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Hi,
The problem: my computer goes incredibly slow. It takes ages to open big files, see pictures, browse the internet, and all the time i hear this typical noise that means the HD is being accessed.
I've got broadband and it works fine, the downloadind speed is what it should be.

The things is that i've got a pentium II processor at 433 MHz and a 64 MB RAM

I haven't a clue about what i should upgrade. Is my HD too slow? Is my processor slow?
perhaps a don't have enough RAM?

help!! :tazz:
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Download Everest Home Edition and run it, and post the results here and we can tell you what you need. Without the full system specs no one can be sure what is best or even possible to do.
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It's a bit long but i hope it helps

thanks



Computer:
Operating System Microsoft Windows 98
OS Service Pack -
DirectX 4.08.00.0400 (DirectX 8.0)
Computer Name SOBANY1
User Name .

Motherboard:
CPU Type Intel Celeron-A, 433 MHz (6.5 x 67)
Motherboard Name Intel Cayman CA810 (4 PCI, 2 DIMM, Audio, Video)
Motherboard Chipset Intel Whitney i810E
System Memory 64 MB (PC100 SDRAM)
BIOS Type AMI (10/07/99)
Communication Port Communications Port (COM1)
Communication Port Communications Port (COM2)
Communication Port Printer Port (LPT1)

Display:
Video Adapter Intel® 810e Chipset Graphics Driver (DC133 FSB133) PV 2.4
3D Accelerator Intel i752
Monitor Daewoo 431X [14" CRT]

Multimedia:
Audio Adapter Creative SB 64V on Intel CA810E

Storage:
IDE Controller Intel® 82801AA Ultra ATA Controller
IDE Controller Primary IDE controller (dual fifo)
IDE Controller Secondary IDE controller (dual fifo)
SCSI/RAID Controller D347PRT SCSI Controller
Floppy Drive GENERIC NEC FLOPPY DISK
Disk Drive GENERIC IDE DISK TYPE47
Optical Drive BTC BCE1610IM (16x/10x/40x CD-RW)
Optical Drive Creative CD-ROM CD4832E (48x CD-ROM)
Optical Drive Generic DVD-ROM
SMART Hard Disks Status Unknown

Partitions:
C: (FAT32) 4102 MB (292 MB free)

Input:
Keyboard Standard 101/102-Key or Microsoft Natural Keyboard
Mouse PS/2 Compatible Mouse Port

Network:
Modem Parallel cable on LPT1

Peripherals:
Printer Acrobat PDFWriter
Printer Canon BJC-4200
Printer EPSON Stylus C84 Series
Printer MS Publisher Color Printer
Printer MS Publisher Imagesetter
USB1 Controller Intel 82801AA I/O Controller Hub - USB Controller

Problems & Suggestions:
Problem Disk free space is only 7% on drive C:.


--------[ DMI ]---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

[ BIOS ]

BIOS Properties:
Vendor Intel Corp.
Version CA81020A.86A.0003.P01.9910070845
Release Date 10/07/1999
Size 512 KB
Boot Devices Floppy Disk, Hard Disk, CD-ROM, ATAPI ZIP, LS-120
Capabilities Flash BIOS, Shadow BIOS, Selectable Boot, EDD, BBS
Supported Standards DMI, APM, ACPI, ESCD, PnP
Expansion Capabilities ISA, PCI, AGP, USB

[ System ]

System Properties:
Universal Unique ID 03563214-9D9311D3-AC9F0800-09952ECA
Wake-Up Type Power Switch

[ Motherboard ]

Motherboard Properties:
Manufacturer Intel Corporation
Product CA810E
Version AAA01986-302
Serial Number IUC294709291

[ Chassis ]

Chassis Properties:

[ Memory Controller ]

Memory Controller Properties:
Error Detection Method None
Error Correction None
Supported Memory Interleave 1-Way
Current Memory Interleave 1-Way
Supported Memory Speeds 70ns, 60ns, 50ns
Supported Memory Types DIMM, SDRAM
Supported Memory Voltages 3.3V
Maximum Memory Module Size 256 MB
Memory Slots 2

[ Processors / Celeron™ ]

Processor Properties:
Manufacturer Intel Corporation
Version Celeron™
External Clock 66 MHz
Maximum Clock 500 MHz
Current Clock 433 MHz
Type Central Processor
Voltage 2.0 V
Status Enabled
Upgrade ZIF
Socket Designation J5H1

[ Caches / None ]

Cache Properties:
Type Internal
Speed 40 ns
Status Enabled
Operational Mode Write-Back
Associativity 4-way Set-Associative
Maximum Size 32 KB
Installed Size 32 KB
Supported SRAM Type Synchronous, Pipeline Burst
Current SRAM Type Synchronous, Pipeline Burst
Error Correction Parity
Socket Designation None

[ Caches / None ]

Cache Properties:
Type Internal
Speed 40 ns
Status Enabled
Operational Mode Write-Back
Associativity 4-way Set-Associative
Maximum Size 128 KB
Installed Size 128 KB
Supported SRAM Type Synchronous, Pipeline Burst
Current SRAM Type Synchronous, Pipeline Burst
Error Correction Parity
Socket Designation None

[ Memory Modules / J6F1 ]

Memory Module Properties:
Socket Designation J6F1
Type DIMM
Speed 50 ns
Installed Size 64 MB
Enabled Size 64 MB

[ Memory Modules / J7F1 ]

Memory Module Properties:
Socket Designation J7F1
Type DIMM
Speed 50 ns
Installed Size Not Installed
Enabled Size Not Installed

[ Memory Devices / DIMM1 ]

Memory Device Properties:
Form Factor DIMM
Type DRAM
Type Detail Synchronous
Size 64 MB
Speed 100 MHz
Total Width 64-bit
Data Width 64-bit
Device Locator DIMM1
Bank Locator BANK0

[ Memory Devices / DIMM2 ]

Memory Device Properties:
Form Factor DIMM
Type DRAM
Type Detail Synchronous
Speed 100 MHz
Total Width 64-bit
Data Width 64-bit
Device Locator DIMM2
Bank Locator BANK1

[ System Slots / J4C1 ]

System Slot Properties:
Slot Designation J4C1
Type PCI
Usage In Use
Data Bus Width 32-bit
Length Long

[ System Slots / J4B1 ]

System Slot Properties:
Slot Designation J4B1
Type PCI
Usage Empty
Data Bus Width 32-bit
Length Long

[ System Slots / J4B1 ]

System Slot Properties:
Slot Designation J4B1
Type PCI
Usage Empty
Data Bus Width 32-bit
Length Long

[ System Slots / J4A1 ]

System Slot Properties:
Slot Designation J4A1
Type PCI
Usage Empty
Data Bus Width 32-bit
Length Long

[ Port Connectors / Keyboard ]

Port Connector Properties:
Port Type USB
Internal Reference Designator J1J1
Internal Connector Type None
External Reference Designator Keyboard
External Connector Type USB

[ Port Connectors / PS2Mouse ]

Port Connector Properties:
Port Type USB
Internal Reference Designator J1J1
Internal Connector Type None
External Reference Designator PS2Mouse
External Connector Type USB

[ Port Connectors / COM A ]

Port Connector Properties:
Port Type Serial Port 16550A Compatible
Internal Reference Designator J1F1
Internal Connector Type None
External Reference Designator COM A
External Connector Type DB-9 pin female

[ Port Connectors / LPT1 ]

Port Connector Properties:
Port Type Parallel Port ECP/EPP
Internal Reference Designator J1F2
Internal Connector Type None
External Reference Designator LPT1
External Connector Type DB-25 pin male

[ Port Connectors / USB1 ]

Port Connector Properties:
Port Type Keyboard Port
Internal Reference Designator J1K1
Internal Connector Type None
External Reference Designator USB1
External Connector Type PS/2

[ Port Connectors / USB2 ]

Port Connector Properties:
Port Type Mouse Port
Internal Reference Designator J1K1
Internal Connector Type None
External Reference Designator USB2
External Connector Type PS/2

[ Port Connectors / None ]

Port Connector Properties:
Internal Reference Designator J9E1 - Floppy
Internal Connector Type On-Board Floppy
External Reference Designator None
External Connector Type None

[ Port Connectors / None ]

Port Connector Properties:
Internal Reference Designator J9D1 - PRI IDE
Internal Connector Type On-Board IDE
External Reference Designator None
External Connector Type None

[ Port Connectors / None ]

Port Connector Properties:
Internal Reference Designator J9F1 - SEC IDE
Internal Connector Type On-Board IDE
External Reference Designator None
External Connector Type None

[ Port Connectors / Video ]

Port Connector Properties:
Port Type Video Port
Internal Reference Designator J1G1
Internal Connector Type None
External Reference Designator Video
External Connector Type DB-15 pin female

[ Port Connectors / None ]

Port Connector Properties:
Port Type Video Port
Internal Reference Designator J2C1 - VIDEO INTERFACE PORT
External Reference Designator None
External Connector Type None

[ Port Connectors / GAME ]

Port Connector Properties:
Port Type Joystick Port
Internal Reference Designator J1D1
Internal Connector Type None
External Reference Designator GAME
External Connector Type DB-15 pin female

[ Port Connectors / Audio Mic In ]

Port Connector Properties:
Port Type Audio Port
Internal Reference Designator J1D1
Internal Connector Type None
External Reference Designator Audio Mic In
External Connector Type Mini-jack (headphones)

[ Port Connectors / Audio Line In ]

Port Connector Properties:
Port Type Audio Port
Internal Reference Designator J1D1
Internal Connector Type None
External Reference Designator Audio Line In
External Connector Type Mini-jack (headphones)

[ Port Connectors / Audio Line Out ]

Port Connector Properties:
Port Type Audio Port
Internal Reference Designator J1D1
Internal Connector Type None
External Reference Designator Audio Line Out
External Connector Type Mini-jack (headphones)

[ Port Connectors / None ]

Port Connector Properties:
Port Type Audio Port
Internal Reference Designator J2C2 - CDIN
Internal Connector Type On-Board Sound Input from CD-ROM
External Reference Designator None
External Connector Type None

[ Port Connectors / None ]

Port Connector Properties:
Port Type Audio Port
Internal Reference Designator J2D3 - Telephony IN
External Reference Designator None
External Connector Type None

[ Port Connectors / None ]

Port Connector Properties:
Port Type Audio Port
Internal Reference Designator J2D2 - AUX IN
External Reference Designator None
External Connector Type None

[ Port Connectors / None ]

Port Connector Properties:
Internal Reference Designator J9H2 - Wake On Ring
External Reference Designator None
External Connector Type None

[ Port Connectors / None ]

Port Connector Properties:
Internal Reference Designator J8A3 - Wake On LAN
External Reference Designator None
External Connector Type None

[ Port Connectors / None ]

Port Connector Properties:
Internal Reference Designator J9A2 - SCSI LED
External Reference Designator None
External Connector Type None

[ Port Connectors / None ]

Port Connector Properties:
Internal Reference Designator J9F21 - Control Panel
External Reference Designator None
External Connector Type None

[ Port Connectors / None ]

Port Connector Properties:
Internal Reference Designator J7G2 - Fan2
External Reference Designator None
External Connector Type None

[ Port Connectors / None ]

Port Connector Properties:
Internal Reference Designator J3J1 - Fan3
External Reference Designator None
External Connector Type None

[ Port Connectors / None ]

Port Connector Properties:
Internal Reference Designator J7A1 - Configuration Jumper
External Reference Designator None
External Connector Type None

[ On-Board Devices / Intel 82559 Ethernet Device ]

On-Board Device Properties:
Description Intel 82559 Ethernet Device


--------[ Overclock ]---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

CPU Properties:
CPU Type Intel Celeron-A
CPU Alias Mendocino
CPU Stepping B0
CPUID Revision 00000665h

CPU Speed:
CPU Clock 431.32 MHz (original: 433 MHz)
CPU Multiplier 6.5x
CPU FSB 66.36 MHz (original: 66 MHz)

CPU Cache:
L1 Code Cache 16 KB
L1 Data Cache 16 KB
L2 Cache 128 KB (On-Die, Full-Speed)

Motherboard Properties:
Motherboard ID 51-2300-000000-00101111-030199-$CA810_
Motherboard Name Intel Cayman CA810 (4 PCI, 2 DIMM, Audio, Video)

Chipset Properties:
Motherboard Chipset Intel Whitney i810E
Memory Timings 2-3-3-6 (CL-RCD-RP-RAS)

SPD Memory Modules:
DIMM1 64 MB PC100 SDRAM (3.0-3-3-6 @ 125 MHz) (2.0-2-2-5 @ 100 MHz)

BIOS Properties:
System BIOS Date 10/07/99
Video BIOS Date 07/09/19
DMI BIOS Version CA81020A.86A.0003.P01.9910070845

Graphics Processor Properties:
Video Adapter Intel 82810E GMCH - Graphics Controller
GPU Code Name i752 (Integrated 8086 / 7125, Rev 03)


--------[ Power Management ]--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Power Management Properties:
Current Power Source AC Line
Battery Status No Battery
Full Battery Lifetime Unknown
Remaining Battery Lifetime Unknown


--------[ CPU ]---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

CPU Properties:
CPU Type Intel Celeron-A, 433 MHz (6.5 x 67)
CPU Alias Mendocino
CPU Stepping B0
Instruction Set x86, MMX
Original Clock 433 MHz
L1 Code Cache 16 KB
L1 Data Cache 16 KB
L2 Cache 128 KB (On-Die, Full-Speed)

CPU Physical Info:
Package Type 370 Pin PGA
Package Size 4.95 cm x 4.95 cm
Transistors 19 million
Process Technology 5M, 0.25 um, CMOS
Die Size 154 mm2
Core Voltage 2.0 V
I/O Voltage 3.3 V
Typical Power 12 - 19 W (depending on clock speed)
Maximum Power 17.5 - 28.3 W (depending on clock speed)

CPU Manufacturer:
Company Name Intel Corporation
Product Information http://www.intel.com...e/processor.htm

CPU Utilization:
CPU #1 100 %


--------[ CPUID ]-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

CPUID Properties:
CPUID Manufacturer GenuineIntel
CPUID Revision 00000665h
IA Brand ID 00h (Unknown)
Platform ID 05h (Socket 370)
IA CPU Serial Number Unknown
Microcode Update Revision 3
HTT / CMP Units 0 / 0

Instruction Set:
64-bit x86 Extension (AMD64, EM64T) Not Supported
Alternate Instruction Set Not Supported
AMD 3DNow! Not Supported
AMD 3DNow! Professional Not Supported
AMD Enhanced 3DNow! Not Supported
AMD Extended MMX Not Supported
Cyrix Extended MMX Not Supported
IA-64 Not Supported
IA MMX Supported
IA SSE Not Supported
IA SSE 2 Not Supported
IA SSE 3 Not Supported
CLFLUSH Instruction Not Supported
CMPXCHG8B Instruction Supported
CMPXCHG16B Instruction Not Supported
Conditional Move Instruction Supported
FEMMS Instruction Not Supported
MONITOR / MWAIT Instruction Not Supported
RDTSCP Instruction Not Supported
SYSCALL / SYSRET Instruction Not Supported
SYSENTER / SYSEXIT Instruction Supported

Security Features:
Advanced Cryptography Engine (ACE) Not Supported
Data Execution Prevention (DEP, NX, EDB) Not Supported
Hardware Random Number Generator (RNG) Not Supported
Montgomery Multiplier & Hash Engine Not Supported
Processor Serial Number (PSN) Not Supported

Power Management Features:
Automatic Clock Control Not Supported
Enhanced Halt State (C1E) Not Supported
Enhanced SpeedStep Technology (EIST, ESS) Not Supported
Frequency ID Control Not Supported
LongRun Not Supported
LongRun Table Interface Not Supported
PowerSaver 1.0 Not Supported
PowerSaver 2.0 Not Supported
PowerSaver 3.0 Not Supported
Processor Duty Cycle Control Not Supported
Software Thermal Control Not Supported
Temperature Sensing Diode Not Supported
Thermal Monitor 1 Not Supported
Thermal Monitor 2 Not Supported
Thermal Monitoring Not Supported
Thermal Trip Not Supported
Voltage ID Control Not Supported

CPUID Features:
36-bit Page Size Extension Supported
CPL Qualified Debug Store Not Supported
Debug Trace Store Not Supported
Debugging Extension Supported
Fast Save & Restore Supported
Hyper-Threading Technology Not Supported
L1 Context ID Not Supported
Local APIC On Chip Not Supported
Machine-Check Architecture Supported
Machine-Check Exception Supported
Memory Type Range Registers Supported
Model Specific Registers Supported
Page Attribute Table Supported
Page Global Extension Supported
Page Size Extension Supported
Pending Break Event Not Supported
Physical Address Extension Supported
Self-Snoop Not Supported
Time Stamp Counter Supported
Virtual Machine Extensions Not Supported
Virtual Mode Extension Supported

CPUID Registers (CPU #1):
CPUID 00000000 00000002-756E6547-6C65746E-49656E69
CPUID 00000001 00000665-00000000-00000000-0183F9FF
CPUID 00000002 03020101-00000000-00000000-0C040841

MSR Registers:
MSR 00000017 04B0-0000-0000-0000
MSR 0000002A 0000-0000-C7C0-0000
MSR 0000002C 0000-0000-0000-0000
MSR 0000011E 0000-0000-0134-052B
MSR C0000087 0000-0000-0000-0000
MSR C0010015 0000-0000-0000-0000
MSR 0000010A 0000-0000-0000-0000
MSR C0010042 0000-0000-0000-0000
MSR 000000CD 0000-0000-0000-0000
MSR 0000008B 0000-0003-0000-0000

Problems & Suggestions:
Suggestion SSE is not supported. Upgrade your CPU to speed up applications optimized for SSE.


--------[ Motherboard ]-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Motherboard Properties:
Motherboard ID 51-2300-000000-00101111-030199-$CA810_
Motherboard Name Intel Cayman CA810

Front Side Bus Properties:
Bus Type Intel GTL+
Bus Width 64-bit
Real Clock 67 MHz
Effective Clock 67 MHz
Bandwidth 533 MB/s

Chipset Bus Properties:
Bus Type Intel Hub Interface
Bus Width 8-bit

Motherboard Physical Info:
CPU Sockets/Slots 1
Expansion Slots 4 PCI
RAM Slots 2 DIMM
Integrated Devices Audio, Video
Form Factor Micro ATX
Motherboard Size 240 mm x 240 mm
Motherboard Chipset i810

Motherboard Manufacturer:
Company Name Intel Corporation
Product Information http://www.intel.com...herbd/index.htm
BIOS Download http://www.intel.com...rbd/genbios.htm


--------[ Memory ]------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Physical Memory:
Total 62 MB
Used 61 MB
Free 0 MB
Utilization 99 %

Swap Space:
Total 424 MB
Used 134 MB
Free 289 MB
Utilization 32 %

Virtual Memory:
Total 486 MB
Used 196 MB
Free 290 MB
Utilization 40 %

Physical Address Extension (PAE):
Supported by Operating System No
Supported by CPU Yes
Active No

Problems & Suggestions:
Problem Modern operating systems require at least 128 MB system memory for optimum performance.


--------[ SPD ]---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

[ DIMM1: 64 MB PC100 SDRAM ]

Memory Module Properties:
Serial Number None
Module Size 64 MB (1 rows, 4 banks)
Module Type Unbuffered
Memory Type SDRAM
Memory Speed PC100 (100 MHz)
Module Width 64 bit
Module Voltage LVTTL
Error Detection Method None
Refresh Rate Normal (15.625 us), Self-Refresh

Memory Timings:
@ 125 MHz 3.0-3-3-6 (CL-RCD-RP-RAS)
@ 100 MHz 2.0-2-2-5 (CL-RCD-RP-RAS)

Memory Module Features:
Early RAS# Precharge Not Supported
Auto-Precharge Supported
Precharge All Supported
Write1/Read Burst Supported
Buffered Address/Control Inputs Not Supported
Registered Address/Control Inputs Not Supported
On-Card PLL (Clock) Not Supported
Buffered DQMB Inputs Not Supported
Registered DQMB Inputs Not Supported
Differential Clock Input Not Supported
Redundant Row Address Not Supported


--------[ Chipset ]-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

[ North Bridge: Intel Whitney i810E ]

North Bridge Properties:
North Bridge Intel Whitney i810E
Revision 03
Package Type 421 Pin BGA
Package Size 3.1 cm x 3.1 cm
Core Voltage 1.8 V
In-Order Queue Depth 4

Memory Timings:
CAS Latency (CL) 2T
RAS To CAS Delay (tRCD) 3T
RAS Precharge (tRP) 3T
RAS Active Time (tRAS) 6T
Row Cycle Time (tRC) 8T

Memory Slots:
DRAM Slot #1 64 MB (PC100 SDRAM)

Integrated Graphics Controller:
Graphics Controller Type Intel i752
Graphics Controller Status Enabled
Shared Memory Size 1 MB

Chipset Manufacturer:
Company Name Intel Corporation
Product Information http://www.intel.com...se/chipsets.htm
Driver Download http://support.intel...psets/index.htm

[ South Bridge: Intel 82801AA ICH ]

South Bridge Properties:
South Bridge Intel 82801AA ICH
Revision / Stepping 02 / B1
Package Type 241 Pin BGA
Package Size 2.3 cm x 2.3 cm
Core Voltage 3.3 V

Chipset Manufacturer:
Company Name Intel Corporation
Product Information http://www.intel.com...se/chipsets.htm
Driver Download http://support.intel...psets/index.htm


--------[ BIOS ]--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

BIOS Properties:
BIOS Type AMI
System BIOS Date 10/07/99
Video BIOS Date 07/09/19

BIOS Manufacturer:
Company Name American Megatrends Inc.
Product Information http://www.ami.com/amibios
BIOS Upgrades http://www.esupport....fm?refererid=40

Problems & Suggestions:
Suggestion Are you looking for a BIOS Upgrade? Contact eSupport Today!
Suggestion System BIOS is more than 2 years old. Update it if necessary.
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To be honest with you, a 433MHz Celeron processor is slow, and 64MB RAM is nothing. Depending on your budget, the first thing I'd upgrade is the memory. You want at least 128mb (or more) for what you are running. You should notice a small improvement with this economical upgrade. :tazz:
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As you only have two memory slots, you could get a 256MB memory stick if you intend to keep the PC

The hard drive appears full and this would contribute to performance issues

This will rebuild rather than restore the registry and also replace missing or corrupt system files

Boot the PC and keep tapping F8 right after the beep until you get options, select command prompt only, type scanreg.exe /fix then press enter, it will run through a few screens then say registry repaired. Press enter then press ctrl + alt + delete keys together to reboot.

When it has loaded, click start, all programmes, accessories, system tools, system information, tools then run system file checker and replace any files it asks for from the 98 CD then reboot.

Click start then programmes, accessories, system tools to run disc defragmenter

Have you been to Windows Update recently
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Here's the Intel page for your mobo.

http://www.intel.com.../desktop/ca810/

I'd say download the manual and updated specs for it and look over the other stuff. It will only support up to 800mhz Pentium III chips but you can still do a lot with that. If you can update the BIOS, do it, be sure to follow the instructions very carefully on BIOS upgrades.

One thing for sure is that your HDD is too small and full, and you don't have enough memory for anything but web browsing and downloading. If you're on a budget go to a computer repair place and see it you can't get a larger faster drive. I saw an 80gb drive on sale at Best Buy for $30.00 that you could use, and it would speed things up alot. You can use the drive to drive copy supplied with the HDD to copy your whole OS over to the new drive. Then redefragment the drive. If you decided to get another machine you could always the the new drive in it as a slave, so look at it as an investment.

And if you're running apps at least double your memory.
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All these suggestions are very good and you do need to upgrade or maybe buy a new computer but your cpu is currently running at 100% and your memory is all used up this will make your computer run slower than you are used to, it could be from having to many apps but I doubt that would make the cpu run at 100%.

Have you scanned for viruses using a updated scanner?
Have you scanned for spyware?

You may want to read this and try cleaning up your computer.

Rick
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All these suggestions are very good and you do need to upgrade or maybe buy a new computer but your cpu is currently running at 100% and your memory is all used up this will make your computer run slower than you are used to, it could be from having to many apps but I doubt that would make the cpu run at 100%.

Have you scanned for viruses using a updated scanner?
Have you scanned for spyware?

You may want to read this and try cleaning up your computer.

Rick

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Very good point Doby has. If you have malware you don't want to copy it over to a new hard drive, get rid of it first.
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Hi again,

I've added 128 MB to my RAM memory and it has really improved a lot. However it was quite expensive (£35) so i scrapped the idea of 256 MB in one go.
For the moment i cant' afford to buy a new HD drive (incredibly expensive).
Thanks a milion, anyway

Cheers,
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Too late for the memory but you could check these for a hard drive

http://www.novatech....2x1y0z1p0s0n0m0
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