MY computer has gone slow

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NicolaJane

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Just wondering if there is anything i can do to make my computer run faster.. it used to be very fast but not has slown down immensly. The boot up takes about 7minutes when it usually took around 2.. I have downloaded hijackthis and if anyone could look at the log i would be grateful
 

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Nicola:

Click the link below and read the article, "MSCONFIG - Reduce Your Startup Load". The link that Buddha gave you is in the article, along with 3 other links.

This site is geared towards improving computer performance and making a computer run better, so you might consider reading some of the other articles.


Frank's Windows 95/98 Tips
 
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search for and download freemem pro, its a pay software but worth it, i use it! and reduce startup load, run spybot search and destry to remove spyware <<all softwares can be found at www.download.com >>
 
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Freeram does the same thing, plus it's free.
http://www.bysoft.com/freeram.html

Also, reduce the startup programs, clean the registry, defrag the machine, listen for sounds from the hard drive as the drive could be going bad.

Scan for spyware, the number one reason... :rolleyes:
 
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