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Please Help - Incredibly Slow Dell Inspiron Mini 1012


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rugger

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The following very thorough thread brought me here...and gave me hope.
http://www.geekstogo...w-mini-netbook/

Because configurations are completely different I believe it's best to start from scratch with mine. Also, I was very surprised to see that Start Up doesn't indicate an overabundance of programs running.

My boys both rec'd these Dell Minis a couple years ago as gifts, but they are slow they are practically useless. Performance is pretty poor no matter what you do on it. Youtube videos stream poorly, as do embedded videos on other sites - no matter what the connection is on wifi or wired, sound and video are out of sync. Up/Down arrows for scrolling lag, pretty much anything you can think of lags.

I'd like to deal with them one at a time, in the event the configs are different.

Specs:
Dell Inspiron 1012
Intel Atom CPU N450 1.67ghz
RAM 1gb
Windows 7 Starter with SP1 - 32 bit

Per the linked post above, I have the CCleaner, Minitoolbox, Farbar, MSConfig information available, please let me know if you need that information or any additional information.

I greatly appreciate the assistance!
Thanks,
Eric
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:welcome: rugger

Can I ask how much free storage space is available on the hard drive and what AV protection is being used.

Swapping out the 1GB stick of Ram and inserting a 2GB stick will help with all round performance.
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Can you please post the minitoolbox log from the thread that you linked to, so we can get started.


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