MY computer is really slow...

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Thread Starter
Oct 17, 2007
...How do I find out what's wrong with it???
..It recently started doing that after I installed a new video card and a software game....
...Can anyone give me any good reasons why it's doing that?????


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Jun 24, 2004
It would help to know some of the specs on your system; e.g, Operating system, size of hard drive and amount of RAM (memory). If you do not know these, download "BelarcAdviser" and follow instructions. Much info will be provided.



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Oct 17, 2007
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Computer Name: Carloscomp (in MSHOME)
Profile Date: Wednesday, November 07, 2007 3:22:17 PM
Advisor Version: 7.2v
Windows Logon: Owner

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Operating System System Model
Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 2 (build 2600) Gateway ESSEX2
System Serial Number: 0030208928
Chassis Serial Number: 0030208928
Enclosure Type: Desktop
Processor a Main Circuit Board b
2.20 gigahertz Intel Celeron
8 kilobyte primary memory cache
128 kilobyte secondary memory cache Board: Intel Corporation
D845GERG3 AAC29595-101
Serial Number: ABRG31440260
Bus Clock: 100 megahertz
BIOS: Intel Corp. RG84510A.15A.0037.P15.0304012013 04/01/2003
Drives Memory Modules c,d
41.11 Gigabytes Usable Hard Drive Capacity
12.40 Gigabytes Hard Drive Free Space

HL-DT-ST RW/DVD GCC-4480B [CD-ROM drive]

Maxtor 2F040L0 [Hard drive] (41.11 GB) -- drive 0, s/n F19SBA2E, rev
VAM51JJ0, SMART Status: Healthy 254 Megabytes Installed Memory

Slot 'J6G1' has 256 MB
Slot 'J6G2' is Empty
Local Drive Volumes

c: (NTFS on drive 0)41.11 GB12.40 GB free

Network Drives
None detected
Users (mouse over user name for details) Printers
local user accountslast logon
Administrator10/30/2007 3:01:00 PM(admin)
Owner11/7/2007 3:15:57 PM(admin)
local system accounts
Guest12/23/2006 8:58:27 PM

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X1100 Serieson USB001

Controllers Display
Intel(R) 82801DB Ultra ATA Storage Controller - 24CB
Primary IDE Channel [Controller]
Secondary IDE Channel [Controller] Intel(R) 82845G/GL/GE/PE/GV
Graphics Controller [Display adapter]
NVIDIA GeForce FX 5200 [Display adapter]
Default Monitor
Gateway EV730 [Monitor] (15.7"vis, May 2003)
Bus Adapters Multimedia
Intel(r) 82801DB/DBM USB 2.0 Enhanced Host Controller - 24CD
Intel(r) 82801DB/DBM USB Universal Host Controller - 24C2
Intel(r) 82801DB/DBM USB Universal Host Controller - 24C4
Intel(r) 82801DB/DBM USB Universal Host Controller - 24C7 SoundMAX
Integrated Digital Audio
Unimodem Half-Duplex Audio Device
Communications Other Devices
GTW V.92 Voicemodem

Intel(R) PRO/100 VE Network Connection
primary Auto IP Address: / 24
Dhcp Server:
Physical Address: 00:07:E9:88:F6:9A

Networking Dns Server:
USB Human Interface Device
PS/2 Millennium Keyboard
Microsoft PS/2 Mouse
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S321884 on 4/9/2003 (details...)
Internet Explorer 6
KB905915-IE6SP1-20051122.175908 on 2/3/2006
KB927978 on 11/15/2006 (details...)
KB936181 on 8/17/2007 (details...)
Step By Step Interactive Training
KB898458 on 2/3/2006 (details...)
KB923723 on 2/19/2007 (details...)
Windows Media Player 6.4
KB925398_WMP64 (details...)
KB925398_WMP64 on 12/17/2006 (details...)
Windows Media Player 9
KB917734_WMP9 (details...)
KB936782_WMP9 (details...)
KB885492 on 2/3/2006 (details...)
KB911565 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB917734_WMP9 on 6/22/2006 (details...)
KB936782_WMP9 on 8/18/2007 (details...)
Windows Media Player
KB911564 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
Windows XP
KB923689 (details...)
KB904706 on 2/3/2006 (details...)
KB923689 on 12/17/2006 (details...)
KB928090-IE7 on 2/19/2007 (details...)
KB929969 on 2/19/2007 (details...)
KB931768-IE7 on 5/9/2007 (details...)
KB933566-IE7 on 6/16/2007 (details...)
KB937143-IE7 on 8/18/2007 (details...)
KB938127-IE7 on 8/18/2007 (details...)
KB939653-IE7 on 10/13/2007 (details...)
KB811113[SP] on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB873339 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB885250 on 3/4/2006 (details...)
KB885835 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB885836 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB886185 on 3/4/2006 (details...)
KB887472 on 3/4/2006 (details...)
KB887742 on 3/4/2006 (details...)
KB888113 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB888302 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB890046 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB890859 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB891781 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB893066 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB893756 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB893803V2 on 2/3/2006 (details...)
KB896358 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB896422 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
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KB896424 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB896428 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB898461 on 1/12/2006 (details...)
KB899587 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB899591 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB900485 on 4/26/2006 (details...)
KB900725 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB901017 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB901214 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB902400 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB904706 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB904942 on 2/16/2007 (details...)
KB905414 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB905749 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB905915 on 3/4/2006 (details...)
KB908519 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB908531 on 4/13/2006 (details...)
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KB910437 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB911280 on 7/1/2006 (details...)
KB911562 on 4/13/2006 (details...)
KB911567 on 4/13/2006 (details...)
KB911927 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB912812 on 4/13/2006 (details...)
KB912919 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB913446 on 3/3/2006 (details...)
KB913580 on 5/10/2006 (details...)
KB914388 on 7/13/2006 (details...)
KB914389 on 6/17/2006 (details...)
KB914440 on 2/16/2007 (details...)
KB915865 on 2/16/2007 (details...)
KB916281 on 6/17/2006 (details...)
KB916595 on 7/13/2006 (details...)
KB917159 on 7/13/2006 (details...)
KB917344 on 6/17/2006 (details...)
KB917422 on 8/11/2006 (details...)
KB917953 on 6/17/2006 (details...)
KB918118 on 2/19/2007 (details...)
KB918439 on 6/17/2006 (details...)
KB918899 on 8/11/2006 (details...)
KB919007 on 9/14/2006 (details...)
KB920213 on 11/16/2006 (details...)
KB920214 on 8/11/2006 (details...)
KB920670 on 8/11/2006 (details...)
KB920683 on 8/11/2006 (details...)
KB920685 on 9/14/2006 (details...)
KB920872 on 9/14/2006 (details...)
KB921398 on 8/11/2006 (details...)
KB921503 on 8/18/2007 (details...)
KB921883 on 8/11/2006 (details...)
KB922582 on 9/14/2006 (details...)
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KB922760 on 11/16/2006 (details...)
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KB923191 on 10/12/2006 (details...)
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KB923980 on 11/16/2006 (details...)
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KB924270 on 11/16/2006 (details...)
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KB924667 on 2/19/2007 (details...)
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KB926255 on 12/18/2006 (details...)
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KB927891 on 5/24/2007 (details...)
KB928255 on 2/19/2007 (details...)
KB928843 on 2/19/2007 (details...)
KB929123 on 6/16/2007 (details...)
KB929338 on 3/14/2007 (details...)
KB929969 on 1/11/2007 (details...)
KB930178 on 4/11/2007 (details...)
KB930916 on 5/9/2007 (details...)
KB931261 on 4/11/2007 (details...)
KB931784 on 4/11/2007 (details...)
KB931836 on 2/19/2007 (details...)
KB932168 on 4/11/2007 (details...)
KB933360 on 9/1/2007 (details...)
KB933729 on 10/13/2007 (details...)
KB935839 on 6/16/2007 (details...)
KB935840 on 6/16/2007 (details...)
KB936021 on 8/18/2007 (details...)
KB936357 on 7/14/2007 (details...)
KB938828 on 8/18/2007 (details...)
KB938829 on 8/18/2007 (details...)
KB941202 on 10/13/2007 (details...)
IDNMITIGATIONAPIS on 2/16/2007 (Microsoft
Internationalized Domain Names Mitigation APIs)
NLSDOWNLEVELMAPPING on 2/16/2007 (Microsoft
National Language Support Downlevel APIs)

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Microsoft - Interactive Training09903-OEM-0000007-00000 (Key:
Microsoft - Internet Explorer84876-600-0011903-00105
Microsoft - MediaPlayer69808-464-0645634-04582
Microsoft - WebFldrs XP12345-111-1111111-56259
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Microsoft .NET Framework Wizards Version 1.0.3300.0 *
Microsoft Corporation - Internet Explorer Version 7.00.6000.16544 *
Microsoft Corporation - Messenger Version 4.7.3001 *
Microsoft Corporation - Windows Installer - Unicode Version
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Microsoft Interactive Training Version 3, 5, 0, 118 *
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