Vista start up time

  pediman 20:01 11 Sep 2007

Have just bought my first computer since an Atari!!! It has vista pre-loaded. It seems to take a long time to boot up. It has a 1.9GHZ AMD Turion. Is it normal to take so long i.e about 2 mins sometimes, and is there anything i can do to speed it up?

  brundle 20:34 11 Sep 2007

A laptop? You will probably have a number of manufacturer's utilities running, updates, wireless, news etc - all add to the boot time. Right click each icon in the system tray to see if they are really needed. You can disable or remove entries with something like CCleaner (click here - click Tools/Startup).

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