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There are many things that you should do that will help in getting the machine working better again.
Lets start off with uninstalling any unnessasery programs from the computer that you no longer use.
1. Press Start menu
2. press control panel
2.5 optional , click on classic view
3. find uninstall programs or add or remove programs
4. go over the whole list of programs and remove everything that you don't need anymore, if you need to confirm what a program is, you can ask me.
You may have to restart the computer a number of times while you do that.
Next is to run CCLEANER to clean up temporary files and such things that build up over time but have no use.
Instructions on how to use the ccleaner and where to get it are on this page, the program is completely free, do not pay for it, no need to pay for it, if something asks for money, you must be in the wrong place. http://www.fixya.com/support/r4332445-clean_up_computer_ccleaner
After you have ran ccleaner clean up and erased all registry errors that it finds, next would be to run disk defragmenter.
1. open my computer or computer from either start menu or desktop
2. right click on C: drive and select properties
3. on the properties page click on the TOOLS tab.
4. click on defragmenter. - defragment now
5. run the defragmenter on your c drive, this will take some time.
when you have gotten this far, the performance of the machine should already have improved.
Please let me know if you require further assistance or if you have any questions.
Posted on Oct 14, 2010
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