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Computer running very slow

How do I speed up my computer? It is running painfully slow.

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Might want to start by running a registry cleaner. You may download some free or free usage programs from Download.com. I recommend Registry Mechanic 8.0

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on Jun 26, 2011 | Computers & Internet

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Extremely slow running


Slow computer If you have a virus program installed, it is most likely is running a scan on your hard disk. It can slow down your computer especially if you have a large hard drive. After scanning is completed then the computer will be faster.
To make your computer (hard disk) lean and mean, uninstall any programs you do not use.
Also you need to maintain your hard disk by running Disk Cleanup this will remove old temp files and old compressed files etc.
This will reduce the number of files the virus scanner has to scan. Plus running Defrag. this makes your files contiguous so the system can access files off the hard drive quicker because it does not work as hard.. Disk Cleanup and Defrag should be carried out at least once a month.
If you have 512Mb of RAM installed then installing more RAM will speed up your computer. After installing your graphics card, you may need to disable the built-in graphics card in the BIOS for the new graphics card to work properly.

Mar 29, 2013 | eMachines T5274 Desktop PC

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How to make it run faster


If your computer has less than 1Gb RAM then install more RAM will help.

If you have a virus program installed, it is most likely is running a scan on your hard disk. It can slow down your computer especially if you have a large hard drive.
To make your computer (hard disk) lean and mean, uninstall any programs you do not use.
Also you need to maintain your hard disk by running Disk Cleanup this will remove old temp files and old compressed files etc.
This will reduce the number of files the virus scanner has to scan. Plus running Defrag. this makes your files contiguous so the system can access files off the hard drive quicker because it does not work as hard.. Disk Cleanup and Defrag should be carried out at least once a month.
If you have 512Mb of RAM installed then installing more RAM will speed up your computer. After installing your graphics card, you may need to disable the built-in graphics card in the BIOS for the new graphics card to work properly.

Feb 01, 2013 | Dell Latitude E6400 Laptop Computer PC...

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It sounds like a slow robotic machine


You can speed up a slow running computer by:

Running a disk cleanup
Running Disk Defragmenter
Cleaning system for viruses
Repairing Registry Errors.

Please see the link below to speed up your computer.

Jun 08, 2011 | Sony VAIO VGN-FS742/W Notebook

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Runs slow on video downloads


Hello Sir,

downloading speed depends on internet connection not on PC specification.

If your transfer is low then downloading will also be low.

Take note that source from which you are downloading also must have reliable connection.


cheers,
Mike

May 08, 2010 | Gateway 832GM PC Desktop

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Computer is slow


Optimize the Windows Recyle Bin
Do you often send a lot of junk files to your computer's recycle bin? It's nice to be able to delete your unwanted files quickly and with just a click of a button. One of the great features about the Windows Recycle Bin is that files aren't immediately deleted, so if you make a mistake, you can restore the files quickly. Despite how easy the process seems, it can be a pain dealing with the slowed performance speed of your computer if your recycle bin isn't properly configured.


Clear all temporary files stored in ur PC by typing " %temp% "(without quotes) in Run from start menu. It shows bulk of files, delete all those.

Then type "msconfig" (without quotes) it opens a window in that choose startup and uncheck the unwanted files to be loaded during startup.

Increase ur RAM memory if its very low.
if u find its not sufficient, reply me with specifications of ur PC. Surely i'll help u........

Feb 02, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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BOARD RUNS REAL SLOW


i think it is not true. because speed of computer depend processer and ram . u can chang high config . ram than using . it can help little make high speed. temp file can make slow so time by time we remove this file. virouse can make slow computer. if bord is short it make hang computer.

Nov 04, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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Computer runs slow


Slow computer can also cause by alot of software install on your system that is using the resources of your computer like the Memory and Processor, so first thing you can do is to remove some unneeded software that you have on your computer and then after that try also running a scan on yuour computer with a good anti virus and anti malware because can also slow your computer down...

May 07, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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5 year old Medion Computer - Med MT247A - now running very slow with weak wireless signal


The most common reason for slow processing speed is insufficient RAM memory.

Increase the RAM, if RAM available is no more than 512MB, then it must be upgraded.

Check also your hard drive state. If you have less than 1GB free, that will slow down the system. Go to Start>>Programs>Accessories>System Tools>Disk Defregmenter and do a Defrag of the hard disk.

If you have at least 1 GB RAM, and you took care of the hard drive, then you can check the process starting up on their own and remove the useless one, or spot mala-ware that can affect speed. You can use a software like Hijack This, and search on google te function of each process started on the list reported by the software.

You can download Hijack this here MajorGeeks | If download does not start, then click at the top of the page, where it says Click Here If It Does Not.
Be careful if you delete the wrong files using this software you can harm the system, and Windows may not work properly.

If you think you have malaware you can also install Spy Bot, and do a system scan. Download Spybot from The home of Spybot.

If all the above does not work, and there is no malaware, then you usually reinstall the system.

Check also the bios settings, BIOS can downgrade the CPU speed on default , even if this is uncommon on recent BIOS.

If a computer is still slow with a fresh system and enough resources then it is one of those rare occasions when you have an hardware fault.
Hardware that can cause slow down is: RAM CPU Motherboard HD Video card.

Some tips on procedure can damage your windows installation. Do not download Hijackthis software and do not change BIOS settings and do not touch hardware unless you are sure of what you are doing.

Sep 02, 2008 | Medion (40010998)

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