And what do you have loaded on start-up?

  Snrub 13:47 PM 03 Aug 11
Locked

I have limited my start up items to firewall and antivirus (McAfee) , Ccleaner and IoBit Advanced System Care Pro v 4.0,1 which does auto clean sweep, smart defrag 2 and Malware Fighter Pro v 1.1 They only take 30 secs or so and my system is lightening fast. Interested in what others use?

  woodchip 14:13 PM 03 Aug 11

You do not need much with a Desktop, My notebook uses software and drivers that it needs to do its job and cannot work without them

  rdave13 14:15 PM 03 Aug 11

Win firewall

avast

realtek sound

Unlocker

Java

SAS pro

Win Live Messenger

Printer service

TomTom

SpeedFan

TBB broadband meter

Various sidebar hardware monitors.

  Strawballs 14:19 PM 03 Aug 11

Very little only what is necessary to be running all the time which is mainly security.

  woodchip 14:38 PM 03 Aug 11

Just posted a Tip in Help room after seeing this thread

  wee eddie 14:52 PM 03 Aug 11

AVG Free, Spybot S&D, Zone Alarm, Secunia, Download Monitor.

That's it.

  onthelimit1 15:37 PM 03 Aug 11

MSE, that's all

  Snrub 16:06 PM 03 Aug 11

onthelimit1 - Wow, now that is lean!

  onthelimit1 17:32 PM 03 Aug 11

....and no bugs for ages (fingers crossed!).

  ams4127 17:37 PM 03 Aug 11

Norton 360, MBAM.

Advertisement

This thread is now locked and can not be replied to.

How to get free stuff for Android: Amazon Underground offers genuinely free Android apps and free…

1995-2015: How technology has changed the world in 20 years

Swedish schoolkids use Minecraft to redesign Stockholm city centre

Apple's special event invitations decoded: A look back at 13 of Apple's most cryptic invites