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Comp very slow and numerous ads pop up.

My comp taks forever to start up, to load a site and to perform basic tasks: surfing interupted and without an ad poping up. I have done the delete files (offline), defrag, maintenance wiz, etc. I have also downloaded several anti virus programs. In fact, my comp is even slower now.

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Hi,

My best advice for you is to do a "Full Clean Install" of Winxp and start again.

You may have a virus or 2 that has corrupted some of the system files.

First go here and do an online scan for viruses, it will take a bit of time but it will do a full scan and tell you whats on your system.

http://security.symantec.com/sscv6/home.asp?langid=ie&venid=sym&plfid=23&pkj=NBOMVCOBSOCUEWUXLQO&bhcp=1

Just click the link and it will take you to Symantec for the online scan and then just click start and follow the directions given, its a very very secure site so don't worry.

Good luck

Cheers

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