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Slow booting process, "twitchy" mouse movement

Something has happened to my laptop that has slowed the boot process and the overall computer speed in general, especially with mutliple applications open. At times, the mouse movement is not smooth when using the pad. Have defragged the hard drive and run virus software numerous times with no success. Any ideas?

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  • Paul Detroit Nov 07, 2007

    Tried running spybot several times, no positive results.

  • oghenekohworho frank Nov 09, 2007

    powered on my IBM R52 notebook, it came on but, nothing shows on my lcd (display)



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Do you have an anti-spyware program on your machine? There are many free programs out there. This might speed up your machine a bit.

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