[CentOS] OT - Windows slowdown?

John jses27 at gmail.com
Wed Jul 16 13:34:36 UTC 2008

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From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf
Of Anne Wilson
Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2008 4:11 AM
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Subject: Re: [CentOS] OT - Windows slowdown?

On Wednesday 16 July 2008 02:03:26 MHR wrote:
> I know this isn't the right forum for this (do I ever!), but you-all 
> know so much about everything I thought I'd ask.
> About two months ago I resurrected my daughter's Compaq laptop 
> (cracked screen - replaced it) and ran an update on it.  It's running 
> Windows XP,
> SP1 (I think), but since the update it has run about 1/3 as fast as it 
> used to.
> Does anyone know if there was a WXP update that killed performance on 
> laptops?  None of my other XP installs, SP1 or SP2, suffers from this.
> (Actually, I should say "their other" 'cuz I don't use Windows unless 
> I can't avoid it, and then I try to do it on my WXP VM where it's 
> still relatively safe.)
Applying SP3 to my daughter's laptop has killed performance to the point of
being almost unusable.  Restore Points seem to be lost, so I can't go back
to before it.

Depending on how SP3 was installed you can Uninstall it. From Add Remove


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