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Oct 2, 2012

I'm having trouble with my computer atm, its been fine until today and i havent installed anything new in the last few days. basically its taking from 10 seconds to start up to 2 minutes, every program i have apart from internet explorer doesnt respond. it cant find or open anything either. i am using windows 7 professional and usually firefox but was told to delete that although when i try that doesnt respond either.

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I'm having trouble with my computer atm, its been fine until today and i havent installed anything new in the last few days. basically its taking from 10 seconds to start up to 2 minutes, every program i have apart from internet explorer doesnt respond. it cant find or open anything either. i am using windows 7 professional and usually firefox but was told to delete that although when i try that doesnt respond either..

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Code: Microsoft Windows [Version 6.1.7601]
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