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#1 donga11


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Posted 17 March 2008 - 04:51 AM

Hi all. I should go and buy a new computer i know but my old TIME 500 meg pentium 111 with a 17 gig HD and 256 MEM runs ok just for surfing. Im not into games so my 16 MEG VID card works ok. I bought it back in 1999.
What im wondering is could there be anyway of fine tuning it. for instance could there be a host of duplicate files to free up HDD space.
MSconfig is not so easy to use as i dont know what should be running and what not.
I would like to get a few more years out of it if possible so any advice on how to keep the old girl running would be great.
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Posted 17 March 2008 - 04:32 PM

You didn't mention what OS, so I'm assuming XP. Running Disk Clean Up and Disk Defragmenter would certainly help. MSCONFIG is a troubleshooting tool. I'd try Codestuff Starter. Not quite as intimidating as Autoruns
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Posted 24 March 2008 - 01:53 PM

try wise disk cleaner! and ccleaner, cleanup assistant and other tools, try first what garmanma said. I'd sell that computer on Ebay or recycle or upgrade it. But if you want to keep it good for you :thumbsup:

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