Help with Lenovo i7 very slow how to fix it?

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  1. mgfredy

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    I have had my pc for 2 years and over that time it has become slower and slower.

    Not running any heavy programs

    Anyone have any advise / programs I can use to clean it up

    May have to take some where too be looked at

    Thanks for your help

    Cheers
     
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    Upgrade to Windows 10 (for free until July)
    Install and run CCleaner (free)
    Run Defrag on you HDD
    Dust accumulation around the air intake ports and processor heatsink will cause thermal throttling. As the processor overheats, it reduces its clock speed in an attempt to cool down
     
  3. mgfredy

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    Ok will look at these options I got cc cleaner did not seem to work but have not done defrag in hard drive.

    Will look at dust as well

    It also has a gimmick switch on top of box that has three speeds this does not appear to be working as no light on it. Any ideas

    Machine seems to be whirling a lot but not doing much
     
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    Decided to get it service locally £40 sorted
     

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