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Old 04-23-03, 06:20 PM   #2
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It's all of the crap that you accumulate by installing software, loading down the registry, drive becoming fragmented, temp internet files, you name it. I'm sure after you format you'll see very few tasks running in the background, but they'll increase tremendously as you install and use the necessary applications to utilize your computer.

Can't really be fully avoided, you can try to defrag, clean up your registry, manage the windows services, remove programs from startup, etc.

Unless this is a more severe problem than what I am referring to. Care to elaborate?
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