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XP running really slow like something is operating in the background


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#1 steve hebert

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Posted 06 September 2010 - 06:02 PM

XP is running super slow. It seems like something is causing brain cramps in the system. I've run Ad-Aware, AVG, and Kaspersky. I've deleted old programs and files and put stuff like music and pictures on an external hard drive. I've run disk cleanup and defragged but, it's still slow. In what may possibly be related, I have an email account I use for anything I am signing up for so that if I get any spam, it's localized. I don't know if this means anything but, today I went into that account and looked in my junk mail. In my junk, there was a message sent from my own account to myself at the same account for Viagra. Any recommendations would be appreciated.

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Posted 08 September 2010 - 01:24 AM

Publish a Snapshot using Speccy do that then post the results back.

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Posted 08 September 2010 - 05:26 AM

Thanks for the help Cryptodan. Here's the snapshot. Again, any help is appreciated.

http://speccy.piriform.com/results/7TRDPHoGxGl5Pba1lNl0fvn

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Posted 08 September 2010 - 12:35 PM

You definitely need more RAM for that computer 256Megs is not enough for Windows XP. Get more RAM and come back if it is still slow.




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