Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Second on the drive thing (Score:5, Informative) by g0es ( 614709 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:41PM (#26567187) But rather than just checking SMART, Black Viper Service Configuration Tips http://www.blackviper.com/WinXP/servicecfg.htm Configuring Services http://snakefoot.fateback.com/tweak/winnt/services.html Task List Programs http://www.answersthatwork.com/Tasklist_pages/tasklist.htm Processes in Windows NT/2000/XP http://www.reger24.de/prozesse/There are also applications that AREN'T services that startup when you startup the computer/logon. AvoidErrors 432.111 visualizaciones 5:42 Repair or Replace Boot.ini in Windows XP - Duración: 2:10. Look through all the applications and processes that are running on your PC and see if any are consuming unusual amounts of the CPU and other resources. http://resolutemediagroup.com/windows-xp/xp-running-slowwwwwwwww.html
Two methods of increasing performance are given in this article. Services are Windows processes which essentially run Windows. Unfortunately, the Disk Cleanup may not delete every file in the temp directory. Used TweakUI to speed up menus and the likes? https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/xp-running-painfully-slow-15640/
Now switch to the Advanced tab of the new dialog box that opens and click on '"Change" under Virtual Memory. Upgrade Windows. Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Several steps to fix the problem (Score:4, Funny) by Anonymous Cowbell ( 1456535 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:13PM (#26566693) install Linux does it ESRepair 60.121 visualizaciones 58:08 Making computer faster by upgrading virtual RAM - Duración: 8:04.
Also, check you AV and Spyware settings and think about turning off any real-time file monitoring. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Excellent advise by Maridifer2000 / May 7, 2006 7:42 AM PDT In reply to: Re:XP running painfully slow after struggling for days trying Click Start, then click Control Panel. Windows Xp Very Slow To Load Why?
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re:XP running painfully slow by the q--2008 / March 14, 2004 10:45 PM PST In reply to: XP running painfully slow try cutting http://www.microsoft.com/athome/security/viruses/fwbenefits.mspxYou should, in some way, use a firewall. Windows 2000 & 2003: The built-in defragger is not started automatically. navigate here A crappy one might grab a ton of cycles for a minute, but most of them are less intrusive.Everything spiking at once sounds like that stupid "System Restore" process, or maybe
is it CPU or disk activity or memory or what? My System Is Very Slow Windows Xp Sp3 Typically, most users will need to be sure to copy these files: Documents created using applications such as Microsoft Word or similar office suite programs Bookmarks/Favorites from your Internet browser Fonts Has anyone ever successfully diagnosed this kind of issue?" And whether such a problem is related to malware or not, what steps would you take next? mo cali 395.300 visualizaciones 3:13 Speed up ANY Computer/Laptop by 200% - Windows 7/8/Vista/XP (HD) - Duración: 11:14.
Turn off AeroWindows 7 and Vista use a technology called Aero to improve the esthetic look of the screen. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/117820-45-windows-running-slow-figure Black Viper's site states to leave it running, in automatic mode. How To Speed Up Windows Xp Performance and since there's no search option here, stuff tends to get left behind.i've come at this from every angle and i think i'm just missing something obvious. Windows Xp Very Slow Startup I knew there was something "taking" over my computer because it would take at least 30-60 minutes to boot up from a cold start.
Make sure your computer case is clean and fans are not obstructed. http://resolutemediagroup.com/windows-xp/xp-running-slow.html Free and paid tools are available, such as CCleaner or Tuneup Utilities. Your goal is to remove as many of the programs as possible. Share twitter facebook linkedin System Idle Process (Score:4, Funny) by camperdave ( 969942 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:56PM (#26567421) Journal Whenever I see this happen, I fire up How To Make Windows Xp Faster And More Efficient
Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re:Re:Did you turn off DMA... One big autoloader--or a lot of little ones--can slow the PC down. Remember Find Fast which everybody has been turning off because it's simply a system drain? this content the ram is new and everything else got a clean bill of health from a tech buddy of mine.
Start here, pull up your task manager and look under the processes tab, look under cpu category and find what process has a higher cpu usage (don't run any programs when How To Make Windows Xp Run Faster Do less multitaskingThe more programs you run, the slower they will all be. Again the symptom is - mystery hang up for a few ten seconds, then it went good (either retry success) or some application crashed (I/O error and HDD give up).
For example, for Microsoft Office you should visit: Microsoft Office Updates http://office.microsoft.com/ (and select 'Check for Updates' and/or 'Downloads' for more)You also have hardware on your machine that requires drivers to And not just for a second or two of lag, but well over a minute of completely refusing to respond. I loaded XP 6 times now and it runs fine... How To Speed Up Windows Xp Sp3 You wouldn't notice it running.
To stop unnecessary programs from starting at boot-up: Go to Start -> Run..., then type in "msconfig", click "GO" then go to the "Startup" tab. Other helpful ideas: - Disable system restore before you do anything...irritating spyware and virii can hide here and restore themselves - Download and run X-Ray PC [x-raypc.com] (freeware) and run an Click the Processes tab, then the CPU column header. have a peek at these guys Share twitter facebook linkedin Injected DLLs? (Score:3, Informative) by The MAZZTer ( 911996 ) writes:
Clearing the prefetch cache is only really useful to rid yourself of extra unnecessary files when you uninstall programs as Windows will simply rebuild the directory. im baffeled. Best to make the slipstreamed version with SP2 or SP3 whatever you are using on it first. Tips Most changes take place after you reboot.
And if my PC is clogged up, what is the point of Norton Symantec? Don't under-estimate the powers of spyware. Remove or disable any TSRs and startup programs that automatically start each time the computer boots. The desktop is a system folder, and everthing on it is pre-loaded into memory.
It's the sort of thing you boot from CD and let run for a few hours, but it is the way to go. However, you may feel otherwise. Re:Simplest answer (Score:5, Insightful) by bluefoxlucid ( 723572 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:15PM (#26567659) Journal If you've got everything backed up, that should be the quickest option. (Versus Go to the Advanced tab.
If the C: drive is full enough, fragmentation can dramatically mess up performance in a very short time. JCGHAIRESTILO 55.555 visualizaciones 3:41 how to get into windows XP computers without the password - Duración: 2:21. That's why companies invest heavily in ETL or data integration tools during such mission-critical Big Data projects. I wonder what's up with that and if there is another way around it as I still want the security patch.
Share twitter facebook linkedin Check heatsinks and fans (Score:3, Informative) by Anonymous Coward writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:24PM (#26566905) Check the reported hardware (CPU...) temperatures, run the SMART tests http://www.google.com/ (How-to: http://www.google.com/intl/en/help/basics.html )Now, let's go through some maintenance first that should only have to bedone once (mostly):Tip (1):Locate all of the software you have installed on your computer.(the installation media In Microsoft Configuration Utility, click the Boot tab and check No GUI boot. 4 Speed up browsing in Windows Explorer.