Posted 09 August 2011 - 09:14 AM
I am using a corporate provided laptop (consultant receving a laptop in lieu of compensation) that is a Dell Latitude E4300, running WindowsXP Professional, version 2002, Service Pack 3. I am doing nothing fancy on this unit - running Outlook, ITunes, Adobe, and Office Suite and AVG home version and CCleaner for security. The DVD thinks it is a CDRom - so I am not running DVDs.
This computer is unbelievably slow. I am moderately competent at cleaning out my startup menu, defragging periodically making sure I have not picked up new programs/malwaare. Even with this kind of diligence the laptop is painful to use.
I just bought my son a Dell with an Intel5 processor - and it is like lightning. He is not using anything too fancy on it, but his graphics, programs, inputs fly. Am I infected, or am I just driving a Model T?