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
Click start then run, type sfc /scannow
then press enter, you will need the XP CD
System File Check will display an onscreen blue progress bar, when the bar goes, reboot.
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This is optionalDownload, install and run Tune Up 2006 TrialRun 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
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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 the above does not improve thingsPlease go here:Malware Removal GuideRun all the programmes as advised then post a current Hijack This Log in a new topic in the Malware ForumFor the purpose of accurate malware analysis, Hijack This Logs are only dealt with in the Malware Forum. Posting them anywhere else will result in a delayed responseIf you are unable to run any of the programmes, ask for advice in the Malware Forum