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Lisa69

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I have a P400 running windows 98. I have run scandisk and defragmented my hard drive.
My computer is very sluggish. Is it time for me to get a better computer or just a bigger hard drive?
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Hi Lisa,

How much RAM and HD capacity/free space? Scan your system for spyware and viruses. Did u run a disk cleanup before the defrag?Are there too many programs loading at boot? If so disable all except the basic ones.
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I have 256 mb of ram, 32bit virtual memory, HD is a 1.99 GB/712 mb free space.
I have scanned my system for spyware and viruses.
I ran scandisk first before I defragmented.
Can you tell me the programs I can disable at boot? If this will help with speeding up my computer.
Thank you
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Hi Lisa, sorry for the delay, you can check ur startup list here and decide what to retain.
http://startuplist.geekstogo.com/
I'd agree that the drive is too small. you can get a larger one and having atleast 512 RAM wud be ideal.
Gud Luk.
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