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wayne christian

wayne christian


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Purchased in 2004
Reno Nv

Here are the specs:

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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i posted this in the xp forum give this a try

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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One of the big problems that I can see and a reason why your computer will be so slow is that you only have 384 mb of ram. 256 is minimum to run windows xp and windows xp recommends 512 for it to run well. So one option would be for you to increase the amount of ram. A second option would be for you to dial some of the settings in xp down. You can do this by:
going to control panel in windows
going to system icon
click on the advanced tab
go to performance settings
and you can either custom choose or just indicate adjust for best performance and that should make things in windows run a bit faster
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