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Slow pc I have a Compaq Presario . It is also a AMD Athlon XP +2400 2.00Ghz,480MBof RAM. i installed 2 gigs of memory in it...Is it reading the memory? (the 480MB of RAM) anyway since i did this my computer is soooooo slow about doing anything..even if it is opening a file or folder....what can i do to fix it?

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Hello juliet_34x,

Whats also important to perform when you up your memory to 2 gig is to adjust your Paging File as well. At 2 gig of primary memory, you will need to adjust the Paging File to 3000 (2 GB X 1.5) and Maximum size to 4092. In addition, if your computer was performing slow before the memory upgrade, you should perform disk cleanup and defrag (this will help alot).

Hope this helps and good luck.

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