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Old 01-30-2005, 12:37 PM   #1
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i have a dell 4600
with a P4 2.66
512 DDR ram and 80gig hd
and this thing suchs for multi tasking
and is just plain slow
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That'* a pretty good setup you have. Maybe just a nice Defrag, and getting rid of some stuff on the Hard drive will make it run a bit quicker.

Unless you have spyware on your machine. In that case, getting rid of that will speed it back up.
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BROADBAND!!!!!
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What kind of tasks are you running? How long does it take to load Firefox, or IE? What does it lag on? Typically the files that can get Defragmented, aren't core windoze files, and really don't affect speed of core windoze programs however 3rd party software/data it does.


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i have RR
but it lags on DVD decrpyter and other DVD editing software
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i have Tune-up utilities 2004
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RR? What'* that?

DVD Decryptor? What do you need that for? . How fast is your DVD-ROM Read Speed? It could be that your DVD-ROM drive and HDD share the same channel. Unless your HDD is SATA [I doubt it is]. You may want to put the DVD Rom Drive on a different channel. If you have two CD-ROM drives, you can put them on the same channel, but put the drive you want to be faster [IE a CD/DVD burner, or whichever had a higher read and/or write speed] as Master. You want to isolate the HDD on it'* own channel, in every possible situation.


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also i have problems restarting my cpu or shutting it down it takes forever? i have no spyware i use spysweeper
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