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These are two contradictory and therefore mutually exclusive statements.
I don't understand how it "takes some of the heavy lifting off the SSD". I mean, it's still doing the same amount of work.
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I thought this might be of interest since we are all trying to increase start-up time, etc. with our SSD's. Not knowing too much about this "Startup Delayer", I can only assume that it might be useful in taking some of the heavy lifting off the SSD, thereby maximizing its speed even more.
Kindly reread my post. You will note that it was not presented in an arrogant or snotty know-it-all way.

The fact that this program (read carefully: could) could possibly decrease start times is a quid-pro-quo.

As for mistakes in logic, you will not get very far in disagreeing with me. Symbolic Logic was my field of study.

I'm sorry, given the fact that you guys got your undies in a knot over it, that I even suggested it. I shall be more careful in the future.

So with regard to my post: Take It or Leave It!
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Kindly reread my post. You will note that it was not presented in an arrogant or snotty know-it-all way.

The fact that this program (read carefully: could) could possibly decrease start times is a quid-pro-quo.

As for mistakes in logic, you will not get very far in disagreeing with me. Symbolic Logic was my field of study.

I'm sorry, given the fact that you guys got your undies in a knot over it, that I even suggested it. I shall be more careful in the future.

So with regard to my post: Take It or Leave It!
Wow. I refrained from blocking you after the first scuffle, but apparently it is unavoidable. I'd respond further but it's not worth my time.
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What the hell, Dennis? I think you are misunderstanding the intention of my reply.

Regarding Stargate's response: all he did was simply misunderstand you. That's why I said "He means "decrease". It was a Freudian Slip because he was thinking about "increasing" the startup speed."

Are you having a bad day or something? What gives?
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Are you having a bad day or something? What gives?
Yeh, having a real 8itch of a day, installing to this SSD. All of a sudden, I'm getting "cannot access the specified path, file or directory" despite the fact that Full Control Permissions are enabled for all.

The only difference between now and before (when I installed from DVD's) is that I have a traditional hard drive installed with the SSD. Keeping things minimalist. I loaded the OS and critical programs on the SSD, now trying to add programs stored on the HD.

Ugh!

My apologies to you guys. As you know, Tim, I'm about the least confrontational and perhaps most deferential person on OCN.

So thanks for making me realize I was "out of character'".

You're a helluva good friend!
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Oops. Double Post. Sorry - again.
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That's why I didn't put you on ignore, unlike other people. hehe (I'm only having fun, stargate).

Unfortunately, I wouldn't know what to do about this error message. I'd probably be too angry to even stay awake.
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No, I'm not excited today, for quite logically, today is not yesterday when things were not going well here.

Please understand that I am in no way advocating Startup Delayer. I may not even choose to use it. However, I just don't like being shot down by arguments the rebuttal to which could have been found by simply reading the info at the Startup Delayer site:

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Startup Delayer gives you the power to optimize your Startup Process by delaying applications from starting up as soon as you log into your computer.

By delaying the applications during start up, your computer becomes usable a lot faster. Startup Delayer will then start launching your delayed applications when your computer is more idle.

Does it take quite some time till your computer is ready to use? Do you find your computer is really unresponsive even though you can already see the Desktop? Do you want more control over what starts on your computer?

When Windows loads it's Startup file, it attempts to load every program in there at the same time. Therefore if you have quite a lot of programs starting when Windows starts, each program will try and grab CPU and Disk time so that it can load.

If each program tries to do this at the same time, you soon notice the slow down that occurs due to your CPU trying to help all the programs to load, and your hard disk accessing multiple files.

Startup Delayer allows you add some order to this process by determining the best time to launch your Applications. You can choose to do this based on how idle your computer is, or you can set an arbitrary time.
Whether my tone was correct or not (it was not), my being miffed certainly was warranted.

I dunno. Perhaps I need some fiery stars after my name to have any credibility.

At any rate, this info was presented only in FYI fashion. I was in no way advocating Startup Delayer; I have no passion or vested interest in it.

I am sincerely sorry that was not evidenced by my initial and rather deferential post.
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Maybe I'm just picky, but I prefer to manually do as much as possible (I don't like having any software doing anything for me if I can help it). That's why I'm turning my nose up at Startup Delayer: if I want to do what it's advertising, then I'll do it myself.

Besides, when I choose Restart from the Start Menu, my system is back in action in 28-29 seconds (proof). I think that I am nothing special, so I believe that if I can do this, then anyone should be able to.

I just think Startup Delayer is for people who aren't really the DIY'er type. Plus, most people on OCN already have extremely fast systems, so Startup Delayer may not provide any real noticeable benefit. I dunno, I just think Startup Delayer is for those people who have prebuilt systems that are slower than molasses in January.
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Maybe I'm just picky, but I prefer to manually do as much as possible (I don't like having any software doing anything for me if I can help it).
Yeh, TT, we're so "on the same page" here. You may recall that I shot down (nicely and gently of course ) an automatic alternative to Black Viper or M-M's manual approach, which I followed - as did you of course. And for the same reason. I just don't trust others to do things for me. Every time I have done so I have gotten stung bad.

I really think there has been some misunderstanding here. I was never advocating the use of this program. It was presented for those who are unwilling or unable to do things manually.

Thanks for clearing things up.
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