Windows 7 lag Spikes every 4 - 6 seconds

I am currently renting a laptop from Rent-A-Center, a Compaq Presario CQ62 and It Lags In anything I am doing on it. :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:
Playing Games (Portal, Half-Life 1 or 2, or any)
Web Surfing (Firefox, Chrome, IE8)
It makes me mad :fou:
Help!!

And If you guys want my specs, I will post them.
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  1. Post the spec please, the newer CQ62 is vastly different from the older one.
  2. •AMD V-Series Processor for Notebook PCs V160 and 2.40GHz
    •15.6" diagonal High-Definition® BrightView LED Display
    •2GB DDR3 System Memory
    •250GB (7200RMP) Hard Drive (SATA)
    •SuperMulti 8x DVD±R/RW with Double Layer support
    •3 Universal Serial USB 2.0 and 1 HDMI
    •Genuine Windows® 7 Home Premium 64-bit
    •Energy Star™
  3. I thinks it Ping spikes, but I fixed it one day and run like new.
    The next day, Sir Lag-A-lot.

    Update:It goes faster when I updated the wireless driver but slowly went back to lag spiking
  4. anyone?
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