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Try running chkdsk /r to start with. Thanks for the help guys. I had upgraded to Norton 2009 last week, and in retrospect, that is when the trouble began. One test you could do would be disconnect the internet, disable all anti-malware in such a way as to prevent anything running as soon as you boot up, and see if http://recupsoft.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-slow-performance-fix.html

Oct 6, 2011 #20 gbhall TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,425 +77 You will possibly find SATA is not supported by your board - it is a little squarish connector. Had Huntbar, detected and cleaned by Norton's AV '05, cleaned some more out with spybot; then ran Symantec's Huntbar removal tool--3 more files and four running processes were detected and removed! Indexing for Windows XP is about the same and can be turned off. What age limit is appropriate for using tools (such as screwdrivers, hacksaw, drill etc)?

Windows Xp Very Slow Performance

Does "Disk Operating System" imply that there was a "non-disk" Operating System? 240v Outlet with 120v and 215v - How? TechSpot Account Sign up for free, it takes 30 seconds. I ran Kasperaky rootkit scanner and nothing came up. Who is right?

It takes 5 to 7 minutes for the PC to become operative, before I can open anything. A few minutes later, sadly, the problem occurred again. After that is done watch out for that !#@!%$ message that pops up asking if you wish to use automatic updates (it is going to come with almost every startup)and just Windows Xp Fast Boot or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

If you are swapping, other stuff isn't unreasonable too. Privacy Policy Rules · Help Advertise | About Us | User Agreement | Privacy Policy | Sitemap | Chat | RSS Feeds | Contact Us Tech Support Forums | Virus Removal I the past 3-5 days now my Windows XP Home sp3 has slowed "WAY" down. http://www.techspot.com/community/topics/horribly-slow-boot-time-on-xp-professional-no-viruses-good-maintenance.171426/ I haven't heard from you in 5 days.

I don't need all the apps and stuff. Windows Xp Slow Startup Black Screen This is my first time to ever post on a forum, so please tell me any other information you need or what you would like for me to try. -cheers Maybe a REPAIR or clean install will help resolve the issue. I clean the computer regularly using CCleaner, so when I ran the windows cleaner there was nothing to clean.

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  2. nothing detected.
  3. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re:XP running painfully slow by Papa Echo / March 14, 2004 9:58 PM PST In reply to: XP running painfully slow Try the
  4. XP SP3 - Sudden slow startup, iexplorer.exe process constantly spawns.
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  6. Another 5 for Windows to load.

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What do I do? https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/531745/xp-sp3-sudden-slow-startup-iexplorerexe-process-constantly-spawns/ I haven't added any new programs or otherwise changed anything. Windows Xp Very Slow Performance Start the disk defragmentation from the System Tools menu available in the Accessories menu from the Start menu. Windows Xp Takes Long Time To Start Remember Find Fast which everybody has been turning off because it's simply a system drain?

All rights reserved. click site You could get SOLUTO and install it and see the boot times for the various applications and services that get started. All of a sudden XP started up 4 to 5 times slower. The problem seemed to be in System Services, because when I omitted only it from the startup sequence, the icons came up with the background like they used to. Windows Xp Very Slow To Load

nope. Used pagedefrag, seemed nothing was fragmented becuase it zipped through it VERY quickly. Malwarebtyes Anti-Malware 2. news EditRelated wikiHows How to Use Windows XP How to Tune up Your Windows XP PC How to Do a Windows XP "Repair Install" How to Alter Startup Programs in Windows XP

At one point I even set the page file to be read off of a USB Flash Drive (since USB is faster than IDE) which had no avail. Windows Xp Slow Startup And Shutdown I suspect that there is a problem in the Windows OS itself. Have you changed A/V software?

I noticed e-mail being sent, would hang up when the AV was checking it outgoing.

I haven't seen anything out of the ordinary under the processes tab, As I've stated before, I have done many virus scans before, including scans you can do online, and nothing Every once in a while if the processor runs high, the sound will stop 1-2 times a second. TechSpot is a registered trademark. Windows Xp Slow Performance Fix This can be changed, make it 4 seconds. (Note: if you have more than one operating system, this means the wait time to startup to the highlighted Operating System is longer.

Let's deal with that first. --------------------------------------------------------------- Click Start - Run, type in MSCONFIG and then click OK - "Startup" tab. It only is a problem when you use applications that can exceed the mounted ram space or have many programs running at once. petef, Oct 31, 2008 #1 Sponsor flavallee Frank Trusted Advisor Joined: May 12, 2002 Messages: 72,446 Download and install HijackThis 2.0.2 from here, run a scan with it, then post http://recupsoft.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-very-slow-startup.html If I understand everthing I have read, (most single PC home users could "disable " this unneeded service,and still have access to the internet and there e-mail,etc.

I just did a wipe and restore via Acronis. http://www.updatexp.com/scannow-sfc.html Reports: · Posted 5 years ago Top ispalten Posts: 6259 This post has been reported. However, there is no way for anybody else to know just what is installed on somebody else's computer and whether a service should or should not be used -- it's anybody's AdwCleaner - Logs available 4.