Go in to msconfig (start, Run, msconfig, OK) and uncheck everything under Startup, then go to Services and Hide Microsoft services then uncheck all that are left. Apply Ok and restart. IF it boots much more quickly then the slowness is caused by something you unchecked. Go back in to msconfig and recheck about 1/2 of the items you unchecked. Then reboot and if it is still fast check about 1/2 of the remaining items. then Reboot. Keep going until you isolate the problem. If it doesn't help go back in to msconfig and select Normal start. Ok.
Before you reboot:
1. Double-click My Computer, and then right-click the hard disk that you want to check. C:
2. Click Properties, and then click Tools.
3. Under Error-checking, click Check Now. A dialog box that shows the Check disk options is displayed,
4. Check both boxes and then click Start.
You will receive the following message:
The disk check could not be performed because the disk check utility needs exclusive access to some Windows files on the disk. These files can be accessed by restarting Windows. Do you want to schedule the disk check to occur the next time you restart the computer?
Click Yes to schedule the disk check, but don't restart yet.
Start, Run, eventvwr.msc, OK to bring up the Event Viewer. Right click on System and Clear All Events, No (we don't want to save the old log), OK. Repeat for Application.
The disk check will run and will probably take an hour or more to finish.
1. Please download the Event Viewer Tool by Vino Rosso
and save it to your Desktop:
2. Double-click VEW.exe
3. Under 'Select log to query', select:
4. Under 'Select type to list', select:
Then use the 'Number of events' as follows:
1. Click the radio button for 'Number of events'
Type 20 in the 1 to 20 box
Then click the Run button.
Notepad will open with the output log.
Please post the Output log in your next reply then repeat but select Application.