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Hi, I have been having some problems with my computer lately and I'm trying to figure out why. It is a 3.0Ghz processor and used to run smooth and fast. Now everything seems really slow, especially in games. For example, in counter-strike:source i used to get 150+ frames per second, and I can't get over 10 now. I thought it might have been a video card problem, but I tried putting in my friend's brand new card to no avail. I started noticing it quite some time ago, but it really started getting bad when I put in an extra hard drive that was previously on my other computer. If anyone can help me out with any suggestions that would be great. Thanks.
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Click start then run, type sfc /scannow then press enter, you need the XP CD and get a blue progress bar, when the bar goes, reboot.

You can check for any improvement now, and then after each step until you have run through them all, if necessary

Click start, all programmes, accessories, system tools to run disc clean up, click more options then clean up restore points, click confirm, click OK. Then from system tools, run disc defragmenter.

Click start then run, type prefetch then press enter, click edit then select all, right click any file then click delete, confirm delete, then reboot


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Run disc clean up then registry clean up then click optimize to run reg defrag, which needs a reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to optimize the computer, select computer with an internet connection from the drop down menu, this also requires a reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to accelerate downloads, select the speed just above your actual connection speed, this requires a reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to run system advisor

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