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Help: Computer Slowing Down

Discussion in 'Tech Talk' started by Douglas in CT, Apr 5, 2006.

  1. Douglas in CT

    Douglas in CT Millennium Member

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    Hi,
    My computer is slowing down. :frown:

    I think my computer is having memory usage problems.

    Where do I start?
    BTW:
    I have cleaned out temp Internet files and run the MS defrag program.

    System Information:
    OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
    Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
    OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
    System Name DOUGLAS-FM2VBP5
    System Manufacturer ECS
    System Model M810DLU
    System Type X86-based PC
    Processor x86 Family 6 Model 7 Stepping 1 AuthenticAMD ~1200 Mhz
    BIOS Version/Date American Megatrends Inc. 07.00T, 4/2/2001
    SMBIOS Version 2.3
    Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
    System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32
    Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume1
    Locale United States
    Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)"
    User Name DOUGLAS-FM2VBP5\Douglas
    Time Zone Eastern Standard Time
    Total Physical Memory 640.00 MB
    Available Physical Memory 210.33 MB
    Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
    Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
    Page File Space 1.45 GB
    Page File C:\pagefile.sys


    Thank you.
     
  2. pyblood

    pyblood

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    Have you installed any new programs lately?
    Have you run a virus/spyware scan lately?
    Do you think that you HD may be dying?
     

  3. RaiderRodney

    RaiderRodney Just Win Baby

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    Do you run any type of a startup manager? It may not be a recent program installed but the amount of programs that start up with windows that is bogging you down.

    You can get some good free ones or just type msconfig in the RUN command box to see what you have starting up. You can modify from there. If you aren't sure what is what do a google on them :)

    Good luck.

    I agree with Py too. Do you run spyware, anti-virus and ad-aware programs and keep them updated....this is huge reason most of America has problems with their computer :frown:
     
  4. Washington D.C.

    Washington D.C.

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