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Old 05-25-2008, 03:25 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Toshiba laptop running slowly

my mom has a toshiba laptop and the specs are:
it's a toshiba sattellite 1 series and
proc: centrino duo t2250 @ 1.7GHZ
RAM: 2.0GB
XP media center

dont know other specs but, this thing is very slow slower than my pentium D rig sometimes it locks up and i have to reset it and nothing else works this thing takes like 2-3 min booting up windows, but there are not many things loading at start up excecpt for norton anti virus. and running xp there are only about 46 process running, which i think thats a little high but it's a laptop, so i was wondering if thats normal or if there is something i can do to speed it up a little
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Old 05-25-2008, 11:17 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: Toshiba laptop running slowly

Go to the Virus area and run Osiris's guide to spyware removal on it.

http://www.techist.com/forums/f51/sp...osiris-165828/

Post your HiJack this log in the analyze area...

http://www.techist.com/forums/f70/

Someone will be along to analyze it and let you know what steps to take.
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Default Re: Toshiba laptop running slowly

Try run a defrag and stop some startup processes (Start>Run>Msconfig>Statup Tab> Disable everything but you anti virus and anything else you want to start on startup)

Also run ccleaner: Download CCleaner 2.07.575 - FileHippo.com

and maybe try this tool that i use (30 day trial): TuneUp America - TuneUp Utilities 2008
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