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Kenzie09

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My computer takes forever to start back up after shutting it down. i was wondering if there was anything i could do to make it go a bit faster. it takes about 5-10 minutes to start up.

im not sure if anyone could help me with this other problem..
but when im on AIM.. it signs me off at times.. like randomly
and it irritates me. like i said.. im not sure if anyone could
help me with this.. but if you could.. i would appreiciate it!!
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Click start then run, type prefetch then press enter, click edit then select all, right click any file then click delete, confirm delete

Click start, all programmes, accessories, system tools to run disc clean up, then from system tools, run disc defragmenter.

Click start then run, type sfc /scannow then press enter, you need the XP CD and Windows File Protection will show a blue onscreen progress bar, when the bar goes, reboot

Download and install Tune Up 2006 Trial

Run Tune Up Disc Clean Up

Run Tune Up Registry Clean Up

Click Optimize and Improve to run Reg Defrag, which will take a few minutes and need a reboot. You should disable the antivirus programme to run this and check it is running after the reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to optimize the computer, select computer with an internet connection from the drop down menu, this also requires a reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to accelerate downloads, select the speed just above your actual connection speed, this requires a reboot

After the reboot, click optimize then system optimizer to run system advisor

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okay thanks =) it speeded up my restart ALOT!

i have anyother question.. could you tell me how to
not make the LOG-ON screen come up.. because i
dont have a password and its dumb for me to have
to press enter when it starts up?
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Click start, control panel, user accounts, then user accounts again, how many are there and how many are active

Did you install .net framework without the service pack and then the hotfix for the service pack

Microsoft Update would answer that

http://update.micros...t.aspx?ln=en-us
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There are only two accounts
Mine being administrator
and the guest.. which i have turned off. - or atleast it says the account is turned off.

and then for your other questions.. i have no idea.
it says i have XP service pack 2

and i have my updates to check everyday at 3AM
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In user accounts, click change the way user log on, is it set this way, click apply and reboot if you change anything

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Yay! thanks =) it worked.
Thank you so much Keith!

do i uninstall TuneUp now?
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It can stay or go, maybe use it for the month, you won't be able to install it again as a trial
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