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Slow computer please help me speed up my pc!!!!!! it take forever to download ANYTHING!, or even to just check email. it is soooo frustrating! what can i do?

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  • queenbeejd4 Jun 29, 2008

    I have high speed, "preferred package" internet. I pay the good money to get the goods, but still have slow pc. what about increasing ram? does it have to cost? is there a free download or something (not trying to sound cheap, but this is just a hobby-though i do pay for "high-speed "...and i have four little children that are priority to fixing my pc. Thanks to all who responded!!

  • Anonymous Nov 13, 2008

    my computer is slowing down so if you open the pc it will take time to start the program

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I agree with Vinnie & 'guest'. The slowness of your browsing can be for two causes:

1. Slow internet connection: Do you have DSL or Cable?. If you don't, GET IT! the money you expend its workth it.

2. If you have DSL / Cable, and if your browsing/email is very slow can be something related to your hardware or to your software. Most of the times it's the software. My recommendation is to use the 'restore' option on your computer; that will configure your computer how it was when you got it. Downside: you will lose all your information. Recommendation: CD's backup of your information.

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    err... many mistakes... :)



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    Backup your information on CD's

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This problem might be because of your modem. try a fast connection and appropriate modem.

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Try more mem and maybe faster internet i had adsl a movie dwnload took me round 3 dayz now i hav dsl and now it takes less than a day the internet cost more but its worth it

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Runing slow, some time not responsive.


Below are some useful tips for making your PC's performance better.Please follow the below steps and fix your problem.
Eliminate Viruses and Spyware 1 . Run your antivirus program. There may be something slowing your computer that you can remove. It is a good idea to run your antivirus program every week.
2 . Remove spyware. Run a good spyware tool at least twice a month.
3 . Use a pop-up blocker, if you have one. Check your antivirus program.
Dispose of the Extras 1 . Delete your document files for anything you no longer need. Saved pictures, audio and video files in particular can slow your computer.
2 . Remove unwanted programs from the Control Panel area. Old toolbars or games the kids downloaded off the Internet are a good place to start.Look for software you no longer use, such as the old printer you threw out last year.
3 . Clean out your email. Old messages are a constant drain on your computer's resources. Go through every folder, deleting everything you do not need. Leave no mail! Finish by emptying the Deleted Items folder.
4 . Turn off unnecessary programs. Check your task bar for icons that show running programs. Disable anything you are not currently using.
Run Maintenance 1 . Run the Disk Cleanup tool located in your Control Panel. (Windows only. For other operating systems, please check the Resources section below.)This will remove temporary files, cookies and unnecessary components to speed up your computer.
2 . Defragment your computer. Defragging takes some time, but will speed your computer significantly. You can find the tool in your Control Panel.Run it monthly.

Hope the above information will be helpful to you. Thanks for using Fixya.

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My computer is very slow and I need not much time left standing


The reasons for a computer being slow could be either that you have a full hard drive low memory or possibly and more likely you have malware on it. first thing to do is run and anti malware program like Malware Bytes
Download the free version and allow it to update and run a scan. once this has been done your PC should run a lot faster.

If not check your hard drive free space if it is below 15% you need to delete some of your old files and programs to free up some more

Jul 23, 2010 | Dell PC Desktops

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My computer sporadically moves very slow and sometimes just stops for a while. Often I have to wait up to a couple of minutes to get moving again. Other days everything is normal. I probably have more...


Older computers get full of rubbish/malware/running programs and this slows the computer down soooo much. Try follow this little guide http://www.fixya.com/support/r5272277-secure_clean_computers
Adding a little more memory can also work wonders.
Windows xp like at least 512mb, vista and windows 7 like 2gb

Jul 10, 2010 | E-Machines PC Desktops

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Runs slow on video downloads


Hello Sir,

downloading speed depends on internet connection not on PC specification.

If your transfer is low then downloading will also be low.

Take note that source from which you are downloading also must have reliable connection.


cheers,
Mike

May 08, 2010 | Gateway 832GM PC Desktop

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Hello there: really just looking for some solid advise this hp52w w has the original xp operating system in it with sp2 installed works ok but it gets so slow on the starting windows screen it takes...


Hello Mike, Hi, may I suggest you try first to defrag your hard drive, Im sure when you power on your PC, the hard disk led keeps on blinking, your hard drive may have developed bad tracks and sectors, this slow moving process tends to go forever.

Defragmenting and checkdisk can find faults and bad sectors and tracks that slows down the performance of your PC.

Reformatting should be done if your defragmentation procedure fails to speed up your PC.

Try to run an antivirus program, which may help speed up your PC by detecting viruses, that tends to load forever, or slow down the booting process.

Nov 24, 2009 | HP Pavilion 524w (DB280AR#ABA) PC Desktop

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Speed up my computer


Slow...might be a very relative word
did you  try checking for any malware,viruses etc. on  your computer those are the basic cause  of making a system slow   you could  check  what are programs are starting at start up and wheter the are actually usefull or not
i would suggest you try  AVAST 8  and carry out a boot time scan  .
this will get the viruses  before they are executed a  very  good feature. perform a disk clean up
defragment
there are many ways.
even if you follow a  few of the you would find a good improvement in speed

Nov 21, 2008 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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High Speed and viruses


Slowness can be caused by viruses.

Run a virus scan and see what comes up.
If there are viruses on the computer, you may want to consider Restoring your computer to factory settings.

But before you do that
Run a virus scan; go to Symantec and run it or download AVG free.

If you decide to restore to factory settings, I will be glad to help you. Understand, you will loose everything on the computer, and you will have to run all your programs again, set up your network connection and email. Very time consuming.

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