Question about HP Computers & Internet

1 Answer

How do I get rid HD521-2w

Slowed down

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • HP Master
  • 27,725 Answers

Not sure what a HD 521-2w is ?
If its a program installed on your Hard Drive


Press windows button and in the search type msconfig go to startup tab and uncheck those you dont want to start. scroll to the bottom toolbar bottom of screen right click you can select task manager applications also processes you will see whats running on your computer and ticking over you might have a virus http://www.majorgeeks.com/Microsoft_Security_Essentials_for_Windows_d6242.html microsoft security essentials your operating system must be registered Win7/Vista/XP 64 bit http://majorgeeks.com/downloadget.php?id=4281&file=1&evp=dbb3b0aebe6a6a4ff18089a6489a5e62 anti malware free edition Win XP/2003/Vista/Windows7 if you see something running that you does not need to be running select end now then you might you might uninstall that particular program and some unnecessary programs you should also check leads from motherboard to hard drive for secure dust free connections click start control panel administrative tools computer management disk management right click on your drive select properties click tools you should see click check now click start tick in both boxes this will schedule to on restart do not have any input while chkdsk utility is in progress any might damage your computer also you might download and use this registry cleaner it is totally free to use http://download.cnet.com/ccleaner/ then defragment your hard drive adding more ram is the best way of speeding up a computer If youre not sure if a module is right for your system use the Crucial Memory Advisor tool for a list of guaranteed compatible modules
you should always ask for a guarantee on compatibility before purchasing any ram and buy working pairs if possible you might have to many programs running at the same time putting to much strain on the CPU central processing unit
try uninstalling a few unnecessary programs This tool deletes unnecessary or temporary files on your hard disk so you can increase the amount of storage space you have. Delete the files using Disk Cleanup If you want to reduce the number of unnecessary files on your hard disk to free up disk space and help your computer run faster, use Disk Cleanup. It removes temporary files, empties the Recycle Bin, and removes a variety of system files and other items that you no longer need. Open Disk Cleanup by clicking start all programs accessories system tools and then clicking Disk Cleanup. In the Disk Cleanup Options dialog box, choose whether you want to clean up your own files only or all of the files on the computer. If you are prompted for an administrator password or confirmation, type the password or provide confirmation. If the Disk Cleanup Drive Selection dialog box appears, select the hard disk drive that you want to clean up, and then click OK. Click the Disk Cleanup tab, and then select the check boxes for the files you want to delete. When you finish selecting the files you want to delete, click OK, and then click Delete files to confirm the operation. Disk Cleanup proceeds to remove all unnecessary files from your computer. This tool deletes unnecessary or temporary files on your hard disk so you can increase the amount of storage space you have. Delete the files using Disk Cleanup If you want to reduce the number of unnecessary files on your hard disk to free up disk space and help your computer run faster, use Disk Cleanup. It removes temporary files, empties the Recycle Bin, and removes a variety of system files and other items that you no longer need. Watch the demo (1:00) this should speed up your computer Hope this helps.

Posted on Dec 31, 2012

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya Technician can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repair professionals here in the US.
click here to Talk to a Technician (only for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Zeki tablet troubleshooting


If you have an old tablet it might just be time to upgrade.

If not there are a lot of ways you can speed up your tablet.
1. Get rid of unused and unwanted applications, they slow your tablet down.
2. Scan for viruses and spyware, they might slow your tablet down and steal your information.
3. Get rid of junk by using software like Clean Master which can be downloaded in the play store. Just install it and let it delete junk and turn of slow apps.

Aug 18, 2014 | Acer Aspire One Netbook 8.9" Notebook

1 Answer

MSI u180 slow scrolling


try doing a disc clean up as well as defrg..somtimes its the graphic drivers that can slow you down as well.
also try and get rid of anything you dont use anymore.such as pics,music,the more you fill the pc,laptop up it slows it down.

Apr 14, 2014 | MSI Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Delete icons


my history icons are showing across the top of my laptop screen how do I get rid of them

Jan 10, 2014 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

I have a 3 year old asus eee PC and it is running like a dog! Help!!!


It's an ATOM CPU @ 1.6GHz and should be running XP. Do you still have 1GB of RAM? Upgrade to 2GB if possible. Get rid of Win 7. Get rid of Ubuntu.

I got an old dog myself, and I just installed Ubuntu. Slow, but it's dual boot.

Oct 08, 2012 | ASUS Eee PC 1005HAG Notebook

1 Answer

Computer very slow ,won't print,forever to load pages, have corrupted files


Several things can slow down the computer: overheating, spyware, not enough RAM etc. If you know for sure you have corrupted files were they corrupted by a virus? You may need to reinstall Vista.

Is it slow when you boot up in safe mode? To boot into safe mode hit (usually) F8 while it is booting up. Let it completely boot into safe mode and then reboot again. Now is if it is behaving better.

To get rid of spyware download the free Spybot Search & Destroy from the net, run the update and then run it to dectect and get rid of the spyware. Spyware tries to send info which can slow down everything.

Overheating - does it feel hot? Is the fan running and pushing air?

If it worked fine before it is unlikely you don't have enough RAM. Windows itself needs at least 256mbs to run well without running other problems.

Again if you know files are corrupted, if they are windows files, you might need to reinstall vista.

Feb 22, 2011 | Microsoft Windows Vista Home Basic Edition

1 Answer

My computer at start up is very slow, when I check on it my CPU is running 100%, which is why I figure it is so slow to come on line. How do I get rid of of junk on the start up?


1. You will have to clear your cache folder and your history in either IE ( Internet Explorer) and also download a program called "CCleaner: ( free) and this will allow you to do all the above in one fell swoop. Use the Google search engine to find.
2. Then download Windows Essentials ( anti-virus) from Microsoft ( free) to get rid of the malware and other unwanted programs that are slowing your PC down.
Here is the site instructions set for the "security Essentials":
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/971606

Jul 09, 2010 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

2 Answers

Dell


check for virus

Nov 16, 2009 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

Very slow mail download


If your using The new yahoo mail service try switching over to the Classic version. Or check ur system if is consuming all your band width without your knowlege.close down any other application that is usin ur net connection.

Sep 28, 2009 | Computers & Internet

1 Answer

We need to get rid of zebra mussels.


Probably impossible; we don't know yet.
best solution? Preditory birds/ducks and fish.
But then you may have unbalanced the bird/fish population. Better than the mussels.

Sorry, no non-invasive solution, in my opinion.

Sep 21, 2009 | Uniden Cordless Phone

1 Answer

My compiter is too slow down to open & to close.


hhmmm maybe you should download this program that will get rid of all the bad stuff on your computer that slows it down. BUT this program is only for Windows XP :-) 
http://www.ccleaner.com/download/downloading

Jul 10, 2008 | Computers & Internet

Not finding what you are looking for?
Computers & Internet Logo

Related Topics:

39 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top HP Computers & Internet Experts

Les Dickinson
Les Dickinson

Level 3 Expert

18411 Answers

Doctor PC
Doctor PC

Level 3 Expert

7733 Answers

pontelemon
pontelemon

Level 3 Expert

538 Answers

Are you a HP Computer and Internet Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...