My laptop is running slowly, any suggestions?

  1. Hello,

    I am having difficulty with my laptop.
    It's a HP and I have only had it for 6 months but it already seems to be running slowly and I'm worried that I might have some viruses.

    Has anyone got any suggestions that could help me ?

    They would be much appreciated.

    Cheers for now,

    olymacaberdeen
  2. Arris

    Arris TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 4,508   +81

    Defragmentation?
    Download and install Avast antivirus if you don't have the Microsoft Security Essentials installed from Windows Update.
    Get Spybot and scan for any malware.
  3. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,392   +32

    This thread can be closed. Member has reposted in the Virus and Malware forum.

    Moderator: Please close this thread.
  4. Leeky

    Leeky TechSpot Evangelist Posts: 4,378   +97

    Thread closed as per Bobbye's request.


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