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Vary slow when booting up and accessing the internet

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Run adaware software its a free download, you might back up your files and reformat your hard drive slap on a fresh load of windows and its like new again

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How to restore system


im assuming you have the recovery disk

Restart the computer and press the pause/break key on the keyboard.


This key will slow down the boot process and allow you to see the motherboard BIOS access key that you'll need to press in order to access the motherboard BIOS.


Press the respective motherboard access key and check the motherboard BIOS for a boot sequence.

Change the settings in the boot sequence so the primary boot device or the first boot drive is the CD-ROM or DVD-ROM drive.


Insert the system recovery disc into the disc drive.

Restart the computer and allow it to boot up before doing anything.


A black screen should show up with the words Press any key to boot from disc CD/DVD.
Press a key to have the system boot from the recovery disc.


Allow the system to load.

Follow the on-screen instructions on how to install the rest of the operating system.


There are many different settings for you to choose.
If the operating system is just a little out of whack, you can choose to repair it.


The system recovery disc will contain important drivers and software for all the components connected to the computer system.


If you do not have a system restore disc you can search the Internet for drivers and software that are packaged for your specific eMachines model.


Restore the BIOS to their default settings so the hard drive is primary boot sequence.

This is an optional step.


You can leave the CD-ROM drive as the primary boot drive, but it will slow down the startup process by a few seconds.

hope this helps




Sep 30, 2012 | E-Machines W3503 PC Desktop

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I want to restore my computer back to its original factory settings


When booting up your computer you can access this option before startup.
Right after turning computer on, before it even hits the boot screen logo with Windows,
Press Ctrl+F11
This should open up the menu for you to access system restore/factory setting reset.

Hope this helps! This solution may vary from computer to computer, so if it doesn't work for you, provide me with specifics and I should be able to find an exact answer.
Best of luck :)

Mar 17, 2011 | Gateway PC Desktops

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It is taking 15 to 20 minutes just to pull up internet explorer, computer is very slow. I have deleted a lot of unused files and ran a Norton 360 scan and it is still very slow. The Model is ELI300G


Start in safe mode with networking (hit F8 repeatedly after the boot splash screen), Open Internet Explorer, go to TrendMicro.com and run their free virus scan.

Aug 22, 2010 | Acer PC Desktops

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My mother in laws computer just started running terrible slow to boot up slow to log on any idea's


Your pc might be affected by torjans or malwares
these are types of viruses causing your booting slow clean your pc with good antivirus
thanks

May 15, 2010 | Acer Aspire M3201 Phenom X3 8650 PC...

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Computer is slow while booting


Hi,

So many resion for system slowness,firsly depends on your system configuration,
booting depends upon your system RAM,how much RAM you user in system,min 1GB RAM require for smoth booting.second one is overload (tmp,recent,temparary internet files,cooks),delete all the files and restart the system.

check it issue will be fix,otherwise there was a problem with OS.
backup all the C drive data on anohter drive and reinstall OS in C drive.

Surly issue will be fix.

Thanks,

Nov 19, 2009 | Dell Dimension 2400 PC Desktop

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I have Yahoo toolbar for HP and for AVG. Can I


All internet toolbars are useless, and they all slow down your PC. Uninstall them all.

Oct 23, 2009 | Compaq Presario 5000 PC Desktop

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Start up and shut down


Extremely slow operation can be the sign of many issues. The first of them is the hard drive failing. (I suspect this as the most likely reason.) You should be able to run hard drive diagnostics from the F12 menu. If they fail, replace the HDD.

If the diags pass, then next thing I would look at is free space available. At a minimum, you should have 10% OF THE HARD DRIVE free for Windows to cache data. Dropping below 5% usually effect dramatic slow downs and below 2% can prevent internet access too.

Other possiblities include Virus/Spyware infection

Jul 29, 2008 | Dell Dimension 5150 (DIM515MIN) PC Desktop

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I cant get my ps3 to work with my wireless broadband


Settings > Network Settings > Internet Connection Settings (wireless connection)
Internet Connection Settings (wireless connection) This setting is available only on PS3™ systems that are equipped with the wireless LAN feature.

Set the method for connecting the system to the Internet. Internet connection settings vary depending on the network environment and the devices in use. The following procedure describes a typical setup when connecting to the Internet wirelessly.
1.
Check that the settings for the access point have been completed.
Check that there is an access point connected to a network with Internet service near the system. Settings for the access point are typically set using a PC. For details, contact the person who set up or maintains the access point.
2.
Confirm that an Ethernet cable is not connected to the PS3™ system.
3.
Select in_networkset.gif (Network Settings) under in_setting.gif (Settings) in the home menu.
4.
Select [Internet Connection Settings].
Select [Yes] when a confirmation screen is displayed stating that you will be disconnected from the Internet.
5.
Select [Easy].
connectwired002.jpg 6.
Select [Wireless].
connectwireless001.jpg 7.
Select [Scan].
A list of access points within the range of the PS3™ system is displayed.

Depending on the model of PS3™ system in use, you may have the option [Automatic]. Select [Automatic] when using an access point that supports automatic setup. If you follow the on-screen instructions, the necessary settings will be completed automatically. For information on access points that support automatic setup, contact your local retailer.
connectwireless002.jpg 8.
Select the access point that you want to use.
An "SSID" is an identification name assigned to an access point. If you do not know which SSID you should use or if an SSID is not displayed, contact the person who set up or maintains the access point for assistance.
connectwireless003.jpg 9.
Check the SSID for the access point.
10.
Select the security settings that you want to use.
The types of security settings vary depending on the access point. Contact the person who set up or maintains the access point for information on which setting to select.
connectwireless004.jpg 11.
Enter the encryption key.
The encryption key is displayed as a series of [*]. If you do not know the encryption key, contact the person who set up or maintains the access point for assistance.
connectwireless005.jpg When you have finished entering the encryption key and have confirmed the network configuration, a list of settings will be displayed.

Depending on the network environment, additional settings for PPPoE, proxy server or IP address may be required. For details on these settings, refer to the information from your Internet service provider or the instructions supplied with the network device.
12.
Save your settings.
13.
Test the connection.
If you select [Test Connection], the system will attempt to connect to the Internet.
14.
Confirm the connection test results.
If a successful connection has been made, information on the network will be displayed.

Hints
  • If the connection fails, follow the on-screen instructions to check your settings. Also refer to the information from your Internet service provider and the instructions supplied with the network device in use.
  • If you test the connection immediately after selecting [Automatic] > [AOSS™] in step 7, the router settings may not be completed and the connection may fail. Wait approximately 1 or 2 minutes before testing the connection.

Mar 12, 2008 | PC Desktops

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