I recently upgraded to the following 8 months ago. When it was newly upgraded, I had noticed improvement. But, now it is bad. Something wrong with the HD?
HITACHI Travelstar 5K160 HTS541616J9AT00 (0A28419) 160GB 5400 RPM 2.5" ATA-6 Notebook Hard Drive - OEM
Crucial 1GB 200-Pin DDR SO-DIMM DDR 333 (PC 2700) Laptop Memory Model CT12864X335 (for a total of 1.5GB)
Windows XP, cable high speed, IE 7 (I removed IE8- to see if it would improve)
I have already performed steps outlined in a post "of your computer is running slow........."