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Boy, I'm glad I found this place. :blink:


Anyways, these two problems are still here:


1) Slow start-up (most likely too many programs starting on windows start-up)
2) And the smilies and gif images don't work anywhere on the internet.

Those are the only two that I'm worried about now that my computer's clean. Thanks. :whistling:
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Ok...let's tackle the slow startup first.

Click Start, then Run, type msconfig, and press "Enter". Under the "Startup" tab, scroll to the bottom of the list of startup items and list the last 5 here for me.
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Firewall Ad Blocking / gifs
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- msnmsgr
- AOLLaunch
- Microsoft Office
- Adobe Gamma Loader
- Adobe Reader Speed Launch
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Uncheck all of those... :blink:

Next 5 plaease... :whistling:
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:whistling:



- NeroCheck
- jusched
- gcasServ
- zlclient
- (a blank one)
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Uncheck Nero Check and jusched...

gcasServ is your choice...it's Giant Anitispyware (Microsoft) If you have Microsoft Windows AntiSpyware installed, you can uncheck it. The other is a necesary file.

What is the full path for the blank one?

Next 5 please... :whistling:
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Ok... when I uncheck the boxes and turn my computer off and then back on, it comes back on with a message. It says something about the fact that I've changed settings. And I forget what I did, but the checkmarks came back. Do I click any other buttons?
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Remove the ticks, click apply, reboot and when it gets to the desktop, tick the box for do not start the configuration utility

You can change Microsoft AntiSpyware for Windows Defender

http://www.filehippo...ft_antispyware/
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:whistling: Yeah...what HE said.... :blink:

Is the startup time improving?

Edited by wannabe1, 21 April 2006 - 12:07 AM.

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I have noticed some improvement in start-up times, thank you. :blink:

And alrighty, I ticked the box on start-up and now it's all good. :whistling:


The full path of the blank one is: HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
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Click start then run, type regedit then press enter, click + next to HKEY_CURRENT_USER then click the + for each part of SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion then click the run folder

Are any entries on the right without any data, if so, note them down and click to close the registry editor

Post the items you made a note of
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There's one that says:

Name: Type: Data:

(Default) REG_SZ This is blank.
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That's fine, and can stay
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Open Control Panel and double click on the "Java" icon. Under the "Update" tab, untick the box next to "Check for updates automatically", "Apply" the change, and click "Ok". This should remove the blank entry from msconfig.

Are there any more startup programs in msconfig to look at? If there are, please list the rest of them.
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