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by Cursorcowboy / March 14, 2004 10:12 PM PST In reply to: XP running painfully slow killed all unnecessary background/startup progs.1. "System Services for the Windows Server 2003 Family and Windows Spyware will drastically slow your machine. what about the drivers for my Nostromo n52? what Hard disk do you have?

In the future, the curious will need to use a third-party program such as SiSoft Sandra or Norton Diagnostics to find out the true clock speed of their processors. Themanufacturers of the other products usually have updates. LINUX here I come. Moral: spyware is getting smarter.I repair and service computers; have seen machines brought to their knees to the extent that control panel takes 25 seconds to load!

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Only install a few at a time starting with the critical security patches. What makes a slower clocked Athlon 64 faster than a disgustingly overclocked Intel P4! There are still a fewmore things you can do to keep your machine running in top shape.Tip (11):You should periodically check your hard drive(s) for errors and defragmentthem. I always tend to be suspicious of vendor-generated benchmark numbers (although AMD used a combination of industry-standard benchmark tests that were verified by an independent firm).

I asked Comcast to fix this too. http://www6.tomshardware.com/cpu/20041019/index.html Why Prescott Sucks -- Tom Halfhill (Maximum PC) http://www.maximumpc.com/reprints/reprint_2004-03-15a.html Intel's answer to Prescott Heat Problems here. Heheh, you are funny. Windows Xp Running Slow And Freezing ive run virus scnas, spyware scans, registry fixes ect..

Anyone have any experience with it? You will now need to remember to check for updates yourself. You can only upload files of type PNG, JPG or JPEG. The Indexing service however speeds up and improves file searches by maintaining an index of the files that are on the hard drive but can be safely deleted.

Re: Flash 10 runs slow on Pentium 4 and AMD Athlon XP dhinged Sep 5, 2010 4:48 PM (in response to eidnolb onlyone) Where is the Adobe test site? Windows Xp Very Slow To Load Unless you know what you are doing use services.msc. You want a real 64 bit processor buy any model Apple Macintosh G5, at least the G5 is a TRUE 64 bit Processor( with an excellent bus). The new AMD Athlon XP 1800+, for example, runs at 1.53GHz and performs about equal (faster in some tests, slower in others) to a 1.8GHz Pentium 4.

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Show 4 replies 1. There are 0 registered and 973 anonymous users currently online. Windows Xp Very Slow Performance Any major changes, I reimage back to the original, add the new thing (sw or hw) and then make a new image. Windows Xp Very Slow Startup You can not post a blank message.

The model numbers AMD is using with the new Athlon XP are like a "speed factor", which is supposed to tell you how fast the processor "feels" compared to a Pentium Here's why: PR - Performance Rating or Public Relations? If you've read recent editions of my book Upgrading and Repairing PCs, you already understand that clock speed is a long way I recall this happenening to me about 3 years ago and I thought I had an old machine and windows 2000 and that was the problem. Thank you for the tip! Windows Xp Slow Performance Fix

There's still alot of them out there in the market. I do believe MS is in control of it's software & there's no way around it. I appreciate it. Also open the task manager by pressing ctrl-alt-delete and make sure the CPU usage is not at 100%.

I'm running on Windows XP SP1. My System Is Very Slow Windows Xp Sp3 But then again, if you do the research, you will have to eat your words. the only thing i can think of is simply reinstalling windows.

what type of video card do you have?

However, there is no way for anybody else to know just what is installed on somebody else's computer and whether a service should or should not be used -- it's anybody's Unselect the check box for Automatic Updates. Win xp does not need any to start. How To Make Windows Xp Faster And More Efficient Clutter.

I have found Spybot (free version) to be a great help. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended. You get 50 emails in onesitting and 2 of them you wanted. AnandTech Forums: Technology, Hardware, Software, and Deals Forums > Hardware and Technology > CPUs and Overclocking > Toggle Width Style Anandtech Add-ons Conflicts Home Contact Us Help Terms and Rules Privacy

One of the better description on how to handle theseI have found here: Startups http://www.pacs-portal.co.uk/startup_content.phpIf you follow the advice laid out above (and do some of your own research aswell, so If the radiator in my car is too small and the car overheats, Im not going to weld a permanent hose attached to my house on it and buy thousands of There is of course the REAL temperature, and then there is the so-called "wind chill factor" which is an estimated rating of how cold it "feels". Click run on the start menu or press winkey+R.

Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Norton AntiVirus by Bob2mol / October 20, 2008 8:12 AM PDT In reply to: Re:Re:XP running painfully slow I was going to the You can turn it off and see if there is an improvement. Even so, using current software, AMD's Athlon XP 1800+ has proven itself to be more than equal to handling a Pentium 4 1.8GHz, and even keeps up with a 2GHz version i too have the NVidia card and at one point the original card became somewhat defective and my PC was doing the same thing.changed video card and it is fine now.david

The only problem is that the design of the Pentium 4 allows significantly higher clock speeds to be achieved using the same manufacturing process. once windows has loaded and such there is little problem cruising around and opening files and such. User-312386 15:43 02 Jan 05 Have you any PCI cards fitted? good luck.

I got rid of AOL 6 years ago for the same thing. (PP&M tune) "When will they ever learn." ________ IF anyone has a fix, PLEASE send me info fvm(at)usa.com Flag All Rights Reserved. shouldn't be the PS becuase it's fairly new and has more than enough juice- 520W. Answer Questions How can I find tools in my computer?