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Why is my computer so slow its takes 10mins to get on line

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Run Disk cleanup and Defragment.

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Choppy Video? What do you mean choppy video? Is the video starting and stopping rather than playing continuous? If so, either you need more memory or the site you are watching the video from is slow. Also sometimes you line speed on the computer might be slow if you are watching the video online.

How does the video play if you played a DvD in your computer? If it plays the DvD without stalling, then your problem is more than like the site you are watching or the line speed as you stream the video.

Mar 29, 2012 | PC Desktops

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What to do if you want to reinstall windows on dell computer?


TRY THIS SIMPLE AND REAL QUICK STEP :-

ALL DELL COMPUTERS WHICH WERE SHIPPED AFTER 2004 HAS THIS FEATURE,ALL YOU NEED TO DO IS RESTART THE COMPURTER AND ON DELL LOGO PRESS AND HOLD DOWN CTRL KEY AND TAP F11 KEY MANY TIMES....U WILL GET THE OPTION FOR PC RESTORE..THEN RESTORE THE COMPUTER TO THE FACTORY SETTINGS.

note : Ur computer will became brand new as you bought it on day 1 ,all the information would be lost....but it will only take 10mins hardly...try this njoy.

on Jan 03, 2010 | PC Desktops

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Have a Emachines T3408 (gateway) it runs really slow doing everything, online, off line, whatever. It has Vista Ultimate sp2 32bit. My memory is 494MB RAM Page file 820MB used, 672 available. The Processor...


yeah your system doesnt meet system requirement for running windows Vista Premium. Minimum memory required is 1GB.
Another system requirement is 128memory of graphic card with DirectX 9.0 capable and WDDM 1.0 driver support.
so if you dont have graphic card system will take amount of RAM..this why computer became slow.
If you have 'other components' you can take the RAM not HDD then install it..just make sure the RAM is supported by your current system..
I just recomend that would be better using Windows XP, with less RAM required..

P.S : see here for more detail about windows Vista.

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Runs slow on video downloads


Hello Sir,

downloading speed depends on internet connection not on PC specification.

If your transfer is low then downloading will also be low.

Take note that source from which you are downloading also must have reliable connection.


cheers,
Mike

May 08, 2010 | Gateway 832GM PC Desktop

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It take more than 3 minutes to connect on line,plus the computer moves very slow


have your pc scanned for viruses, viruses tends to cause these, if you finished scanning and theres no virus in your system have your hardware check, by a computer tech. a failing device is reason for a slow system

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Bios doesn't work and i cannot reset biso or whole pc...


take the small 3v battery out of the motherboard for 10mins. this will reset the bios/cmos

Aug 17, 2009 | Sony VAIO PCV-W30 PC Desktop

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Trouble shooting for dell inspiron 531,very slow to log on and log off,its takes about 10mins,I already deleted some of the files and downloads thinking that's the cause of it to slow down but it's still...


Here are a couple of articles you might find helpful.

http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/setup/expert/northrup_restoreperf.mspx

http://www.ccleaner.com/ - keeps stuff from bloating your system. Removes temp files, and orphaned registry entries. Very nice free program.

make sure your system is free of the nasties... use online virus scanner.

http://housecall.trendmicro.com/ - online virus scan, again free!

Please let me know if this helps. Good Luck!

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I set up my router, which says it's connected to my computer. I have also set up my wireless on my laptop. It keeps reading that I'm not connected to the internet. The wireless adapter has worked on my...


router internet connection takes more time to connect to the internet,sometimes it took 10mins before it got the connection. make sure 1rst if the laptop was connected to router as LAN

then goto controlpanel ,then networkconnection and rightclick Local area connection,click repair

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Monitor or Desktop itself problem?


that status line was designed together with your OS, it seems that your PC was getting slow in boot..

A number of factors, having little to do with the age or capabilities or your system, can create excruciating system slowness. They include the following:

Operating System
File System (how you've organized files on your PC)
Applications
Hardware

The Windows OS (operating system) is notoriously inefficient, which can affect performance. The file system also impacts Windows and hardware performance. How you work with applications can improve system speed, as can some basic hardware updates.

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