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"my computer" is slow to open


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Right D Bob

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Hi, Im having an issue with the desktop icons and their ability to open ... it seems to take them a long time to open. I have run a few scans and they have removed some stuff but it still seems slow. The scans I have run are as follows:

Adaware
ewido
Spybot S&D
Norton
Spysweeper


Is there any way you can help me to speed up my computer?
Thanks a lot,
Bob
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Click start then run, type sfc /scannow then press enter to replace the system files, you need the XP CD.

System File Check will show an on screen blue progress bar, reboot when the bar goes


Download, install and run Tune Up 2006 Trial

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

Run Tune Up disc clean up

Run Tune Up registry clean up

Click optimize and improve to run Reg Defrag, the screen will lose colour during the process which can take a few minutes and then needs a reboot

Those will have cleared the drive of obsolete software errors

These are suggestions for making the most of the free trial

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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Thanks a lot it is sooooooo much better
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Thank You for letting me know
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