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I have run Norton Diagnostic report this shows very low ram. Also my drive 'c' is very very low I have moved all music, photos etc and deleted unnecessary programs but even after restart it is still showing that I am very very low on memory on drive 'c' and ram

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You may have 256 Mb or 512Mb of RAM installed in your computer. I recommend you install 1Gb of RAM in your computer. This will also make your computer faster.
Harddisk maintenance should be carried once a month. Thisremoves redundant and temporary files, recovers disk space and speed up harddisk access.Please click on this link and follow my instruction to free up disk space.
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When you say you deleted them, did you also empty the recycle bin? If not, that would help a little bit as they aren't technically deleted until after you empty it. As for ram, you may need to upgrade and purchase more. Although if your computer has been running fine so far, I wouldn't really worry about it.

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Apple Mac computers can also become slow and sluggish with time and use. So here I will show you four methods to speed up your old-slow-mac.

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Then defrag your drive.

These things will help a little.

Check what is running int he background and remove what ever you dont regularly use.

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Hi, can someone pleae help me in formating my desk top. it is showing very slow performance. so i want to perform. what are the precautions that i should take before formating. what are there requirements...


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Are you using Norton if so dump it, but make sure that it is totally uninstalled by going into search and typing in Norton (Delete any remaining files showing Norton that come up)
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If your machine is not running a lot quicker then go to www.belarc.com and download their Advisor program run that and it will give you a profile of your pc telling you what Ram is installed

For a reasonable performance under XP you need 2GB Vista take around 4GB

For a online check co to www.crucial.com and run their memory checker , it will tell you what memory is fitted and what upgrades are available

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