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laptop not perfect

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#1 padraigl


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Posted 27 June 2005 - 04:17 AM

First time posting.

I have a dell 1.4 Centrino laptop. I have noticed that when I play music on WMP10 the songs are skipping notes or it sounds like the WMP cannot keep up with the song.
I have also noticed that the start-up sound is also the same.
A couple of weeks ago the optical mouse was not working correctly. It was like skipping across the screen. I got a new mouse mat which made no difference and got hold of a new mouse which made no difference.

Last night I checked the task manager . The CPU usage is always around the 25 to 40 % range even when there is nothing open except the task manage. I was running Spybot last night and the CPU usage was 100%

I just donít know what is wrong but the laptop is definitely not working to its full potential.

I hope someone can help as it is annoying now that I notice it.

Use AVG antivirus and adware and also spybot. Also use zone alarms as Firewall

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#2 PapaSmurf88


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Posted 27 June 2005 - 10:42 AM

Sounds like you have a virus that is eating up your system resources. Download HiJack This and install it into c:/HiJack This. Run this and paste the long Here and someone will be along soon to help you out.
My Specs:

Albatron PX915P4C Pro
Intel P4 3.0 Ghz Processor w/ HT technology
2x 512MB PC3200 Memory
120 GB Western Digital IDE HD
SAPPHIRE X550 256Mb Video Card

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