Having problems with your HP Compaq Presario C500t Notebook ?

My laptop is not 2 years old yet and I don't use a lot of memory. The majority of my information is saved to flashdrives or disc. However, we restored it back to a much earlier point, installed new virus protection programs, all updates and it still runs much slower than it ever did? I did use to use it constantly to watch the radar for my job. What should I do?


Answers :

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To start , the antivirus program does not make your laptop to work faster than normal.\015\012
\015\012Usually it makes the laptop work slower.\015\012
\015\012A bigger antivirus with more function will cause the laptop working even slower.\015\012
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\015\012The Antivirus software is needed, and the resources used by the Antivirus must be compensated installing a sufficient amount of RAM.\015\012
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\015\012Ensure that the laptop has at least 1GB of RAM, possibly 2GB installed.\015\012
\015\012If RAM is less than that, go to a shop and buy an upgrade. Many shop will install the RAM on the fly for a small fee or included in the purchase.\015\012
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\015\012Even if you have Antivirus installed you may have all software and spyware that is slowing down the system.\015\012
\015\012If expanding RAM did not work, or if you have enough RAM, then the only efficient way to get rid of this problem is reinstalling Windows.\015\012
\015\012This can be done by a local repairer for a small fee.\015\012
\015\012See also this link: My computer is slow - Microsoft Windows\015\012
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