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I have a 2.0 ghz AMD processor with 2 hard drives, 40 and 80 gb, 128 gddr graphics card, ive recently installed oblivion. For many weeks, ive played and my computer had no problems until now where my computer botts so slow.. it stays on the windows xp splash screen with that bar moving for a few minutes. My oblivion runs so choppy now. ive tried defragging and some other things.. but i dont know whats wrong
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Click start then run, type prefetch then press enter, click edit then select all, right click any file then click delete, confirm delete

Click start, all programmes, accessories, system tools to run disc clean up, then from system tools, run disc defragmenter.

Click start then run, type sfc /scannow then press enter, you need the XP CD and Windows File Protection will show a blue onscreen progress bar throughout the file check, when the file check is complete, reboot the PC

If you do not have an XP CD you can borrow a same version as was originally installed XP CD, if you downloaded SP2 then you need an SP1 XP CD

Click start then run, type chkdsk /f /r then press enter, type Y to confirm for next boot, press enter then reboot.

Windows will appear to load normally then either the monitor will show progress or the screen will go blank, do not disturb this.

This will take an hour or so before it gets to the desktop.

Download and install Tune Up 2006 Trial

Run Tune Up Disc Clean Up

Run Tune Up Registry Clean Up

Click Optimize and Improve to run Reg Defrag, which will take a few minutes and need a reboot. You should disable the antivirus programme to run this and check it is running after the reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to optimize the computer, select computer with an internet connection from the drop down menu, this also requires a reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to accelerate downloads, select the speed just above your actual connection speed, this requires a reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to run system advisor

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Hello, i followed all those steps and windows seems to boot a bit faster but my oblivion and regular call of duty both turn black ( loses signal and the light blinks) . I can't do anything after that point. its really weird
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Check for updated graphic card software or re-install what you have
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