Having problems with your Acer TravelMate 5520 Notebook ?

I have upgraded my ram fron 1gb to 4gb but my laptop still runs slow. how can i make it faster

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Could be infected with Spyware try running something like spybot search and destroy its free to use and it also has an immunize to protect from further threats dont forget to update often and immunize regular. alot of anti virus software do not come with adware removal so they wont even pic them up in a scan. Spyware can be picked up from alot of sites and can make your computer run really slow. Also look for any processes that could be hogging your system using windows task manager. this should help to give you any clues
When your system boots up into windows go into MSCONFIG. Depending on whether your running windows xp or windows vista type MSCONFIG into the search box or click on run and in that box type it in.

Once you can get into Msconfig then click on the startup tab and everything in there with a check mark is running in the background and you might have a bunch of things and that would cause slowdowns.

Uncheck the items that you don't need to run in the background and then once your done with that, click on apply and then okay, let the laptop reboot. Once it gets into windows it should run much better cause it won't have tons of programs running in the background.

If that doesn't do the trick then you might have a virus, spyware, malware, etc on the laptop that is making it run slow and you have to run a virus program to try and remove them.

If that doesn't do it then the operating system is corrupted and you would have to restore the hard drive back to factory defaults.

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