-- (deprecated) Microsoft Windows OS (XP/NT/Vista)
---- Too slow windows XP Service Pack 3
tangor - 2:28 am on May 31, 2009 (gmt 0)
SP2 is pre WGA. Restore to SP2 to stop "phone home" MS. However, keep in mind that doing so will prevent security updates to 2014. No idea why you have slowdowns... my SP3 actually improved performance on all but my x64 machines...they were already fast.