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wayne christian

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Below I have posted my system ifo. I just wanted to get some feedback on what is the best way to go about upgrading this slow slow computer that belongs to my daughter, and she complains constantly that it takes too long for games, and just your basic browsing.
Some pages take almost a minute to load (which now-a-days), is an eternity,
Thanks Wayne

Here is what she has right now:

OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
Version 5.1.2600 Service Pack 2 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Name WAYNE
System Manufacturer Compaq Presario 061
System Model DK214A-ABA S4020WM NA210
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 6 Model 8 Stepping 1 AuthenticAMD ~1998 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date Phoenix Technologies, LTD AM37312, 3/17/2003
SMBIOS Version 2.3
Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
System Directory C:\WINDOWS\system32
Boot Device \Device\HarddiskVolume2
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.2180 (xpsp_sp2_rtm.040803-2158)"
User Name WAYNE\Owner
Time Zone Pacific Standard Time
Total Physical Memory 384.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 60.27 MB
Total Virtual Memory 2.00 GB
Available Virtual Memory 1.96 GB
Page File Space 856.45 MB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys
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Sorry chaps, I guess I needed to go to a different forum, which I will do now, please disregaurd this posting, I thank you all for your time...I will post in "upgrade" forum.

Reno, Nv.
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start with the basic in cleaning

start>> run>>type in prefetch>>ok>>then go to edit>>select all>>on any blue file right click and delete>>confirm delete

from start>>all programs>>accessories>>system tools>>disk clean up>clean your disk

from start>>all programs>>accessories>>system tools>>disk defragmenter>>dont analyze just defragment

give this a try


what type firewall and antivirus your running
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