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chris321321567

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My computer has been having some problems with all windows components etc. It takes atleast a minute to load windows stuff such as my computer, my picutes my documents. everything is slow. but once the items load they work perfectly normal and fast. When im not using windows items such as firefox it works fine it loads in a second. My download speeds are 2mb a sec so i dont believe there is any spywear or viruses on my computer. One reason why my computer is acting this way could be because i went in windows add or remove programs and then went to remove components and i wanted to get rid of windows messeger so i unchecked every component except windows messenger. so i ended up removing all the windows stuff so now this is possibly the reason why my computer isnt working the way it should.i have checked everything in the components list and i have put back on what i lost so now its still slow. So i have no idea what i should do. If you could help me with my problem it would be much appreciated.

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Click start then run, type sfc /scannow then press enter, you need the XP CD and get an onscreen blue progress bar, when the bar goes, reboot.

Click start then run, type chkdsk /f /r then press enter, type Y to confirm for next boot, press enter then reboot.

Windows will appear to load normally then either the monitor will show progress or the screen will go blank, do not disturb this. This will take an hour or so before it gets to the desktop.


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

When it gets to the desktop, the system files and the hard drive will be as they should and you can check for any improvement


This section is optional

Download and install Tune Up 2006 Trial

Run Tune Up Disc Clean Up

Run Tune Up Registry Clean Up

Click Optimize and Improve to run Reg Defrag, which will take a few minutes and need 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

If no change, the next thing to do would be a repair install, this will leave data and settings intact


XP Repair

If you are unable to run XP Repair

Alternate XP Repair

Use the last one, Windows Installation CD to repair the current installation, which uses a slightly different method

After running the repair it will be necessary to install all Windows Updates

Microsoft Update
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