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Run Mike Lin's startupcpl and remove programs from starting up. Prevent further crapware from starting on bootup by running his startup monitor program.

pc decrapifier works too.

In my computer right click each hard drive, properties, tools, error checking, check and repair errors.

Then defrag every drive in disk managemer (right click on my computer and click manage).

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Well your best bet for copying the drivers is to visit the computer manufactures website and download all the drivers to your desktop... do not open click save and save them to the desk top then transfer them to a cd or a usb drive.

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Backup your data first and then format your pen drive using the HP formatting tool that can be downloaded on the link below:

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Hi i've inserted the 32gig flash in my pc then copied stuff on it ,but it copying to slow so i stopped it and try 2 format it .....while formatting i stopped it and the it don't want 2 pickup anymore and...

click start control panel administrive tools computer management device manager scroll down universal serial bus controllers you should see a yellow question mark?
right click to reinstall drivers
if you can see your usb drive but its not working
ports(com&lpt)right click update driver
check the USB leads that attach to the motherboard usually red white green black make sure they are securely seated and have no dust build up on them dust will cause static and a lot of unforeseen problems for a computer and its parts also
scroll to disk drives if you can see your drive + to expand right click you should see options update driver disable uninstall scan for hardware changes
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Hello, In my 2GB SD card, automatic folders are created. and cannot open any folder. FAT error or driver not found messages are shown when open the folder. what to do to remove this problem?


Most likely, that SD card of yours has been infected with some kind of a computer virus. Best recommendation is to format it. If there are files in it, copy just the images, docs, and spreadsheets. Do not copy all .exe, .com, .bat, .dll or any programs if there's any. Then, format it.

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My pendrive's copying speed is very slow. its capacty is 8 GB. whn i connect pen drive to the PC its get lots time rather then normal time. and when i copying some data its gets slow.

format the pen drive after taking the backup and then defragmented it you will get smooth work in your pen drive. If not so fast after defragmentation then check your computer configuration and its space may be it is due to your computer is slow you con check whether your pen drive is ok or not by connecting it to any other good pc. good luck

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My pendrive performancce is very low.when insert the pendrive ...the divice can perform faster option is coming.but it's performance is slow.(copy and delete)

What is the specification of your computer?
Also, try formatting the pen drive and then use it.

This issue may come when you have virus on the system or the pen driver.

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