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Slow Boot up + Random Pop Ups = Madcat! [RESOLVED]


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Ran the cleanup routines and changed over Mcafee for AVG. For whatever reason the system still boots up incredibly slow and takes about 6-8 minutes to get up to speed. But there are no random pop ups in the start bar!! :)

When I turn on my computer the initial "Windows is starting up" box take a full 1 minute to cycle to the desktop and then approx 6-7 mins from there until my IE is operating at normal speed? Anything else you can think of that could be the cause?
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Hmmm could be hard drive related.

Let's try this.

Go to Start run type in Cmd then hit ok.
In the black box that apeears type in this >chkdsk /f /r type in Y at the prompt and then reboot your computer.
Let checkdisk run and let me know if that helps at all.
This will take a while let it complete.
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I ran chkdsk and in the Verifying File Data (stage 4of5) windows replaced bad clusters in file 2560 of file /windows/system32/config/sysevent.evt

My computer is now running perfectly!!!! No bugs and no slow boot!! Kahdah, you dah man! Really nice work.

Thanks a million,

Madcat :)
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Great news :)

You are welcome :)


Since this issue appears to be resolved ... this Topic has been closed. Glad we could help. :)

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Since this issue appears to be resolved ... this Topic has been closed. Glad we could help. :)

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