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#1 faithwarrior118

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Posted 01 June 2009 - 08:24 PM

I have a 6 month old computer that I built last December. Starting Saturday, she started running much slower than she had before. Even Windows takes longer to load. I don't know if it's hardware or software.

So what I have tried so far?

Well I read the sticky and booted into safemode and ran Norton Internet Security. I have version 16.5.0.135. That came back with only Tracking Cookies which were low priority and fully resolved. Then I ran Malware Byte's Anti Malware. That also came back clean.

I ran a Defrag. I also ran CCleaner which cleaned some files and stuff.

I'm really at a loss for what to try next.

Windows XP Home Service Pack 3

Edited by faithwarrior118, 01 June 2009 - 08:36 PM.


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Posted 01 June 2009 - 10:33 PM

Right click on the C drive in Explorer and go Properties > Tools > Check Now (under Error Checking). Check both boxes then click "Start Now". A message will pop up saying that Error Checking will run after you restart the computer. Restart the computer and Error Checking will run automatically after the restart. After itís finished it will restart into Windows automatically.
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Posted 02 June 2009 - 08:08 PM

I will try that and report back.




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