How do I get my gateway computer,running windows xp ,to run faster.
In order to make your gateway computer running windows XP to run faster, you need to remove spyware and protect your computer from viruses, free up some disc space, speed up access to data and detect and repair any errors.
Defragment your hard disk. Eliminate unnecessary programs. Clean hard drive of cookies and the such. Try CCleaner.com. Run only the programs needed at that time.
In addition to the good advice from the previous responders, check into adding more RAM. If your computer can handle more RAM, that is one of the simplest and cheapest ways to improve its performance.
Do a system restore