Slow start up.

  bob308w 15:45 26 Mar 2006

My PC has become rather slow during starting, how do I find which programmes start automatically when I turn my PC on, and how do I remove them from the start menu, as I believe that this is a cause of slow starts?

  Jackcoms 16:42 26 Mar 2006

Start; Run and type msconfig.

Look under the Startup tab to find running programs.

Untick those you don't want/need and click Apply.

  SG Atlantis® 16:42 26 Mar 2006

start, run and type msconfig click startup tab and untick anything you don't want starting.

  Jackcoms 16:45 26 Mar 2006


  bob308w 19:47 26 Mar 2006

I've done that, but it still takes one and a half minutes before it is ready to go, is that about the Norm? I'm sure it used to fire up quicker than that when it was new (three months ago).

  Mavericke 20:35 26 Mar 2006

What about defragment your hard driver?

  Jackcoms 19:10 27 Mar 2006

And clean out all the unnecessary crap with click here

  DieSse 23:39 27 Mar 2006

Norton Internet Security software makes startup times exceedingy slow - do you use it?

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