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Slow Start-up

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#1 ashoraka


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Posted 01 January 2005 - 01:22 PM

Happy New Year!

I have recently been experiencing V E R R R Y slow start-ups on my laptop. It did not use to be this way. I have not timed it, but it seems like it takes forever to start.

I am not sure there is a direct correlation, but it seems to have slowed down right after I installed Windows XP SP2.

I am running Windows XP Version 5.1 with Service Pack 2 on an IBM laptop with a Pnetium 4 (1.5 GHz) and 560M memory.

Any advice would be most apprecaited.

Many thanks in advance.


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Posted 01 January 2005 - 02:23 PM

Hi :thumbsup:

SP2 comes with additional services, follow the advice and suggestions at Black Viper and reduce some of them.

See if that has any effect.
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Posted 01 January 2005 - 03:16 PM

Hi ashoraka and :thumbsup: to BC.

Here's the link to Black Vipers services config page. It's prob a good idea to defrag your H/Disk too.

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Posted 01 January 2005 - 04:43 PM

Also you might have to many things starting up when your pc does that dont need to. Vipers site ought to help.

If not just ask.......

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