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I hate it and have thought about blowint it up. Learn More. For the last 1-2 years motherboard manufacturers have gone back to using reliable capacitors. Have had same problems. have a peek at these guys

marks and if their are any please tell us what they are? I am really frustrated and confused Plz help update: Forgot to mention - I performed check disk on all partitions and there is no problem in them. and since there's no search option here, stuff tends to get left behind.i've come at this from every angle and i think i'm just missing something obvious. Is this only a Dell issue? http://www.techsupportforum.com/forums/f10/extremely-slow-windows-installation-167948.html

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But now, please, wait... 16 Nov 2009, 20:34 zaph1 Joined: 24 Oct 2009, 16:30Posts: 5 Re: slow Yes, I understand. If all the pieces are brand new then they're still under warranty and you won't have to pay one penny to get a failing one replaced. Disconnect / reconnect harnesses from CD drive to mobo and HD to mobo.

If you want to test it then remove your internet connection and turn all startup programs including AVG and anything else not essential to windows off then reboot and see if The fact that the system ran decent on a fresh wipe rules out a lot of things like amount of memory, viruses, and bloatware installed (assuming no new garbage was installed Thanks in advance =) Lena Oh, also, once I finally manage to get the task manager open to see how much of the CPU is being used, it never goes above Windows Xp Running Slow And Freezing No, create an account now.

by Rick Beach / March 16, 2004 3:40 AM PST In reply to: ''The extent is huge''? How To Speed Up Windows Xp Performance If we don't learn from history, we are doomed to repeat it... :whiste: #23 Charlie98, Feb 11, 2013 C1 Golden Member Joined: Feb 21, 2008 Messages: 1,959 Likes Received: 8 Also, i switched out the sata cable to the dvd burner. https://www.cnet.com/forums/discussions/xp-running-painfully-slow-15640/ Try swapping the cables and controllers and see how it goes.

Specs: Motherboard: Gigabyte ep43-ds3 Chip: Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 2.4 ghz 8mb cache 1066 FSB Graphics: MSI NVidia N9600GT 512mB HDD: Western Digital 640gb 7200 SATA RAM: Kingston 2x2GB Can Windows Xp Very Slow To Load I've done this numerous times & the same thing happens. Back to top #16 Zeraan Members 317 Posted 11 January 2006 - 09:49 AM What does the power capacitors look like? Back to top #13 Jarrod1937 Members 522 Posted 10 January 2006 - 04:29 AM in reply to kallisti,"Checked the connections (even swapping them so that hard drive is secondary IDE

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Pay for shipping and they're yours. Post your logs there and not here ! Windows Xp Very Slow Performance Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - XP running painfully slow by dawillie / March 20, 2004 5:02 AM PST In reply to: Re:Re:XP running painfully slow wierd thing is, Windows Xp Very Slow Startup In fact you'll even thank yourself you've done that when you'll have a working XP installation since that setting allows you to keep your system files on a small partition on

Desktop: Lian-Li Case A64 3500+ 90nm 4x512 MB Kingston HyperX DDR500 2X 10,000 RPM SATA WD Raptors Raid 0 2X 6800 GT's (SLI) 600W Enermax 21" G220fb Viewsonic Soundblaster Audigy 2 More about the author Once you turn off the automatic updates you will need to check for updates by looking at the program listing at the start menu, near the top of the popup program solved Very slow boot after installing a new 2TB HDD More resources Tom's Hardware Around the World Tom's Hardware Around the World Denmark Norway Finland Russia France Turkey Germany UK Italy Could it be the motherboard? Windows Xp Slow Performance Fix

Then recheck all the cables and test your CD drive in another computer/swap it with another CD drive. Works for me everytime. 0Votes Share Flag Collapse - CPU switch to normal worked by janzer158 · 9 years ago In reply to There IS a fix for slow X ... Reset BIOS to factory default settings. check my blog the fans keep running and it just pops off and reboots.

I really find Wintoflash useful but not with XP.... My System Is Very Slow Windows Xp Sp3 I am now wondering if what you say is true - seems like after a windows download for security fix - the machine runs slower. menu pops up).

If it's a copy, make another one using a different kind of CDR.

Check for dirt, scratches, fingerprints on the installation disc. Any more suggestions as to what I can do? by Cursorcowboy / March 14, 2004 10:12 PM PST In reply to: XP running painfully slow killed all unnecessary background/startup progs.1. "System Services for the Windows Server 2003 Family and Windows How To Make Windows Xp Faster And More Efficient My Dell slowed down some after that.

It seemed like a memory thing to me, but... Back to top #5 Zeraan Members 317 Posted 08 January 2006 - 03:30 PM After 24 hours, it finally finished copying the setup files, then a BSOD...I checked the connection, JSS3rd, #2 Log in or Sign up to hide this advert. 2010/06/05 one2busy Inactive Joined: 2009/08/02 Messages: 1 Likes Received: 0 Trophy Points: 76 Computer Experience: Experienced I agree news Other threads that I have found state the need to load the proper SATA driver. 16 Nov 2009, 21:08 Support Support team Joined: 04 Jul 2009, 11:00Posts: 1361 Re: slow drivers

But this also didnt solve my problem, though the speed increased lightly. Most files take 3 seconds to copy, and there are thousands of files to copy. All rights reserved. Install Avast and you should be good to go. #6 bruceb, Jan 29, 2013 Charlie98 Diamond Member Joined: Nov 6, 2011 Messages: 5,881 Likes Received: 3 bruceb said: ↑ I

If you don't like the stock appearance of Google Home, here are two quick and easy ways to make it truly yours. Reset Post Submit Post Hardware Forums Desktop · 24,975 discussions Laptops · 2,483 discussions Hardware · 18,796 discussions Networks · 41,257 discussions Storage · 1,987 discussions Peripheral · 2,045 discussions Latest Posting system specs 07-16-2007, 08:42 PM #13 justpassingby TSF Team EmeritusModerator, Microsoft Support Join Date: Mar 2007 Location: Belgium Posts: 6,641 OS: XP Home SP3 / Ubuntu Back to top #12 Kim Jong Il Members 264 Posted 10 January 2006 - 04:23 AM Do different random CD-ROMs work?If not, you may have the same problem I had.

If the battery is 6 years old, or older, replace with fresh battery. 3. I wonder what's up with that and if there is another way around it as I still want the security patch. Start\Control panel\Performance and maintenance\System\Automatic updates. Now, less than a week later, he brings it back saying that it is extremely slow.

Machine has enough memory (at least half gig, maybe more) that it wasn't sluggish when I first did the fresh XP install. not sure if the ram was bad or the mobo connectors 3 & 4 are flaky or what. Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? And yes Matt, I do install all the drivers first.