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Moral: spyware is getting smarter.I repair and service computers; have seen machines brought to their knees to the extent that control panel takes 25 seconds to load! I wonder since this was posted two years ago if new light has come to this? Please don't view these next comments as negative - they are not intended to be negative... >> some really super man malware that my avg, spybot sd, adaware >> scanners arent The difference between Linux and Windows is not that Linux doesn't slow to a crawl on occasion. navigate to this website

Advertisement Tech Support Guy Home Forums > Operating Systems > Windows XP > Home Forums Forums Quick Links Search Forums Recent Posts Members Members Quick Links Notable Members Current Visitors Recent lfcate, Aug 17, 2002 #9 wedor Joined: Nov 7, 1999 Messages: 4,504 Good to hear you got it fixed, I need to tackle one of these myself soon, I have a Cleaning and lubing the tracks will be one of the first things I do. You can always add it back.I once looked at a coworkers system and he had processes starting up at runtime that were called, I kid you not, A, B and blank https://forums.techguy.org/threads/windows-2000-super-slow.91487/

Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Defrag? (Score:5, Funny) by jayhawk88 ( 160512 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:31PM (#26567019) Perhaps the hard drive is using an Infinitely Improbable If that doesn't help, I don't know what else to tell you.... Has anyone ever successfully diagnosed this kind of issue?" And whether such a problem is related to malware or not, what steps would you take next? 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

Now, still its gotta get past my spyware blaster, spyware guard (sg), and newly added my advanced windows care. The machine does act as if it is very short on RAM, but what I see in Task Manager doesn't seem to support that. Indexing service? I show clean on spyware scans and anti virus scans.

Then went to HP document at http://www.hp.com/cposupport/multifunction/support_doc/bpu03104.html From that doc I checked parallel port settings, and from the Port Settings tab, changed from "Never use an interrupt" to "Use any interrupt So there's no freaking reason for the whole OS to just twiddle its thumbs and wait. Ghost the machine, move on to genuinely interesting problems. http://www.tomshardware.com/answers/id-3263502/super-slow-nx6325.html I keep up to date images for all my hardware and, at the first whiff of trouble, it's bye bye birdy.There's just not a huge list of reasons to dick with

Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin This was the funniest thing on Slashdot today (Score:4, Insightful) by Jane Q. Cab Light Mess » Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests) Thread Tools Show Printable Version Show Printable Version Display Modes Linear Mode Linear Mode run task manager (Score:5, Insightful) by shutdown -p now ( 807394 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @07:31PM (#26567873) Journal I've seen systems start crawling on stupid windows background crap You mention BSOD and that you missed the message.

Sorry to say that, as the name Norton was once synonymous with excellence. https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/27903115/File-sharing-between-Win-7-and-Win-2000-super-slow.html Thankx. Unless you know what you are doing use services.msc. It is not free, however.

If you lose functionality to something on startup that you want, you can either just turn it back on or, if necessary, boot into safe mode and turn it on. - useful reference if no, repeat step 1 is the problem solved? Share Share this post on Digg Del.icio.us Technorati Twitter 2001 F-250 CC, XLT, SWB, 4X4 Tilt is offline Quote Quick Reply post #8 of 17 (permalink) Old 03-21-2012, 07:44 AM wedor, Aug 17, 2002 #10 tjfitz Joined: Dec 23, 2001 Messages: 97 I am happy that I could get you going in the right direction!

Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Virtual Machine (Score:5, Funny) by pem ( 1013437 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:48PM (#26567293) Yes. Also be sure you do not store anything but links to files on your desktop. Every workstation in our company has the SysInternals complete suite installed in the C: drive. http://internetpasswordpro.com/windows-2000/windows-2000-very-slow.html You wouldn't notice it running.

And not just for a second or two of lag, but well over a minute of completely refusing to respond. So I figured it would be a waste of time to repeat the "primary partition reformat and Windows install" process on the other drive. I find that once you aren't using 10 GB of RAM to keep your 25 tabs open, the computer magically stops swapping.

You can use tcpview for more info.He should also boot up with a linux live disc or a PE disc like UBCD4WIN.

MY CPU was maxing out at 100% before. The processor fan and cooling vents was heavily caked in dust and it was clocking slower so it would not heat up so much. Regarding your software load... lfcate, Aug 16, 2002 #5 wedor Joined: Nov 7, 1999 Messages: 4,504 I have recently had trouble with HP multifunction units and anti-virus software, there are references to this problem at

Please help. Ever.Thank you. :) Parent Share twitter facebook linkedin Re:Virtual Machine (Score:5, Funny) by orclevegam ( 940336 ) writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @06:42PM (#26567223) Journal That's always good advice!What, watching I tried windows care recently to see if it could sort it out, another unmeasurable difference. get redirected here I have a lot of customers who bring their machine in, infected, despite having the most recent version of Norton installed.

Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community. if no, set up a beowulf cluster and add the machine to the cluster ?profit Share twitter facebook linkedin Re: (Score:3, Funny) by killmenow ( 184444 ) writes: 6. To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. I've disconnected from the Net for one hour & XP automaticly does into convulsions, it wants its updates or it slows down also untill it gets what it wants.

Re:Check the HDD (Score:5, Funny) by Anonymous Coward writes: on Thursday January 22, 2009 @10:40PM (#26569659) My computer does this all the time.