that pretty mch sums it up i guess : )
heres a quick look at my specs ..
• Processor Intel(R) Pentium(R) Dual CPU E2140 @ 1.60GHz, 1600 Mhz, 2 Core(s), 2 Logical Processor(s)
• Installed Physical Memory (RAM) 4.00 GB
• Total Physical Memory 3.24 GB
• Available Physical Memory 1.68 GB
• Total Virtual Memory 6.68 GB
• Available Virtual Memory 5.27 GB
• Page File Space 3.53 GB
its not super old but is hitting the 5 yr mark so i know its not much compared to these newer systems. still (personal opinion) would you say i have to worry?
also note that i have disabled a good bunch of services and processes so i do have a little reserve. no aero for example - standard theme - etc.,etc., and the list gos on.
thanks again for the feedback and taking the time.