slow computor

  KAPLAH 12:48 03 Dec 07

my machine is running very slowly, in that it takes minutes for any programme to run. if I try and access more than 3 programmes it locks up. If I try to move a page screen to a differeant part of the monitor I get left a big white space. Hard drive is 160 and is only 49% full, 2 mb of RAM. There are AVG and Widows defender running. Short of getting a new CPU or re-loading windows, what else can I try/

  stephen0205 13:02 03 Dec 07

Hi there it could be a virus or spyware, i take it u have ativirus and antispy ware software installed, Go and boot your pc into save mode and ran all the antispiware and virus software, do a disk defrag, disk clean up, this migh help.

To get into safe mode restart the pc and continuesly hit F8 till u get a list and pick safe mode.

  keef66 13:24 03 Dec 07

Isn't Windows Defender an antivirus program? If so, it's almost certainly conflicting with AVG which definitely is.

Stop or completely remove one of them and see what happens.

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