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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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Re: Slow booting process, "twitchy" mouse movement

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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Dell Studio 15 runs slow... My Dell studio 1558 takes long time to boot & processing is also slow,i have tried disk cleanup and defragment hard disk but nothing worked,it has the following...

Check the boot processes in the from your systems control panel and look for unnecessary boot time services. Such as an anti virus boot scan and similar processes. Sometimes it is caused by the network card driver. Start your computer in safe mode and select the selective start up option and disable each service one by one (non windows) to find out which one is slowing down your boot process. It usually due to a boot scan, a faulty driver, or an invalid or corrupt registry entry. I highly doubt that you are infected with a virus and it is due one of the issues listed above.

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The boot is very slow, sometimes takes 2-3 minutes, internet access and downloads also slow


Any other unusual things happening besides it's working too slow ?

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You can do that by using "MSCONFIG"

Click 'start' then goto 'run' and type 'msconfig' then click 'Ok'

That will open the Microsoft System Configuration Utility. You can then disable the unnecessary services and apps

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Slow computer

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