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Computer lockup I am having a problem transferring recorded media from RW DVDs to hard drive, to the extent that the machine will slow right down or, sometimes restart itself. The machine uses AMD 939 3200+ processor and 2 gig of ram, Nvidia GA-K8 NF-9 ser. 1 Motherboard, XP SP2 home ed. with all the updates. I have recently added the 2nd gig of ram hoping that it will help resolve the problem, but there is little if any difference, so, I am considering upgrading to a 64 bit operating system, (Vista premium 64 bit), as it seems to me that I am only using half of my available processing power by using a 32 bit OS. This upgrade appears to be quite expensive, as I believe that I would have to install Vista then upgrade to Vista 64, or buy the full retail product, which is at present a lot of money. This could be put to better use in other ways. I would appreciate some advice as to whether this upgrade would resolve my problem, or get some way towards it, or, would it be a waste of money? I have never considered this machine to be fast, not as fast as my last machine with a 1-gig processor and 512 Meg of ram; I suspect that is why one motherboard cost more than another. Thanks for any advice, Steve

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After upgratdation of ram, wat i suggest that u have to re-install your opearting system again with all matched drivers. it will definately speed up your system. then the application will also re-install.

P.S. be aware with viruses. the virus also slow down the computer. an updated antivirus must incorporated with windows.

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