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7 years old Dell loading slowly

\015 My parents have a dell desktop that is about 7 years old. It is really slow to load- even starting up and loading webpages. However, we have a high-speed internet connection. Is the computer just old or is there a way to speed it up?\015

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Increase your RAM meory so it speeds up fast.
Also scan your computer with antivirus .
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