slow start ups

  substan 20:34 02 Sep 05

sony vaio laptop vgn a115s 1.6 intel centrino running XP home takes around 10 minutes to boot up have tried a re-format and installing more ram but still takes ages is this normal for a centrino. when its running it seems fine

  woodchip 20:41 02 Sep 05

Go to Start/Run type MSCONFIG press enter go to Startup tab top right see how many items you have starting at boot. You may be able to stop a lot of these running at boot. You can post them hear but double line items so they can be read

  woodchip 20:42 02 Sep 05

The ones starting have a tick in box

  Diodorus Siculus 20:50 02 Sep 05

click here
Startups list

Windows XP Home and Professional Service Pack 2 Service Configurations by Black Viper
click here

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