Make Laptop run faster

  Stephen91 18:58 04 Jan 2007

Can anyone suggets ways to make my laptop run faster?


  spacecadet 18:59 04 Jan 2007

how much memory is installed?

  postie24 19:01 04 Jan 2007

Try giving it a clean up click here


  Stephen91 19:03 04 Jan 2007

128Mb. i was planning on getting more but the prices in the shops i was in are a bit high. could you suggest anywhere?


  Stephen91 19:05 04 Jan 2007

i already have ccleaner. thanks anyway.


  VoG II 19:06 04 Jan 2007
  postie24 19:11 04 Jan 2007

Stephen91,didnt realise you had such little memory,upgrade for sure


  spacecadet 19:12 04 Jan 2007

are you running xp with 128mb ram?

the laptop i bought (only budget from asda)had 256mb and was very slow,so i upped it to 512mb as only use it for office apps and internet surfing

use vogs link,take a note of the spec and shop around
bear in mind shipping costs, iended up buying from pcw for £30 it was there or thereabouts

simple enough to install

  Ashrich 21:13 04 Jan 2007

If you are running XP , try turning off the " Fisher Price " colours and going back to the standard Windows display , turn off all the other bells and whistles such as drop shadows on the pointer and icons , disable any fancy themes and wallpapers that are too big ( as in file size ) these all use memory and processor cycles that are much needed for older systems with small amounts of memory .


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