PC at snails pace

  digitaldilema 19:12 20 Aug 03
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Can anyone help! it has just taken me 20 minutes to get onto this site. Every site i now try to visit comes up with cannot find server. It used to be really fast, but now it's so frustrating. I have a Packard Bell iconnect 800 mhz pc with 250mg ram a 20 gb hard drive, windows xp installed and NTL broadband at 150mb. I have tried a system restore going back to when i know it was fast, but even then it was as it is now. It is driving me nuts, i am losing patience with it and patience is something i lack. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

  jimv7 19:22 20 Aug 03

Ad-aware from click here

Spybot from click here

install then update before running these.

Sounds as if your puter is clogged down with spyware ans ad ware.

  jojo_1 19:23 20 Aug 03

Mine is exactly the same, I have NTL 1 meg and I was beginning to think it was my modem at fault.
Anyway I rang NTL and their server seems to have been having problems for the last few days.

  digitaldilema 19:49 20 Aug 03

jimv7, i have downloaded both your recommendations, adaware found 96 whatever they are it finds and deleted them.It does seem alittle faster, but maybe it's as jojo_1 says and it's NTL's server. I will have to bide my time, i think i'll watch the film at 9.00pm instead. Thanks for your help jimv7 and jojo_1.

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