switching pc on

  duvat 18:42 04 Jul 06

After first switching on my pc,it takes a 7 or 8 minutes before I'm able to go files,folders etc.A pal advised removing shortcuts from the desktop but it still waits for the same time (an eggtimer sign keeps appearing-can anyone help?

  VoG II 19:01 04 Jul 06

Removing shortcuts from the desktop won't do anything. He may have meant shortcuts from the Startup folder.

You need to run msconfig and see what is loading at startup and untick the ones you don't need click here

click here should help you.

  duvat 19:51 04 Jul 06

thanks to all-pc in great shape!

  Tim1964 00:06 05 Jul 06


To help others with the same problem, what did you do to fix it?

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