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Upgrade Windows. Re:Use process explorer (Score:5, Insightful) by GPLDAN ( 732269 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:22PM (#26566863) Between DiskMon, FileMon and Process Explorer - there should be nothing that you All they do is run the long self test. Go back to msconfig and check the boxes next to hamachi and realtek (AzMixerSel.exe) and atwtusb.exe...that should take care of the network, the sound and the error. his comment is here

type in msconfig and press ENTER. We can always look into it once everything is back on track. ok, that's too simple. Everything is running slow- games, IE, etc.- and when I check task manager I range from 10% to 20+% CPU usage (not sure if that's normal or not) when nothing but https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/xp-running-painfully-slow-15640/

Windows Xp Very Slow Performance

Clean up your hard drive by removing unused programs and transferring old data, pictures, music files to a CD or an external hard drive. If I don't get a reply from you in 5 days, the thread will be closed. Also, don't use cracks, as they are most likely viruses which will worsen the state of the computer. 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

  • DanDLionRO, Sep 29, 2010 #13 zabusant Joined: Sep 6, 2007 Messages: 2,584 DanDLionRO said: ↑ Oh ok I'll try this and report how it went!
  • Check and fix your hard disk: Go to Start -> Run..., then type in "cmd", then type in "chkdsk".
  • zabusant, Sep 29, 2010 #14 zabusant Joined: Sep 6, 2007 Messages: 2,584 DanDLionRO said: ↑ ...
  • i too have the NVidia card and at one point the original card became somewhat defective and my PC was doing the same thing.changed video card and it is fine now.david
  • It does not manage the programs that run when Windows starts."Although it works as a basic startup manager, msconfig should not be used routinely to disable auto-start programs.
  • If you suspect a rootkit, your main options are reinstallation or forensic analysis using something like a boot CD, TSK [sleuthkit.org], and the NIST hash database [nist.gov] to audit your machine

WindowsXP-KB310994-SP2-Pro-BootDisk-ENU.exe [boot loader] timeout=2 default=multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS [operating systems] c:\cmdcons\BOOTSECT.DAT="Microsoft Windows Recovery Console" /cmdcons UnsupportedDebug="do not select this" /debug multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS="Microsoft Windows XP Professional" /fastdetect /NoExecute=OptIn . - - End Of File - - Microsoft Windows News 20 Must-Do Push Notification Best Practices For Ecommerce Marketers Saturday, 18th March 2017 Push notifications are the ideal way of grabbing user attention, they can be easily manipulated Also, "NOTE #2: ComboFix may fix a number of internet explorers settings, including making IE the default browser." After running CF, it did tell me IE was not my default browser, Windows Xp Running Slow And Freezing To the human eye they look almost identical.

A free and easy way to do this is to use the "PageDefrag" utility which also defragments event log files and Windows 2000/XP hibernation files. Also, due to the way Firefox caches pages it will use more RAM the longer the browser is open. When you delete files, they are usually sent to the Recycle Bin, unless you specified otherwise. Hardware issues Finally, if your computer is still slow after trying all of the above recommendations, there may have a more serious hardware related issue, such as a failing component in

scan completed successfully hidden files: 0 . ************************************************************************** . --------------------- DLLs Loaded Under Running Processes --------------------- . - - - - - - - > 'explorer.exe'(1164) c:\windows\system32\WININET.dll c:\windows\WinSxS\x86_Microsoft.VC80.CRT_1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b_8.0.50727.6195_x-ww_44262b86\MSVCR80.dll c:\windows\system32\ieframe.dll c:\windows\system32\webcheck.dll c:\windows\system32\WPDShServiceObj.dll Windows Xp Very Slow To Load Scan for viruses If your computer is infected with one or more viruses, this can cause your computer to run slow. am I doomed to buy an external HDD and reboot my system?Click to expand... You can always add it back.I once looked at a coworkers system and he had processes starting up at runtime that were called, I kid you not, A, B and blank

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Two methods of increasing performance are given in this article. Note 1:Do not mouse-click Combofix's window while it is running. Windows Xp Very Slow Performance I got rid of AOL 6 years ago for the same thing. (PP&M tune) "When will they ever learn." ooo---ooo IF anyone has a fix, PLEASE send me info fvm(at)usa.com Flag Windows Xp Very Slow Startup Startup programs are programs of your computer which set themselves to start when Windows starts.

Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Use process explorer (Score:5, Informative) by The MAZZTer ( 911996 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:39PM (#26567161) Homepage FYI DiskMon and FileMon have this content Be careful not to aim the compressed air directly at the circuit board or electronic components.Check all the electrical connections and make sure the fans are all operational.Remove the cards and Using the site is easy and fun. Check the HDD (Score:5, Informative) by Fez ( 468752 ) * writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:10PM (#26566631) Very commonly this happens when a hard drive reverts to PIO mode Windows Xp Slow Performance Fix

The connection is automatically restored before CF completes its run. Once installed, you should see a blue screen prompt that says: The Recovery Console was successfully installed. .Click on Yes, to continue scanning for malware .If Combofix asks you to update Check for damaged, altered or missing critical system files by running the System File Checker. weblink Uninstalling the programs may also reduce CPU usage by removing some background processes related to them. 4 Remove junk system files.

If the hard drive light is constantly active, it can be an indication the computer is frequently swapping information between your memory and hard drive. How To Make Windows Xp Faster And More Efficient The processor fan and cooling vents was heavily caked in dust and it was clocking slower so it would not heat up so much. Indexing for Windows XP is about the same and can be turned off.

If you often use a program or a program freezes constantly when you use it, setting its priority to a higher state often helps.

All rights reserved. We would have used one of our discs, but you had to be there. There are numerous programs which purport to improve system performance, make repairs and tune up a computer. My System Is Very Slow Windows Xp Sp3 Which ought to be enough for anyone ;-) Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Hmmmm. (Score:5, Informative) by cbhacking ( 979169 ) writes: <`moc.oohay' `ta' ...

After a while you will get a list of the files to be deleted; click "OK". You have to confirm the changes and restart your comp before the changes will take place. Use autoruns to check for such DLLs and disable any that belong to apps you don't use, and temporarily disable apps that you are using (such as Windowblinds).The disk check idea check over here Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin This was the funniest thing on Slashdot today (Score:4, Insightful) by Jane Q.

Computer or processor is overheating Make sure your computer and processor is not overheating. It is recommended to have this pre-installed on your machine before doing any malware removal. what about the drivers for my Nostromo n52? Click the Analyze button to determine whether the drive needs to be defragmented.

Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Simplest answer (Score:4, Interesting) by LinuxGeek ( 6139 ) * writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:13PM (#26566691) Bottom line, if your system has a Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:3, Informative) by Anonymous Coward writes: Clearing the prefetch does not improve performance. Having out-of-date drivers can cause an assortment of issues, including slow performance. Don't try to get around it yourself.

considering they have sent business to the shop I work at... I slowed it down for my own amusement.