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I have my Compaq Notebook PC 2.5 years. It is very slow. It freezes and takes ages to load and shut down. I have Norton Antivirus update on my Laptop so theses problems are not being caused by a virus. Please suggest some advice on how to fix this problem

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This could be a sign that your laptop is overheating. If you touch the laptop while it is running & you find it too hot, make sure that the fan is running properly & that the air ways are not blocked.
You can blow compressed air into the cooling vents of the fan. If you notice clouds of dust coming out, then it might be a good idea to disassemble the laptop, clean the fan & air ways, & reassemble it back. If the fan has failed & is no longer running, it might need to be replaced.

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