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Slow computer Have had laptop about 18 months. Recently has become very slow with internet. I only really use it for internet use so it is not bogged down with space. After 18 months do things just generally start to get burned out or is there something i can do? Apologies in advance but im now whizzkid and if there is a potential solution could it be explained in detail? Many Thanks

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I would follow this guide.

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There are several things you can do that may help with your speed issues. Performing a defrag on your C: drive is an excellent first step, then after that going in to Internet Explorer, click on Tools then Internet Options. Delete your Browsing History and reboot. You will notice an immediate improvement in performance.

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Do a deep virus scan. Install and scan with Windows Defender (free from microsoft) you probably have a virus and or spyware slowing it down. After running those 2 times each, if it's not a lot better you will need a Tech to clean it up.

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