Re: XP slowdown

Dandroid wrote:

After disinfecting for spyware/malware, and restoring to even the earliest
restore point, my dell still boots and runs very slow. I may have
quarantined or otherwise erased important xp files during the disinfection
process. Knowledgable friends say format & reinstall. I can but would
rather not. Does a method exist for repair without reformatting?

Yes, see:

fide, sed cui vide. (L)