PC START UP

  Star Lord 20:42 23 Dec 2005
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My PC seems to take a long time to start up and to shutdown. I know there is a way of finding out what programs have been activated on start up. There is also a way to switch off some of these un-necessary programs.

The only problem is I have forgotten how to do it. I know the first bit is START and then RUN, I can’t remember what to do next.

Don’t worry I won’t be turning off the firewall or the virus killers. I have done a sweep of my PC and I don’t have any viruses, however some of the programs need not be activated on start up.

Any ideas

I have windows 2000 xp
Service Pack 2. if that help

  stalion 20:45 23 Dec 2005

run,msconfig,then startup

  VoG II 20:45 23 Dec 2005

If you mean Windows XP then run msconfig click here

Windows 2000 does not come with msconfig but click here

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