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1. click on start >> go to Run >> type "prefetch" and click OK >> select all the files and delete them.
2. click on start >> go to Run >> type "%temp%" and click OK >> select all the files and delete them [Note : If you fail to delete any file then leave that particular file and delete the rest]
3. click on start >> go to Run >> type "msconfig" and click OK >> click on startup tab at top right side >> click on disable all [Note : check few like synaptics, wireless]
4. click on start >> go to Run >> type "inetcpl.cpl" and click OK >> go to advanced tab and click reset.
5. Restart your computer
[Note : If at startup you get a message from System Configuration Utility then check the box "don't show this message again" and click OK]

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running to slow


Hi,

1. click on start >> go to Run >> type "prefetch" and click OK >> select all the files and delete them.
2. click on start >> go to Run >> type "%temp%" and click OK >> select all the files and delete them [Note : If you fail to delete any file then leave that particular file and delete the rest]
3. click on start >> go to Run >> type "msconfig" and click OK >> click on startup tab at top right side >> click on disable all [Note : check few like synaptics, wireless]
4. click on start >> go to Run >> type "inetcpl.cpl" and click OK >> go to advanced tab and click reset.
5. Restart your computer

[Note : If at startup you get a message from System Configuration Utility then check the box "don't show this message again" and click OK]

Feb 08, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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When I try to access my yahoo mail it won't work. It comes back: "Internet explorer cannot display the webpage."


Hi,

This should fix the issue.

First Step :

Click on Start button
Click on Run or under START TYPE HERE type the command "%temp%" without quotes (")
Click OK
A Window will pop-up ( Temporary folder )
Click on Edit from Menu bar and click Select All ( or short cut method to select all the files is Press CRTL + A
Press Shift + Del key to delete the files
Few files may not get deleted so skip those files as you can delete them later

( The files and folder listed in the folder will not harm any data/document/files on your PC as they are just temporary files and can be deleted )

Second Step :

Click on Start button
Click on Run or under START TYPE HERE type the command "prefetch" without quotes (")
Click OK
A Window will pop-up ( Prefetch Folder )
Click on Edit from Menu bar and click Select All ( or short cut method to select all the files is Press CRTL + A
Press Shift + Del key to delete the files

Third Step :

Open Internet Explorer

Click on Tools on right side of window and select Internet Options
OR
Click on TOOLS from Menu bar on top and click on Internet Options
Under General TAB - Click on Delete button
Click on Delete Files button and click Yes for the message
Likewise Click on Delete Cookies, Delete History ( if you do not want the list of websites to be displayed when you type www and the website name in address bar ), Click on Delete forms
Click Close

( By doing this you will be able to get rid of any unwanted files and website data that is stored on your pc to make you access internet much faster )

For Mozilla Firefox
Click on TOOLS
Click on Clear Recent History
Select Everything from RECENT TIME
Click Clear Now to clear the temporary files and folder


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Dec 08, 2010 | Yahoo Mail

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It runs really slow and will freeze up. Ran a virus scan and nothing shows up. Ran clean up a defragment and upgraded the memory. nothing works.


YOU CAN PERFORM A FEW MORE STEPS
Manually delete cookie files in Internet Explorer 6 1. Exit Internet Explorer 6, and then exit any instances of Windows Explorer. 2. Click Start, click Run, type inetcpl.cpl, and then press ENTER. 3. On the General tab, click Delete Cookies in the Internet Properties dialog box, under Temporary Internet Files. 4. In the Delete Files dialog box, click to select the Delete all offline content check box, and then click OK.
RUN DISK CLEANUP
DELETE TEMP FILES
1. Click on Start and then Run.
2. In the text box in the Run window, type %Temp% and click OK. A folder full of files and other folders will appear.
3 All of the folders and files you see in this Temp folder are no longer being used by Windows XP and can safely be deleted.
4. To remove individual folders or files, hold down your Ctrl key while left-clicking on each item you want delete. Release the Ctrl key when you're finished.
5. To delete these items, hit your Delete key or choose File and then Delete from the menu.
6. Confirm that you want to delete the files by clicking Yes on the Confirm Multiple File Delete window that opens.
7. To remove everything inside the Temp folder, choose Edit and then Select All from the menu. 8. Now that all of the files and folders are selected, hit your Delete key or choose File and then Delete from the menu.
9. Confirm that you want to delete the files by clicking Yes on the Confirm Multiple File Delete window that opens. 10. After all of the files have been deleted
DELETE PREFETCH
1. Click on Start and then Run.
2. In the text box in the Run window, type “Prefetch” and click OK. A folder full of files and other folders will appear.
3 All of the folders and files you see in this Prefetch folder , Remove them.
4. To remove individual folders or files, hold down your Ctrl key while left-clicking on each item you want delete. Release the Ctrl key when you're finished.
5. To delete these items, hit your Delete key or choose File and then Delete from the menu.
6. Confirm that you want to delete the files by clicking Yes on the Confirm Multiple File Delete window that opens.
7. To remove everything inside the Temp folder, choose Edit and then Select All from the menu. 8. Now that all of the files and folders are selected, hit your Delete key or choose File and then Delete from the menu.
9. Confirm that you want to delete the files by clicking Yes on the Confirm Multiple File Delete window that opens. 10. After all of the files have been deleted you can close the window and empty your Recycle Bin, permanently removing the files from your PC.
Note: If you are unable to clean up the Prefetch files follow these steps to remove the Prefetcher from the registry residual
Download Revo Uninstaller: http://www.revouninstaller.com/download/revosetup.exe
AND REMOVE UNWANTED PROGRAMS
DOWNLOAD CCLEANER CCleaner can be downloaded from http://www.ccleaner.com/ AND RUN IT
CREATE A NEW USER ACCOUNT

Jan 31, 2010 | HP Compaq Presario SR1602HM (CPQSR1602HM)...

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I have a Dell 5200series(Ithink) w/Windows XP -is 5 yrs old - 28GB on hard drive w/approx. 18 GB available.I recently added 512KRAM to go along w/existing 256K RAM - I am on dial up - Ihave used Reg Cure to look for system problems ------ the problem I am having is 1- that it is slow accessing sites- when I get to a site I have no problem interacting and I can have 2-3 sites running at a time -----and 2--- when I turn puter on - I have AOL - the volume says "welcome" but no longer says "you got mail", if I access - say a youtube spot - it will load - but the play back is extremely slow- a 2 min clip takes forever ----- it will play maybe 2-3 seconds of audio/video at a time and then pauseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee for a minute or 2 - then 2-3 seconds again - then pause------------if i try to use the music function - same results- access is slow - when a station is selected - 2-3 seconds of music then 1-2 minutes of "pause" then 2-3 seconds, etc. I have tried adjusting my disk space in internet settings from anywhere from 4000MB to 20000MB and same results - another symptom going on in here is if i hit control/alt and tap delete ----- task manager pic no longer comes up but it does delete the task running. Any clues?


Hi 1MLucke51,

Thanks for the posting in FIXYA.

Please can you tell me the Dial up connection speed.

Please delete all Prefetch files, Temporary Internet files, Temp files , and then empty recyle bin.


How to Do:

Step 1: Delete the prefetch files from time to time.

Click on start ..run .. type .. prefetch

ok

Select All and delete


Step 2: Delete temp files

1. Quit Internet Explorer and quit any instances of Windows Explorer.

2. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Internet Options.

3. On the General tab, click Delete Files under Temporary Internet Files.

4. In the Delete Files dialog box, click to select the Delete all offline content check box , and then click OK.

5. Click OK.


Step 3: Temp Files

Click on start .. run .. type

%temp%

ok

Press Ctrl + A key and delete all files

Note: Skip if some of files not delete and warn by computer.

Then Empty recycle Bin


Regards
Ellin

Sep 12, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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slow system


Hi,
Follow the following Steps and you can get rid of the Slow System Problem:
1) Left Click on Start, then click on Run and type "temp" in the open box and click on ok .
2) Delete all the files from the "temp" folder and close the window.
3) Left Click on Start, then click on Run and type "%temp%" in the open box and click on ok .
4) Delete all the files from the "%temp%" folder and close the window.
5) Left Click on Start, then click on Run and type "Prefetch" in the open box and click on ok .
6) Delete all the files from the "Prefetch" folder and close the window.
7) Restart the computer.

Aug 11, 2008 | Acer Aspire 5500 5570-2609 Laptop

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