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My computer is very slow connecting to the internet and then very often locks up

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Maybe your current location has bad Internet connection, or you have a virus, or you have too many programs running at once. Please do yourself a favour, if you havn't gotten your computer checked out in awhile, bring it to your local computer guy.

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This may caused by a malicious software such as viruses or worms that may have been downloaded on your computer online.

You need to run a scan on your computer to check. You can actually use Malwarebytes or Super-Antispyware if you do not have any Anti-Virus software that you can use.

Also, you need to optimize, or clean your computer against clutters, temporary internet files or temporary files that are stored in your computer. You can run CCleaner to delete the temporary files on your computer.

Also uninstall programs that you no longer need to free up memory resource/use on your computer.

If all else fails, you might want to check if your computer needs to upgrade the RAM to make your computer run faster.

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