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RAM upgrade seems to have slowed pc

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I upgraded my RAM (DDR 184 pin) from 2x256 cards to 4 x 516 cards. I chose this option from obtaining info on the crucial website on what my pc is capable of upgrading too (its a FujitsuSiemens Scaelo P model). The memory scanner on the crucial website said my board can handle 4x1gb cards, but I opted for the manufacturers recommendations.

Since I have put the new cards in my computer is running slower and Im having difficulties loading pages on my browsers, both Firefox and explorer.

Does anyone know what could be the cause?
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Is the new memory a faster memory as in pc2700 or pc3200
What mhz is the memory

Download Autoruns from the link in my signature below:

1: Extract the Autoruns Zip file contents to a folder.
2: Double-click the "Autoruns.exe".
3: Click on the "Everything" tab
4: Remove any entries that mention "File Not Found" by right-clicking the entry and select Delete.
5: Go to File then to Export As.
6: Save AutoRuns.txt file to know location.
7: Attach to your next reply.

Download and install EVEREST
Open it.
1: In left pane expand Computer folder.
2: Click once on Summary
3: In upper menu, go Report
4: And then to Quick Report-Summary
5: Save it in text file, and paste it in your next post.

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The old and new memory are both pc 3200, the system has a AMD Athlon 64 Processor 3200+ and 2.01 GHz.

THe Autoruns file is attached, Everest report below:

--------[ Summary ]-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Operating System Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
OS Service Pack Service Pack 3
DirectX (DirectX 9.0c)
Computer Name *******
User Name *******

CPU Type AMD Athlon 64, 2000 MHz (10 x 200) 3200+
Motherboard Name Asus A8NE-FM (3 PCI, 1 PCI-E x16, 2 DDR DIMM, Audio, LAN, IEEE-1394)
Motherboard Chipset nVIDIA nForce4-4X, AMD Hammer
System Memory 2048 MB (PC3200 DDR SDRAM)
BIOS Type Award (10/17/05)
Communication Port Communications Port (COM1)
Communication Port Printer Port (LPT1)

Video Adapter RADEON X550 Secondary (256 MB)
Video Adapter RADEON X550 (256 MB)
3D Accelerator ATI Radeon X600 (RV380)
Monitor SyncMaster 2333HD(Analog) [NoDB] (H1AK500000)

Audio Adapter nVIDIA MCP04 - Audio Codec Interface

IDE Controller NVIDIA nForce4 Parallel ATA Controller
IDE Controller NVIDIA nForce4 Serial ATA Controller
IDE Controller NVIDIA nForce4 Serial ATA Controller
Disk Drive WDC WD1600JS-55NCB1 (149 GB, IDE)
Disk Drive GENERIC USB Storage-SMC USB Device
Disk Drive GENERIC USB Storage-CFC USB Device
Disk Drive GENERIC USB Storage-SDC USB Device
Disk Drive GENERIC USB Storage-MSC USB Device
Optical Drive HL-DT-ST DVDRRW GWA-4164B
SMART Hard Disks Status OK

C: (NTFS) 152625 MB (103971 MB free)

Keyboard HID Keyboard Device
Mouse PS/2 Compatible Mouse

Network Adapter D-Link AirPlus G DWL-G122 Wireless USB Adapter(rev.C) (
Network Adapter NVIDIA nForce Networking Controller
Modem Standard Modem

Printer Adobe PDF
Printer Canon MP150 Series Printer
Printer Fax
Printer HP Officejet J6400 series fax
Printer HP Officejet J6400 series
Printer Microsoft Office Document Image Writer
USB1 Controller nVIDIA MCP04 - OHCI USB Controller
USB2 Controller nVIDIA MCP04 - EHCI USB 2.0 Controller
USB Device D-Link AirPlus G DWL-G122 Wireless USB Adapter(rev.C) #3
USB Device USB Composite Device
USB Device USB Human Interface Device
USB Device USB Human Interface Device
USB Device USB Mass Storage Device

Is that all the info you needed?

Attached Files

Edited by greenc, 12 July 2009 - 07:05 AM.

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First thing i want to say is:

Although using P2P programs like Utorrent are not illegal, the files downloaded could contain potential infections. By continuing to use these programs will put you at a higher risk for infection. If you continue to use these programs GTG may not be able to provide assistance in the future.

Open Autoruns, click on "Logon" tab, and UN-check:

+ Adobe Acrobat Speed Launcher
+ NeroFilterCheck
+ QuickTime Task
+ RealTray
+ SunJavaUpdateSched
+ MsnMsgr......Does not need auto autostart. You can start this when needed
+ PeerGuardian
+ uTorrent....This is a potential problem for infections

Last one is a seperate issue but if not needed does not need to be loading. CTFMON.exe is not needed if you do not use multi-language on your keyboard. To get rid of it follow these steps and then proceed with the rest of the instructions below that.

To turn off just ctfmon.exe go to:

Control Panel then to Regional and Language Options

Click on the Languages Tab then click the Details button

Click on the Advanced tab

Check the box that says Turn off advanced text services option

Click A and then OK

When done restart computer and then:

Download Temp File Cleaner (TFC)
Double click on TFC.exe to run the program.
Click on Start button to begin cleaning process.
TFC will close all running programs, and it may ask you to restart computer.

Download Auslogics Defrag from the link in my signature below. Auslogics Defrag in my opinion is better because:

It does a more comprehensive job at Defragging
It will actually show you what it is doing
At the end of working it will show you how much speed you picked up
You can view a online log of the files that Auslogics defragged

Edited by rshaffer61, 12 July 2009 - 08:28 AM.

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I have followed the above, including removing the uTorrent. When i restarted the pc it crashed, then the second time loaded up ok. I cant see some graphics on some websites and in hotmail for example i cant select a message, its a bit like when a macro is disabled on a button, you press but no joy :-(
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Was there anything downloaded and\or installed just prior to the issue starting?
Please follow the next instructions.

I suggest you go to the Malware Forum and run all the steps located in the START HERE. These self-help tools will help you clean up 70% of problems on your own. If you are still having problems after doing the steps, then please post the reguested logs in THAT forum. If you are unable to run any of the tools then start a new topic in the malware forum and put this in the subject line...I am unable to run any malware tools

If you are still having problems after being given a clean bill of health from the malware expert, then please return to THIS thread and we will pursue other options to help you solve your current problem(s).
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Ok, I will try the Malware procedures.

I installed the Microsoft Office compatibility pack for my Office 2003, in order to view the 2007 version files. That's where things started to noticeably go wrong...
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