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My HP Pavilion 9000 will freeze up and is incredible slow, sometimes taking over an hour to execute a command. I have run 2 virus softwares I have defraged I've deleted unused software, and I have also cleaned the registry. I am wondering if a quarantiened virus can be the cause since I have exhausted all other options...

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Most of the time to much programs that are installed can cost that or software's that need to much memory or you can also be right that a virus can causing it...the best solution that you can do is to re-format your laptop and re-install all the drivers then choose carefully which software's and anti-virus you need and which one can work properly with your laptop.you can also upgrade your memory

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