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First what is the computer, do you know the processor such as Intel or AMD and what speed such as MHZ. How much RAM. one of the first way to increase speed is to install more ram, you may have only 256 running XP, Vista runing 512 compared to 1 meg is like night and day. Other things you can do such as a defrag which is in the sytem tools, Do you run a virus detect? You may have a virus, trojan or malware, In the RUN type in msconfig. This will show you a window with tabs across the top. One tab says start up. it will show you all the programs that run when you first turn it on, by unchecking boxes of programs you do not want to run at start up will make your machine boot up faster. Be carefull only eliminate programs you know such as word, or works, etc. You need to leave a virus detect run at start. when you finish the tab that says general change the dot back to normal start up and apply. reboot your system and see what happens. there are many other things to do also, If you have a virus detect, right click the icon in the lower right of your screen, disable your detect or exit and see if your computer speeds up. If it does than your virus detect is bogging your machine down. Reboot to reactivate your virus detect.. Good luck.

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My computer is slow


Win 7 needs at least 3 gb of memory. Run a chkdsk. Then get a free disk defragger from cnet site. Do a defrag of disk and see if your machine runs faster. Another problem can be a virus slowing your computer.

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Slow computer


Improper computer maintenance may result in slow PC. To fix computer running slow you are required to clean junk and windows errors from your PC using a System Utilities program.
To download a reliable System Utilities, go to famous website download.cnet and search there Reginout. Which I personally use and recommend the friends.
After downloading run all of its tools one by one except Internet Optimizer, to clean all the junk and error files from your computer.

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My pc is running really slow... can u please help me????!!!!?????


There are a number of reasons but mainly 2 kinds causing a PC running slow. Outdated hardware or poor system maintenance. If possible, try upgrade hardware configuration such as add more RAM etc. Otherwise try this program Speed up PC to diagnose & fix the slow pc for issues. Best regards!

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My laptop is running slow? when im in the internet my computer runs slow


Available RAM is very important for speeding up your laptop while surfing. Check your available RAM by:

  1. Starting the Task Manager (Right click on taskbar and select it)
  2. Select the Performance Tab
  3. Compare the Physical Memory vs Commit Charge numbers.

For example, my fast computer has 3600 megs of total physical memory compared to a commit charge of 1200 megs. Meanwhile, my older, slow computer has only 650 megs of total physical memory with a commit charge of 1400 megs. This means the slow computer is always making 'pretend' memory from hard drive space, and that is why it is so slow. This is most likely the case with your computer as well.

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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,
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How do i know what programs i can take out of this laptop? it is running so slow.


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You can see what programs run in your system by pressing ctrl+alt+del keys together. then click task manager which will have the list of all the applications running. If you find a particular application making your computer work slow, then click on that application in the list and then click end task which will close that application.

One solution for your computer running slow could be reformatting your operating system. Your system might have been affected by virus which could be the reason for your system's bad performance.


Hope it helped!

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Slow with programs or slow online?
Try holding ctrl+alt+del and click on the performance tab to see how much available memory you have.
You possibly could be infected. Try AVG free virus software. It finds them when others dont.

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