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I need to know how to clean the system and get my help and support working

I have been having troubles getting my pc system cleaned out as my computer is running slower, second i can't get my help and support to run
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Hello,
Do the following steps one by one
1.  Double click on "My Computer"
2. Select the Local Disc or "C"
3. Right click on the "C"
4. Select the Properties
5. Click on the Disk Cleanup
6. Wait for a few minutes to complete the process
7.Disk Cleanup screen appears
8. Select all the check boxes you get display
9. Select ok
10. Wait for a minute(s) to complete the process


After Completing the disk cleanup do the following

Disk Defragmentation

1. Double click on my computer
2. Select the local disk or c
3. Right click on the c
4. Select the properties
5. Properties window appears
6. Select the Tools Tab
7. Click on the defragmentation
8. Disk Defragmentation window appears
9. Select the required drive and
10. Select the "Defragmentation"
11. Wait until the process completes
Restart the system after the completation

Let me know if your problem is solved and rate me as FIXYA!

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Things to do if running windows.

  1. remove all programs no longer needed of the hard drive.
  2. empty recycle bin.
  3. run anti virus & anti spyware programs .
  4. www.grisoft.com has both free.
  5. download & run ccleaner also free. www.ccleaner.com
  6. delete cookies and offline file from internet explorer.
  7. defrag hard drive.
this will be a good start,let me know if you need further help.

good luck
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Posted on Mar 26, 2008

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For problem #1 you should run Disk cleanup and then Disk Defragment in the Accessories/System tools folder.

For problem #2 it sounds like helps and service is stopped or the registry is corrupt. Follow this link to fix the problem:
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/helpsvc.htm

Good luck!

Posted on Mar 26, 2008

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