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 My Dell slowed down some after that. I have looked at the "performance" and the memory - pages/sec is at an average of 95 percent or greater; even at idle state. The Indexing service however speeds up and improves file searches by maintaining an index of the files that are on the hard drive but can be safely deleted. http://batteryuniveristy.com/windows-xp/how-to-fix-super-slow-windows-xp.php
Depending on h/w, that boot time might not be unreasonable. Shut down all applications before making changes. Start the disk defragmentation from the System Tools menu available in the Accessories menu from the Start menu. When you know you don't have many and or have ram enough installed I certainly see no problem in disabling the pagefile. http://www.howtogeek.com/forum/topic/windows-xp-home-slow-boot-up-and-slow-applications
Remember that, the side effect is that launching individual applications once Windows has loaded will now be slightly slower. Who is right? more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed Eli the Computer Guy 809,439 views 1:14:08 How To Make Your PC Run Faster (3 Easy Steps) - Duration: 7:14.
For permitted use and specific warranties associated with the software, hardware, and peripherals, please contact the relevant third party. 24/7 Techies is not responsible for third party content provided on or about 5 minutes extra to fully boot. You need to do a sector-by-sector copy of the disk (not file/folder copy) to duplicate the disk. Windows Xp Slow Startup After Login But it was the widely used operating system whole over the world.
Now, after the repair, it's back to "normal" (if there is such a thing) with a boot time average of approximately 1 to 1-1/2 minutes and, no application sluggishness. Windows Xp Fast Boot Also make sure your computer's specs aren't too low (some new applications require better hardware that old computers lack). Browse/Backup Files from EasyRE You now have access to your files. http://www.wikihow.com/Make-Windows-XP-Startup-Faster FOR NOW...i've got another problem that's making me nervous.it's rebooting randomly (ok, prolly not random, but seems that way).
Forum Moderator Click here for ZA Support Monday-Saturday__ 24x6 Closed Sundays and Holidays PST October 15th, 2013 #4 carsten888 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Junior Member Join Date Oct Windows Xp Slow Performance Fix TOLL FREE 1-866-461-6093 Eddie Doyle 24/7 Techies came to my rescue and sorted out my PC and left it like new. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re:Re:XP running painfully slow by BoMan47 / November 28, 2004 12:13 AM PST In reply to: Re:Re:XP running painfully slow Spyware is insidious When installing any new software, choose not to add the program to the startup folder.
That is - a full surface non-destructive read-write test.
Saved lot of time and money. Windows Xp Very Slow Startup click the Advanced Tab and then the first Settings under Performance click the second Advanced Tab what shows up for Virual Memory? Windows Xp Takes Long Time To Start and this is REALLY detracting from my productivity.
I don't need all the apps and stuff. The booting time is still the same annoying 5 to 7 minutes of waiting each time before I can use the PC. that is untill I connect to the Net. Source For starters, open up MSCONFIG and see what is ACTUALLY starting.
Happy to be working with them so effectively. Windows Xp Slow Startup And Shutdown by R. I got rid of AOL 6 years ago for the same thing. (PP&M tune) "When will they ever learn." ooo---ooo IF anyone has a fix, PLEASE send me info fvm(at)usa.com Flag
Might help find one that take a long time. Provided it can be read at all, of course. Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Norton AntiVirus by Bob2mol / October 20, 2008 8:12 AM PDT In reply to: Re:Re:XP running painfully slow I was going to the Windows Xp Slow Startup Black Screen It's defrags about half of it and says I can't defrag the rest of it.
Open msconfig (Windows+R) see the start-up option, uncheck all of it then go to services tab, check "Hide all Microsoft services" then uncheck all of them then apply-ok restart your PC. Sep 30, 2011 #11 jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,287 +616 It would appear that the lion's share of the time is getting to the desktop. FOLLOW US Twitter Facebook Google+ RSS Feed Disclaimer: Most of the pages on the internet include affiliate links, including some on this site. http://batteryuniveristy.com/windows-xp/how-to-fix-windows-xp-slow-to-respond.php 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
These days "customer service" is something that sets any company apart from others. Usually it is spy ware that's hogging cpu usuage. October 15th, 2013 #2 fax View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Guru Join Date Nov 2004 Location localhost Posts 17,994 Re: So slow on startup windows XP. Go to the boot tab.
My CPU indicated 100% use most of the time. Here's the procedure.http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/hwdev/tech/storage/IDE-DMA.mspxAfter that, you can run HIJACKTHIS (after you reboot and don't have ANYTHING extra running) and share the log file.Bob Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Re:Did Uncheck the programs which you don’t wish to launch while booting.