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want to increase systems speed

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by rahuljain, Jun 7, 2003.

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  1. rahuljain

    rahuljain Thread Starter

    Jun 7, 2003
    i have a p4 1.7 ghz pc having 128 ram and windows xp as operating system.
    more than half of my hard disk space is empty but still the starting, shutting down and operating speed is as good as it was in beginning.
    i deleted many programs and games directly without goin to add remove directory so there names r still appearing in add remove directory.
    how to clear that directory.does it affect the speed.
    a guy told me that ur ram may be used in unnecessary processes,is that right?
    i have a software of ram booster ,is it the right solution.
    tell me how does should i use it and all possible ways to clear unnecessary data to get the best speed.
  2. A Hawk

    A Hawk

    Feb 11, 2003
    128meg of ram is not enough for xp. Go and buy yourself a couple of 256 sticks that will give you 512 meg it will run twice as quick, (you'll be amazed) and you'll have less chance of it crashing. ;)

    And welcome to TSG:D
  3. jnibori


    Jul 21, 2002
    Not that this is the cause of your speed problem, but you should think about cleaning this up as well.

    Curious. If you found your way to the Add/Remove section, and you see the programs, that you want removed, why not just (properly) uninstalled them from there? It might save you from headaches down the road.

    BTW - welcome to the thread.
  4. scj6771


    Jan 17, 2002
  5. Bryan


    Jul 3, 1999
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    Just to second this, AHawk's correct, XP will run like a dog with only 128mb of RAM. The minimum amount of RAM I'd suggest would be 256mb but 512mb or more is the much better choice.
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