when i try opening internet explorer 6 it takes 17 seconds to open the window,my internet is fast(10mb),but all windows a very slow opening. OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600 OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation System Name DENIS-TC7B5AVEG System Manufacturer SiS System Model 730S System Type X86-based PC Processor x86 Family 6 Model 6 Stepping 2 AuthenticAMD ~1244 Mhz BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. 062710, 15/07/1997 SMBIOS Version 2.3 Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32 Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1 Locale United States Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)" User Name DENIS-TC7B5AVEG\denis Time Zone GMT Standard Time Total Physical Memory 256.00 MB Available Physical Memory 58.39 MB Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB Page File Space 586.64 MB Page File C:\pagefile.sys
In addition to that - do a thorough clean-up of your hard-drive. Get rid of any junk in Recycle Bin, run the Desktop cleanup Wizard, empty Cookies and Files in IE or whatever browser you use, delete Temp Files folder in C:Windows. After that do a full defrag.
You should then notice a speed-up, not forgetting more memory.
you could try this, click here to try for a month,It will only delete 10 items at a time,But you can run it as many times as you like,you want the first one the Optimizer.Also you may have to many start up programs running,To check ,Start, Run, Type in msconfig,ok,Go into start up and check how many you have,I have 7 on mine and should be able to cut a few of them out,Some other programs Spyware Doctor AVg and others run a Quick scan at start up and slow your computer down a lot,It may be better to run the scans when you are going for dinner or something like that,So that they dont interfere with your browsing.
Me again - been away. Regarding the memory requirements, click here and run let it scan your computer, it will then tell you all you need to know about your own individual ram possibilities and requirements.