Tips for vista

  adam.arsenal123 22:00 03 Aug 2009
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My vista laptop is really slow even after install i have run cleaners like CCleaner but is still slow is there any tips on how to speed it up apart from upgrading hardware.

  OTT_Buzzard 22:14 03 Aug 2009

Try this:

click here

Is there anything specific that's slow about Vista for you? Is it the operating system or applications that are slow for you?

What spec laptop do you have and what edition of Vista (e.g. Home premium, home basic, Ultimate, 32 bit or 64 bit)?

  adam.arsenal123 23:54 03 Aug 2009

Thanks for the link.
My specs are 512ram vista home basic

  Forum Editor 00:13 04 Aug 2009

is a shortage of RAM. Vista will continue to crawl along in 512Mb, no matter what else you try to do to speed it up.

If you can, you should upgrade the RAM to at least 1Gb - or more if the laptop and your budget can take it. Otherwise you would really be much better off running Windows XP, and even that will be fairly slow in 512Mb of RAM.

  adam.arsenal123 11:14 04 Aug 2009

Thanks for your recommendation FE I will upgrade ram soon

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