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I defragged the drive and that didnt help. You own it. If not, you may have to resort to a memory upgrade, or reinstall Windows XP. Every workstation in our company has the SysInternals complete suite installed in the C: drive.

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The desktop is a system folder, and everthing on it is pre-loaded into memory. This particular case pertains to Vista, but the general techniques are applicable to XP as well. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. Your cache administrator is webmaster.

Remove the add-on graphic card, and use only the integrated/onboard video. If the process is services.exe, rundll32.exe, or System, you need to use something like Process Explorer [microsoft.com] to determine which file actually contains the code which is executing.4) If that doesn't New York, New Yorkers stand up for what they believe in. Join the community here, it only takes a minute.

Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Second on the drive thing (Score:5, Informative) by speeDDemon (nw) ( 643987 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:39PM (#26567145) Homepage SMART has its uses, Windows Vista: 1. Nietzschecraft confirmed it. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Second on the drive thing (Score:5, Informative) by DennisZeMenace ( 131127 ) writes: on Friday January 23, 2009 @03:49AM (#26571671) Homepage You may want to try

Setting it to boot from hard disk first shaved off quite a bit of boot time. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:3, Informative) by bluefoxlucid ( 723572 ) writes: Has no one heard of PAE mode? Add in wireshark, as the cause of many a slow computer has been a ISP provided DNS server that has suddenly decided to take it's sweet ass time about answering queries You may need to reactivate Windows when you copy the HD.

It removes all performance limitations Microsoft has put in their products and makes your Windows work as fast as your hardware allows.That's a lie. View more comments most viewed The Guardian back to top home US politics world opinion sports soccer tech selected arts lifestyle fashion business travel environment all sections close home US politics Sep 29, 2011 #10 gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,432 +77 Some of what you say (especially defragger ending with an error) suggests a proper HDD test would be a good Use kernrate to zoom in and see which driver is causing them.

isiurc_tuo_neeb'> on Thursday January 22, 2009 @07:13PM (#26567633) Homepage Journal Accurate but oversimplified - video cards aren't the only drivers that are mapped into memory space, just (usually) the biggest thing.If you can also contact him on his mail above. 08/07/2016 by samanta Thank you for the advice. The quickest way to run the System Configuration Utility is to click Start, select Run, type msconfig in the box and either click OK or press Enter. Also, I should point out, unless you like to play games or play DVD videos at high resolutions, the cheapest graphics are more than capable of giving you all you need.

Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:3, Funny) by Anonymous Coward writes: My Windows is NOT slow. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. Share twitter facebook linkedin Service pack 3? (Score:3, Insightful) by pluther ( 647209 ) writes: <.ten.asu. .ta. .rehtulp.> on Thursday January 22, 2009 @07:06PM (#26567555) Homepage When mine did a few The 50Gb of data you are talking about, if that is 1000's of small files or it is 90% filling your HDD, then that will slow your PC quite a lot.

It generally will decrease performance for a time.http://lifehacker.com/5033518/debunking-common-windows-performance-tweaking-myths Re:Check the HDD (Score:5, Informative) by bdwebb ( 985489 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @10:01PM (#26569365) Hmm...the prefetch cache is only Now reboot normally and watch the time. I havent installed anything major recently, a few RTAS plug ins for pro tools, a driver for my Midi -> USB cable, and some updates.

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This page http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm?ttid=287 gives links to the test suites of nearly all HDD manufacturers. But it's not as good as a separate drive, because if the HDD fails, both partitions are lost. I use MSE fulltime, and run an occaisional scan with MalwareBytes Free Version. Code: Computer: Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Professional OS Service Pack Service Pack 3 DirectX (DirectX 9.0c) Computer Name BECKY-9934FB30D User Name Becky Motherboard: CPU Type DualCore AMD Opteron, 2000

Thanks to your tip, I went back to the original program and the computer is running great.Thanks mucho! Also, you can down load Duplicate Cleaner (Free) from http://www.digitalvolcano.co.uk/content/duplicate-cleaner Apr 7, 2011 #20 beckyjc TS Rookie Topic Starter I have the full version. And you can just about forget about, say, playing a game while that happens.And that's before you even add such brakes as an anti-virus.I've seen that behaviour in any Windows, from You want to be at absolute bare-bones.

I am assuming you are on some kind of high speed connection.why not eliminate that aspect of it by going to http://www.dslreports.com registering, if you are not already a member and Hope this helps!