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#715547 - 10th Aug 2012 1:02pm Dell inspiron 1545
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I have a dell inspiron 1545, with all dell recovey discs windows vista 64bit.

I have reinstalled the operating system, and all drivers on the disc.

But the laptop is so slow, it has 3gb ram.

When i click on internet explorer it takes 45 secs for paget to load.

If i click to open control panel it takes 30 secs to open.

The cpu fan seems to be going at full speed all the time.

Any ideas.
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#715594 - 10th Aug 2012 4:46pm Re: Dell inspiron 1545 [Re: Willo_]
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I had that problem with an old laptop, turned out i had a load of viruses....but the hard drive was packing in, which was why it was running slow


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#715618 - 10th Aug 2012 6:39pm Re: Dell inspiron 1545 [Re: Willo_]
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Hi b+c usually when a fan is running constantly it is a sign of overheating I have had this before and surprising enough the amount of dust that is collected on the inside so the fan kicks in,

There are two ways of dealing with this as I know of 1) a canister of compressed air to blow it out or suck it with a vac.

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#715649 - 10th Aug 2012 9:24pm Re: Dell inspiron 1545 [Re: Willo_]
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or strip it and clean it

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#715670 - 10th Aug 2012 11:25pm Re: Dell inspiron 1545 [Re: Willo_]
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laptop is spotless inside, and i have fitted brand new harddrive.
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#715718 - 11th Aug 2012 10:41am Re: Dell inspiron 1545 [Re: Willo_]
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This may explain somrthing, this is a fresh install, with nothing else installed, just vista 64bit and drivers and windows updates..

Surely it should not take up this much space.


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