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Acer i3 and xp

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September 13, 2012 10:06:59 AM

Hello,
i recently installed xp on my acer aspire 5740.
but booting is very slow and all other operations are also slow
is there an compatiability issue of i3 hardware
thanks to all in advance and hope somebody helps me

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September 13, 2012 5:21:31 PM

did you install the chipset drivers and SATA drivers?
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September 14, 2012 7:11:25 PM

Right click my computer, click manage, click device manager, see if there are any yellow question marks or exclamation points.
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September 16, 2012 4:34:14 AM

Emerald said:
did you install the chipset drivers and SATA drivers?

i had the acer driver cd with the laptop and it had all drivers in the xp folder
i installed all of them and all hardware including the keyboard hotkeys is working ok

but the overall performance is not upto the quadcore mark

thanks for the reply
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September 16, 2012 4:37:28 AM

penguintech said:
Right click my computer, click manage, click device manager, see if there are any yellow question marks or exclamation points.

i checked that but did not notice any hardware issues
i also tried defrag and cleanup also right now there are not much of softwares installed but still it is slow
even chrome takes a long time to start
i am really confused and thinking of upgrading to win 7
anyway thanks for a reply

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