XP is very slow . RAM is 512 MB (single) , but still XP is very slow . the games and other
applications are quick . also certain things such as "regedit" , task manager donot work . a messsage comes " another program is currently using this file" . adaware donot find any object which is very critical . right click on start bar , and then "task manager" nothing comes . also the way search results display in "search" has also changed . i hav disabled all except 2 in the msconfig startup list . but still its slow. is there any prob with registry ? how can u clean up the registry and start from the begining ? i once reinstalled XP but the same desktop came afetr al tht process . theres sumthing called "great memo" which even adaware dint find , but i deleted it from its folder . yahoo msngr takes bit longtime to sign in too; but games are quick. but therse no prob in 98 . yahoo msgr is super quick in 98 . so wats the problem ? is it spyware ? or probs in registry ? pls help .