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Old 02-22-2006, 12:50 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i was wondering if there are any programs that delete or take out programs which are always running, my comp is running slower and i dont have any idea what it is, any suggestions?
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Old 02-22-2006, 01:00 AM   #2 (permalink)
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In run, type in "msconfig" without the quotes and uncheck all the programs that you don't need to start up.
Also go to "services.msc" you can play around with those too

This site will help you with those.
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Be sure to keep your antivirus, firewall, and any broadband drivers checked.

I also have my mouse drivers load, as my mouse has extra buttons that I use a lot.

Anything beyond that is just extra, and can be unchecked.
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Umm do i hear Reformat.Yes I know you may not want to lose all your data but the best way to get all the performance is to reformat then install the needed anit-virus firewall software so you can start off fresh.
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In run, type in "msconfig" without the quotes and uncheck all the programs that you don't need to start up.
Also go to "services.msc" you can play around with those too

This site will help you with those.
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nah the contrast or something definately f's with your eyes
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Umm do i hear Reformat.Yes I know you may not want to lose all your data but the best way to get all the performance is to reformat then install the needed anit-virus firewall software so you can start off fresh.

I disagree to a certain extent....
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why would i want to reformat? seems kind of extreme
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it is extreme, but you just back up your documents/music to a cd or external HD, and start over.

It gets rid of your viruses/spyware/malware, i reformat probably 3 times a year.
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