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    Unhappy s-l-o-w hard drive problems?!?!?


    PLEASE HELP!!!!
    my main drive(C) has started running very slow all of
    a sudden.Boot up takes a long time,my programs run slow
    often with corrupted sound etc.
    I have tried defrag and scan disk with no luck.
    I have run various virus checks but still no luck!

    any ideas?

    the drive is a 40 gig ibm(NTFS), OS is windows xp professional.
    please help as this is very annoying!!!

    thanx
    snagglepuss
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    thanks for the tips.Did what you suggested but to no
    obvious effect.One message I did get when the problem
    first occurred was "ntldr is missing"
    any ideas?
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    How about Start > Run > sfc /scannow

    if that doesnt get it, I'd go for a repair installation:

    How to Perform a Windows XP Repair Install:
    http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm
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    thanks again for the tips,
    I will try your suggestions and inform you of my
    progress(lol !!)

    snagglepuss
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    Very Slow Hard Disk


    I too have your exact problem. Even after replacing the hard drive and restoring a mirror image of XP and all my data and programs. It took about 3 weeks for it to slow down but I am now in the same predicament as before. I tested my system with an online product and it found no viruses but said my hard disk was performing at 1 Mbyte/sec instead of the average of 40-60 Mbytesw/sec for other similar systems. My question to you is did you ever find out what the problem was. I have another symptom that seems to be associated with my problem. In many of my dialoge boxes I noticed some of my text charaters are red and some are green.
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    HDD_Regenerator_2011 will tell you all start and see what the situation is with the hard drive, and has an interesting hirensboot Programme on cd

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    Originally Posted by vuxi
    HDD_Regenerator_2011 will tell you all start and see what the situation is with the hard drive, and has an interesting hirensboot Programme on cd
    lol
    my fault, sorry
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    well snagglepuss, this might be the problem of hard disk space or you need to go
    run then type preftech and enter it, then you gets some of the files ,delete those files
    this might help you.

    Thank

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