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I have an Acer 3680 that has slowed down to a crawl. Can you fix this so that it runs at a normal computer speed?

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Hello, thier are several ways to help speed up your system.

  • you can configure your start menu, and close any programs that are running unnessissarily.
  • you can run a checkdisk through you ms-dos prompt (just type "checkdisk /all" at the prompt and press enter)
  • check your ram, some times ram sticks can go bad or burn out. or just may need to secure them tighter.
  • also: their is a clean-up that can be done from time to time. in your computer folder: right click the drive you want to clean up and click the properties tab. thier should be a clean up button. also in the more options tab at the very top their are other system repair options such as defrag and scandisk. ect...
  • what speed is your processor? maby you could upgrade your proccessor to a higher speed alog with your ram. these are always good ways to improve your system. just not always inexpencive.
I hope these tips help, if you can think of any more specific inquieries to your problem, just ask.

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Uninstall any programmes you no longer use, run a virus and spyware scan, as this alone may be the cause, if you have non installed go here:-
http://free.avg.com/ww.download?prd=afe

check you have atleast 1GB of hard drive space free as this can cause slow ups and look how much memory is installed as you may need to upgrade the amount of memory to work newer and more memory hungry applications

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