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My Windows XP takes forever to start up.

by VERNLULU / July 21, 2005 10:02 PM PDT

I know I probably have way too many processes that start up when I start my computer, that it why it starts slow. My question is which ones can I safely remove from the start up process? How would I copy and paste my task list of processes into this forum, so you may look at it? I am afraid of removing something that would hurt my computer. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks,
Donna

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This is a good place. . .
by Coryphaeus / July 21, 2005 10:33 PM PDT
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Taking forever?
by Willy Wonker / July 21, 2005 10:36 PM PDT

This is Quick Startup program that would make XP boot faster. It free and has no expire date. Donna, you need to download it http://www.download.com/Quick-Startup/3000-2086_4-10386378.html?tag=lst-0-1 You should figure out which process to keep. If you made mistake you can undo you mistake by enable a process. You also add other programs to startup like Firefox . After you download it you can export startup processes to a notepad therefore you can copy and paste process here in this forum.

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