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Shelly
19-07-2005, 05:13 AM
My computer takes so much time to do anything. To boot up, get into my user
account, get into any file, it takes forever that it drives me mad.

have done a defrag, disk clean up, updated my antivirus, downloaded anti
spyware. short of throwing it out and buying a new one has anyone any
suggestions.

Smelly Shelly

Jupiter Jones [MVP]
19-07-2005, 05:25 AM
Shelly;
Some of this you have already tried.
But sometimes multiple tools are necessary especially if it is spyware..
http://www3.telus.net/dandemar/slowcom.htm
Make sure all tools have been updated in the last few days.

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Jupiter Jones [MVP]
http://www3.telus.net/dandemar
http://www.dts-l.org


"Shelly" <shelly.nugent@tesco.net> wrote in message
news:efd34O8iFHA.2644@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
> My computer takes so much time to do anything. To boot up, get into my
> user account, get into any file, it takes forever that it drives me mad.
>
> have done a defrag, disk clean up, updated my antivirus, downloaded anti
> spyware. short of throwing it out and buying a new one has anyone any
> suggestions.
>
> Smelly Shelly

Ted Zieglar
19-07-2005, 05:33 AM
You haven't told us about any particular event that might have caused your
problem. Was your computer always slow, from day one?

In general, slow performance is typically due to one or more of three
causes:

1. Viruses or spyware.
2. Too many programs running at the same time.
3. Underpowered hardware.

It can take a lot of effort to identify viruses and spyware, often requiring
scans by several (or many) different scanners.

--
Ted Zieglar
"You can do it if you try."

"Shelly" <shelly.nugent@tesco.net> wrote in message
news:efd34O8iFHA.2644@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
> My computer takes so much time to do anything. To boot up, get into my
user
> account, get into any file, it takes forever that it drives me mad.
>
> have done a defrag, disk clean up, updated my antivirus, downloaded anti
> spyware. short of throwing it out and buying a new one has anyone any
> suggestions.
>
> Smelly Shelly
>
>
>
>
>

Shelly
19-07-2005, 09:27 PM
there is no particular event which i can think of that has caused this
problem. the computer has just got progressivly slower over the months.

i will try installing other anti spyware tools.

your underpowered hardware suggestion is an interesting one. not heard of
this before. tell me more.

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