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    [W7] I think an update has failed causing EXTREMELY slow performance.

    After using my windows 7 PC, i noticed there were updates so I think I downloaded them and shut down the PC.
    A few days later when I switched on the PC it appeared to freeze for long periods (between 5-10 seconds) where the mouse would not move, then there is a short 'blip' where I can move the move the mouse (about half a second) then it freezes again. its completely unworkable and I've no idea how to resolve this? Any ideas?

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    Re: [W7] I think an update has failed causing EXTREMELY slow performance.

    Hello, please attach the requested information: Windows Update Forum Posting Instructions

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