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Computer Slow Unless I Move Mouse

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Madee, Dec 20, 2010.

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  1. Madee

    Madee Thread Starter

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    My computer (XP) has been downloading, uploading, and surfing very slowly....it hangs up for a minute or so, unless I move my mouse....then everything jumps.

    Any suggestions?
     
  2. Macboatmaster

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    Make and model if branded.
    Hard drive - free space and capacity - hold mouse over drive icon in My Computer or one right click and click properties.
    How much ram -
    Have you used a registry cleaner - do NOT they are unhelpful and frequently dangerous to the health of your system.
     
  3. julietstorm

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    Has ANYONE got the answer to this problem?
    I can find five years worth of people asking about this problem and nowhere in dozens of forums, and question areas can I find one person with the answer.

    Did everyone just buy new laptops and start again?
     
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  6. Saga Lout

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    Also is this an XP machine or a brand new laptop with Windows 7?
     
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