Having problems with your Dell OptiPlex GX260 PC Desktop ?

Very very very slow performance

\015 I got an optiplex gx260. i took my 48 hours to just install windows xp sp3 on it. Once done, it take 35 mins to enter winxp. can anyone help please?\015

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That is way off buddy should take no more than 1 hour to install and you should be able to boot up into windows in 30 seconds or less. I suggest you first run a virus checker. You probably have a virus that is why it is taking so long. If their are too many virus;s then wipe all the data off your hard drive and reinstall. That will get rid of the virus. Also run disk cleanup and disk defrag that are in the accessories/system tools. Good luck, let me know if you have any questions.
I did a factory restore on a dell optiplex gx 260 and it still is slow it takes almost one minute to boot to the web page menu what is the problem
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