Programs that are supposed to load at startup dont

  FatboySlim71 00:34 04 Oct 2004

Sometimes when I start my PC the programs that load when Windows starts,they don't load,this seems to happen when I first switch on the PC of a morning.When this happens and I try to restart Windows the PC will not restart or shut down if I pick that option and the only thing that I can do is to switch the PC off by the power switch.I have also noticed that sometimes when I shutdown the PC it is slower than it used to be at shutting down.

  Diodorus Siculus 07:34 04 Oct 2004

What operating system do you use? If winxp, try this:



sfc /scannow

You will need your CD.


If win98 try




and click on start.


Also try a defrag, just load the programs that you really need - try the msconfig utility:




and under the startup tab, disable some that are not necessary.

click here for a listing of startup programs.

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