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Old 05-12-2006, 03:06 AM   #1
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My computer has been running a bit slow and i was wondering if anyone knows of any programs that will speed up my computer or get rid of unnessary stuff

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try a defrag.
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And a disk cleanup then another defrag LOL
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Old 05-12-2006, 01:23 PM   #4
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how many programmes do you have running on it?
you might be running some unnescasary programes that you can turn off.
have a look.
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Old 05-12-2006, 01:36 PM   #5
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Make sure there's no spyware or adware running the background, and download WinPatrol to monitor your running programs...
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Old 05-12-2006, 01:47 PM   #6
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Well I have already defraged, ran adware, spyware, and virus programs. So how do I know what programs are unneccasary and how do I turn them off?
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Old 05-12-2006, 01:51 PM   #7
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i use winpatrol.
download it run it then see what programes it has running.
if you see things like "photo shop" say for instance what you only use once a month, then disable it. it cant start again unless you let it. i bet you have half a dozen unnescassary things running at start up.
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Well, list the programs you have running... and we'll try to figure this out.
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Old 05-12-2006, 01:58 PM   #9
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this what winpatrol looks like, not very close up, but it gives you an idea.
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It also has a free version making it excellent.
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