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Thany you dell laptop imperation 1200 forgot to tell you i have reg cure , and avg on there , and spy where doctor , spy where terminator and spy bot ,, not all running at the same time , found a sight for more memory . 1gig at 43 dollers , but cant afford at the moment. thought there might be another souliton just for now. but thank you for your excelent advice

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  • Storm Jetson Jul 04, 2008

    no problem good advice ,, just got a defrag program to try .


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You're welcome.

You really should run clean up and defrag it might give you a little improvement for now.

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