Sluggish XP...

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Gouk, Sep 9, 2002.

  1. Gouk

    Gouk Guest

    For some time now, XP has been sluggish. When I right click the mouse, sometimes it takes around 3-4 seconds for the menu to show.

    Sometimes clicking through folders has a delay of around 3-4 seconds and pressing delete on a file takes around 3-4 seconds for the delete dialog to appear.

    What could be causing this?

    I have already defragged my drives.
  2. 2z

    2z OSNN Gamer

    Mine used to do that until I converted back to FAT
  3. dadx2mj

    dadx2mj Guest

    Could be any number of things. Background apps a registry full of junk are the first two that come to my mind. You can spend a lot of time trying to figure it out. Might just want to try a fresh install
  4. Octopus

    Octopus Moderator

    right click on my computer>>>properties>>>advanced>>perfomance>>setting.
    now uncheck what you think is not important.
  5. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

    Between Austin and Tampa
    anything you install recently?

    list em and do try and reduce hit on memory...

    3-4 seconds for your system is NOT good... :)

    also run antivirus...
  6. Gouk

    Gouk Guest

    I did a full virus system scan with NSW 2003 and I have no viruses on my system.

    I have no idea what could be causing this.

    I have 320MB of RAM left too.