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extremly slow laptop


raina3_33

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I have HP laptop. It has become extremely slow. Booting takes nearly 45 min. program loading is also extremely slow. I formatted HD & reinstalled os but no use. pls suggest reasons & remedy

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gengiscant

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For a start, what model of HP laptop? After reinstalling OS did you reinstall all the laptops drivers? How much RAM have you? Have you added any since you have had the laptop?

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raina3_33

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modle # nc6120. RAM 516MB. All drivers installed. it is 5 yrs old laptop

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Covergirl

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Please post answers to the duplicate thread here as there are more answers over there.

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bubblebubble

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That sounds incredibly slow. You might want to try a few of these things...: Delete as many old programs and files as possible. Try cleaning your machine of all dust and dirt, especially the cooling fans. Try running a defrag with a very powerful defragger like diskeeper, to keep your files in good order. Depending on how old it is you might need a new battery or power adaptor.

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