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Apple power mac g5 desktop

My machine starts slow, why?

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There are so many reasons of why computers start slowly. they may be so due to

  • virus
  • missing system files
  • etc
if your system has no antivirus, you first install and scan the whole of it. and if this fails to work with your problem try to install the oprating system. but be ready loosing your important files.

if you can't manage all these, take your computer to the nearby service shop for more assistance.

good luck.

Posted on Jan 16, 2008


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