|Media player needs a lot more ram to operate fully now. Try reducing some of the fan fare from the add-ons and see if it and IE 7 both smooth out and runs better.|
You might try downloading the free program
and use it to sort out all the programs that are running in the background... disable them from starting with the computer. you will find that most need only to be stsrted on demand and not when the computer starts up
In reference to 11/05/2008
"So this is how liberty dies. With thunderous applause."
- George Lucas