slow starting of my laptop

  cash1 15:49 24 Jul 2006
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when i switch on my laptop it loads very slowly despite my xp operating system.what is wrong?

  VoG II 15:53 24 Jul 2006

Too many programs loading at startup?

You can prune them using msconfig click here

Startup items click here

  skidzy 16:28 24 Jul 2006

As VoG™ says or viruses/malware/spyware.

Update and run your AV

Download these if you do not have them,update and run.

Spybot SD
Adaware SE
Ewido
Defender


All free and from click here

Also using a reg cleaner may tidy up the redundant registry entries.

click here (ccleaner)
click here

Finally Cleanup click here

Reboot

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