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zroboy
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Why is my computer running SO SLOW

Here is what I have done.
I keep it defragged
I have run a startup inspector and found nothing out of place.
I run an up to date ZoneAlarm antivirus
I run spywareblaster
I run spybot
 
Still, it runs slow. I am talking about clicking on an icon and it taking much longer than it used to for the program to start up. It takes longer to scan. It takes longer to print. It takes longer to do everything.
 
Does this sound like a virus or do I have a mechanical problem? If so, any idea where I can go for advice? When I google I just find sites that suggest what I already do.
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Bugbatter
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Re: Why is my computer running SO SLOW

 

Please refer to this article for tips on troubleshooting a slow computer: http://en.community.dell.com/wikis/spyware_virus/computer-and-browser-slowness-malware.aspx

If you have tried all that and you still have a problem with slowness, it might be good to post a log.

Logs are read on the Malware Removal Forum.

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joe53
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Re: Why is my computer running SO SLOW

These links might help:

Slow Computer? Use this troubleshooting checklist

Help! My computer is slow!

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NonitoAV
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Re: Why is my computer running SO SLOW

I'm not sure if pc health advisor can help you, but try to refer them. I am too had problem like this before and I just refer to pc health advisor, they have step given to help your pc speed.

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Bugbatter
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Re: Why is my computer running SO SLOW

The vendor for PC Health Advisor is ParetoLogic.

My Web Of Trust security does not give the vendor site such a good rating: http://www.mywot.com/en/scorecard/www.paretologic.com


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