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My laptop computer takes forever to load Windows and I know there is some kind of problem because it sometimes freezes. I recentluy added more memory to 1.5 gb and it still has this problem of booting up too slow and freezing.

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Have you scan for virus ?
If you did scan for virus and it didn't find any virus.
Check the startup options , their might be program running on the background.

The other problem might be that their are a lot of program running on the background.
Look on the task bar on the right hand side . Is their a lot of program loaded?
If yes.
Close some of the programs and try to connect to the internet

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