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    Any ideas anyone???? A window comes up saying there is not much "virtual memory" have checked out the amount of memory and there seems to be enough???

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    Do a few clean up things, such as disc cleanup and defrag, which can be found under program, accessories and system tools. Run them both twice, clean up first, and see if it makes any difference.

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    Any ideas anyone???? A window comes up saying there is not much "virtual memory" have checked out the amount of memory and there seems to be enough???

    Sarah

     

    yep could be virus so run your virus scanners etc see if it picks anything up ...

    love heidi

     

    ps. loving the hair BTW xxxxxxx

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    Guest Guest75

    Not quite sure why.

     

    Have you done as Suzer suggests - Poota's do get "clogged" up and need a laxative now and again.

     

    Crapcleaner is a great program - does what it says. ( You MUST remember all of your passwords though!)

    And it's free.

    http://www.ccleaner.com/update/

     

    How about your antivirus and anti malware progs - up to date and done scans recently??

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    Guest sarahsmartiepants

    checked out the virus thing thats all working well, looked at d frag it says no action needed, disc cleanup found a couple things it could do but nothing massive.

    glad you like the hair heidi x

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    Guest sarahsmartiepants
    Not quite sure why.

     

    Have you done as Suzer suggests - Poota's do get "clogged" up and need a laxative now and again.

     

    Crapcleaner is a great program - does what it says. ( You MUST remember all of your passwords though!)

    And it's free.

    http://www.ccleaner.com/update/

     

    How about your antivirus and anti malware progs - up to date and done scans recently??

    yep these are done

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    So after running both programs twice and doing a virus scan, as well as a scan using your spyware program, and re-booting, is it running better/message going away?

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    Advanced System Care is quick,free,and gets Editors top marks from CNET DOWNLOADS,i use it,and it is very good,crap cleaner is excellent,as said before,and you can delete from start up list any useless programs that are hogging the system.Cleaning out old unused programs helps also,and if the hard drive is almost full,you can get big capacity external hard drives which simply connect up by USB,and transfer all your data on to themAlso,you really need at least 1 gb of memory ,or your PC may well run slow,and if you exceed your download limits the supplier will penalise you with slower connection speed,this has recently happened to us.All the best,Billy.

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    We had a similar problem with our computer, we used this software, you get a free trial version for a month which should be enough to sort your problem out.

     

    http://www.tune-up.com/products/tuneup-utilities/

     

    You could have a corrupt file which is using up a lot of your hard disk space and slowing your computer down, this does a registry clean up which did the trick for us. It also does what someone mentioned above which is help you get rid of things which you don't need and which run constantly slowing your computer down.

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    Guest sarahsmartiepants

    Thanks guys will look into them later, well hubby will, computer is a blue job in our house!!!:biglaugh:

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    Guest Hansonhouse

    If all else fails, we have a reallly good friend who has his own Computer Support Company, lives at Seaford Rise, very reasonable rates, his name is Paul (Austech Solutions) and you can ring him on 0410 759449

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