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PC slow performance

Hi there,

I just want to ask for an advice about my pc.

I own a P4 2.8ghz processor. I just replace the motherboard 6months ago I think, After 3-4 months it start to slowdown on boot. It took 2-3minutes before I can log-on. And while on GUI when I open 3-4 applications at the same time it hangs.. I dont have the budget to purchase a new set of pc. What can I do to lessen or prevent my PC from hanging and to speed it up.

Thank you very much for your help.

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  • msgfrmu2me Jul 22, 2008

    hi there,



    I have already than all those steps before, and I still get the same support.



    I also have a 256mb DDR400 RAM. Is it going to help if I just add anither RAM?

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There are a number of issues might be affecting your PC's performance, some are dangerous while others not that serious. Learn why is it running slow and how to speed it up easily from: http://www.whyismypcsoslow.net/

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Download and install CCleaner from www.ccleaner.com
This utility will clean all of your temporary files out, clean up the registry and from the Tools tab you can view all the applications in Start Up.
In Start Up reduce the number of applications starting with Windows, at this point do not delete the entry just prevent it from starting, you can then check what is running and what is not.
This way you will be able to tell which applications are affecting your over all performance.

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Pentium 4 with 2.8 ghz pc is quite a good speed pc.check some of the applications u have installed,and above all antivirus software.Try to uninstall some application software.Using a good antivirus software complete scan your system. If after then your are not getting good performance then ultimately take backup,repartiion your hard drive and install the os again.

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Plz follow the following steps
start-run-type "msconfig"without quotes-on startup tab disable all then click ok -apply -restart.
defragrement your hdd and clean up your hard disk

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