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My Laptop is running very slow, what can i do?

Why is it so slow?

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  • Anonymous Apr 06, 2015

    I understand the point but the web is full of attackers.

  • richie46 Apr 06, 2015

    Computer clap (viruses) are gotten by going to sites of ill repute (p--n sites), going to sites to look for something illegal such as program cracks, attached to emails from unknown parties. If you refrain from going to thoe sort of sites and not opening emails of dubious nature, 99.44% of the time you will not pick up a vicious virus. Virus protection programs use up inordinate amounts of memory resources and slow machines down to a crawl; and even the latest up to date protector will not protect you against the newest virus out there. So go ahead, continue to use the "protection" but you have to accept the fact that your computer will run like ---t.

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Your machine is running slowly because you have too many items running in the background. And if you also have some sort of virus protection running, forget it. Using msconfig command in your run window, remove all of the arrows that are checked in your startup window. Also, turn off your virus protection, reboot, and you will be amazed at the difference.

Adding memory does not speed up a computer - it just helps to minimize the speed slowdown that occurs when you run a program(s). Just run your machine lean and mean and you will be a happy camper.

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Also try doing a disc cleanup and a defrag.

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More memory needed? I see that you have 1 gig and that is not enough.

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