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The desktop was pokey...
« on: October 26 2014, 10:36:58 AM »
I'm kinda(ok, clam making pearls) cheap. I'm not sure I squeak when I walk but I never really listened for it.

Our cobbled together desktop that I got going after the power supply in our windows 7 machine quit had become pretty slow. I downloaded and ran some free(seeing a trend yet?) stuff to see if I could fix the problem. I searched over a tb.com to see what I could find and our good friend Dan(notacarlo, who bolted Texas against advice not to) had posted about the ccleaner. I googled it, downloaded it and ran it.

WOW , what a difference.
I guess it deletes a bunch of temp files, cookies and other non essential stuff. I also ran the part that fixes the registry. 111 errors. ran it again a couple more times to get the stragglers(about 3-4 each run until it came up empty).

Now we are screamin along as fast as an athahlon 3200+ and windows xp sp2 can carry us.

I thought it was the least I could do after they hooked me up for free to reccomend it to others.

Are there other free things to try? I tried another registry tool but all that got me was some missing files I had to search up and reinstall.
Rich

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Re: The desktop was pokey...
« Reply #1 on: October 26 2014, 03:19:43 PM »
ADW cleaner is pretty sweet too.   No idea how it fixes so much stuff since it's only 1.8MEG in size
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Re: The desktop was pokey...
« Reply #2 on: October 26 2014, 05:52:12 PM »
Comodoi firewall and avast anti-virus are good to get as well Rich. :atbeer:
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Re: The desktop was pokey...
« Reply #3 on: October 26 2014, 06:49:47 PM »
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Re: The desktop was pokey...
« Reply #4 on: October 26 2014, 07:59:22 PM »
Firefox has blockers for that Dave. Chrome does 2. :icon_fU:
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Re: The desktop was pokey...
« Reply #5 on: October 27 2014, 01:37:15 AM »
I use windex and dawn dish soap   :bath:
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