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jackmoran

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Hi,

This problem started about a week ago.
My pc runs smoothly aslong as the only thing I am running is Internet Explorer, but as soon as I open Windows Media Player and play a song, suddenly the pc starts to go very slow and if i click on something on the taskbar, nothing happens until about 20 or so seconds later.

Please give me some help.

Thanks, Jack
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Run disc clean up then run disc defragmenter, reboot and see if there is any improvement

If not, you can run through this, though it is optional

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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Hi, thanks, see when I am running disk defragmenter, should I exit internet explorer and msn etc.
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It will be quicker if it is the only thing running
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Thanks keith, Your help was and still is apreciated, Just needed to run cleanup then disc defragmenter and that has done the trick.

Thanks
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Thank You for letting me know
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