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Acer Aspire 5580 suddenly slowed down

My Acer Aspire 5580 6 months old has suddenly slowed down on all operations, I have run Ad Aware and run Norton and AVG checks with no results. Any suggestions, TIA.

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Re: Acer Aspire 5580 suddenly slowed down

This might be a little more specific to you..

Harry, most system slow down is caused my the number of applications that are running when the system boots, i recommend going to the task manager (alt+ctrl+del). Look in the bottom left corner, it will say "Process : XX" XX being a number. If that number is over 50, I'd say you have a lot going on, and thus causing the system to slow down.

To help with this go to:

Start > Then click RUN > type 'msconfig' > Click 'startup'. This is a list of all the applications that startup when you turn on your computer. Disable anything that you don't particularly use.

You'll notice quite a difference upon your next boot.

Hope this helps

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Re: Acer Aspire 5580 suddenly slowed down

Your acer is infected with virus that current antivirus cannot detect. uninstall new application programs that make your computer slower. however if non of those causes; please try to check the memory maybe is not function well. if it is not the cause then; You should reinstall your system to fixed all error on it. ( note: reinstalling will remove some important files and you should back up) Further more; the best thing to do is format the HDD and install the new windows.

Harry: take note: that other causes of the computer slower is the HDD , I encountered 50 times problems that computer become slower bcoz of the hard drive mulfunction. If this is the case you should replace hard drive that is covered with warranty.

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