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Old 08-13-2008, 02:43 AM   #1 (permalink)
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My brother's computer is really slow. He has a Pentium 4 1.7GHz and 512mb RAM but my P4 before ddnt run this slow. Was wondering if the memory has gone bad or he just needs an upgrade. Any ideas?
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1,7 ghz, and 512mb ram,,,,,,needs a new computer (not upgrade)
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Yeah, that's what I meant...used the wrong word
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^what mistake did you make?
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I think he's mistaken b/c Pentium 4's aren't 1.7 GHZ. I think he meant P3.

Can't do a whole lot about it, you probably can't upgrade the RAM much more IF ANY, you could do a disk cleanup, disk defragmentation, and error check on the hard drive. Cleanup any start programs that aren't needed and see if that helps. If it still isn't 'fast' enough for you, as luk said get a new puter.
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I think he's mistaken b/c Pentium 4's aren't 1.7 GHZ. I think he meant P3.

lol, didn't even catch that.
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