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Computer running real slow at startup


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Computer running real slow at startup. Here is the Hijack list:
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does it run at normal speed after it gets up and running
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It runs realy slow at startup and as loads windows and it takes almost a half hour of running to get at a usable speed.
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What antivirus programs do you use?

Most Norton Products affect the speed of your pc at startup...

But half an hour...
I dont know... Sorry.
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Mafee but I've had it for years and it has never done this to me
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Have you downloaded anything before this happened?
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No nothing.....just started to run slow
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Hm...Youll have to ask an Admin for this...

Usually, when my pc starts to feel a bit slow, I would restart my modem or clean my HD if it has too much dust & etc...
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I'll try cleaning the HD, Laptop running fine so the modem should be ok
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modem not responsible for start up for windows though...........
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Sorry, I can barely think straight since for me, the past 2 days, ive been
trying to deal with a BSOD on my pc, :) :)
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time your boot time...write it down
click on start...run...type in msconfig...press enter...click on startup tab...
uncheck everything EXCEPT your AV and firewall...if its a laptop you have to be careful about what you uncheck or your touch pad and wireless and things like that will not function for you..
google each start up item to decide if you need it to load with windows...unchecking them does not remove them ..they are still available to use...
time your boot time before doing this and after doing this...let me know what they are...
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ok, I have to go into work now so I'll look at doing that on Monday, Thanks
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