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Gwt rid of programs I do not need

My computer is running slow, I have windows xp, i had a verizon person to come out and hook me up to net internet services, and he told me i had alot of programs on here I don't need, but when I go to my add remove programs, I don't know which programs I can remove without causing problems to my computer, in other words, I don't know what half of the stuff is and weather I need it or no

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Try this it will really help to speed up your PC

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My computer runs really slow, freezes, internet explorer hardly ever works. help!!


There is no such thing as a windows vista machine. You can install different operating systems on different machines. Your problem is most likely that you're missing drivers for the peripherals.
Download a program called "driver easy" and run it. It will tell you what drivers are missing, once you get all the drivers installed you should find things work better, like once you get your network running then internet explorer will stop having problems.

Jun 09, 2014 | PC Desktops

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Why is my computer so slow and how do I fix it?


Many complaints I receive from clients have to do with slow performance from their computer. There are several reasons why this happens.
As updates and enhancements are added to Windows, it takes more memory to run the system. In addition, many new programs with lots of capability use more memory than their predecessors. Windows Vista is quite a system hog and needs at least 2 GB RAM to run (even though Microsoft might say differently). You should have at least 1GB to run Windows XP and 2 GB for Windows 7. I personally recommend 3GB for all 3 systems.

Assuming you have no malware running that is affecting performance, the next thing to check is what programs run at startup. From the command line, type MSCONFIG. The command line is accessed in XP by clicking START>RUN. In Vista and 7, the command line is just above the START button.

After opening the window, click on the STARTUP tab. Check out all the things that are running at startup. Do you need them? Probably not. You really need the antivirus programs running and that's about it. I suggest unchecking the items you don't recognize. Then restart your computer and see if all the things you need still run. If not, you can go back into MSCONFIG and recheck the things you need. You are not uninstalling programs by unchecking them--just telling them not to start.

The third thing you can do is go to the My Computer or Computer menu item and right click on the hard drive. Go to TOOLS and check your disk for errors. Next, run DEFRAG. Not only will this result in an increase in speed, it wil keep your file system healthy.

on Dec 28, 2009 | PC Desktops

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Windows XP


Duce,how much memory (RAM) do you have.when a computer gets slow it have to little memory.is it a 32x the computer can only take 4 GB memory.is it a 64x ca:8-12.so i suggest you upgrade the memory and look over if you use the programs you got uninstall them never used and only rarely used.
http://www.wisecleaner.com/
here do yo find a good cleanigprogram.

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My computer running slow


To be honest, there are a number of issues might be affecting your PC's performance, some are dangerous while others not that serious. Learn why and how you can speed it up easily from: http://www.whyismypcsoslow.net/

Wishes!

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Why windows vista is so slow


Memory is probably your issue,upgarade your cache memory and your dimms and you shoud be good

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Dell computer.5 yrs.old. Very,very,slow.What can be done? Have dial up internet service. Also, what does memory upgrade mean?


Hi,

There's nothing you can do about your internet speed, dial up is dial up and is known to be slow. If you want fast internet then you would need broadband.

A memory upgrade would speed up the overall performance of the PC. For example: the computer may take 5 minutes to fully boot up and programs taking time to launch. This would not fully resolve but help it to be more responsive.

A memory upgrade is always recommended by me. I expect that your computer can be probably maxed out to 2GB of memory.


Regards.

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ok what do you mean by slow the computer running slow or the internet?

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My compiter is too slow down to open & to close.


hhmmm maybe you should download this program that will get rid of all the bad stuff on your computer that slows it down. BUT this program is only for Windows XP :-) 
http://www.ccleaner.com/download/downloading

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The battle: Acer Vs. Verizon FiOS


Verizon needs to apply a firmware update for the Atheros wireless adapter in your notebook. I work for Acer and I end up having to tell people this all day long. If you take this to a wireless router that is not from verizon you will have no problems with your connection. Maybe if enough Fios customers complain they will provide a firmware update for this.

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