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HandyShantibaba

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hi im currently running xp service pack 2 on a gift pc, my whole computer is so slow and keeps saying virtual memory low, i have done disc defrag and clean up but its still painfully slow, please help me guys
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First step would be to max out the RAM, (2GB is the sweet spot for XP), and then install ALL available Windows updates, (except Bing), but including Service Pack 3.
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What is the make and full model number of the computer?
How much ram does it have.
How big is the hard drive and how much free space does it have.

Please Run the PCPitstop Full Tests, here: PCPitstop Full Tests

You must use Internet Explorer as it needs to install an ActiveX program.

Note: Vista/Windows 7 users with UAC must first Right-click IE - Select "Run as Administrator"

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Register and create a password
Accept the ActiveX component to allow your machine to run the Full Tests
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The Full Tests take less than 5 minutes for most machines.

To start, click on the Green Scan system now! button.

Once you have your Results, please post the URL (the http:// stuff) back here into this thread for review.

Note: Vista/Windows 7 users, please close your instance of IE "Running as Administrator" after you are finished reviewing your Results.

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