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My computer is very slow, and always stop connecting to the interenet. sometimes the virus always appear in the screen it can cause me to disconnection always.

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Use an antivirus with a small installation file and small processing file... free is good too... search internet for avast or avg antivirus...

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Hi, My laptop taking so much time to switch on and it became very slow. Please tell me the soluiton for it.


Sometimes slow booting of computers and Laptops are caused by viruses and spywares. Also, a High temperatured Processor makes a computer slow.
Here are some solutions you might want to try.
  1. If you have a installed antivirus in your computer, i suggest you update your Antivirus and then Start scanning your computer for possible viruses and spywares.
  2. If viruses and Spywares are not the problem, maybe your Processor is feeling to much heat. I suggest you use Laptop Coolers like this one. heifentrixx_11.jpg
  3. This will help you cool down you Processor and Laptop.
Hope my solution will help. Thanks for using Fixya!

Jul 08, 2011 | Toshiba Satellite Pro L300 Notebook

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How can I tell if my computer has a virus?


<ol> <li><span></span> A common symptom of a virus is much slower than normal computer performance. However, there can be other reasons for slow performance, <a href="/mshelp://windows/?id=5a2fccaa-2424-4646-b571-97b557e2c87b#gtmt_hard_disk_def"></a> that needs defragmenting, a computer that needs more memory (RAM)</li> <li><br /></li> <li><span>Are you getting unexpected messages, or are programs starting automatically?</span> Some viruses can cause damage to <span>Windows</span> or some of your programs. The results of this damage might include messages appearing unexpectedly, programs starting or closing automatically, or <span>Windows</span> shutting down suddenly.</li> <li><br /></li> <li><span>Is your modem or hard disk working overtime?</span> An e&#8209;mail virus works by sending many copies of itself by e&#8209;mail. One indicator of this is that the activity light on your broadband or external modem is constantly lit; another is the sound of your computer's hard disk continually working. These are not always symptoms of a computer virus, but when combined with other problems, can indicate a virus infection.</li></ol>

on Dec 11, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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Outside factors that affect connection speeds Unfortunately, there are events...


Outside factors that affect connection speeds <p>Unfortunately, there are events and conditions that are outside your control. Even with a fast connection, external factors, such as busy websites or spreading computer viruses, can slow the entire web. Popular websites can become overwhelmed with users. For example, when a television commercial mentions a website, many people might try to visit the site at the same time. If the website isn't prepared to handle the traffic, you might encounter delays.<br /> <p>During times of heavy computer virus outbreaks, the Internet can slow down. Many viruses spread by causing computers to send out hundreds or thousands of copies of the virus. This can slow the Internet by sheer volume. You can see what major outbreaks are currently happening by visiting your antivirus vendor's website, or the <a href="http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkID=42641">Security at Home</a> website.<br /> <p>Local Internet congestion can also result in slower-than-normal connection speeds. These slowdowns occur when many people try to connect to the Internet at the same time, and they occur most often at peak activity times, such as after school hours when students get home and connect to the web.<br /> <p>If you're on a corporate network, general network and proxy server use can affect your Internet performance. Most network administrators monitor Internet use, and will try to keep people from doing things like downloading large files during peak hours. If you find that your Internet access is slow at times, you might discuss it with your network administrator.<br />

on Dec 03, 2010 | Computers & Internet

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MY Laptop Is Very Slow And Crash


* check you virtual memory or adjust it...

* scan your laptop with the latest update of anti-virus,might your laptop got many viruses.









hope this solution helps..... please rate my performance... thanks

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My n70 music edition is very slow how to make it fast


Hello Sir\Ma,
Firstly, your phone may be affected with virus, probably some files or application you have on the phone memory is being affected with virus. and to remove the virus, it is either you connect your phone to a PC that has a strong or updated antivirus using a USB, then scan it for virus, but if no virus is detected, then the slowness is a result of overload.
If you have too much files like heavy music, videos, themes, applications, and picture of a higher bytes on the phone memory or memory card may as well slow down your phone especially if the memory card capacity or size is to higher for the phone to carry. So, you will need to either reduce those files or probably delete then. you can also delete some old message that are not needed so as to free space on the phone memory.
Regards

Sep 14, 2010 | Lands Phones

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The problem of a slow, very slow, computer still exists and the updated #8 of Yahoo is still on my list of programs and has not been removed. Understand? I first chatted with krishmaqvan and was...


try installing spybot it will remove spywares and rootkits that results in slow of system and also installing anti virus that detects trojans .

cause these things stop the process of any windows registry to work download registry mechanic from a torrent source such as isohunt.com with a key gen . Try running ur anti spyware and registry mechanic in windows safe mode

Oct 06, 2009 | Computers & Internet

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I keep losing my connection plus it downloads super slow


I have the same problem. I have narrowed the problem down to having too many simultaneous connections.I can surf all day long with no problem but when I start downloaded via a torrent or if I play an online game in a room with 32 players, my connection eventually grinds to a halt. No amount of tech visits to your house will ever uncover the problem because your line speeds and voltages will appear normal. Swapping out the modem for another of the same kind won't fix the problem because the issues appears to be inherent in the modem. When downloading torrents you'll have to limit the number of connections your computer will accept.

Sep 21, 2008 | RCA DCM425 DIGITAL CABLE MODEM (RCADCM425)

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Still... Slow in Booting and reading startup programs


Have you tried defragging you hard drive lately. Go into my computer, Move the mouse to your hard drive. Select properties. Select tools. Select defragmentation. Follow the instructions on the screen.

Aug 05, 2008 | Microsoft Windows XP Professional With...

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Computer Freezes when connected to internet.


The first step is to verify that you are not infected with a spyware or virus infection. The fact that you are only having freezing problems when you are connected to the internet is a sign that you may have some kind of infection.

The Geek Squad website has links to free online virus and spyware scanners that can tell you if you're infected.

http://www.geeksquad.com/tools/detail.aspx?id=377

If those scans come up as clean could you please post a Hijackthis log file so we can look at what processes you have running?

Apr 30, 2008 | Computers & Internet

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