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#1 B0B


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Posted 23 February 2006 - 04:31 PM

It seems over time that between the sware & hware vendors, they work together to slow you down to the point where you can't take it anymore. Found some stuff on www.asyset.com This is what I have tried that helps: 1.- I keep my hard drives at less than 50% full- big drop in speed after 50. 2.- Then after major deletes, I use Windows Start-Accessories-System tools to scan & defrag- old solution still helps. 3. Prefetch folder locationed under My Computer drive letter C: - Windows- collects a lot of junk that vendors put on your computer (without asking, so they load faster)- I delete all the contents using the shift key all the way down or dos prompt to directory and del *.*. 4. In IE, I go to Tools- Manage Add-ons & diable stuff I have not idea who they are- one a time so I can enable them again if the sky falls in in Explorer. Try these b4 you fork out some more payola on new gear and that latest ver. & Yes, and extra 256Mb of memory can give old faithful a boost.

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Posted 23 February 2006 - 07:37 PM

A computer, just like an automobile, works best if you give it a periodic tune-up and flush out all the gunk that has accumulated.
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