my computer is extremely slow XP

  nuhim 20:56 13 Dec 2003
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My computer is extremely slow i cant figure out what the problem is i had the computer for just over a year. My memory has well over 50% spare yet the system is slow.

  Big Elf 20:58 13 Dec 2003

Have you run a virus check recently?

  VoG II 20:59 13 Dec 2003

Also check for spyware click here and click here

  nuhim 21:01 13 Dec 2003

i run my virus check every week or as much as possible

  hector 911 21:08 13 Dec 2003

when is the last time you did a "defrag"

Also you can have a look at blackviper.com

they "advise" what you need at start up or not.

  VoG II 21:13 13 Dec 2003

Also try cleaning up the registry click here

  howard60 21:25 13 Dec 2003

xp has an unfortunate habit of loading loads of progs at startup which are not needed. Go to start run and type msconfig you get a lot of tabs go to the right hand end startup and look at the list. Every one with a tick in the box is loaded at startup. I take the tick out of them all except my virus checker and firewall. You then have to restart. Once started a box opens put a tick in the left hand box and ok it. Things should have speeded up quite a bit.

  nuhim 17:12 14 Dec 2003

thank you all for your help
the problem was what howard said
once again thank you

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