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Dell inspiron 600m is extraordinarily slow

My mother-in-law's dell inspiron 600m is extraordinarily slow in doing almost anything. for instance creating a new folder takes about 30 seconds. the disk isn't that full. there aren't a lot of programs running. what could cause such slowness?

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    I reformatted the HD, reinstalled the OS and have anti virus. this 600M is not a good machine. It used to get really hot. I took it a part removed a huge dust ball in the heat pipe and it is still slow.

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It may be due to viruses So please try to Run a good rating antivirus and Antispyware I hope this could help you out. Cheers

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Hard disk drives for the Inspiron 600M laptop. (Great site).
http://www.drivesolutions.com/cgi-bin/shop/ug2store.cgi?command=listitems&kind=dll&pos=0&type=itemid&itemid=dll9

CMS Products Easy-Plug Easy-Go Hard Drive - 60GB - 4200rpm – Ultra
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This next link is for connecting your laptop drive to a PC drive.
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Cost effective!
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Disclaimer: you should have a tech do it.
That being said, here is a link that shows you how to R/R the system board. One thing to remember when replacing laptop system boards, Keep the screws together and seperate. IE: case screws together, Motherboard screws together and so on.
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or
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