computer running very slowly

  taz39 17:04 27 Oct 2003

my computer is running very slowly. below is my computer info. could you please tell me if there are any conflicts here. any help would be greatful. thanks in advance for any help

OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Version 5.1.2600 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name CUTHBERT
System Manufacturer Not Available
System Model Not Available
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 6 Model 3 Stepping 1 AuthenticAMD ~896 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 = "5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)"
User Name CUTHBERT\User
Time Zone GMT Standard Time
Total Physical Memory 128.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 10.52 MB
Total Virtual Memory 412.17 MB
Available Virtual Memory 51.12 MB
Page File Space 300.62 MB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys

  mdshamilton 17:07 27 Oct 2003

Looks like you need to add more RAM. I thought the minimum for running XP was 256Mb. I'd have thoguh a min now would be more like 500Mb to run any apps or games as well as XP.

  johnnyrocker 17:08 27 Oct 2003

first impressions are you have a virus update your definitions or get a free on line check at click here make sure you have system restore disabled before you run cleansing and then advise..



  madPentium 17:09 27 Oct 2003

physical memory 128mb? with xp?
I would strongly suggest a big upgrade to that part of the system. You should have minimum 256mb but most people are running xp with 512mb minimum.

  Kitz E Kat 17:26 27 Oct 2003

I agree with the above 128MB RAM is just enough for XP to get out of bed in the morning!!!

Mad Pentium is right 512MB as a minimum, i had 512MB and found that a bit slow , i now have 1024MB and it's pretty OK

RAM ain't that dear so its worth it, you get a good bang for your buck!!!!!!!!

Do that first and see where your at...

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