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Although more expensive, installing additional RAM is a better option. Once Task Manager opens, click the Processes tab. Back to top #4 hamluis hamluis Moderator Moderator 51,718 posts ONLINE Gender:Male Location:Killeen, TX Local time:12:05 PM Posted 15 January 2014 - 09:13 AM Previous AII topic, http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/518139/xp-running-super-slow-reboot-real-slow/page-2. If you already have an antivirus program, completely scan your computer with it. http://cgmguide.com/windows-xp/win-xp-goes-hardly-slow.php

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re:Re:Re:XP running painfully slow by ken smith / March 15, 2004 10:59 PM PST In reply to: Re:Re:XP running painfully slow I have Click Add/Remove Programs. Wird geladen... Disable it in "sounds and audio devices" under the "sounds" tab. http://www.wikihow.com/Speed-up-a-Windows-XP-Computer

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by Cursorcowboy / March 17, 2004 11:03 PM PST In reply to: Re:''The extent is huge''? Note that changing the power scheme to Always On might deplete laptop batteries quicker than usual, so don't do this on your laptop. 9 Remove viruses and malware from your system. I will most likely try the suggestions above and see what happens.

A larger HDD/SDD and a faster one will speed up your computer. If you don't know what you are doing, don't do it or else you could mess up your PC. The way I read this article, it would appear that if none of the listed items under the Workstation heading is necessary, why not deactivate? Windows Xp Very Slow To Load To disable Last Access Update, press WinKey + R simultaneously to open the Run dialog, type "regedt32" and click OK to open the Registry Editor, find HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\FileSystem in it, select FileSystem,

The menu may take a long time to fade in or out, especially if there are many commands on it. Windows Xp Running Slow And Freezing They highlighted it on the support icon in the System Tray. LINUX here I come.

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You will see "Initial Size (MB)" and the "Maximum Size (MB)". My System Is Very Slow Windows Xp Sp3 That machine works like new now. Following is a list of services that can be disabled on most machines: Alerter, Clipbook, Computer Browser, Distributed Link Tracking Client, Indexing Service, IPSEC Services, Messenger, Netmeeting Remote Desktop Sharing, Portable To keep your computer clean, you can upload suspicious files which you downloaded onto a service called VirusTotal.

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EditRelated wikiHows How to Speed Up a Slow Windows Computer for Free How to Defragment a Disk on a Windows Computer How to Tune up Your Windows XP PC How to http://www.wikihow.com/Speed-up-a-Windows-XP-Computer I wonder what's up with that and if there is another way around it as I still want the security patch. Windows Xp Slow Performance Fix After that is done watch out for that !#@!%$ message that pops up asking if you wish to use automatic updates (it is going to come with almost every startup)and just Windows Xp Very Slow Startup Error: (12/23/2013 11:52:40 PM) (Source: Service Control Manager) (User: ) Description: The Java Quick Starter service terminated unexpectedly.

Also, Microsoft's Windows Defender is a widely-used anti-spyware tool that is currently distributed freely for users with a "Genuine" verified copy of Windows. "Windows Defender" is also included with other Microsoft check over here Louis Using The REPORT Button BC Forum Rules Malware Removal Logs Forum Am I Infected Forum Before You Post About A Problem Back to top #5 Allan Allan BC Advisor 7,985 Upgrade your HDD/SSD. Dust off the fans, gently wash the monitor screen, and clean the keyboard/mouse. How To Make Windows Xp Faster And More Efficient

Anmelden 65 Wird geladen... BACK THIS THING UP !!! If you're considering a new computer, do your research before deciding what to buy. his comment is here Now it's normal at around 4-6% with lots of stuff running in the background.

As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged How To Speed Up Windows Xp Sp3 Just to see if there is a problem there, in msconf. Although time-intensive, a re-partition and re-format of the hard disk drive, along with a clean installation of Windows XP will improve performance.

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Some recent install might have put some programs into autostart. They do seem to help. Defragment your Registry with the free Registry Defrag utility from Auslogics. How To Make Windows Xp Run Faster Sometimes, it may be better to upgrade your computer or get a completely new one.

When on the internet, explorer or mozilla offen freezes momemtarily when clicking links or opening new windows. Back to top #12 kable kable Topic Starter Members 29 posts OFFLINE Local time:02:05 PM Posted 22 June 2006 - 12:55 AM the freezing seems to be a different problem, If there are, delete the device/s that have such icons and reboot, allowing Windows to find and reinstall what you deleted. http://cgmguide.com/windows-xp/my-xp-is-slow.php by Cursorcowboy / March 14, 2004 10:12 PM PST In reply to: XP running painfully slow killed all unnecessary background/startup progs.1. "System Services for the Windows Server 2003 Family and Windows

Error: (01/03/2014 01:48:44 AM) (Source: Application Error) (User: ) Description: Faulting application skype.exe, version, faulting module kernel32.dll, version 5.1.2600.6293, fault address 0x0000984e. I have no idea what it is but im pretty sure its more than likely the same problem as yours.Im completely clueless on what to do about this i posted a Please download MiniToolBox , save it to your desktop and run it. Upgrade Windows.

I really hate these clean install because it takes me 2-4 days just to get everything back on the computer .. Steps 1 Create a restore point in case something goes wrong. Why? i have not noticed this here before as i remember sorting by CPU usage to find weird programs.

It is suggested to defrag your hard drive weekly. It has done this 1 time(s). Clean up your disk quickly to remove unnecessary files. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re:XP running painfully slow by the q--2008 / March 14, 2004 10:45 PM PST In reply to: XP running painfully slow try cutting

It makes me that mad! It is a free utility, though not a replacement for commercial products but can be helpful for removing some of the most common viruses infecting your system. 4 Perform a disk EditRelated wikiHows How to Speed up a Windows XP Computer How to War Drive How to Bypass a Firewall or Internet Filter How to Make a Computer Run Better How to Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re:Re:Did you turn off DMA...

If you are not sure what some of the programs listed are, you can search them up online to see if they are safe to disable. I checked using task manager and when it skips it jumps from using 2% all the way up to like 80%. That's why companies invest heavily in ETL or data integration tools during such mission-critical Big Data projects. Leave all Windows programs and patches alone.

They may enhance the look of your computer, but aren't necessary or worth it, especially if they slow down your computer. But that is for SP2. b. Clean up your disk quickly to remove unnecessary files.