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Presario 900 laptop slow

Presario was slow slow, backed up data, reformatted, Reloaded Win XP, reloaded data, deleted all temp files, ran Wincare to fix registry & other things, only have 505 of hard disk used,still slow as molasses, I don't know what to do next, would appreciate any suggestions. Thanks, George

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