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Laptop has slowed down with Spybot

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Last response: in Laptop General Discussion
March 7, 2009 12:12:27 AM

OK, I know I don't have much memory on this laptop, but it was working ok with the last version of Spybot S&D. Now it seems like the new version is running all the time or something, all my programs are verrrry slow. I have a 37 gb hd, with 10 gb free. I have a 1.3 ghz processor and 224 RAM. I've defragged, I don't have anything running in my startup anymore..I'm out of ideas! Please help!

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a b D Laptop
March 7, 2009 5:20:36 AM

How much RAM do you typically have free?
March 12, 2009 5:41:25 PM

I'm not really sure how to tell. Suggestions? I know I have a TON of processes going when I check, and I'm not sure what to turn off. I have a selective startup going, with a lot of the things turned off - like Google Updater and Logitech startup stuff that I don't use. It hasn't been this slow before, and all I can think of is that the new version of Spybot that updated itself is slowing things down. I turned off the one that runs constantly in the taskbar...
a b D Laptop
March 12, 2009 6:29:48 PM

The Task manager will tell you on the performance page. Windows Vista will say it quite plainly, but under XP, you need to be looking at physical memory.