my PC is running slow how do i sort it

  skunkey 18:34 30 Oct 2005
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My spywear, anti virus, and firewalls are all up to date. How do i alter my start up programs and shut down any programs running in the background.

  woodchip 18:38 30 Oct 2005

To Stop any programs not needed at boot Go to Start\Run and type in Run Box MSCONFIG press enter and then go to the Startup Tab have a look to see what you can remove with regard to removing tick's. You can just as readily restart them after if you find you need them

  palinka 18:39 30 Oct 2005

Others will answer your direct question better than I can, but first thing is - has it always run slowly? or is it since you did something? eg installed some new software? And what is your operating system (eg Win XP; 98; etc)

  skunkey 18:40 30 Oct 2005

how do i know which programs i need

  skunkey 18:41 30 Oct 2005

i am running xp pro, it has slowed down over time

  woodchip 18:45 30 Oct 2005

Look Hear Alphabetically click here

  howard63 20:30 30 Oct 2005

I remove the tick from everything except my virus checker and firewall. Never had any problems.

  BRYNIT 22:47 30 Oct 2005

I use Startup inspector to find out what what is running. Free program click here always read what the program is for before disabling

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