Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: St Auvent, France
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I feel sad when I hear of people binning 3 year old PCs/Laptops when they slow to a crawl. It is surely due to the Operating System they are using. I know I've said this before but can't resist a repeat. I'm typing this on my 8 year old Dell Inspiron laptop. I've no antivirus, no anti-malware, no cleaners, no defraggers and it still works the same speed it did when new.
My OS is Linux Mint 17.3 - which has been updated as newer versions come out. I can still boot to my Win8 if I need to update my Tomtom (one of the very few things that is not compatible)
So Barry you could have got back to full speed with a free download.
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