On 13 Aug 2003 13:03:32 -0700, Alex wrote:

> Hi there everyone,
>
> I would be very grateful for some of your collective know-how to help
> me fix my PC which has recently become slow as a sloth for no
> apparent, good reason.
>
> My machine is an Athlon XP 2000, 256Mb RAM, 80Gb HD, GeForce 4 MX
> graphics.
>



Alex;

There are patches which can cause your system's "slothful" behaviour.
Three that have been id'd by MS support are:

818043
330994
813489

The others, sadly, I forget. I knowthat theinquirer.net ran an article or
two on this.

Please let us know when you've found a solution!

Ungoy