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Sr1610sx pc My computer is really slow! I was told to try to reset and start like a new computer. Is this good advice and how do I do this? Thanks

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This is good advice. If you have Vista, or Windows XP, then go to your hard drive, and try to find the "RESET" button. This should work.

Or you can try "Ctrl-Alt-Delete" if you have Vista. And then you can click on the power button that's on the bottom-right hand corner and click on the checkbox and go to "RESTART".

This should work...

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