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Slow computer I have a Dell with windows xp and lately it takes a long time to start up, and is very slow to open applications. I have done a disk cleanup, and I have norton antivirus and windows defender running...please help!

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Hi,

Have u got sufficient RAM to support all ur programs...Check with the Windows Task Manager (Right click on the Task bar) for the physical memory and page file usage in ur PC.

Using Task Manager itself...check whether any unknown process  like DC.exe, FUN.exe, etc., are running....OR...anyother process is running with more than 50% processor utilisation!

If any of the above symptoms are there, try changing to some other antivirus like Antivir OR Comodo and search for Malwares, and Viruses...


Bye

Have a nice day.

I hope ... this solves ur problem. :)

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