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Slow Laptop Computer

I have a 40G NEO Laptop computer. I have a lot of pictures, music, and videos stored in it. It has started to run really slow lately. I can't even run two programs at the same time. What can I do? I tried those registry cleaner programs, I don't know if they help. Thanks!

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  • jane0128 Aug 03, 2008

    Hi,

    Thanks, I already did suggestion #2 and #3. Still a little bit slow, but not as slow as before. Will download AdAware and see how it goes.

    Thanks again.

    Jane


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Hi,

There could be a variety of reason(s) why the laptop is slow. If initially the unit was fast enough for your applications, it maybe that there are a number of programs running simultaneously and/or harmful to your PC. Pls try:

  • run/scan with your antivirus and/or an online virus scanner/remover;
  • Download AdAware by Lavasoft, install, scan and delete unwanted entries;
  • Go to Start, Run, type "msconfig", goto Startup tab and uncheck all programs except those that you feel are necessary such as your antivirus;
  • In your System Properties Advanced tab, Performance Settings button, select "Adjust for best performance", and in the Advanced tab, change your Virtual Memory to double your onboard real memory.
Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

Thank you for using FixYa.

Posted on Jul 29, 2008

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