My computer is running so slow please help me.thanks

When I answer emails -read them and am ready to deleate it takes a long time. This has not been a problem until the last 2 weeks my daughter noticed how slow everything was running / sometimes you have to click options more then once. Its so bad I dread getting on, but I want to stay connected to family & friends . Hope you can help desperate thanks Tammy
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Hi,

1.       Have you made any changes to the system prior to the issue?

2.       Which service pack is installed on the computer?

You may try the steps in the links provided below to optimize and increase the speed of the Windows XP computer.

Slow PC? Optimize your computer for peak performance

http://www.microsoft.com/athome/setup/optimize.aspx

How to make a computer faster: 6 ways to speed up your PC

http://www.microsoft.com/atwork/maintenance/speed.aspx

The system performance is slow after you install Windows XP Service Pack 2 or upgrade to Windows XP with Service Pack 2

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/898583


You may also be interested in upgrading the computer to Windows 7 which offers many new options with better speed and performance.

Refer the links provided below for information on features offered by Windows 7.

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/products/features

If you wish to upgrade to Windows 7 you may check the link provided below.

http://windows.microsoft.com/upgrade


 

 

 

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Last updated April 26, 2018 Views 584 Applies to: