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kerf33

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I am having trouble with my computer. Every time I start it up or try to bring it out of hibernation, it takes almost a half hour to start. Once it does start up everything runs just fine. It also has no trouble shutting done, the problem is just with the initial start-up. I will press the button to turn my computer on and the lights will come on but it takes forever for my password screen to pop up. I have been searching for possible solutions but have not found anything that helps. Here are a few things that i tried:
1- Deactivated a bunch of the programs that start-up when by computer starts up.
2- Ran a virus check (no viruses were found)
3- Ran CCLeaner
4- Ran Bootvis
5- Ran Adaware
None of these things helped at all. Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.
 
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Have you gone into help and support, you can troubleshoot your startup and shutdown issues there. Let me get this strait you only have 132GB of RAM and your using 16.8?? Is that correct?
 

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No I have not gone into help and support yet. I checked to see how much of my hard drive was available and that is what it said.
 

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Im sorry, I just looked again and the 132GB is what is available.
 
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Okay so go to Help and Support in your windows, troubleshoot your startup and shutdown issues there. You really need RAM go to www.4allmemory.com put in your computer make model etc. find out what you need for RAM. Good Luck!!
 

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I did some more searching and it is saying I have 1.00 GB of RAM. I don't know if that is the same as the free space that I have available in my hard drive. I know a little about computers but apparently as much as I need. Tank you very much for your help. I will take your advice and go to help and support. Thanks again.
 
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If you have 1 GB you should be good, but you should find out if you need to upgrade by going to the website I posted previously. Hardrive space is different of course. Go to start, my computer, then Local Disk (C:) right click and got to properties it tells you what you have for free space.
 

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I ran the start-up and shut-down troubleshoot but it find anything that was wrong. Do you happen to have any other ideas I can try?
 
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You went to run, msconfig and unchecked the startup items?? Right? What's in the right, bottom of your taskbar??
 

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Yes I did, I unchecked everything that was checked. The only things on my taskbar are my internet connection, volume, and two computers which say "local area connection. A network cable is unplugged".
 
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