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Windows XP Starting Up Issue

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Maryv, Sep 15, 2004.

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  1. Maryv

    Maryv Thread Starter

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    Help!!

    When my computer starts up it goes through the process until the Windows XP Screen comes on then I get a blank screen for 1-2 minutes then it launches to my desktop. I have run Norton etc. and still I am getting the same thing.

    Any ideas. Should I get window washer etc.?
     
  2. Old Rich

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    Check msconfig for programs starting up that are not necessary.

    wrs
     
  3. Maryv

    Maryv Thread Starter

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    Good Morning,

    I did look at the msconfig, but what would I be looking for in the start-up section?
    Thanks
     
  4. Old Rich

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    any program that you do not want to run at startup . . I limit the start-up items to Antivirus and scanner monitor. One startup trouble shooting method is to uncheck everything, and restart . . then check one item at a time to see which is the trouble-maker.

    wrs
     
  5. Maryv

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    Okay, I will try that and let you know.
    Thanks
     
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