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XP Boot slow

When my XP Pro boots and gets to the "Welcom" screen, it hang for a minute, then boots normally. Norton, AdAware both say everything is OK.

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If the machine is free from pests and Housecall finds nothing, the typical hang that I encounter is an unused ethernet port. XP tries very hard to configure it...

Bob

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So how does one find unused ports that XP maybe scanning?

TIA

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(NT) Check the date of the posts

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(NT) After 2 1/2 years I hope they sorted it out.

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Granted it's 2 years old..................

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But the answer could help others, like myself.

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Then yes. An unused eithernet port is known to do this.

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Do you have one? To find out just look at your machine's "SPECIFICATIONS."

Sometimes it's as easy as telling what machine you have (make and model) but I never ask for that since it's asked each time you post (words in red.)

Bob

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