pc takes ages to start

  pepa31 21:59 01 Nov 2007
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i have an and athlon computer with 1 gb of ram and a 1.54 ghz processoer but on start up it take at least 5 minutes to start uop help please

  Totally-braindead 22:01 01 Nov 2007

pepa31 please tick this thread as resolved and stick to the other one as the problem is related to your other thread.
If you have multiple threads on the same subject you will confuse us and yourself.
Stick to the one thread.

  Strawballs 22:04 01 Nov 2007

Unless you are running win2000 go to start > run > type msconfig and hit enter go to the startup tab and untick just about everything except your anti virus and wireless keyboards mouse networking etc, if you are are running win98 you will need to leave systray. then reboot.

  pepa31 22:07 01 Nov 2007

k i ticked that thread mate lets get back to the other problem

  cocteau48 08:09 02 Nov 2007

Are you running a complete security suite like Mcafee/Norton etc?
When I ditched my Mcafee suite it knocked around 2 minutes off my start up time.

  Strawballs 17:57 02 Nov 2007

My daughters machine has McAfee and doesn't take very long to start.

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