Having problems with your Dell Inspiron 6400 Notebook ?

Slow computer my coputer seems to have pleanty of memory but moves at a snails pace - what can i do to speed it up?

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\015\012\015\012\015\012\015\0121.\015\012Click Start, and then click\015\012\011\011\011\011Control Panel.\015\012\015\0122.\015\012Click Performance and Maintenance, and\015\012\011\011\011\011then click System.\015\012\015\0123.\015\012On the Advanced tab, under\015\012\011\011\011\011Performance, click Settings.\015\012\015\0124.\015\012On the Advanced tab, under Virtual\015\012\011\011\011\011memory, click Change. \015\012\015\0125.\015\012Under Drive [Volume Label], click the\015\012\011\011\011\011drive that contains the paging file that you want to change.\015\012\015\0126.\015\012Under Paging file size for selected drive,\015\012\011\011\011\011click to select the System managed size check box, and then\015\012\011\011\011\011click Set.\015\012\015\0127.\015\012 Click OK three times.

When you\015\012\011\011\011\011are prompted to restart the computer, click Yes.

Deleting temporary files and directories\015\012 This\015\012step increases hard disk space and reduces the time Windows takes to\015\012access the hard drive. It also resolves problems associated with\015\012spooling print jobs. Windows uses a TEMP directory to temporarily store\015\012files intended only for temporary use. Over time, these files can build\015\012up and cause problems. To delete these files, use the following set of\015\012steps depending upon the Windows version:\015\012 \015\012 \015\012\015\012 Windows 98, Me, 2000, and XP\015\012 \015\012 \015\012 \015\012
  1. \015\012 \011Close all open software.\015\012
  2. \015\012
  3. \015\012 \015\012\011Select \015\012 Start\015\012, \015\012 Programs\015\012, \015\012 Accessories\015\012, \015\012 System \015\012 Tools\015\012, and then \015\012 Disk \015\012 Cleanup\015\012.\015\012 \015\012
  4. \015\012
  5. \015\012 \011Place a check next to the types of files you want the Disk Cleanup utility to delete. Temporary files are safe to delete.\015\012
  6. \015\012
  7. \015\012 \015\012\011Select \015\012 OK
Deleting temporary files and directories

\011Select \015\012 Start\015\012, \015\012 Programs\015\012, \015\012 Accessories\015\012, \015\012 Command
in the command prompt you ll see
type cd\\
You ll be on the root C: prompt like
type del *. temp/s
if it prompts for enter y to yes n to no
keep hitting y if it prompts ... it ll clean all the temp files from your computer .

You can try to free some space on your computer by doing a Disk Defrag or Disk Cleanup. Those tools are available on your computer.
\015\012You can also try to check for any possible viruses or spybots on your computer which can cause the computer to slow down.
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