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Okay - so here's the deal. I have a Gateway 400VTX. I'm running Windows XP Home Edition, Version 2002 SP2. I have a Celeron® CPU 2.00GHz, 120mb of RAM.

This computer was given to me so I could use it on the road for work. I installed Windows XP and did all of the upgrades. But SP 3 really bogs/slows down this laptop. So I took it back to SP2. Runs better. However, I'm having problems running programs like SuperAntispyware, Malware bytes, and I had a hard time finding a security program that would run without bogging it down. Finally went with Avira. Start up is slow, Internet Browsing seems to be good. Having a couple of windows open at once seems to shut down the computer. I'm not sure what all may need upgraded if anything. So I'm looking for some help before I try anything else. Thank you in advance!
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Biggest and smartest upgrade you could do right noe would be to upgrade your ram. I am ammazed XP is even running with 12o megs like you say you have.

Consider maxing out the ram and you should see a very noticable difference.

If you go to www.crucial.com and search your system, they will tell you exactly what you need.

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I agree, max it out with 1GB of RAM.
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