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Winlogon.exe runs for a fair while - why?


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rlh

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This isn't a problem, it's more of an annoyance. I've noticed over the years that as a system installation gets older, winlogon tends to run for longer and longer. It's not an adware/malware/virus thing, it just seems that winlogon is flogging around on the disk for longer and longer (it's up to ~ 1 minute on one system now).

My systems are w2k, fully updated, virus/spyware free, indexing/fast-find disabled, registrymechanic run every so often, disk defragged occasionally, IE temp files deleted regularly, etc etc. There are no untoward progs run at startup. The systems run perfectly ok, just take a long time to complete logging on.

Any ideas on what winlogon is doing?

Roger
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Michael

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All versions of Windows do slow down the older they get, dumb design by microsoft. The only real answer it to format once a year. I notice you said

I've noticed over the years that as a system installation gets older, winlogon tends to run for longer and longer.

so I think this is the only answer it you what you speed back.

Sorry I can say more.
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