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xp running slow problems

By lmsnastygrl ·
xp started running really slow after i installed yahoo site builder it worked great for a while then one day i couldnt open site builder from desk top or start menu tried installing java update and it wouldnt go thru. i removed my site builder and tried reinstalling it and it wouldn't go thru either. now pages take for ever to load what can i do to fix this pleae help and thank you in advance linda

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by shuja52 In reply to xp running slow problems

Download xcleaner from and clean everthing

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by g.einarsson In reply to xp running slow problems

free adaware is really good if you learn how to use it and update manually

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by entawanabi In reply to xp running slow problems

LIKELY: you have not accoutted for the amount of computer time needed to support Yahoo residents as well as the XP residents and then the things you are doing.

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by Neil Cotton In reply to xp running slow problems

"Lavasoft Ad-aware"

"Spybot - Search and Destroy"

and HijackThis Spy Sweeper -

and goto
and run the online virus scan.

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by Pendal1 In reply to xp running slow problems

If you say the program is completely uninstalled, then I would delete all of my cookies and temporary internet files. Something may be hiding out in those areas. Next, as has been indicated, make sure your virus protection is current and then scan for spyware or adware. Adware and Spybot are easy and simple to use. You could also try registry first aid which is a good tool to scan and clean the registry of unwanted items.

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by HAL 9000 Moderator In reply to xp running slow problems

Just remember to run all scans in Safe Mode to pickup and remove any infections that you have picked up.

As not all the applications are loaded in Safe Mode things will run faster and you'll not be bothered by an excessive usage on your system resources.


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by jimm78i In reply to xp running slow problems

Use registry mechanic. it can help solve your problem. It also can improve your computer performance.
another thing maybe your running services is to many, try disable some of the service.

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by lmsnastygrl In reply to xp running slow problems

ive tried downloading java update and it says i must verify that it is a valid windows application and wont download please help wuld it be better if i just reformatted it and start fresh ty in advance i dont know what i would do without you guys linda

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by gene/od In reply to xp running slow problems

run check disk and defrag as well. typically a badly fragmented hard drive will slow your system down.

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