+ 0 Votes More detail, and have you tried the usual Madsmaddad 1 year ago We have no idea of the system? Is it an ancient PC without enough memory, trying to run windows 8, or what. Have you tried the usual things - Open the case and remove dust from DPU heatsink, (in XP) - START --> Accessories --> System tools --> Cleanup, followed by Defragment? Then run Superantimalware and malwarebytes and spybot, and other people will suggest other things. Let us know how these work out. Cheers, MMD + 0 Votes Reponse To Answer Mr_Threepwood 1 year ago It actually turned out to be having Netlimiter running I think, when I uninstalled it the problem went away. PC is 18GB of ram, i7 920.