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xp i7 so slow why?

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by zombienation, Apr 5, 2010.

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  1. zombienation

    zombienation Thread Starter

    Aug 6, 2003
    i have xp pro sp3 all updates applied

    its an i7-860
    4 gig ram
    ati his 5750 gcard

    th e compputer boots in about 4 minutes
    Start bootscreen stays on for about 2 minutes (WINDOWS LOGO )then windows comes ups
    I still have to wait abot 2 minutes for kaspersky to boot up

    this is driving me crazy .

    any have any solutions for this pesky dam problem

  2. peck1234


    Aug 27, 2008
    Type "msconfig" into "run" and disable all startup programs that are not needed.

    Scan for malware with malwarebytes

    Dump your antivirus if your looking for speed

    Defrag Hardrive
  3. flavallee

    flavallee Trusted Advisor

    May 12, 2002
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    We need to see what's installed and auto-loading, and if any obvious infection is present.

    Go here and click the green icon to download and save HijackThis 2.0.2.

    Close all open browser windows first, then install it its default location: C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis.

    Start HijackThis, then click "Do a system scan and save a log file".

    When the scan completes in 30 seconds or less, the log will appear.

    Return here, then copy-and-paste the entire log here.

  4. DoubleHelix

    DoubleHelix Banned

    Dec 9, 2004
    Part of the problem could be that Windows XP was never designed to run optimally on the i7 chipset. You'd probably see a performance improvement running Windows 7.
  5. peck1234


    Aug 27, 2008
    Very True...
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