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Regarding whats running on my comp

Recently my comp has been getting slower and slower is their any way i can stop certain things running and if i can how do i know what i need to keep and what i can stop or remove.
Do you know what im trying to say not the programmes as such but whats running in the background how do i find out whats running and then how do i know what to remove.

Hope you can understand what im trying to say, i hope so anyway.
If not dont worry just thought id ask as my comps been getting slower and slower. Its slow anyway but it seems to take longer to come on and seems to be slower than normal.

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  • paul proctor Apr 26, 2008

    Thanks Ekse, Just what i needed!!

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A good idea is to get Spybot - Search & Destroy and AdAware Free. Run these once a week, and do a disk defragment on all hard drives about once every 3 months. Get someone to help you edit the startup list on the msconfig command (open the "Run" box and type "msconfig", then hit enter).

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Heres a tweak guide for you
http://www.techspot.com/tweaks/winxp_services/

its exactly for the background programs.

Posted on Apr 26, 2008

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