save me from being nagged by the wife plz.

  ding dong dave 21:00 02 Sep 2006

help! my wife keeps nagging me that her machine is slow, she got an e-machine with a 1.3GHZ processor, 40GB HD, xp home. we share a broadband connection, everything takes a long time to load from booting up to browsing the net. i have done a complete virus scan and removed all infections, checked for spyware etc, is it just a case of upgrading the processor?
any help i would be most grateful


  terryf 21:01 02 Sep 2006

What is your wife comparing her 'slow' machine with?

  ding dong dave 21:02 02 Sep 2006

it use to be alot quicker but the last month or 2 it just slowed up

  woodchip 21:08 02 Sep 2006

Go to Run type MSCONFIG press enter go to startup tab and remove as meany background start program tics as you can. These can be restored if needed. Do not remove av or firewall

  terryf 21:11 02 Sep 2006

Don't know if this will help, found it by doing a google for 'winxp slow pc' click here

  rdave13 21:11 02 Sep 2006

Also run click here

  ding dong dave 21:23 02 Sep 2006

i will try that ccleaner later on, could it not be that the processor is on its way out, i've checked what is running in bkground and sorted that all out.

  woodchip 21:26 02 Sep 2006

CPU's do not fade. The just go put

  Stuartli 23:31 02 Sep 2006

Why should you be given any special favours...:-))

  rdave13 23:33 02 Sep 2006


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