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  • Deb Shinder // November 19, 2010, 2:38 AM PST

    Troubleshoot PC system slowdowns with a 10-point plan

    When PC performance slows to a crawl, a systematic troubleshooting plan will help you zero in on the cause. Deb Shinder runs through likely culprits and describes steps you can tak...

  • Deb Shinder // September 27, 2010, 1:16 AM PST

    10 tips for troubleshooting PC system slowdowns

    When PC performance slows to a crawl, a systematic troubleshooting plan will help you zero in on the cause. Deb Shinder runs through likely culprits and describes steps you can tak...

  • Alan Norton // June 17, 2009, 2:03 AM PST

    Use Reverse Integration to slipstream Windows Vista SP1 and SP2

    Having a Windows Vista install DVD with the latest service packs can be very helpful - especially if you reinstall Windows more than a couple of times a year or if you have to depl...

  • TechRepublic Staff // November 3, 2008, 10:11 AM PST

    A couple of checks

    How long since the PC had a cleanup. I would give the inside of the case a blowout with compressed air. When blowing air through the fans make sure that you physically stop them f...

  • TechRepublic Staff // June 23, 2008, 5:19 AM PST

    OK, here are some more ideas for you

    The 3 most important reasons for poor performance despite capable hardware are: 1) Antivirus software 2) Windows services 3) Background processes Antivirus applications are notor...

  • TechRepublic Staff // July 24, 2005, 7:24 AM PST

    More Depth...

    ***EDIT Reading this ongoing discussion it appears that "Maintenance" my be the wrong term for some of these procedures. Below is an updated checklist. --------------------------...

  • TechRepublic Staff // March 27, 2005, 10:08 AM PST

    Here's a Few

    To some extent, necessary utilities will depend on your focus. I mainly deal with personal PCs and small (make that very small) networks. Here are ones I use frequently. Built i...

  • TechRepublic Staff // November 26, 2004, 7:39 AM PST

    I would run the Start-windows update to make sure that you have the newest updates. In addition Cleanup the startup stuff. In win98/Win ME/Win XP - Do a Start - Run - msconfig, ...

  • TechRepublic Staff // March 3, 2003, 10:05 PM PST

    Norton SpeedDisk problems

    Reboot the machine, upon restart press and hold Ctrl key until you get the Windows boot menu>Choose "Safe Mode". Alternate method; Start>Run>type; msconfig>Enter. When the window o...

  • TechRepublic Staff // March 1, 2003, 9:15 PM PST

    disk cleanup

    Some parts of Anti-Virus programs are started from the legacy Windows system files. Autoexec.bat Config.sys MSDOS.sys System.ini Win.ini If you are running W98, Me, or XP you have...