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Slow launch of programs and documents with PC using Vista

I have 2 yr old Lenova T60 ThinkPad operating with Vista Business, 1 GB of RAM,32-bit Op System, Intel Dual Core Processor and using Office '07. The Windows Experience Base Index is 4.0.
It takes more time to launch applications and/or documents in those applications.

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Scan your computer with avast antivirus with latest updates.it is virus and malware infected.
also try maleware removel soft.
try both link.
http://www.avast.com/eng/download-avast-home.html

http://www.download3k.com/DownloadLink2-Malwarebytes-Anti-Malware.html

install both after downlaod from here.
then update then scan remove all infected.


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Hi and welcome to FixYa,

Initially, two complementing approaches:

  • hardware - Increase the T60's memory to at least 2 Gb. If it is currently using 2 X 512, then you, would need 2 X 1Gb, if it is 1 X 1Gb, then you would need to acquire preferably an identical memory PC2 5300 / 667MHz. To replace the memory, remove the 4 small screws and pop off the palm rest. A more detailed procedure is posted here;
  • software - consider employing tweaks, tricks and tips. Pls follow guidelines and procedures as outlined here and here for a start.
Good luck and Thank you for using FixYa.

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1. Try to increase the size of virtual memory: System performance:settings: advanced: virtual memory
2. For Vista 1GB RAM is just minimum requitment. If you want higher performance you can try to increase the size at least to 2GB. It is fairly cheap now (for instance 4GB SDRAM DDR2 $35 at Buy.com)
3. More you runing updates, internet search and downloads more you get junk files, trojans, viruses. If you have antivirus (for instance MCAFREE) program it takes more and more time and resources to perform the scan and cleaning which at the end affects the speed of whole system. try to get some better antivirus
for instance Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and check the whole system.
4. If it still no good, it is recommended to reinstall the vindows vista
using the recovery disk for your pc which you get with purchase of your PC
Good Luck

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You need minimum 2 GB OF RAM for smooth running all applications...

Posted on Dec 28, 2008

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    try to minimize the start up application ...

    press Windows logo+R

    then type msconfig>start up>then uncheck unwanted appllications...


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One thing you can put into the computer to clean it up is Windows One Care. It's available as a trial on Microsoft.com. It will fix your registry for you as well as optimize other things in there. Since it's a Microsoft product it is probably the best way to fix a slow computer running Vista.

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Sir,

This is the problem with junk files, unneeded files and temp files. U must clear the registry using aceutilities software. Once u have cleaning the registry cleaner the system looks different speed and the software also working great.

get the demo version of software from this website http://www.acelogix.com/.


try this if it is not helped let me know

thanks

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Hello spines what you need to do is put in 2-2gb ram modules into your system that is what im running on my lennov laptop Z61 and it does make all the difference in the world. thanks for using FixYa

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    would you please rate these questions sir

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Well the RAM might not be sufficient for some programs or may be too many programs running at the same time.You can press Ctrl+Alt+Del to goto the task manager and delete some processes that are unnecessary

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Hi,

Please clean up your disc by going into programs>accessories>system tools>disc cleanup and run a scan on c drive to clean the disc.This will speed up the Laptop.Let me know the result.

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Cancel unwanted files from the operating system that may be blocking the required files to get loaded properly.

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