My comment is this.....
My laptop is slow starting up. (Not an uncommon problem as I can tell by all the other posts.) I read the tutorial on what to do as far as downloading the "Autoruns" program. It is very well explained. I didn't have a problem there. However, when I went to each tab to peruse which programs "I think" should be running at startup I was astounded to see how many there are. I searched for explanations on those programs that should be running on this page - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/startups/ - as was recommended but when I did a search for many of the programs I got no results. I then went to this page as instructed - http://www.sysinfo.org/startuplist.php - and wound up with the same results, "non found."
There has got to be a better way. NO ONE in their right mind is going to try and figure out what programs need to be running. First of all it is not a very prudent thing to do if you don't really know what you are doing. All of a sudden you could uncheck the wrong check box and ka-pluewy, no start-up at all.
This computing thing is a scam. Yes, the computer is a great utility BUT, with all the people out there that are experts in the field you would think that they would develop a more simple way for the average guy to manage his computer so that it works properly, quickly.
If anyone has a better idea or BETTER ADVICE and the links on where to get it please let me know.
Edited by KoanYorel, 02 October 2008 - 11:02 PM.
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