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#1 kas law

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Posted 30 November 2008 - 09:37 AM

Hi
I am running vista home premium, i have done all the usual things defrag, disc cleanup and deleted cookies. It is still running very slow and i dont know what to do. I have the usual windows firewall and run AVG free version. There is a Norton Ghost icon in toolbar but it is unable to connect and service isnt running. I cant get that to delete.

Can anyone recommend a good clean up program that doesnt cost a fortune (preferably free)

thanks kas

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 30 November 2008 - 10:58 AM

Norton Ghost is a backup imaging program. There is no need for it to run at Startup.
Download Codestuff Starter:
http://www.snapfiles.com/get/starter.html
Open it and check the box by Norton Ghost only
That should prevent it from running until the time that you want it to
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#3 kas law

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Posted 30 November 2008 - 02:13 PM

thankyou
have done that now and disabled ghost, there must be a lot of crap running that i dont know about :huh:
i will get there in the end.
kas




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