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Run your antivirus, adware program and scandisk and defrag, in SAFE MODE..

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Hi, trying to find a phone number to speak to someone about a Pulstar Turbo 16 286 computer. Manufacturer is Hyosung, Korea. Please help!


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very slow, when compared to an Apple iPod that runs at 400 Mhz,
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Computer runs slow


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COMPUTER STARTS AND RUNS SLOW.. CHANGES PROGRAM VERY SLOW.


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1. Kill unnecessary programs, you can do it from task manager.
2. some program starts at startup of PC, they make PC slow, go to start>run, type msconfig and say ok, go to startup tab and the disable the programs which you do not want to start up during PC start up.
3. downloan CCCleaner and run it.
4. Keep C drive clean as possible, move as much items to other drive, less space on c drive can slow down you PC.
5. Many files placed on desktop can make it slow.
6. If you have low memory on your PC then you have to increase it.
7. Virus or Spyware can make pc slow do thorough scanning of your PC.
8. I suggest you to uninstall any programs which are not necessary.
all the best.
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Maybe a virus


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http://housecall.trendmicro.com/

click on the link that says "Scan Now. Its Free!" it will do an online virus scan of your computer, and this should get rid of any viruses you have. You may have to install Java for it to work. If so, it should provide a link to install it. If it doesnt, google "java software" and download the software. it may also be a RAM problem (not enough computer memory) but thats probably not as likely if your computer is new. Also, you can go the task manager and delete all of the processes that you think arent needed (such as itunes, etc. make sure that your user name is under the user name column for each one you are deleting, and DO NOT delete the "explorer" process or any system processes). And this may speed up your computer as well.

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