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Response to El Mimbreno (Original post)

Mon Dec 28, 2020, 01:23 PM

2. If you can double your ram, do it. Your system is choking on it.

Ram is easy and very cheap. For $50 or so, you can go to 8gb or even 16gb, if your system allows.

If thatís not an option, the only other permanent option you have short of a new PC is a solid state hard drive. The combination of more memory and a solid state hard drive will make a computer run like itís brand new again for years.

I would ignore that partition, so long as you have a good amount of free space on the rest of the hard drive. It may be a windows reinstall partition, but itís not enough space to matter either way.

In the meantime, make sure you do the following, which can make things run better, at least temporarily.

1. clear the cache and cookies regularly on whatever browser(s) you are using

2. do a CTRl + ALT + DEL and go into the startup list to uncheck and prevent unnecessary programs from loading into memory.

3. uninstall whatever programs you are not using.

4. download and use a free program called ccleaner to clear you Windows registry of leftover software tie-ina that might still be taking up memory and hard drive space.

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