slow computer.

  User-C36C17DD-CB36-4359-8C1755C210746FBE 19:29 04 Sep 2004
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i am running xp home amd 2100
how do i speed up my computer it is very slow I have 796mb ram
how do i shut down a lot of the start up programs that i never use

  Diodorus Siculus 19:45 04 Sep 2004

click here will give a list of programs.

start

run

msconfig

and under the startup tab, untick what you don't want running at startup.

click here for the startup control panel which gives more options.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:50 04 Sep 2004

Check for virus and spyware that are using your resources.

Also clear all your temporary files and internet cache.

my computer is still very slow...
even my broadband connection.
i have run norton virus scan and everything is ok no viruses at all
just slow
sometimes its fine.
but today the whole system is slow...
any ideas

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:58 04 Sep 2004

Anti Spyware :-
Adaware click here
Spybot S&D click here
Spywareblaster click here
a2 click here

  Dan the Confused 20:02 04 Sep 2004

As Fruit Bat /\0/\ suggests, check for spyware:

Ad-aware click here

Spybot S&D click here

Update and run them.

  Dan the Confused 20:03 04 Sep 2004

Sorry, bit slow there...

  R4 21:12 04 Sep 2004

Defrogging your Hard Disks may help

  R4 21:24 04 Sep 2004

I meant Defragging not Defrogging

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