How do we speed up the computer processes?

Question

My computer is running slow,oly 28.800..I have tried everything to speed it up but nothing works..I am using Windows Me from Dell..Is there something that i can do to speed this computer up to it's right speed...MS-Dos,is running this computer for some reason.

Thank You

Dorothy

Answer

This question was answered on February 11, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Go to Programs, go to Accessories, go to System Tools, then click on System Information

Wait for the screen to refresh itself, check to see how much Total Physical Memory you have in contrast to how much Available Physical Memory you have.

Now the memory on this screen is measured in KB; however if you see 261,552 KB, it is

equivalent to 256MB (Total Physical Memory)

Now, if your Available Physical Memory reads 10,000 KB or lower, and you don't have any

applications open, then you need to add more memory to your PC, which is probably the

case anyway.

The other thing you might want to do is search through all your files and folders to see if there

is anything you do not need and get rid of it, so as to free up memory space.

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on February 11, 2004