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#1 Mr. Greed

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Posted 12 April 2005 - 05:27 PM

OldTimer helped out a great deal with getting alot of spware and viruses off my puter' but its still acting kind of slow. I did a speed disk scan off Norton, but are there any other programs or ideas you can give me to help out this laggyness?

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Posted 12 April 2005 - 07:52 PM

FreeRAM XP can help out if you're having troubles because of RAM space. Check your running processes as well to see if you have a bunch of programs running in the background and get rid of any of those programs you don't need.

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Posted 13 April 2005 - 01:34 AM

Have you defragged recently?
How much RAM do you have?
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Posted 13 April 2005 - 03:07 AM

@buzzworthybum

I'd read this The Memory-Optimazation Hoax

By Mark Russinovich from Sysinternals.

#5 Mr. Greed

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Posted 13 April 2005 - 05:59 PM

I will do a defrag and thanks for the article, and I have 608 MB of RAM.

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Posted 13 April 2005 - 06:49 PM

Additional programs that will help in cleaning your computer of malware and keeping it clean:

(note: some of these are for Win 2K and Win XP only)

Freeware AntiSpyware and Security Programs

Software firewalls with freeware versions
Zone Alarm: http://www.zonealarm.com/
Sygate: http://www.sygate.com/

Antivirus programs - freeware

AVG: http://www.grisoft.com/us/us_index.php

Anti-malware freeware

AdAware: http://www.lavasoftusa.com/software/adaware/
Microsoft Antispyware Beta: http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/s...re/default.mspx
SpywareBlaster: http://www.javacoolsoftware.com/spywareblaster.html
Spybot S&D: http://www.safer-networking.org/en/index.html
Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool (Win XP and Win 2000):
http://www.microsoft.com/security/malwareremove/default.mspx


Web based online Antivrius and anti-malware scans:

Panda Activescan (IE only)
http://www.pandasoftware.com/activescan/co...n_principal.htm

Trend Micro antivirus and malware scan:
http://housecall-beta.trendmicro.com/en/st...orp.asp?id=scan

Etrust Anti-virus web scanner
http://www3.ca.com/securityadvisor/virusinfo/scan.aspx


Start Menu Program Control:

StartUpMonitor: http://www.mlin.net/StartupMonitor.shtml




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