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Posts: 21
Registered: ‎12-13-2011
Location: malaysia
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Thinkpad T420 SLOW SLOW

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Hello,

I have a problem with my thinkpad speed from 6 month ago which i bought it.

Actually something is wrong with my thinkpad t420 because it acts like pentium pc and stupid.

when i compare my thinkpad i7 speed with my friend core2due laptop he is winner .

i don't know what should i do .

point:also lenovo thinkvantage didn't detect any issue for my stupid thinkpad t420 even i change my os two times!

totaly i am not satisfied with this brand it is too slow laptop

Guru
Posts: 8,986
Registered: ‎12-26-2009
Location: Vancouver
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Re: Thinkpad T420 SLOW SLOW

How exactly is it slow? Are you running the preloaded OS?

Any viruses?
W520: i7-2720QM, Q2000M at 1080/688/1376, 21GB RAM, 500GB + 750GB HDD, FHD screen & MB168B+
X61T: L7500, 3GB RAM, 500GB HDD, XGA screen, Ultrabase
Y3P: 5Y70, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, QHD+ screen
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Posts: 21
Registered: ‎12-13-2011
Location: malaysia
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Re: Thinkpad T420 SLOW SLOW

it is **bleep** slow and i don't have any viruses bcoz i checked by symantec and Nod32 and also microsoft essential

Punch Card
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎01-21-2012
Location: New Zealand

Re: Thinkpad T420 SLOW SLOW

Run CPUZ to see what  your processor clock speed is. Something may be causing it to throttle back.

 

Also try downloading a rescue disk to scan for virus/malware such as http://support.kaspersky.com/viruses/rescuedisk

 

Failing that, reinstall the OS, before you install any other applications is it still slow? If so maybe get it looked at under warranty.

 

L

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Posts: 21
Registered: ‎12-13-2011
Location: malaysia
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Re: Thinkpad T420 SLOW SLOW

Capture.JPGit is my report what is your idea and i am sure that my laptop don't have viruse

Guru
Posts: 8,986
Registered: ‎12-26-2009
Location: Vancouver
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Re: Thinkpad T420 SLOW SLOW

Load Resource Monitor, go to the Overview tab, and see if anything is using abnormal amounts of CPU or disk.

Also check the SMART values with HD Tune.
W520: i7-2720QM, Q2000M at 1080/688/1376, 21GB RAM, 500GB + 750GB HDD, FHD screen & MB168B+
X61T: L7500, 3GB RAM, 500GB HDD, XGA screen, Ultrabase
Y3P: 5Y70, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, QHD+ screen
802.11n
Posts: 421
Registered: ‎08-13-2010
Location: Tucson, Arizona

Re: Thinkpad T420 SLOW SLOW

You said you checked for malware with Symantec and NOD32.  Does that mean you have BOTH of them installed?  If so, that alone can cripple your speed.

 

Also, how many fonts do you have installed?

Paper Tape
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎02-02-2012
Location: UK
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Re: Thinkpad T420 SLOW SLOW

I also have this problem but my thinkpad is only 3 days old! It is slower than my 4 year old acer with an i2 processor and half the ram.

Can anyone give me an idea of why it is so so so slow?

I have 2GB ram and i5, windows 7 premium. 

Help?!

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Posts: 21
Registered: ‎12-13-2011
Location: malaysia
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Re: Thinkpad T420 SLOW SLOW

Actually i installed symantec in my perivios OS and scan by that .then install fresh OS and nod32 then scan 

Guru
Posts: 8,986
Registered: ‎12-26-2009
Location: Vancouver
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Re: Thinkpad T420 SLOW SLOW

Can you try checking your hard drive with HD Tune (health tab)?

Is your BIOS up to date?

Can you try using the High Performance power profile?
W520: i7-2720QM, Q2000M at 1080/688/1376, 21GB RAM, 500GB + 750GB HDD, FHD screen & MB168B+
X61T: L7500, 3GB RAM, 500GB HDD, XGA screen, Ultrabase
Y3P: 5Y70, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, QHD+ screen