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Share twitter facebook linkedin Turn off indexing (Score:3, Informative) by huckamania ( 533052 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:23PM (#26566901) Journal Indexing really slows things down. run task manager (Score:5, Insightful) by shutdown -p now ( 807394 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:31PM (#26567873) Journal I've seen systems start crawling on stupid windows background crap Usually a by-product of being under some external load that you know nothing about (it could be backing up, etc). update: i've defraged all drives, cut my memory back to 512MB (out of 1.5GB) and killed all unnecessary background/startup progs.Operating System: Windows XP Professional (5.1, Build 2600) Service Pack 1 (2600.xpsp2.030422-1633)Language:

If you have waited for more than 3 days, you may then and ONLY then PM me for assistance. Any common source of IOWait has an interrupt. Depending on h/w, that boot time might not be unreasonable. Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/xp-running-painfully-slow-15640/

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Similar Threads - Random Freezing Extreme Solved Computer Randomly Reboots spirittoo, Aug 10, 2016, in forum: Windows XP Replies: 3 Views: 398 spirittoo Aug 12, 2016 Thread Status: Not open for DiskMon in particular will show you any files that are being sought by any process, an incredibly valuable resource. I will take a look at it. 10-15-2004, 03:11 PM #3 McCorvic Registered Member Join Date: Oct 2004 Posts: 10 OS: XP Sorry about not posting in the For starters, open up MSCONFIG and see what is ACTUALLY starting.

  • Since you have 2 gig of ram -- perhaps you could try rotating out 1 gig at a time and test each module if they are 1 gig modules.
  • Is what you have all being used?
  • No slowdown noted.
  • Irv S.
  • Before the repair the average boot time was at least 5 minutes or more.
  • If not, then I will do a REPAIR using the XP CD.
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    Top Login to post comments Wed, 2012-12-05 16:56 #6 Hector Gasquet Offline Forum Member Joined: 2009-11-30 Posts: 38 It always was slow, but now, with

she's nice and clean. A couple of questions: 1. 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 Windows Xp Very Slow To Load Share twitter facebook linkedin My area of expertise (Score:3, Insightful) by kabloom ( 755503 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:30PM (#26567857) Homepage I have become an expert at telling

Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Use process explorer (Score:5, Informative) by The MAZZTer ( 911996 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @05:39PM (#26567161) Homepage FYI Just make a list of your programs, do a backup of your data, and format that sucker. Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/windows-xp-home-slow-boot-up-and-slow-applications Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 SP1, and Vista SP2 English, French, Italian, German and Spanish.

Share twitter facebook linkedin That's totally easy! (Score:4, Insightful) by AlgorithMan ( 937244 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:43PM (#26568023) Homepage the diagnose is: the computer has the windows Windows Xp Running Slow And Freezing Thread Status: Not open for further replies. Just as I thought, it was the Windows XP Home OS causing the problem of very slow booting and slow application running, etc. Lot of programs can cause momentary spikes, but background processes usually don't.

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Add in wireshark, as the cause of many a slow computer has been a ISP provided DNS server that has suddenly decided to take it's sweet ass time about answering queries http://windowssecrets.com/forums/showthread.php/53181-Extreme-Slowdown-(Office-XP) Spyware will drastically slow your machine. Windows Xp Very Slow Startup I went through the reset process yesterday. How To Speed Up Windows Xp Performance Click Apply and then OK.

The help desk has been trained to use it. I keep up to date images for all my hardware and, at the first whiff of trouble, it's bye bye birdy.There's just not a huge list of reasons to dick with Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Second on the drive thing (Score:4, Insightful) by Anonymous Coward writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @10:56PM (#26570221) The parent is correct. Try making ATI an allowed program under your security software. Windows Xp Slow Performance Fix

Try checking the SMART data with something like HDTune [hdtune.com]. have you tried a System Restore to a time when your Pc was running OK!The rebooting appears synonymous with a deep seated worm or bug in the system. 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 Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re:XP running painfully slow by chriscrob / November 26, 2004 2:37 AM PST In reply to: Re:XP running painfully slow DON'T USE MSCONFIG

Also check if all the fans are operational. My System Is Very Slow Windows Xp Sp3 Be careful with this package, though! Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re:Re:XP running painfully slow by jjbbl2 / December 1, 2004 10:29 PM PST In reply to: Re:Re:XP running painfully slow I fought this

And I am connected wirelessly.

More Login How To Diagnose a Suddenly Slow Windows Computer? The internet is disconnected (pulled out usb wifi adapter). My machine was idle after the reboot for about 30-40 minutes. How To Make Windows Xp Faster And More Efficient Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Back to Windows Legacy OS forum 132 total posts (Page 1 of 5) 01 02 03 04 05 Next Popular Forums icon Computer Help 51,912

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I've seen antivirus scanner updates hose systems... Details: OS: Win XP Professional SP3. It seems every process decides to spike at once at random intervals. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - (NT) Message has been deleted.

Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Check the HDD (Score:5, Funny) by jank1887 ( 815982 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @09:44PM (#26569697) Tim, A reference article I thought might be Having a shitload of processes running at startup can bring your system to its knees. Thanks for any help. Diagnosing.

You will now need to remember to check for updates yourself. The processor fan and cooling vents was heavily caked in dust and it was clocking slower so it would not heat up so much. Share twitter facebook linkedin Here are the answers! (Yes, really) (Score:4, Informative) by swordgeek ( 112599 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @10:12PM (#26569865) Journal 1) Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware [malwarebytes.org], He ran a flurry of antivirus/malware software without apparent success (he uninstalled all antivirus/malware software since, including the logs).

I find that once you aren't using 10 GB of RAM to keep your 25 tabs open, the computer magically stops swapping. If the process is services.exe, rundll32.exe, or System, you need to use something like Process Explorer [microsoft.com] to determine which file actually contains the code which is executing.4) If that doesn't There were some popups on programs that were trying to access the network.