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Slow computer recently my computer is running slow and takes a long time to boot. I tried scan disk, disk defragment, and norton virus still no luck.

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When you boot up,

  1. go to start
  2. run
  3. msconfig
  4. select OK
  5. select start up TAB
  6. disable all
  7. click apply
  8. click ok
  9. restart
  10. select do not show again on the NAG SCREEN
  11. run windows washer from this link

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Then, if you have no hardware problems, do this:

(1) Run a FULL anti-virus scan with a good virus scanner. Get free editions of Avast or Antivir. Use the latest virus definitions file. But don't install or run more than one anti-virus at the same time.
http://www.avast.com
http://www.avira.com

(2) Run anti-spyware scans with Super Anti-spyware and malwarebytes free editions.
http://malwarebytes.org/
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(3) Ensure all Microsoft security updates are applied.

(4) Run disk cleanup to delete old temp files and other junk. Right click the drive in My Computer, choose Properties and Disk cleanup. Delete the temp files, temporary internet files, empty the recycle bin etc. Don't compress the drive contents.

(5a) Run chkdsk once to scan for file system errors. http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315265

(5b) Run a thorough disk defrag. Use a good defragmenter for this, and also run a boot-time defrag to fix the MFT and page file if they are fragmented. Use Diskeeper 2010, which is the best defragger around. Their website has free 30-day trial versions. http://www.diskeeper.com

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Ok then i guess you should try repairing the NORTON by running the installation again and choosing the reapir option or the next option is to use another anti virus.

you can visit www.avast.com/eng/programs.html and download avast! 4 home edition free edition.
please restart your pc before installing the avast.
after installing try updating and schedule a boot scan by
  1. cutting and pasting this "W62911071H4800A1106-PJY5XRR5" when prompted for the registration key.
  2. click on the menu icon at the top left of the avast window.
  3. click on "schedule a boot scan" and restart your pc

Good luck !!

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