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Thread: Major Slowdown

  1. #1
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    Apr 2003
    hi guys, After defragging my windows hd with diskeeper, I have noticed that my windows takes a lot longet than usual to boot up. I ran a virus checks, no viruses, ad-aware check- no spyware/adware Why does my comp freeze sometimes @boot up and is slow when I boot?

    btw, it is windows me

    so what could be causing the slowdown?

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  3. Software & Hardware   -   #2
    zapjb's Avatar Computer Abuser BT Rep: +3
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    Nov 2002
    Well first it's Windows ME. No but seriously it's Windows ME, M$ worst OS ever.

    Second is that version of DisKeeper Compatable with ME?

    Third get ahold of PerfectDisk or O&O Defrag imho either of which are better. GL.

  4. Software & Hardware   -   #3
    peat moss's Avatar Software Farmer BT Rep: +15BT Rep +15BT Rep +15
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    May 2003
    Delta B.C. Canada
    What do you have running at start up?

  5. Software & Hardware   -   #4
    maybe check windows update and as was posted see what starts up a/v and stuff slows things down

  6. Software & Hardware   -   #5
    Get Linux.

  7. Software & Hardware   -   #6
    clocker's Avatar Shovel Ready
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    Mar 2003
    Go to your TaskManager and see what is loading with Windows.

    Do yourself a favor and upgrade your OS.

    I just weened my sister off ME and onto XP Pro and she is delighted.
    "I am the one who knocks."- Heisenberg

  8. Software & Hardware   -   #7
    Storm's Avatar Poster BT Rep: +3
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    Apr 2003
    crazy skiing monkey
    Originally posted by clocker@7 April 2004 - 07:20
    Do yourself a favor and upgrade your OS.
    or @ least "downgrade" to 98 SE
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  9. Software & Hardware   -   #8
    Plain and simple, like everyone said, it is going to be ME, get off of it and go to 98SE or XP Pro if the computer can handle it.


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