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My laptop is very slow and keeps freezing up on the internet..what can I do??

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  • Bottlenose May 11, 2010

    krissytin2, Frustrating-yes-. Is this a new problem - slowly developing or suddenly? Please empty your cache and clear cookies in your internet options in control panel. Clear these each time you close your browser. What system do you use? What browser are you using? Have you added any new programs that are running while you browse and that you don't need? Have you fragmented disk lately? Increase your security settings for your browser and set more restrictions. Get back to me after you try this and please supply more information if you could. We will try some simple solutions and you should be browsing happily soon.

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I agree with Bottlenose..
Also there are some very good free anti virus and spyware programs on filehippo.com. Ccleaner is another program worth checking out.
Another "trick" is to disable the Virtual Memory. (right click Computer icon, click Properties, in left hand pane click on Advanced System Settings....Advanced, then Performance - Settings - Advanced - Change, un check the Automatically manage paging file size for all drives) Restart and go back and re check and set to system max. If you are on a Vista machine this will help a lot. Not so much on XP, but will gain some.
Much luck to you.

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