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Computer slow after dual boot is finished

By djscoutmaster
Aug 23, 2006
  1. i have a dual boot set up on my acer apire laptop. 512 memory 1.8ghz athlon. i set up ubuntu linux and xp perfessional. 50gb for xp 9.5gb for linux and 512 linux swap space. that is how it is partitioned. but ever since i did this window xp is considerbly slower, slower programs booting slower everything. any ideas
     
  2. TypeX45

    TypeX45 TS Rookie Posts: 144

    Try checking for spyware if you have been out on the internet first.
     
  3. Superinc

    Superinc TS Rookie Posts: 66

    which partition is first ?
     
  4. djscoutmaster

    djscoutmaster TS Rookie Topic Starter

    partition

    the first partition is xp. how can that affect it?
     
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