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One more issue with super slow Computer

By skos ยท 4 replies
Jun 22, 2008
  1. One more issue with super slow Computer

    A friend of mine has a super slow computer. I have done the following:

    With Registry Cleaner and Optimizer, I removed invalid entries
    Ran virus scans
    Made sure all op system had all updates (XP sc3)
    Ran Spybot
    Ran Adaware
    Ran Avast
    Ran Microsoft worm file
    In Internet options del all cookies, file & offline files & history
    Did a disk clean
    Got rid of any temp files
    Defragged disk
    Del any non- necessary programs from startup manager
    Have 75% of disk free space
    1G memory
    Ran all error checking under local disk property

    Still take like 4 mins to boot & another 4min after you double click anything like windows explorer or Internet explorer.
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 7,157   +459

    If there aren't any hardware problems, if possible, it might be easier to reformat and reinstall Windows fresh.
  3. xxdanielxx

    xxdanielxx TS Booster Posts: 1,069

    Have you check the start-up icons how many process do you have running at start-up also did it find any spyware or viruses did you run hijackthis there can still be stuff hiding another thing is to remove startup items you do not use.
  4. skos

    skos Banned Topic Starter Posts: 37

    No spyware or virus. Where do I find hijackthis?
  5. Blind Dragon

    Blind Dragon TS Evangelist Posts: 3,908

    Highjackthis Instructions
    • Make sure you have the LATEST version of HJT (currently v2.0.0.2) it can be downloaded from HERE
    • Run the HijackThis Installer and it will automatically place HJT in C:\Program Files\TrendMicro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe. Please don't change the directory.
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    • After the scan is complete please attach your log onto the forums using the paper clip icon above your reply.
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