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Slow XP Second Hand Coomputer

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#1 cascadet


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Posted 07 August 2010 - 05:09 AM

Hi all,

I'm having trouble with my friends computer, which is XP home edition, not sure of the make as i can see no markings or anything to suggest what it could be.

The trouble I am having is its really slow, the internet plays up on it and it keeps crashing

Now I have ran avast on it in safe mode to see if there are any problems, and it hasnt come back with anything, I have also ran AVG and still nothing, I have updated windows, also I have defragged it and tried to get rid of the junk my friend uses as much as possible. And now im stumpted.

The computer is 2 years old but i dont think that would have anything to do with it.

Let me know what you think, or if theres anything I can do which I hope there is.

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Posted 07 August 2010 - 10:39 PM

The best way to deal with used computers is to reinstall Windows.

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Posted 08 August 2010 - 07:20 AM

Clean install, not a repair effort.


#4 cascadet

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Posted 23 August 2010 - 04:24 AM

Ok I will try that and let you know.

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