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felixolpito

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Hiya,

Shaffer - I've done all that you've suggested, but with little change, so I don't think it's a start up problem.

Edge - Is there anywhere else where I can download this driver from. I've tried downloading it and it's very slow, around 2kb per second! It eventually times out as I'm downloading it. I thought that it may have been because my computer was slow, but it's the same at my parents house & at work!

Thanks for all your advice.

Carl
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Well After reading through the Everest report I do see one item that is probably the root of your problem. You have only 448 megs of memory and running XP and that's barely enough to keep Xp running and nothing for any other programs you want to run. I would advise you to increase you memory to 1 gig. This will help allot and the speed will increase immediately once it is installed. Go HERE and run Crucial's online scanner for your memory. It will then tell you exactly what type of memory you have and what the suggested upgrade you should get. You don' have to buy it from them but use the information to find the correct memory you need. If you need assistance with this we can help you.
Another item I just want to give you a FYI about is your free space on your C drive. It's at 20% free and that is going to be a problem if it get's much lower. A suggestion here would be to consider a larger HD. At today's prices a 160 GB drive is now only 50.00 plus shipping as shown HERE
If you were to make these two changes I believe you would see a speed increase that would be worth the money you spent.

Edited by rshaffer61, 28 April 2009 - 03:01 AM.

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http://www.wireless-...-PCI-Driver.htm
You can try that one too.

Shaffer is correct; you have to little RAM to run XP and other programs. You should consider an upgrade. Upgrading RAM is the most cost effective way to increase system performance.
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COol!

I'll look into buying some more memory then!

Thanks for all the advice! :)
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Ok! :)

Once you upgrade your computer and still have speed problems, then post back here. Have fun shopping!
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You are very welcome. I'm glad we could help and please let us know how everything works out for you.
If there is anything else we can do to help please feel free to ask. I appreciate that you allowed me to assist you with your issue and for your patience. Thank you for choosing GeeksToGo for help.
This issue now appears to be resolved.


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