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Computer/Windows running sloow

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Hi, my problem is that my computer is running rather slow. There seems to not be enough memory to handle more then one window that is open and operating.
I have Internet Explorer 7, Windows XP Pro - Version 2002 with an Intel Pentium III processor. 648 MHz, 768 MB of RAM. CA Internet Security Suite.
When I open/use more then one window, my computer crawls, almost freezes. When I check the Task Manager to see what's using the memory, etc., I see svchost.exe, cafw.exe, avgas.exe, capfasem.exe, msascui.exe, & msiexec.exe, (just to name a few), using then most memory & not allowing it to be used by the windows applications. Not sure if it's the settings or something else.
I'm also having a problem with my lite-on LTN483S 48x Max CD-ROM; but I'm trying a little internet research first on this.
Any information &/or help that you can give me would be most appreciated!

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