Very slow start up and shut down on my Laptop

  bernvs 10:34 19 Sep 2014
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My laptop running vista is taking a long time starting up and shutting downThis seems to have developed over the last month or so.

  spuds 13:25 19 Sep 2014

This question is asked many times, and its usually a case of keeping up a maintenance procedure, which some never seem to do.

Have you added or removed any software programmes recently.

Do you do any 'cleaning-up', like running something like CCleaner, defrag or any malware programmes.

  Woolwell 19:01 19 Sep 2014

Vista can take a long time to start up and shut down which is why I'm gald I moved on to W7 and W8.

It may be a slow loading program or I guess that the laptop is now nearly 5 years old and may need a good clean up.

  bernvs 09:25 22 Sep 2014

Thanks for the advice. Things have improved, still checking all of suggestions.

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