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Discussion in 'Earlier Versions of Windows' started by taylorg, Apr 25, 2004.

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  1. taylorg

    taylorg Thread Starter

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    A friend of mine is running me, he tells me it is only opperating at 13 percent.
    and the vitural memorey keeps poping up as low. what can he do?
     
  2. WhitPhil

    WhitPhil Gone but never forgotten Trusted Advisor

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    Can you clarify what "operating at 13 percent" means?
    And, if you are getting a message about Virtual Memory, what is the exact message?
     
  3. taylorg

    taylorg Thread Starter

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    preformance is only running at 31 percent in sted of 13... and the mechine slows and the virtual memory warning pops up..
     
  4. WhitPhil

    WhitPhil Gone but never forgotten Trusted Advisor

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    Hi, but what does "performance" mean?
    Where are you getting these percentages?
    And, we need the exact error message about virtual memory.
    BTW this IS a Win 98/Me box. Not XP?
     
  5. Triple6

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    He could try the folllowing:

    To check for a virus please visit one of the following sites for a free online virus scan. Even if you a virus scanner installed, this one gives you a second opinion, and it will be up-to-date which yours might not be.

    Symantec:
    http://security.symantec.com/sscv6/home.asp?j=1&langid=ie&venid=sym&plfid=23&pkj=TBOWYHGBYNCJEIMXQKC

    Trend Micro:
    http://housecall.trendmicro.com

    If you do not currently have and antivirus program install you can try AVG from www.grisoft.com – it is free.

    In IE go to Tools -> Internet Options -> and delete Files and Cookies.

    To check for and remove any Spyware or Adware that may be installed on your machine, download and install Adaware and Spybot. Then update each program before scanning. Fix ALL problems found by either of the programs. You may need to reboot and have the scan run at startup. Run it again to make sure all components have been removed. There is also an Immunize in feature in Spybot that should be enabled to protect against some installations of Adware/Spyware.

    Ad-aware and Spybot:
    http://spywareinfo.com/downloads.php?cat=sp#det

    Then post a Hijack This Log to have someone analysis it for further cleaning/recommendations.

    Hijack This:
    http://www.spywareinfo.com/~merijn/downloads.html
     
  6. WhitPhil

    WhitPhil Gone but never forgotten Trusted Advisor

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    From a PM
    "the preformance is the computer preformace over all"

    Hi, but this doesn't say much. Performance is subjective, and yet you have used percentages. All I am asking, is where are you getting them???

    As well, the HJT log will help.
     
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