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My computer takes over 5 minutes to boot

by praetorianguard / April 20, 2011 5:32 PM PDT

Hi all
I have a problem that my desktop takes over 5 minutes to start. What should I do so that speed of my computer becomes fast.


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No tagline spam please.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 21, 2011 2:39 AM PDT

You'll get replies about the spam rather than the topic.

Speed ideas were discussed before but without make, model, STORY, the replies might be to wipe the machine and do a proper install.

More at 7723-6122_102-510824.html

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Re: boot time
by Kees_B Forum moderator / April 20, 2011 5:35 PM PDT

The 35-minute solution: a clean install of your OS, back to factory conditions. It will be as fast then as it was when you bought it. Then, gradually, as you install your antivirus and other programs again, it will become slower again. But it might take a year to become as slow as it is now.


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by Kees_B Forum moderator / April 20, 2011 5:58 PM PDT

Sorry, but we don't allow non-relevant url's in a post. So - while you may put your name, like 'Pete' or 'Mary' - in a post, you may not use a url to tell us who you are. That's why I deleted your last post in another forum. So please adhere to our forum policies or your posts will be deleted from now on.


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by adamvaldez / April 22, 2011 7:19 AM PDT
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