slow start up?

  levyo1 17:55 13 Jan 2004
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All of a sudden my system takes about 3 mins to come to life.Where as it came up and running in about 30 seconds!!I am on xp pro with a AMD1700xp.All it does now is, it goes onto the welcome screen and just waits for about 3 mins,I have never had this befor. Is it possible I have done something I dont know about? Nothing has changed on the system no new programs or anything like that.

Any Ideas:)All will be welcome

  kelemvor 18:16 13 Jan 2004

Have you added any (or a lot of) new software recently?? Sometimes when software is installed it can be added to the startup sequence - check msconfig (start/run/type msconfig) you can check in here to see what processes are running.

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