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Well if it has always been slow ad ram,if not

  • clean up your hard drive,remove any programs you don't need,this may give you more virtual memory.
  • clear the cookies in internet explorer
  • empty recycle bin
  • run anti virus & anti spyware
  • check cpu fan is working & clean (heat is a killer)
  • defrag the hard drive
thats a start ,
but remember computers are like people ,they wear out.
good luck
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Please give us more infos that will let us know exactly what is your problem. What makes computer work slow then usual are virus, some antivirus softwares, CPU cooler is full of dust or works with half capacity etc.

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