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post #1 of 8
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I have a Western Digital 120 Gb, ~5 years old ,

When I:

Open a large folder with alots of jpeg,
Finish downloading an online video,
A MSN Contact goes online,
I start MSN,
Open MS Word,
Goes between Tabs,
Open GMAIL,
Open HOTMAIL,

the computer just skip and freeze for 1-2-3 seconds at a time...

So im wondering what is the problem
     
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post #2 of 8
ummm, the hard drive... may want to get a new one, and clone that one before you can't read your data.
post #3 of 8
what other programs are running in the back ground? alot?1-10?

have you ran a diastonics from the manufactor on it yet?

http://support.wdc.com/product/downl...vel1=5&lang=en
post #4 of 8
scratch on hard disk? or use a scanning tool to check your hard disk is ok. IOLO has this ability but costs money
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when was the last time you did a defrag?
    
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I defrag weekly using Diskeeper.

MSN, Speedfan, sometimes IE, Word, Firefox with several tabs, Gmail notifier, AVast!, Winamp, notepad.

thats about it
     
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Could really be soo many things. first thought defrag if you dont ever do it.
second run a wd hard disk utility found at their website,
hmm 3 maybe virus/spyware could really be alot of stuff
    
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post #8 of 8
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no I have all the anti spyware / virus / etc.

Avast!, A-Squared, Spybot, Spyware blaster, Lavasoft ad-aware..
     
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Kingston Value 18 Gigs 1086mhz CL8 Western Digital 640GB Black LG GH24LS50 24x Windows 7 Home Premium 64 
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