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At times it runs very slow....prolonged time with hourglass

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It could be a hardware error either memory or disk. Go to control panel, admistrative tools, events and look at system for disk errors. If you find any, that is a bad sign. Your disk is going bad. Make sure you have all your data backed up as the disk probably needs replaced.
If you didn't find any errors, it could be viruses. Go to and run their free virus scan.

Other things that slow down a system is temporary files. Download Ccleaner and delete all temporary files it finds. Also, let it clean the registry.
A badly fragmented disk can also slow down your system. Download Defraggler and defrag the system.
Let us know what you find so we can be of further help.

Posted on Sep 10, 2010


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