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New desktop computer--has gotten incredibly slow-have av program

I have 2 new Dell desktops at home and 2 at work. Over the last year they have all gotten really slow and sometimes won't even go to a webpage at all. We have anti-virus programs on them all which occasionally pick up a tracking cookie and delete it, but no other problems. We store nothing on these computers so they're not loaded down. I did a restore on one of them but didn't help. Have deleted temporary files, history, have defragged, compressed. Help

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Have you tested the hard drives???

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1: Download and run this: http://www.stevengould.org/index.php?Itemid=69&id=15&option=com_content&task=view
2: Download and run AntiMalware and RogueRemover Free from here:
http://www.malwarebytes.org/
3: Defragment your drive.

Compression isn't such a good idea on a drive, it doesn't always de-compress correctly.

It may be worth testing your memory with MemTest: http://www.memtest.org/

Let us know how it goes :)

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