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computer slowed to a crawl.

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#1 boydphoto


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Posted 30 March 2009 - 02:22 PM

this happened in the last few days. i haven't added any new programs. my comp is: dell 1520 laptop, xp home, service pack 3, 2g ram, 40g free hard drive space. i have run, avg free, avast free, malware antispyware, and super antispyware. all were run in safe mode. i defragged, and ran disk cleanup (c, properties, disk cleanup.) all to no avail. thanks for reading about my problem. i hope someone can help. thanks, boyd.

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#2 hamluis



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Posted 30 March 2009 - 03:48 PM

You might try running the command chkdsk /r.

Start/Run...type chkdsk /r (with space between k and /) and then hit Enter. When screen opens and goes through its spiel, answer Y and hit Enter. Reboot and the chkdsk /r will execute. When completed, it will reboot the system.


#3 Smithsam


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Posted 31 March 2009 - 07:08 AM

Try these link to help your computer performance.



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