Long Boot Up Time

  PinguJohn 19:19 06 Oct 2004

My computer takes an age to boot up.

Does anyone know of a way that I can monitor what is going on during the boot up, so that I can identify what is taking so long.

I am running Windows XP Home Edition SP1, with only one User so that it boots straight to my desktop.

  Graham ® 19:46 06 Oct 2004

Have a read:

click here

You may have programs starting that you don't need.

  Graham ® 19:48 06 Oct 2004

Also, has this just started, or is it getting worse?

  VoG II 19:51 06 Oct 2004

If this has "suddenly" started you need to look for unwanted applications launching at startup. Ad-aware click here would be a good place to start.

Otherwise try BootVis click here

  PinguJohn 22:19 06 Oct 2004

Thanks for your suggestions will investigate

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