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waynf

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I have previously been advised by technician to keep Desktop Icons to a minimum because of Windows having to load up all icons, thereby affecting startup speed.

I notice that under START-FAVORITES-MEDIA shows a long list of media sites, such as Fox News, AOL, MSNBC etc. There are quite a few. Does having this long list inhibit speedy startup or memory drain?

Thanks for all past assistance.
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No, this shouldnt be a huge problem, even if it did drain any memory, it will be so little having no actual visual affect, so it dont matter. I guess it would help deleted them if you dont you dont use the sites, it will make your favourite look much neater. :tazz:
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waynf,,,

Desktop Icons themselves use no resources...they are just links to applications or documents stored on your machine.

The links under Favorites in the Start up menu are just that...links. They are using no resourses other than taking up space. If there are a lot of links you no longer use, you can clean the out as spike_hacker_inc suggested. Just right click on the link and click Delete.

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