Slow explorer.exe loading time?

Apr 1, 2018 5:12PM PDT

So basically when I boot up my PC, it takes about a minute or so before explorer loads up. My PC boots up with a black screen where I can see my mouse only and a black background with nothing on it, I can use CTRL+ALT+DELETE and open task manager from there and launch explorer manually but it doesn't save me any time. Does anyone know what can cause this? I've had this for a few weeks now and I have no idea what could possibly be the cause of it.
I'm currently on Windows 7 Professional SP1. Thanks in advance.

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Actually it's a well known failure.
Apr 1, 2018 5:25PM PDT
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Apr 1, 2018 6:10PM PDT

I've never actually witnessed this nor have I ever had this before. So I was confused because I couldn't find a solution to it online, maybe I haven't searched around good enough. Thank you for the reply though, I will do what you told me and post the result.

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Apr 2, 2018 1:27AM PDT

Do you have windows install media?

Do you have a backup of 'your stuff'?

Do you have a full system backup?

You might want to have that stuff before you start playing with things.
It's your go back tools if this turns into a mess.

Use msconfig>startup and untick everything.......reboot.
Any change?

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