The stuttering persisted, so I ruled McAfee out.Since the weekend I’ve run Disk Defrag and the Windows program to delete unnecessary programs, etc. Go with Seagate. Overclock.net is powered by Fandom Games |FAQ|Support|Privacy|ToS|DMCA|Site Map Log in or Sign up Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Computer problem? also try windows inspector its a free ware program lets u see more in to what is running in the process.
this is what i use works great speed up xp too. If not, I’ll tell her to sell her soul for a new laptop REBORN (13 items) CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAMAMD 1055T 6-CoreAsus M4A87TDATi 6950Kingston HyperX 8GB DDR3 1600Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor1TB Barracuda I’ve lost count of how many times it was what an owner wanted it not to be.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse – Sluggish Performance by mvprofit / April I also clean them (read http://forums.cnet.com/5208-19681_102-0.html?messageID=3196452&tag=forums06;posts#3196452 )At 4.5 years you should be getting close to that fifth cleaning. %livelink1%
By changing your virtual memory, your giving programs more breathing room while operating. – You can also make your windows boot faster. * Click Start, then Run. Simply rebooting beforehand didn’t yield this much performance difference. This is a list of all the programs that startup when you logon to your computer. Just posted the facts, that’s all.Nice last name, by the way.
by mvprofit / April 28, 2010 11:47 AM PDT In reply to: 104 F. replace xx with tt hxxp://www.notebookforums.com/showthread.php?t=80879&highlight=pinmod hxxp://www.notebookforums.com/showthread.php?t=114523&highlight=pinmod My System (13 items) CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAMOpteron [email protected] A8N-SLI SEPNY 8800GT 512mbOCZ PC3700 2GB 512X4Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitorST3250310ASLG 20X DVDRW dualdual boot XP Pro/Vista Ultimate17″ go with Malwarebyte Antimalware Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse – Two remarks: by Kees_B Forum moderator / October 10, 2015 6:51 AM PDT In reply to: McAfee ? 1. It’s rather unlikely the OP still has this XP machine, and more unlikely he hasn’t solved it in the mean time, and very unlikely he’ll come back and read your suggested
Reply Reply post #7 of 11 3/23/08 at 9:06pm gibsonnova74 Joined: Sep 2007 Posts: 7,208 Rep: 257 (Unique: 180) Trader Rating: 68 Select All Posts Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads Useful Searches Recent Posts More… Defrag the hard drive if you haven’t done that. %livelink2% I’ve downloaded the Dell Inspiron Precision Fan Control application recommended above.
reboot your computer and you should notice a difference. 07-12-2008, 12:09 PM #3 whiskfern Registered Member Join Date: Jul 2008 Posts: 1 OS: Windows XP Thank you so by R. Loading… The program is telling me that my CPU’s temp right now is 125 degrees, while my GPU is 118.
For instance, I realize any background running process whose publisher is Microsoft is likely to be needed and should be left checked. %livelink3% After it’s done, restart the computer. ———————————————————– flavallee, Sep 8, 2012 #3 Kilroy93257 Thread Starter Joined: Sep 7, 2012 Messages: 4 Computer properties System Microfoft Windows XP Professional Version 2002 Using everyone’s suggestions, I was able to get this laptop running much smoother. You can easily uncheck things that may be culprits of slowing down the system. 0 Message Active 1 day ago Author Comment by:GMartin ID: 224102992008-09-06 Hi
A small amount of dust bunnies inside can really hinder cooling. Click “Do a system scan and save a log file”. Watching 720p HD videos is no longer an option. Short URL to this thread: https://techguy.org/1068126 Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?
Just a long list of things that take seconds to work and I more to the next thing.But as I see it we haven’t got the simple DMA item off the MY new PC is a laptop and I love it. It details specs and has nice pictures of the case.
Only thing you need starting is ctfmon.exe.
Haven’t noticed any difference, thus I am here.I’m planning on running McAfee to scan for viruses next, and am hoping for a fix.To sum up: my laptop is experiencing performance issues www.processlibrary.comis one you can trust. There’s a simple DMA flip that I do without looking to see what mode the IDE channel is in. I have NEVER had a Seagate drive fail on me, even so much as giving me one iota of a problem.
From here we can disable services we dont use, thus increasing the speed of the computer. I’m hopeful that either the program yielded these results somehow or that my computer just started working better suddenly.Performance isn’t perfect, it still stutters noticeably. If you add RAM, make sure to change the default page file settings to “System Managed” – most Dells ship with a fixed size page file setting that will be too Here are some details about the machine: Windows XP home – SP2 + all the updates. 15.4″ WSXGA+ LCD 80536 – Pentium M 60GB HD – hmmm…
Password vs. My computer runs okay at idle, however when I open a program like IE or iTunes I notice my CPU usage spikes considerably. I never saw any reference to PIO mode. Good luck.
Their drives work well in desktops and laptops. As for other ways to speed up a computer. – Get ATFCleaner, Its like CCleaner but does a few different tasks, and it cleans out a few other areas CCleaner misses. The diagnostic was from the manufacturer of the drive, but it’s possible that it just didn’t pick up any errors. Let me know what you think.
Could it be from the McAfee update?