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Help with windows XP! windows take 10 mins or so to load


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Hello. I finally got the CDs that I needed and did that scan you told me too, but after the scan had finished nothing happened. Am I suppose to get something telling me whats wrong or is it not suppose to do anything. I'm a bit confused on what to do next thanks.
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any help would be greatful thanks. I just need to know what I should do next to stop the slowness of my windows, and be able to download again thanks.
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The Dell recovery CD normally supports non-destructive (install over) and destructive install.

Since you ran SFC with no results, your best bet now is to use the CD to do a Repair Install. This will replace XP but leave your data alone.

You will have to reinstall some software, especially anti-virus and firewall. You will also need to do all the Windows Updates again (90+ last time I checked).

Read through the link I posted an see what you think. Post back here with any questions.
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Thank you very much for you help. I have decided it would be easier to just reformat my PC. Everything is fix at the moment so you can close this topic for me. If I need something else I will be sure to contact you asap. Thanks again for all the help. Have a great day.
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Definitely a quicker fix :) Thanks for letting us know.
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