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Upgrade Speed Differences

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Cybes51, Jan 17, 2003.

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  1. Cybes51

    Cybes51 Thread Starter

    Jan 17, 2003
    Why is it that since i have upgraded my operating system to xp from 98 it is slower than my friends that is the same brand and came with xp on it we both use less than 20% of our hard drive what could i buy (sortware/hardware)to make my computer as fast as my friends.
  2. JohnWill

    JohnWill Retired Moderator

    Oct 19, 2002
    Well, I always recommend a clean install over an upgrade, you don't bring all the older O/S baggage with you that way.
  3. Shairel


    Jan 14, 2003
    Not only that, but just because both computers are the same brand, doesn't mean they're the same system...
    Do a dxdiag, and save all the info to a text file, then c/p here, let's see what you've got
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