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Toshiba Satellite A135-S7404

by tobja / March 15, 2008 1:51 AM PDT

I purchased a Toshiba Satellite A135-S7404 a couple of months back at a great price - unfortunately it is slower than my 12 year old pc with Win 95 on it.

I added more memory of a gig but still problems. After some research I find it takes a maximum of 2gig. I will buy more memory and replace the 512mb but does anyone know specifically which memory is best for this laptop?

Also any ideas to speed it up - such as does Vista have a way of reverting back to XP like XP has to 2000 (look wise anyway).

Thanks in advance

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This is not a fast PC.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 15, 2008 3:38 AM PDT

It's a Celeron value machine so it should run very slowly. Maybe 2GB will help but you still have the slow hard disk in there.

Linux might be a better idea.

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Toshiba A135
by tobja / March 15, 2008 3:48 AM PDT
In reply to: This is not a fast PC.

I've used slow machines in the past, but this is 2008 and waiting for 90 seconds when I open up Explorer or open up an internet page doesn't sit right with me.

I've run a virus scan but the truth it was like this out of the box, and not much faster when I put another gig in.

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Remember you have slow everythings.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 15, 2008 3:49 AM PDT
In reply to: Toshiba A135

Celeron CPU, slow hard disk, slower ram, slower video and so on. It's just a cheap value machine. Vista just compounds the problem.


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