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19-Jun-2006, 08:05 AM #1
Solved: Start-Up Delay Program
Can anyone give me a link to a program that delays start-up applications?
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19-Jun-2006, 08:35 AM #2
This might be what you're looking for http://fileforum.betanews.com/detail...r/1088376249/1
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thanks, stantley
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19-Jun-2006, 11:58 AM #4
Out of curiousity, why do you want to do this?
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19-Jun-2006, 12:38 PM #5
To make my computer start faster, ect., ect...
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19-Jun-2006, 01:20 PM #6
Putting delays in the startup programs shouldn't make it start any faster!

Getting rid of unnecessary ones will have a much greater affect.
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19-Jun-2006, 02:19 PM #7
It will because 5 apps won't try to start at once.
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19-Jun-2006, 02:47 PM #8
Thanks again, stantley, that worked well.........solved...
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19-Jun-2006, 04:04 PM #9
You're welcome, I'm glad it worked for you.
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19-Jun-2006, 04:19 PM #10
More curiousity .....

What is your config? OS, Processor, Ram?

And, after you implemented these delays, how much faster is your bootup?
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19-Jun-2006, 05:42 PM #11
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More curiousity .....

What is your config? OS, Processor, Ram?

And, after you implemented these delays, how much faster is your bootup?
Why are you so nosy??
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19-Jun-2006, 05:43 PM #12
I was just wondering, no offense, also you can click the little computer next to my name to find my specs.
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19-Jun-2006, 06:04 PM #13
Nosy??

Only because, to me, it makes little sense to try and do this. Windows is a multiprogramming system, meaning it can handle many, many things simultaneously.

So, given that you are actually seeing an improvement, I was wondering exactly how much that was.

(BTW: are you one of those who have either disabled Prefetch or regularly delete all the files in that folder)

And, thanks for the tip re the PC icon. Had never noticed it before. lol
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19-Jun-2006, 06:38 PM #14
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Nosy??

Only because, to me, it makes little sense to try and do this. Windows is a multiprogramming system, meaning it can handle many, many things simultaneously.

So, given that you are actually seeing an improvement, I was wondering exactly how much that was.

(BTW: are you one of those who have either disabled Prefetch or regularly delete all the files in that folder)

And, thanks for the tip re the PC icon. Had never noticed it before. lol
How can you disable/enable that?
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19-Jun-2006, 06:59 PM #15
In the registry.

Many "tweak" programs give you the option, and some "cleaning" programs "clean" the prefetch folder.

Either can/will result in a slower bootup and apps starting more slowly. (Since you had concern about the boot speed, I was just wondering if you had negatively, contributed to it?)
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