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Slow Computer: Please Help!


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#1 jd5

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Posted 17 August 2006 - 03:25 PM

The symptoms of my computer are: running extremely slow any time computer is on, and at startup; disk drive does not read any cd or dvd, but does sound like it is trying; and when I bring up my possible wireless connections, no possible connections show.
I reinstalled windows 2 months ago and have not downloaded anything since, so I dont know how it could be a virus. I went through all the pre-hijackthis log posting anyways though; nothing came up... Could this be a driver problem? I have no idea, very frustrating though. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

I am running windows XP, no error messages occur.

Edited by jd5, 17 August 2006 - 03:29 PM.


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Posted 17 August 2006 - 04:15 PM

If your computer seems to be slow, read Slow Computer Checklist.

Download and scan with Ad-Aware SE Personal 1.06. Setup & Configure as shown here.
Download and scan with Spybot S&D 1.4. Setup & Configure as shown here.
[DO NOT choose the option to install TeaTimer]
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