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so sluggish >.<

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#1 fallendream


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Posted 24 January 2010 - 05:02 AM

im on an acer aspire 1640 and its really slow - it takes 5-10 minutes to startup, bit defender anti-virus isnt showing anything infecting the system - ive got alot of stuff shipped to my external hard-drive but its so slow.
ive defragged and ran disc cleanup a dozen times.

what else can i do?

browser - google chrome.
programs often used - dreamweaver and photoshop cs3 (500mb on hard drive, 500mb on external hard-drive for both) google chrome, dungeon keeper II, the default msn messenger, notepad.

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#2 fallendream

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Posted 24 January 2010 - 06:23 AM

i ran tfc cleaner and atf cleaner - removed about 600 MBs altogether.

ran chkdsk
oembios.bin had clusters replaced.

still extremely slow.

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Posted 24 January 2010 - 10:34 AM

Slow Computer, It May Not Be Malware (Quietman) - http://www.theeldergeek.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=38264

Worth reading carefully, IMO.

You might also check Event Viewer for info re possible contributors.

How To Use Event Viewer - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/40108/how-to-use-event-viewer/


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