From: Colin Trunt on

"Jack" <jplasater(a)> wrote in message
>I have an old Compaq Presario 5000 that is running on XP. It has an
> Intel Celeron Processor that is 1.1 GHZ and I have increased the
> memory to its max which is 512 Mb of SDRAM. I have defragged and run
> Ad-Aware. I run C Cleaner often. When I run Task Scheduler, I often
> find that the memory is loaded. I frequently find 2-3 versions of
> iexplore.exe. Skype takes some space but I have to leave it in memory
> so I can receive calls from my daughter overseas.
> Are there any suggestions of how I can get it to run faster and more
> efficient? Thanks for any help

Is everything slow?
What uses theCPU?