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Slow running after XP Pro Install (larger harddrive)
\015 My latest install of a 20gig to now 320gig into my laptop is not well. Used recovery disc (XP Pro) and updated to SP2/3. Comp now runs slower than under old 20gig drive about 70% slower in fact. I've switched out to 20gig and will re-install XP Pro and monitor performance prior to updates and post results.\015
I donot know the exact computer you have but I can advise to check manufacturer website for compatiable hard disk configurations .
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