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ok my computer lags when i play games


— Posted by wickednezz2002 on 11:57 am on Mar. 30, 2002

i would be thankfull if you could tell me any downloads or ways to solve this, and when i play an online game people send me stuff and cheat how can i stop gettin viruses and being nuked and how can i send dome back to them 🙂


— Posted by thadon41 on 12:01 pm on Mar. 30, 2002

Ok, firstly it is not kewl to send a virus to anyone.

As for your problem to virus’s, I would first say
“just dont accept any files then you wont get them”.

Also you should download a Firewall. Try
http://www.zonealarm.com
also get a anti-virus. Try
http://www.norton.com

These will sort out your problem with virus’s etc.


— Posted by wickednezz2002 on 12:04 pm on Mar. 30, 2002

ok thanks for that


— Posted by wickednezz2002 on 12:06 pm on Mar. 30, 2002



nothing is for cirtain nuttin last for ever and untill that thing is goneQuote: from wickednezz2002 on 12:04 pm on Mar. 30, 2002
ok thanks for that


— Posted by thadon41 on 12:10 pm on Mar. 30, 2002

No problem.
All that software I mentioned above is commercial therefore you have to buy it. If you cant buy it for some reason download KazZa and get it for free.


— Posted by chroniccrescent on 12:32 pm on Mar. 30, 2002

if the pc is slow, try getting sum more RAM


— Posted by qube on 1:17 pm on Mar. 30, 2002

Make sure no other programs are running, and make sure no unnessasary programs are using the internet and lagging you. If your willing to pay out get a broadband connection, then you’ll be lag free.


— Posted by shizzj on 2:02 pm on Mar. 30, 2002

do the first part of what qube said, and if that dont work try buying some more RAM, and for the viruses..download norton antivirus and keep it running while you play it will catch the virus and ask you what to do with it, its nice


— Posted by thadon41 on 2:12 pm on Mar. 30, 2002

Yeah it has a nice GUI for all you n00bs out there ..lmao


— Posted by qube on 6:01 pm on Mar. 30, 2002

I use Inoculate IT (unavailible now) And ZoneAlarm (best free firewall availible).
Is Norton anygood? My mate said its shit, but consider the fact he never updated it for 4 years…..might explain why he got a virus :biggrin: LOL!


— Posted by thadon41 on 8:53 pm on Mar. 30, 2002

The most commercial AV’s are best simply because you know the company will be around for a good couple of years to be able to support the product. Norton is good, easy to use as long as it kept upto date.Which it can do automatically.

As for Zonealarm being the best firewall, that is debatable. it is easy to use etc.But that doesnt make it any better than say Norton Firewall. They all have their strengths and weakness’s. Best to just buy a Cisco Hardware Firewall.


— Posted by BoOnDoCk SaInT on 11:27 am on April 1, 2002

well if your using broadband, then go to speedguide.net and download one of tehre speed uncappers based on what type your using.


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