Windows 8.1 to Windows 10

    Microsoft claims I signed up for Windows 10...

    Click to expand... This is my list of hidden updates:

    Slower Experience After Upgrading From Windows 8.1 to Windows 10 hidden-updates-jpg.jpg
     
    P4-630, Dec 8, 2019
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