Disable The Statistics Extensions in Joomla 1.0
The internal statistics system of Joomla 1.0.x is known to create a heavy server load and function slow. Therefore, you should disable it in order to improve the performance of your website.
In order to do this, first login to the administrative area of your Joomla 1.0.x website and click on the Global Configuration button.
In the page that opens, you should select the Statistics tab.
In the next page, set the values of Statistics, Log Content Hits by Date and Log Search settings to "No". Once you have that, press the "Save" button in the top-right part of your screen.