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Laptop running slow

by EZED3354 / July 19, 2009 2:23 AM PDT

I have a Toshiba Satellite A215 with an AMD processor running on DSL. I have noticed the system is running very slow. Can you advise me on how to trouble shoot the system and possibly speed the system up. Thank you!

Toshiba Satellite A215
AMD Turion 64 X2 TL60 2.0GHz

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help for u
by TobySutton1 / July 19, 2009 6:10 PM PDT
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1. try running a program like ccleaner

2. run a virus scan

3. defragment your hard drive

4. do a disk cleanup

5. restart your computer

thats really the only thing you can do withought replacing hardware

hope it helps

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Laptop running slow
by EZED3354 / July 20, 2009 10:17 AM PDT
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Laptop running slow
by monion5 / August 14, 2009 9:01 PM PDT
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I had a similar problem and I tried a lot of things. What I did was I backed up my harddrive, important files to an external hard drive and re installed my operating system. has a free manual on how to do it.

But remember, you will lose all the data on your computer, but the laptop will be back to optimal speed.

I hope this helps

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performance tweaks
by dgg55 / August 20, 2009 1:37 AM PDT
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You might try changing the paging file to a different size. I would also suggest running malwarebytes.

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by 7889ag / August 30, 2009 2:00 PM PDT
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Do every thing Tony says.. every month, every 2 weeks. But be careful with that registry cleaner, get some decent instruction before you delete any registry items. Malwarebytes and AVG for free protection. Peace

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A very useful program to use!!!!!
by Ross Quinnell / September 20, 2009 9:50 AM PDT
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I love is advance system care it is for free and dose not expire and there is a paid version if you want the extra features. It has lots of useful tools to keep you machine running smooth .It has a reg cleaner ,defrag ,ram optimizers ,system optimizer , and so on.

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Laptop Running Slow.....
by hboltjr / December 24, 2009 3:59 PM PST

Ross Q, in your reply, you stated the following:
"....I love is advance system care it is for free and dose not expire and ....".

I'm arriving very late to this forum topic and hope that "hope is still alive" so I can get an answer to my question.

I'm not sure what the name of the program you were giving good marks to.
Can you repeat it? Or, anyone one else who know what he was referring to.

Thanks in advance................Hez

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