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Hello All,
I am using windows XP- Prof. It is running slow with poor response and bad performance. See below for my system details:
OS Name Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Version 5.1.2600 Build 2600
OS Manufacturer Microsoft Corporation
System Manufacturer Hewlett-Packard
System Model Pavilion zv5000 (PR213UA#ABA)
System Type X86-based PC
Processor x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 9 GenuineIntel ~3000 Mhz
Processor x86 Family 15 Model 2 Stepping 9 GenuineIntel ~3000 Mhz
BIOS Version/Date Hewlett-Packard F.30, 8/12/2004
SMBIOS Version 2.31
Windows Directory C:\WINDOWS
System Directory C:\WINDOWS\System32
Boot Device \Device\Harddisk0\DP(1)0x7e00-0x4e22c6e00+1
Locale United States
Hardware Abstraction Layer Version = "5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)"
Time Zone Eastern Daylight Time
Total Physical Memory 256.00 MB
Available Physical Memory 36.01 MB
Total Virtual Memory 657.62 MB
Available Virtual Memory 171.06 MB
Page File Space 466.64 MB
Page File C:\pagefile.sys
Please let me know advice to improve my system respose time. I see 53 to 60 processes running (in Windows Task Manager) after just started the PC.

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Here at geekstogo there are some things that can help you tweak your system. http://www.geekstogo...2003_NT-f5.html
Also get: tune up utilities this is a program that tweaks and optimizes your Windows.

hope it works.
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Okay.. first of all, XP will eat up and spit out 256 megs of ram.. You should be looking at upping that to a minimum of 512megs..

Next, go to THIS FORUM and follow the instructions at the top of the page.

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