Slow Computer

By mrrimshot
Aug 4, 2008
  1. Hello, I am running a dell deminsions 2400 w/a

    2.8 CPU and 1024 RAM. A few days ago

    my unit slowed almost to a standstill.

    it is practically useless if you

    don't have all day to sit watching

    nothing happen.

    The task manager show 100 % usage.

    Checking out the process window in the

    manager none of the active processes

    are out of the nome and all of them

    added together does not come close to

    being a 100%. There were no recent installs or downloads. Can anybody point me in the right direction to solving this problem. I miss my computer.
  2. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    To begin with run CCleaner (let me know if this increases the response afterwards)

    Next confirm Antivirus is up to date and do a full scan
    Next run Malwarebytes, and remove anything found
  3. mrrimshot

    mrrimshot TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Sorry it has taken me so long to get back. Been on Vacation. The CCleaner worked wonders on my unit. For a second, I was startled at the quick responses I was getting. Since the unit was given me by my daughter it has never been this fast. Kimsland thank you so much.
  4. kimsland

    kimsland Ex-TechSpotter Posts: 14,524

    Thanks for the update :grinthumb
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