xp pro problems

  johnnyrocker 14:40 28 Mar 15
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i have some odd problems with this machine i would like some ideas about 1 when opening any program machine stalls with a not responding message and two minutes later it works ok this goes on from time to time sometimes with a message about an unresponsive script. 2 on face book i keep getting a pop up about open nvidea driver, from memory years ago windows messenger was used for this purpose, and i wondered if it was the same would appreciate ideas on this please

regards johnny

  Ian in Northampton 16:18 28 Mar 15

Have you "de-crapified" it recently? Run something like CCleaner?

  johnnyrocker 17:54 28 Mar 15

no but i shsll start there, thanks

johnny

  bumpkin 22:01 28 Mar 15

A good clean up to start with, Malwarebytes, Superantispware, Ccleaner and ADW all free and can be found by google.

  johnnyrocker 19:39 29 Mar 15

have done most of those suggested with little luck but going to try adw as last resort

thanks johnny

  Ian in Northampton 08:32 30 Mar 15

As it's XP, it's showing the symptoms of an old, tired installation. Once you've tried all the other stuff that's been suggested, you may want to consider a fresh install to liven things up.

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