My mind was still in another thread.
All I can think of now is an' in-place' or 'repair install' which is to replace all your system files with new ones and get new updates. Not quite as time consuming as a clean install...2 or 3 hours....updates take the longest time. Your programs and files are untouched but it's advisable to back them up. Basically, you put the disk in and run it from within Windows not boot up with it. Have a look at this and see if you are up for it.
If you need a W7 disk, get it here and choose your version with SP1... 3GB size:
Burn it with this at 4x: http://www.softpedia.com/progD.....27810.html
If your internet connection keeps breaking as you download it use this download manager...it can resume when you lose connection. It's big download so it possible to happen:
Is everything fast outside of using the internet and browsers or is most of it retarded?