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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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