Question about Acer Aspire 3690-2196 Notebook
I have 5 to 6 minute boots times and software is extremely slow to load. Running XP Media Center edition, all software set not to load on start up by msconfig, except for norton. I have ran full HDD defrag, upgraded to 2gb ram. Task manager shows what ever my current task is as using most of the processor time. HDD light seems to stay on constantly durring boot. Have done full scan using norton and "spy-bot search and distroy".
Well this is an obvious fix but replace your HDD with a 7200 rpm SATA HDD from http://www.newegg.com
It should be a fairly cheap upgrade depending on how much storage you need.
You should see a significant improvement. I be willing to bet your HDD is a slow 5200 rpm and slow seek time.
Remember, the slowest parts of your computer is your HDD and CDROM
Posted on Aug 21, 2008
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Mar 13, 2012 | Computers & Internet
Jul 14, 2011 | ASUS Eee PC 900HD Netbook
Jan 19, 2011 | Computers & Internet
Jul 09, 2010 | HP Pavilion dv6000z Notebook
Jun 05, 2010 | Acer Aspire 5610-4648 Notebook
Dec 18, 2009 | HP Compaq Business Notebook 6910p
Oct 28, 2009 | HP Compaq 6715b Notebook PC
Oct 11, 2009 | Computers & Internet
Dec 20, 2007 | Dell Inspiron 1150 Notebook
264 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: