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Old 04-01-2010, 01:06 PM
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waht can i do about a slow computer

my computer has started to run like crap and is getting very very slow. what can i do to try to make it faster?? any suggestions on what i can download or install to make it faster??
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Uninstall all the programs you dont need

If your on a Windows OS
You could always defrag your computer. (go to My Computer-> Right click -> Properties-> Tools -> Defrag)
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With Windows, what I usually do about once a year is reinstall my operating system, that brings my computer back to factory specs, it really does run like its brand new. Just remember to back up all your important data before you do this.
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Go ahead and throw it away and buy an apple.
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Go ahead and throw it away and buy an apple.
that is what i use most of the time is my moms apple laptop i didn't like macs at first but this one has really grown on me it is much faster on the internet running the same isp
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my computer has started to run like crap and is getting very very slow. what can i do to try to make it faster?? any suggestions on what i can download or install to make it faster??
What's the specs on the computer?

OS, Processor, memory, etc......

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Go ahead and throw it away and buy an apple.
F apple!!! well I guess I shouldn't say that, I hate their image more than their product. That, and every thing about an apple is proprietary
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Old 04-01-2010, 07:24 PM
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What's the specs on the computer?

OS, Processor, memory, etc......
i have no clue lol i am usually lucky i can get it to turn on so i have no clue
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What operating system are you running

Im assuming its XP?
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that is what i use most of the time is my moms apple laptop i didn't like macs at first but this one has really grown on me it is much faster on the internet running the same isp
mac`s are faster because they usually have less software in them compared to pc`s.

getting back to your problem, i`m assuming that your machine is due for some cleaning. there is alot of freeware on filehippo that you can start with.

download ccleaner as a start to clean up all your temp files from explorer, and it has some light registry cleaning stuff as well.

next, depending on how bad your system you should get a windows management program such as xp manager, vista manager, tune up utilities etc. this software is designed to tune your os to your needs and keep it functioning correctly. now these are not freeware and you will have to pay unless your into warez.

clean computers are fast computers!!!!
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