Having problems with your Acer Aspire 3680 Laptop ?

My Acer Aspire 3680 is running very slow and freezing up all the time, online and off. I've ran my virus scan many times and it is showing nothing. I moved all pictures, music, etc. to an external hard drive (to free up space). I've purchased both, an Adware and a Registry scan and cleanup and nothing is detected, or helping. Defrag. does nothing. What could be wrong?


Answers :

It could be overheating, and automatically reducing the CPU-speed, in order to try to generate less heat.
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\015\012Click Start
\015\012Right-mouse-button click on My Computer.
\015\012Click Properties.
\015\012What CPU type and CPU speeds and RAM size are reported?
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\015\012Slightly open the CD-ROM drive.
\015\012Turn the computer off.
\015\012Disconnect the AC power.
\015\012Remove the battery.
\015\012Buy a can of compressed-air, and holding the can vertically (not tilting it), blow compressed air "everywhere" inside the laptop, through air intake vents, air exhaust vents, into the PCMCIA slot, into the USB slots, under the keyboard, into the CD-ROM slot.
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\015\012You'll probably be surprised at the amount of dust that will blow out.
\015\012The dust is acting as a layer of "insulation", preventing the laptop from keeping its cool.
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\015\012Reconnect the AC adapter.
\015\012Reinsert the battery.
\015\012Restart the computer.
\015\012Access Control Panel.
\015\012Access Power Options.
\015\012Set the computer to "desktop" settings, i.e., full CPU-speed when the AC adapter is connected.
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\015\012Click Start
\015\012Right-mouse-button click on My Computer.
\015\012Click Properties.
\015\012What CPU type and CPU speeds and RAM size are reported?
\015\012Same as before, or different?
Download CCleaner From the following link http://www.filehippo.com/download_ccleane

Select all options execept the one for wipe free space on disc clean and run. Then click registry and scan for issues and clean them up you will have to run the scan for issues 3 or 4 times to correct the issues.

I hope this helps if it did make sure to click yes it helped.

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