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xp task bar

by DIRENG / September 3, 2011 1:56 AM PDT

When xp sp3 is loadind I get all the way to the task bar load and wait, the task bar has blocks of blue where the start button and time icon tray is and the the nefarious hour glass. Can I get this to pick up the pace?

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Absolutely.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / September 3, 2011 2:30 AM PDT
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But look at the details given. No where is there enough to tell you to uninstall Teatimer or any other app that might conflict or slow this down.

Ask yourself if you were given this much detail wouldn't to only answer be to reload the OS?
Bob

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Re: blue blocks
by Kees_B Forum moderator / September 3, 2011 9:33 PM PDT
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My XP PC has it also. It takes at least 30 seconds before I can work. Must be because too many programs are run at startup (the hard disk is working rather hard). A good work-around: use more hibernates and less shutdowns.

My wife started complaining, so I solved it like this: bought a new PC, with Windows 7 and a SSD for Windows and most programs in Program Files. Quite a difference.

Kees

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