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I have several sites that have recently reported slow networks and slow logons. They were ok, but over the last month they seem to have suddenly slowed down.

-Each network is behind a hardware firewall.
-All PCs are XP Pro.
-Servers are 2003, but seems ok speed.
-PCs are running antivirus.

They are not running roaming profiles so logging on shouldnt be slow. They all seem to slow down while applying user profile.

Any ideas
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    miker

    same here as well, If you find any solution pls let me know

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    smtech

    I've run into the same issue and it apears t be getting worse. Running chkdsk and defragging helps a little but users still complain. The computers are shared so there are multiple profiles on every pc. Cleaning all the profiles off at the same time desn't seem to help. There is only one IT person there are a time so trying to do every pc in a 24X7, 365 day site is impossible. Any advise is greatly appreciated. The pcs that run Win 2000 aren't having the issues, only the XP pcs. Thanks

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    j.mangram

    First, try checking the switches. We have found that some ports on switches are running half. run them at full. Please let me know if this helps. We are still experiencing some slowness.

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    jivs_ke

    I have the same problem on my network of about 150 PCs. I have discovered most of the hanging machines have my ISP servers set as DNS, so i removed the DNS and i am now monitoring the machines. I did this yesterday so i am yet to figure out if this is the problem.

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    czc61307659

    Slow problem is a common event for Windows user.

    "No matter how fast or shiny computers might be when they're new, they all seem to get slower over time." Microsoft claimed that on their technical forum(Windows 7 forum).

    In fact, Windows built-in a lot of services and startup item start with system. So if you want a faster computer, you need to disable some of them first.

    I saw an article before. It descripe how to make your windows faster.
    -------> <a href="http://www.pianoeasy.net/windowsarticle/how_to_speed_up_computer.html">How to speed up computer</a>

    If you still don't know how to disable services safety, Click here to fix <a href="http://www.tweakforxp.com/windows_7_slow.html">Windows SLow</a> by professional tools.

    Any problems? Welcome to discuss with me! Enjoy it !

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
    Keron Chew
    ------- A Computer Technication.

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    boxfiddler Moderator

    OP is three years old.

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    NexS

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    VikasAjitMedhekar

    Follow these solutions to fast-up Windows XP:

    [A] Defrag the Disk:

    1. Click Start | All Programs | Accessories | System Tools | Disk Defragmenter.
    2. Select the drives that you wish to defragment.
    3. Click "Defragment Disks" button.

    Defrag the Registry:

    In RegInOut System Utilities, and click "Defragmenter". Click "Analyze" button to begin scan process. After it is completed, click "Defragment" button.

    [C] Clean Temporary Stuff:

    1. Click Start | All Programs | Accessories | System Tools | Disk CleanUp.
    2. Select a drive and press ENTER.

    [D] Reduce the Services:

    Using RegInOut, click "Services Manager" and then click the button "Optimize Services".

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    Mehul Bhai

    Zombie Alert!!!

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    shane s

    try defragmenting the hard drive and allso delete unecessary files and folders try cleaning up your desktop delete your internet cookies and personel files and history try running msconfig in the run box and disable unecessary services and programs that take alot of virtual memory

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    Mehul Bhai

    Zombie Alert!!!

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    Mehul Bhai

    Zombie Alert!!!

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    j.mangram

    First, try checking the switches. We have found that some ports on switches are running half. run them at full. Please let me know if this helps. We are still experiencing some slowness.

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    jivs_ke

    I have the same problem on my network of about 150 PCs. I have discovered most of the hanging machines have my ISP servers set as DNS, so i removed the DNS and i am now monitoring the machines. I did this yesterday so i am yet to figure out if this is the problem.

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    czc61307659

    Slow problem is a common event for Windows user.

    "No matter how fast or shiny computers might be when they're new, they all seem to get slower over time." Microsoft claimed that on their technical forum(Windows 7 forum).

    In fact, Windows built-in a lot of services and startup item start with system. So if you want a faster computer, you need to disable some of them first.

    I saw an article before. It descripe how to make your windows faster.
    -------> <a href="http://www.pianoeasy.net/windowsarticle/how_to_speed_up_computer.html">How to speed up computer</a>

    If you still don't know how to disable services safety, Click here to fix <a href="http://www.tweakforxp.com/windows_7_slow.html">Windows SLow</a> by professional tools.

    Any problems? Welcome to discuss with me! Enjoy it !

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
    Keron Chew
    ------- A Computer Technication.

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    VikasAjitMedhekar

    Follow these solutions to fast-up Windows XP:

    [A] Defrag the Disk:

    1. Click Start | All Programs | Accessories | System Tools | Disk Defragmenter.
    2. Select the drives that you wish to defragment.
    3. Click "Defragment Disks" button.

    Defrag the Registry:

    In RegInOut System Utilities, and click "Defragmenter". Click "Analyze" button to begin scan process. After it is completed, click "Defragment" button.

    [C] Clean Temporary Stuff:

    1. Click Start | All Programs | Accessories | System Tools | Disk CleanUp.
    2. Select a drive and press ENTER.

    [D] Reduce the Services:

    Using RegInOut, click "Services Manager" and then click the button "Optimize Services".

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    shane s

    try defragmenting the hard drive and allso delete unecessary files and folders try cleaning up your desktop delete your internet cookies and personel files and history try running msconfig in the run box and disable unecessary services and programs that take alot of virtual memory

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    Mehul Bhai

    Zombie Alert!!!

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    miker

    same here as well, If you find any solution pls let me know

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    smtech

    I've run into the same issue and it apears t be getting worse. Running chkdsk and defragging helps a little but users still complain. The computers are shared so there are multiple profiles on every pc. Cleaning all the profiles off at the same time desn't seem to help. There is only one IT person there are a time so trying to do every pc in a 24X7, 365 day site is impossible. Any advise is greatly appreciated. The pcs that run Win 2000 aren't having the issues, only the XP pcs. Thanks

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    j.mangram

    First, try checking the switches. We have found that some ports on switches are running half. run them at full. Please let me know if this helps. We are still experiencing some slowness.

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    jivs_ke

    I have the same problem on my network of about 150 PCs. I have discovered most of the hanging machines have my ISP servers set as DNS, so i removed the DNS and i am now monitoring the machines. I did this yesterday so i am yet to figure out if this is the problem.

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    czc61307659

    Slow problem is a common event for Windows user.

    "No matter how fast or shiny computers might be when they're new, they all seem to get slower over time." Microsoft claimed that on their technical forum(Windows 7 forum).

    In fact, Windows built-in a lot of services and startup item start with system. So if you want a faster computer, you need to disable some of them first.

    I saw an article before. It descripe how to make your windows faster.
    -------> <a href="http://www.pianoeasy.net/windowsarticle/how_to_speed_up_computer.html">How to speed up computer</a>

    If you still don't know how to disable services safety, Click here to fix <a href="http://www.tweakforxp.com/windows_7_slow.html">Windows SLow</a> by professional tools.

    Any problems? Welcome to discuss with me! Enjoy it !

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
    Keron Chew
    ------- A Computer Technication.

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    boxfiddler Moderator

    OP is three years old.

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    NexS

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    VikasAjitMedhekar

    Follow these solutions to fast-up Windows XP:

    [A] Defrag the Disk:

    1. Click Start | All Programs | Accessories | System Tools | Disk Defragmenter.
    2. Select the drives that you wish to defragment.
    3. Click "Defragment Disks" button.

    Defrag the Registry:

    In RegInOut System Utilities, and click "Defragmenter". Click "Analyze" button to begin scan process. After it is completed, click "Defragment" button.

    [C] Clean Temporary Stuff:

    1. Click Start | All Programs | Accessories | System Tools | Disk CleanUp.
    2. Select a drive and press ENTER.

    [D] Reduce the Services:

    Using RegInOut, click "Services Manager" and then click the button "Optimize Services".

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    Mehul Bhai

    Zombie Alert!!!

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    shane s

    try defragmenting the hard drive and allso delete unecessary files and folders try cleaning up your desktop delete your internet cookies and personel files and history try running msconfig in the run box and disable unecessary services and programs that take alot of virtual memory

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    Mehul Bhai

    Zombie Alert!!!

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    Mehul Bhai

    Zombie Alert!!!

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    j.mangram

    First, try checking the switches. We have found that some ports on switches are running half. run them at full. Please let me know if this helps. We are still experiencing some slowness.

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    jivs_ke

    I have the same problem on my network of about 150 PCs. I have discovered most of the hanging machines have my ISP servers set as DNS, so i removed the DNS and i am now monitoring the machines. I did this yesterday so i am yet to figure out if this is the problem.

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    0 Votes
    czc61307659

    Slow problem is a common event for Windows user.

    "No matter how fast or shiny computers might be when they're new, they all seem to get slower over time." Microsoft claimed that on their technical forum(Windows 7 forum).

    In fact, Windows built-in a lot of services and startup item start with system. So if you want a faster computer, you need to disable some of them first.

    I saw an article before. It descripe how to make your windows faster.
    -------> <a href="http://www.pianoeasy.net/windowsarticle/how_to_speed_up_computer.html">How to speed up computer</a>

    If you still don't know how to disable services safety, Click here to fix <a href="http://www.tweakforxp.com/windows_7_slow.html">Windows SLow</a> by professional tools.

    Any problems? Welcome to discuss with me! Enjoy it !

    -------------------------------------------------------------------
    Keron Chew
    ------- A Computer Technication.

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    0 Votes
    VikasAjitMedhekar

    Follow these solutions to fast-up Windows XP:

    [A] Defrag the Disk:

    1. Click Start | All Programs | Accessories | System Tools | Disk Defragmenter.
    2. Select the drives that you wish to defragment.
    3. Click "Defragment Disks" button.

    Defrag the Registry:

    In RegInOut System Utilities, and click "Defragmenter". Click "Analyze" button to begin scan process. After it is completed, click "Defragment" button.

    [C] Clean Temporary Stuff:

    1. Click Start | All Programs | Accessories | System Tools | Disk CleanUp.
    2. Select a drive and press ENTER.

    [D] Reduce the Services:

    Using RegInOut, click "Services Manager" and then click the button "Optimize Services".

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    shane s

    try defragmenting the hard drive and allso delete unecessary files and folders try cleaning up your desktop delete your internet cookies and personel files and history try running msconfig in the run box and disable unecessary services and programs that take alot of virtual memory

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    Mehul Bhai

    Zombie Alert!!!