stuttering computer

  pollystea 17:09 13 Feb 2003

i have bought a new system and whilst installing applications or playing games my computer seems to stutter and takes an age to install files ive downloaded all the latest drivers for my graphics card and sound which is onboard and still have no joy the only thing i can think that it could be the hard drive which is not new please help before i go and spend more money and find out its not the problem. my specs..
amd 2000xp
msi kt4v mainboard sound and lan onboard
256 ram
geoforce 2/pro graphic card
fujitsu 20gb hardrive
windows xp pro

  Lú-tzé 19:05 13 Feb 2003

Try defragging the hdd and do a scandisk for errors - let the scandisk also do a comprehensive surface check.

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