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I have a compaq presario running windows xp with an ethernet connected to a neiopia modem or router. My conection speed is fast but computer is very very slow. All scans are good,what are correct settings and suggestions?

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Hi reston,

It sounds like you may benefit from a memory upgrade, RAM is running pretty cheap nowadays. If your windows programs are running good, but, it drags on the Internet try deleting all the junk in your temporary internet files(offline files also), browsing history and cookies. If this doesn't speed things up its quite possible you may have picked up a bug somewhere and its slowing your system down. I know you said all scans are clean, however, some spyware and malware embed themselves into the cpu's BIOS, Registry and even the root of the windows OS. Let's hope its none of these. A lot of antivirus software claim to clean all areas, alas, the don't reach everything. Try some of these suggestions and see if anything works for you. I hope this helps a little.

Thanks for using FixYa.com

Sincerely, cyyyd7

Posted on Oct 11, 2008

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