Loooong start-up for Windows on Medion Laptop-Help

  buel 20:59 25 Jul 2008
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Hi, when i start up my Medion Laptop it takes the following to start up:
2min 15sec to reach the User menu.
2min 45sec to reach the Desktop screen
7min 25sec to be able to use Internet Explorer.

Is this right?
Are there any steps i can take to speed things up?
All answers will be greatly recieved...

  Clapton is God 21:09 25 Jul 2008

"Is this right?"

No.

"Are there any steps i can take to speed things up?"

Yes - when did you last do some basic PC housekeeping - uninstall all those programs you never use, use CCleaner, defrag the HDD, run a full AV and anti-malware scan?

  grey george 21:13 25 Jul 2008

Which os? As above a good clean up and virus scan can work wonders. How much space is left on the hard drive?

  Strawballs 22:33 25 Jul 2008

When it has finished booting how many icons are there in the bottom right corner?

  buel 22:36 25 Jul 2008

Hi there, yes i have Avg, CCleaner and Guardian Pc cleaner and use them all the time, my hard drive is 40GB with 11GB free. These are my details of the laptop:
Intel(R)Celeron(R) M CPU
410 @ 1.46 Ghz
504MB of Ram
Windows Xp
Service Pack 2

  woodchip 22:57 25 Jul 2008

Close this thread and just use the one. Also I have just posted your other thread

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