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Tray apps take forever to load Windows 8.1

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I am not sure what is causing this, but I didn't have this problem in Windows 7 at all - all my tray apps loaded pretty much instantly. Now I have to sit in desktop and wait for minutes for the apps to appear in my tray!

I am running even less apps than in Windows 7. The HDD is an SSD, so there should be no speed issue. Is there some kind of priority list that I should be aware of? Is it because Windows 8 has start/market apps as priority?
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I can't be the only one with this problem :-/.
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Could be something like a virus scanner wasting time scanning all the programs. Try disabling/removing it and see if anything changes.
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