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Running slow. my laptop is running very slowly. Quite often I get not responding.Is there anything that I can do to speed it up? It is very frustrating and sometimes I can spend a whole evening trying to do something that would take two minutes with my desktop.

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Things you can do to speed your performance:

  1. Set your power management settings to ALWAYS ON
  2. Defragment your hard drive (Open my computer, right click C:, Properties, tools, defragment hard drive)
  3. Turn of disk indexing Open my computer, right click C:, Properties, Uncheck indexing box at bottom of page , Click OK. (Apply to all folders. You'll get an error message, click Ignore all)
  4. Right Click MY COMPUTER, Click Properties, click advanced tab, Click Settings button under PERFORMANCE, Click Adjust for best performance radio button, scroll down to botton and recheck "Use a background image ...." and "Use Drop Shadows ..." Click OK, OK
  5. As far as hardware goes, you can get a great improvement upgrading RAM. www.crucial.com, you can use the tool there to interrogate your system, then it will give you upgrade recommendations. They guarantee their RAM will work in the system and has a lifetime guarantee if it ever fails.

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