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clixto

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Hi my computer is acting very slow and I keep getting END NOW messages ( Superantispyware and Indexstoreserver_CStartuphelper_Win...) and error reports to send to microsft
How can I solve this issue?


Thanks in advance.

Edited by clixto, 08 January 2009 - 06:41 PM.

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go to START..RUN...type in MSCONFIG...then click on OK or press ENTER..
click on START UP TAB...uncheck everything EXCEPT your AV and firewall...if its a laptop you have to be careful about what you uncheck or your touch pad and wireless and things like that will not function for you..
google each start up item to decide if you need it to load with windows...unchecking them does not remove them ..they are still available to use...

the next thing we are going to do is turn off indexing ....its a resource hog and if you aren't searching for things on your computer 10 times a day it will only slow down your system....

click on start...my computer...right click on C: drive....properties...on the general tab..uncheck ...allow indexing on this drive....if you do not have the box on your system...

then START...RUN...type in SERVICES.MSC...then OK...scroll down until you find INDEXING SERVICE...click on it and in the general tab set it to DISABLED...then exit

To clean your temp folder, recycle bin, index.dat etc..please download this free tool...

CCleaner

Don't install any Toolbars, or other programs, should it ask you...Just
uncheck the option of installing the Yahoo toolbar....if you get
the slim version it does not have the toolbar
thats the one I recommend...

It will put a shortcut on your Desktop.

Click on CCleaner to start it....
Before first use...
Select Options then Advanced.
UNCHECK "Only delete files in Windows Temp folder older than 48 hours"
The rest of the standard settings are fine...

Then click "Run Cleaner"

DO NOT USE ANY OF THE OTHER TOOLS...RUNNING THEM MAY CAUSE OTHER PROBLEMS

next get diskeeper lite here...

after installing it...click on the icon...close the "nag" screen...click on your c drive to select it ...then down towards the bottom ...click on defragment now...first time you use it it may take 15 to 30 minutes to complete...do it about every two weeks and it will complete in about 7 minutes...
reboot and tell me hows its running...


you do not have to defrag in safe mode with diskeeper lite and its 10 times as fast than the defragger that comes with windows
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Hi Happyrock, it seemed to have worked. I got a couple of errors at first. I rebooted and will continue to monitor. Thanks again for your help.
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now lets turn OFF error reporting...
right click on my computer...properties...advanced tab...error reporting...put a tick in disable...press OK..
while we are in the area...lets disable auto reboot on errors...it will save you from getting in a booting loop thats a PITA to fix...see screenshot...when your done...OK your way out

Edited by happyrock, 11 January 2009 - 08:08 AM.

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Hi HappyRock, what does this do?
Thanks
Chris
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this will turn OFF error reporting to MS...and the second step will show you a blue screen with a error message that will help in diagnosing what your problem is if there is a catastrophic failure ...otherwise it will get in a booting loop by starting... having a major problem and then rebooting...over and over over and over and over and over
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Thanks for clarifying. Again thanks for your help. Any other suggestions for maintaining speed or anything else?
thx
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