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Slow netbook

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by columban, Jan 25, 2011.

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  1. columban

    columban Thread Starter

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    I have a new Samsung netbook with Windows 7. It performs ok in general but I really need to use Skype. When I try to use it it says that the computer is running slow or very slow and Skype won't work. Which programs / processes should I shut down? I was hoping someone might be able to provide something similar to this post by Phantom http://forums.techguy.org/windows-xp/960230-solved-netbook-slow.html

    Many thanks
    Joe:)

    PS I've no use for Bluetooth etc....
     
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    Go here and click the green icon to download and save HiJackThis 2.0.4.

    After it's been downloaded and saved, close all open windows first, then double-click the saved file to install it.

    Allow it to install in its default location - C:\Program Files.

    After it's been installed, start it and then click "Do a system scan and save a log file".

    When the scan is finished in less than 30 seconds, a log file will appear.

    Save that log file.

    Return here to your thread, then copy-and-paste the entire log file here.

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    How much RAM does it have?

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