win 7 / vista issues

Discussion in 'Windows 7 Help and Support' started by bruinator, Mar 9, 2009.

  1. bruinator

    bruinator New Member

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    Hi,

    I recently added win7 / vista to my computer. The issue I am having is it takes a minimum of at least 4 minutes to boot up. When I push power up button I get the system count and then I get a curser in top left hand corner of my screen that sits there for 3 minutes before I get a message of "program not found skipping autocheck" and then my system boots up. What is causing this and why does it take so long?

    thx
     
  2. Kyle

    Kyle New Member

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    Hold the windows button and hit "R".
    Type in "msconfig" and hit enter.
    Go to the "Startup" tab.
    Take a screen shot, and upload it, then post it here and I'll be able to help you out.
     
  3. bruinator

    bruinator New Member

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    Here it is:

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    I appreciate the help.
     
  4. reghakr

    reghakr Excellent Member

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    The only things I use on msconfig are me firewall, spyware detector, and Anti-virus,

    You can most likely disable all other entries such as

    WSShedulder
    Freebar
    Vonage
    PowerMenu.
    I can't advise about the Microsoft entry as I can't see the path.

    Try disabling these entries, make sure the programs still work and you can keep them unchecked.

    However, on running some programs, they automatically re-insert the command in msconfig.
     

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