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My computor seems to be operating on a time delay and is undependable typing can be a challenge at times because you have to wait for letter to appear. I have tried restarting computor but has not helped I have emptied my internet history and cookies didn't help. Now running anti virus scan femoved some virus no noticable difference. Thank You

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  • Roy Deros Feb 01, 2010

    Hard drive makes no noise when you say rum xp, do you mean reinstall?

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Run Taskmanager and note the CPU Usage. Slow generation of text is usually a memory problem. If the CPU is at 90-100% the check what programs are loading at START on the task bar and try reducing them.

Anti virus is good but not always the answer, use a anti spyware like Malwarebytes to route out some key loggers and other nasties which is possibly what you have ( anti virus often do not detect these)


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Hello,

I suspect your hard disk, does it make any noise?

From experience, hard disk is what causes this type of problem. This happens when your hard disk has a bad sector.

To resolve this, I would advice that you re-run your operating system (Vista/XP). After this is done, test the system thoroughly, before you run any program on it.

Take care.

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