Win 10 Help with Windows 10

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Received a new windows 10 laptop for my birthday after using a MacBook for ages.I can see why I kept with the MacBook,this thing is so slow and unresponsive doing the simplest of tasks like surfing the t'interweb,Google Chrome constantly freezes as soon as you open a new tab etc.It's a wonder I haven't flung it through the window!
Any tips on making it faster etc
 

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i can run the crap bloated Win 10 on a lot less think maybe hardware issue?
try few browsers
ignore the recomended minimum spec try whatever you have never fails me
 
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ideallly i5 CPU 8 GB RAM and SSD drive

I am writing this on a 3rd gen i3 with SSD and 8 GB RAM never had any issues
 

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mmm...that's pretty old school tbh Oily. :confused:

...but it shouldn't be freezing on Chrome. Something not right.
Anything I should look at,even the basics as I can't remember where to look etc
i can run the crap bloated Win 10 on a lot less think maybe hardware issue?
try few browsers
ignore the recomended minimum spec try whatever you have never fails me
Tried Firefox,same issue
ideallly i5 CPU 8 GB RAM and SSD drive

I am writing this on a 3rd gen i3 with SSD and 8 GB RAM never had any issues
Was thinking about buying some more RAM?
I would do a clean re-install first and see if it cures the problem.
Don't have any discs unless you can do it another way with this W10?
 

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The downloads are available direct from Microsoft Oily.
Use that link and use their creation software to download it onto a usb stick. Use the same version of win 10 and it will validate automatically.
 

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Was thinking about buying some more RAM?
No! What you have isn't ideal, but that's not the problem. You could think about more RAM later.

Don't have any discs unless you can do it another way with this W10?
You don't get discs with new computers these days. There will be a hidden recover\ reinstall partition on your HDD. You access that via 'settings', but again, that's for later maybe, your problem is elsewhere.
 

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could also be a memory issue, run memtest to rule that out.
Downloaded,cheers
No! What you have isn't ideal, but that's not the problem. You could think about more RAM later.



You don't get discs with new computers these days. There will be a hidden recover\ reinstall partition on your HDD. You access that via 'settings', but again, that's for later maybe, your problem is elsewhere.
Ah ok,any pointers to start off with?Any help appreciated
 
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