I have a PC running win XP, i replaced the hard drive after a failure abouts 9 - 12 months ago. At that stage it appeared to run quite quickly. I have deleted temorary internet files, defagmented and have scanned and have no viruses, spyware or adware. Can anyone tell me why it appears to be running much slower now and is there any other solution than to re-install windows xp.
Is there a way of stopping these programs from starting up when the computer starts up? i'm not sure on the RAM Mem, the computer is about 5 years old but over the time it has had a new motherboard and hard drive as mentioned before.
Click Start, then Run and then type MSCONFIG into the box hit return the System Configuration Utility will open up - click the Start up tab (far right) and this will allow you to see which programmes are starting up with windows. Untick all those you don't need click apply and then restart your PC. When it comes back up to desktop click start, control panel and then double click the System icon This will tell you how much RAM you have. 256MB is bare minimum for XP and 512MB would be better.
not very good. its not one of the fast PC's . you can not expect it to be very fast. especaily with 248MB RAM and winXP. buy more memory would help. you need at last 512MB of RAM. U have probably installed more programs since upgrade thats why your PC slowed down.
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