We use Windows XP home edition. When we start the computer, the little screen comes up with the Windows XP logo and the scrolling progress bar, then the progress bar stops moving and sits there. We have to...
You may have other issues going on other than spyware or viruses that are infecting your computer. You might wish to try to save everything that you want to save to an external hard drive, and try re-installing XP onto your computer. You can also remove the motherboard HUB battery, located directly on the motherboard, leave it out for about 15 minutes or so, thereby erasing all of the motherboard settings and then putting it back in. Sometimes a computer may have too many programs that are starting up when XP starts, such as office, Adobe, or even your internet service. Try doing a disk clean-up, defragging the computer, removing programs that you do not use, and making sure that you are not infected by any malicious programs such as spyware or viruses, also. I myself like to save everything to my Western Digital 80GB external, and reinstal XP once a year. Gives my custom-build a nice clean system to start from, like a breath of fresh air. It does help. Make sure that everything is saved to an external hard drive first, then unplugging it to ensure that your computer cannot access it before you do these tasks. I hope that this helps. Good luck!! yuva
Mar 23, 2009 |
Computers & Internet