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long loading time for XP (literally, hours!)


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Jimmy2588

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for some odd reason, my windows XP takes a long time to load, like.. the windows XP professional loading screen is there for litterally 3+ hours at a time. Is it something wrong with the hard drive? I have two...
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coachwife6

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Hi Jimmy2588. Welcome to GTG. :tazz:

Please Click here!, and follow the recommendations in the guide.

If you're still having trouble, We'll need you to use a free diagnostic tool, Hijack This. Follow the instructions in step five of this guide, and post your log as a new topic in the Hijack This forum. It will get a better response there from the people most qualified to analyze logs.

Most of what Hijack This lists lists will be harmless or even essential, DO NOT delete or modify anything yet! Someone will be along to tell you what steps to take after you post the contents of the scan results.
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Jimmy2588

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Is it necessary if I know I just reformatted the drive?I had the problem prior to formatting the drive and I thought if I gave windows a fresh install, it would solve everything, but it didnt. Do you still tink I need to post a Hijack This log?
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Formatting the harddrive would eliminate 99.9% of all problems unless its a hardware issue, if you would like to try to fix it without formatting the drive then i would recommend posting a log, but if you can back up your data and would like to format your drive, then that would be another solution
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