Originally Posted by nekrosoft13
original vista upgraded to sp1, then upgraded to sp2, and then upgraded to win7
no reinstall in middle, and PC runs just as fast if not faster then brand new fresh build/installed windows machine that I put together every week.
on windows 7 machine my oldest installed app is Splinter Cell Double Agent, installed 5/5/2007
Interesting. I've just always noticed that over time, the registry gets clogged up, no matter how many reg cleaners you throw at it; things just get slower and slower over time. A reinstall usually does the trick and makes a night/day difference.