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Dell XPS M140 Very Slow In Booting Up and General Use

After re-installing the OS (XP-Media Edition) and increasing the RAM from 512MB to 2GB (Purchased from Dell), the System is very slow.

Thanks for any assistance to olve this issue.

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  • nimbusdk Aug 26, 2008

    Thanks for your help. Better now but still not totally up to expectation.

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Run a check disc, or hard drive test in the bios, if any part of the test fails, then the hard drive is failing and will need replaced. Delete anything from the start up section of the start menu/programs, and download and run CCleaner form filehippo.com, it will help keep your computer clean and running fast/smoother. Also, are you using Norton? If so, remove it and use the AVG. You can find it at File Hippo as well.

Posted on Aug 20, 2008

  • Ryan Rogers
    Ryan Rogers Aug 26, 2008

    Are you running Norton as your antivirus?

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