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I just restored my dell 531s to factory settings and its already getting slow again and hard to start up the second day

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    Dammy Ezekiel May 11, 2010

    Which Operating System are you using, and whats your system's configuration.

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First ..let it a while ..cause the restore cd migh be out dated, and its just updating the windows...and all those K.....for security...if this continue...just reinstall it using a windows. cd ...and I will provide you the drivers in a link...to put them manually ...cause if you do not formate the C partition and it used to have any bugs..those bugs are back again ...

this one for XP:http://outerheaven.c-reality.com/archives/84-Dell-Inspiron-531-Windows-XP-Driver-Pack.html
and this ones are for vista :
http://support.dell.com/support/downloads/driverslist.aspx?c=us&cs=19&l=en&s=dhs&ServiceTag=&SystemID=INSP_DSKTP_D531&os=WLH&osl=en&catid=&impid=
please ask me if you do not understoo anything ...but first download all drivers and place them in a folder or a **** ....even for vista ...and for xp ...I know that this machines came along with vista ...but its a shity OS and I always advise my clients for XP..sp3...its faster ...and reliable...your choice ..but be sure to put first an antivirus..on ..before even puting the drivers...cause this is the main couse for this problems..if you do not have a licence one ...I recomand AVG 8.5 its available for free..and with licence ...and even the free one its great ...good luck

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