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Chaos reigns within.Reflect, repent, and reboot.Order shall return.aaaaaaaa a~Suzie Wagner Back to top #7 Josh Inno Josh Inno Members 17 posts OFFLINE Local time:08:55 AM Posted 02 January 2007 - Click on the "Open Uninstall Manager" button. Edited by Enthusiast, 11 March 2006 - 08:13 AM. Disk space was an issue as well.

In a program whose purpose is to preserve your settings and software, that’s an unwelcome option. See the user's guide for the computer for details. OliverGowland replied Mar 18, 2017 at 9:09 AM Loading... Thursday, January 17, 2008 9:00 PM Reply | Quote 0 Sign in to vote Yes it boots in less then a minute again!   Thursday, January 17, 2008 10:07 PM Reply

Just be careful what you turn off though! However my problem was solved with a simple defrag on 2 machines I have which were slow to bootup after SP3 installation.   Try giving thesunnytexas's solution a go or something suggested by It's almost as if my pc now has to compete with internet traffic, in some way analogous to how programs compete for CPU attention.

Leave them alone and delete EVERYTHING else. After you're done, restart the computer. ------------------------------------------------------------------- Go here and click the green "Download latest version" link to download and save HiJackThis 2.0.4. I ran SuperAnitSpyware but it didn't detect any issues. If you never get any memory errors, and no BSOD, then it sounds like you have a pretty good computer.

I hope that I will recover in the next couiple of weeks. Please re-enable javascript to access full functionality. I don't have any checked myself, xp works fine. Then use Window's Disk Cleanup to delete temporary internet files, temporary PC health files, etc..(Note for advanced users: some experts would include the additional maintenance step of cleaning up the Windows

Computer Hope Forum Main pageFree helpTipsDictionaryForumLinksContact Welcome, Guest. Also, you should always make a backup of the registry before editing it. What I can add is that, for me anyway, the slow starting issues only arise whenever I'm in the midst of downloading a file in the background (using either IE7 or J2SE Runtime Environment 5.0 is extremely outdated and needs to be updated to Java Runtime Environment 1.6.0.26 Download save 1.6.0.26, then uninstall 5.0, then restart the computer, then install 1.6.0.26.

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Both of them are very user-friendly and well-recommended here for protecting a computer against malware, spyware, etc.. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- flavallee, Jul 27, 2011 #12 larryh10000 Thread Starter Joined: Oct 23, 2007 After you restart the new Windows 7 installation, you install and run PCmover again, once again choosing the Upgrade Assistant option. any difference? If not, recheck and move on to the next item.

Back to top #9 fozzie fozzie aut viam inveniam aut faciam Members 3,516 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:Ossendrecht/The Netherlands Local time:02:55 PM Posted 03 January 2007 - 07:07 AM Thats a Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post. But after careful consideration, I decided it was worth upgrading to Windows 7. And, you may be surprised how many spyware references may be on your machine.

have you tried a System Restore to a time when your Pc was running OK!The rebooting appears synonymous with a deep seated worm or bug in the system. Is Media Center configured to auto-start on boot up for the system? 2. If help is needed, please PM a staff member for assistance.

Logged jason2074Egghead It doesn't matter.Thanked: 224 Experience: Beginner OS: Windows 7 Re: XP Media Center Edition just started running slow « Reply #3 on: October 15, 2011, 11:16:41 PM » The

All rights reserved. I have looked through the links you provided.You say (disable workstation) if it is not needed. Its getting to the point I have to turn zonealarm off and keep it off to use my computer. Super Solitaire!

Experienced users will regularly run two or three of these applications, because each company has its own criteria for what constitutes spyware and will only search against their own set. (A Username Forum Password I've forgotten my password Remember me This is not recommended for shared computers Sign in anonymously Don't add me to the active users list Privacy Policy

Jump That keeps all your old program files and data in the Windows.old folder. If a few files resist being deleted, that's normal behavior.

might try the delete first and last filter solution post in the IE crashes section of this forum. The Windows 7 Upgrade Advisor said it would work. A wise user will generally perform a websearch about the application before downloading it because in most cases, any potential problem with malware or poor performance will have surfaced.Step 3. Continue to find other culprits.

The birthday will happen whether I want it or not. In this case, though, the question is practically moot. For this revision, the program adds a Windows 7 Upgrade Assistant mode. I am not able to perform either a Virus scan or a Spyware scan as, at best, Zonealarm will scan for 15 seconds and then freeze and not continue.

Experience shows that it does its main job of protecting against being hacked quite dependably.An additional Firewall program like ZoneAlarm (NOT free anymore, correct?) is just additional ballast, IMHO at least. I just don't understand why it suddenly slowed down after such a short time. At that price, I would heartily recommend this software for anyone who has a relatively new PC (2007 or later) running XP. On XP, that would suffice unless how heavy or simultaneous you open or use certain programs that the computer can handle.

Are its ancient CPU and limited RAM up to the challenge of a 2009-vintage OS? Save that log file. Edited by quietman7, 28 May 2015 - 05:15 AM. Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More...

Start here, pull up your task manager and look under the processes tab, look under cpu category and find what process has a higher cpu usage (don't run any programs when If it were,  the hard drive would be spinning like crazy,  and it is not. For example, spyware doctor, spysweeper, trojan hunter, win patrol, PCtools Threat Fire, Mcafee, Norton, Symantec, Adaware, SpybotS&D, WinPatrol, AVG, NOD, Kaspersky and manyothers. Also when i run Spyware scan it hangs at 12% and when i cancel my computer crashes.