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Over the last few weeks my PC has developed bouts when it becomes very slow (very frequent) and I get the odd pop up message, "a web page is slowing down you computer". Being computer illiterate I've no idea what's going on so is there anything I can Do about this? TIA,

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What operating system?  Windows? If yes which version? 

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Have you tried defragmenting ?

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Posted (edited)

It sounds like Firefox browser, which has got slow and buggy with various pages recently.  Chrome or Edge are better now IMO
A general spring clean wouldn't hurt to maximise free space, CCleaner is an option but I'd use it once then remove it to stop them constantly nagging you.

It's more drastic but re-install from scratch works wonders, it will also force you to back up any important stuff you want to put back on.
Various programs and features are incrementally updating themselves and it all gets a bit of a mess over time.
You can do a refresh without deleting files and programs would help - somewhat risky, back up first.

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How much RAM is installed? & what processor do you have?

You can find this out by just typing 'System information' into the windows search function.

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