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Computer runs slow

When trying to open aol, my computer is ridiculously slow. I am running Mcafee and an aol virus scan. Is either one of this causing the machine to run slow? I do not have a lot of programs loaded, just the ones that came with the machine

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  • keesh Apr 21, 2008

    i don't have high speed internet, but i do have dial up, and my computer is very slow, tried to perform disk clean up, but really don't know what i am doing?

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It doesnt have to do ( AOL or McAFEE ) causing your computer to run slow . let me ask you a couple of question so I can pin point your problem .
1 do you downloads photos & music to your pc?
2 do you surf a lot thru the internet ?
3 do you perform the DISK CLEANUP ? if not , one of the main problem to have a PC to run slow is the MEMORY CAPACITY of your PC . let me know so I can show you some steps to improve your PC . thanks and hope it helps

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