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My friend bought a new Dell laptop and and its taking a long time to boot up windows cause it has all these programs in the backround getting started. I cleaned it up a little bit but still there is like 60 things in the processes in the task manager and its making his comp really slow. Any ideas on what I can do to clear some of that stuff up.
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post #2 of 10
Check the FAQS in my Sig for Windows optimization.
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awesome thanks alot
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post #4 of 10
Not to worry. Hope they help.
post #5 of 10
Fresh install is the best idea.
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post #6 of 10
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Originally Posted by alexisd
Fresh install is the best idea.
No way mate. These things are easily fixed without a full format.
post #7 of 10
Google the best freeware startup manager ever called autoruns
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Fishie36
Google the best freeware startup manager ever called autoruns
You have confused me mate.
post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE1701
You have confused me mate.
Autoruns
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post #10 of 10
Oh right i see. Hmm interesting. Cheers.
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