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Old 03-19-2006, 10:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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When I got it, it opened up folders in an instant. Now it takes a while to open things up plus the internet is alot slower. When I watch videos on the internet now, they skip and don't play smoothly. I reformatted twice and still no faster. I have win xp sp2 and 1 gb ram if this helps anyone. I have many virus scans and spyware removal tools. They all say that my pc is 100% virus/spyware/etc... free. What should I do?
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what all do you have running in msconfig -->startup?
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Old 03-20-2006, 05:12 PM   #3 (permalink)
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do you want me to list everything, or just what i have running in my sytem tray.

In my system tray, all I have running is norton antivirus.
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do virus and spyware scans.
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that is weird, maybe you should do some hardware torture tests.
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Old 03-21-2006, 06:37 AM   #6 (permalink)
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if u stop some of the sartups in msconfig, ur pc will run faster
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I currently only have avg free running now and it sped up my pc.
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