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[SOLVED?] Kdialog ("save file as") extremely slow to show up

Posted 10-08-2019 at 12:15 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)

There are plenty of threads around the internet with this problem, not everyone is able to reproduce it, and probably "fixes" don't always work. In my case, I'm not even on KDE/plasma, even though I prefer KDE file managers and dialogs.

What I found that worked for me so far was from here: https://forum.manjaro.org/t/dolphin-...-load/69134/11

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Originally Posted by b_quest

Itís because dolphin may call upower when starting and upower fails and causes
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What to do with a slow Windows PC

Posted 08-15-2008 at 05:58 AM by Avoura
Updated 11-16-2008 at 05:40 PM by Avoura

Recently on a forum, a person said they were given an old PC running Windows and it was getting very slow. If you are in that position, read on.

If you have an old Windows XP PC, there is probably a lot of defragmentation on the hard drive, and lots of files from software that was installed and then uninstalled as well.

You should defragment the hard drive. Also scan for viruses and spyware, and rootkits. If it is still slow, then it might be best to back up all your...
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