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I have a dell dimension Inspiron 2400 that is so slow and not responding half the time..it locks up and wont do anything..do you think this is vermin or the hard drive

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Try uninstalling a few unnecessary programs then click start run type cmd then type chkdsk/f which will automatically fix any corrupt files on your hard drive then defragment your hard drive
good luck with this

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I'm trying to increase hard disk space on a Dell


Hi.

The Dell Inspiron 1100 is a laptop whereas the Dell Dimension 2400 is a desktop pc.

The hard drives are incompatible because they are a different size, plus the Inspiron only supports one hard drive so you can't install a slave device. The only way to increase hard disk space is to buy a large capacity internal IDE laptop drive or an external hard drive.



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Slow computer. Slow to boot. Runs slow most of the time. Running Windows XP on Dell Dimension B110. Verizon high speed access. Use Explorer. Plenty of disk space. I've run the cleanups, killed the...


First thing I would do is take the desktop outside and clean it out with two cans of compressed air.

HEAT can really slow a machine down. Let me know if that makes a difference (good to do either way) and we'll go from there.

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Dell dimension 2400 start up super slow programs when you log off don't respond locks up how can i trash or clean it out and delete what in it tried dis clean and defrag


Run disk cleanup to delete junk from the computer. Then disable unwanted items from starting up automatically. To do this, click on start and then run, type msconfig and hit ok. System configuration utility will open up, now go to startup and disable the items you don't want to start automatically with the computer. You can run them when you want later on.

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I have hopelessly slow windows xp, Dell Dimension 2400, 2.52GHz, 384 MB of RAM [2002, owned since 2004] Have deleted all invisible startups, run a clean virus scan, run cleanup/cleandisk, disk...


Hi,

It makes no wonder that the machines slow with only having 384MB of RAM installed.

If you were to max out the memory capacity of the machine which i suspect is DDR SDRAM and probably has a maximum of 2GB as this would make the machine much faster that what it is now.

384MB of RAM is just not good enough to run XP properly these days.

If the machine is still in good working order (apart from it being slow) then you could upgrade the RAM.


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Jul 19, 2010 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

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Try clearing your browser history, cache, cookies, & temp. internet files. These all can be accessed using your internet tools option in the right hand menu of the browswer or by right mouse clicking on your browser icon. If these get too full they slow & eventually stop the explorer from responding. Hope this helps.

Jan 19, 2009 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

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When you said "I think its a memory problem" your right, you need more of it. Try adding more RAM. It's really cheap now a days, especially for the 2400. Memory is available everywhere. While this is not an endorsement of their site, Computer Memory Outlet.com has about the cheapest RAM available and they are reputable and reliable and orders usually ship next day. I personally get all my memory from them.

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p.s. They have an on site utility that will scan your computer and tell you the exact RAM you need and the maximum RAM you can add

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