This is usually the first sign that the machine has some pest, parasite, worm or other malady.
The 5 tools and scans I note at http://reviews.cnet.com/5208-6132-0.html?forumID=32&threadID=1313&start=0
If you decide not to run all 5, indicate which were not run and maybe why so what's left can be discussed what pests could still be installed.
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a win 2k pc a 1gb or ram and plenty of virtual memory, when you run a program and try doing a task like saving it takes a very long time, to the point where you think that the program has crashed, theres no hardware conflicts and i cant see any other problems.