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Computer runs slow . I have a dell 2350 pentium. 256mb ram running windows xp. C drive has 11.7 gb used and 16.8 free.the machine doesnt respond as quickly as it once did

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Computers slow down, even after a short time, there is a little guide that will help to speed up, and keep it safe and secure
http://www.fixya.com/support/r5272277-secure_clean_computers
I would also advise a little more memory, but i have ran a few pc's with 256mb ram and they where still usable.
Try ebay for older types of memory

Posted on Jul 15, 2010

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Hola amigo primero que nada devemos saber que systema operativo usa tu computador Windows Xp Vista or Windows 7

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My dell is running slow when online it constantly freezes, i know i need more memory but the hardrive is half full there is still room. it takes forever for it to start up and i have very little on the...


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