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    Default Seemingly slow boot up

    Husband has a Dell laptop I just got him for Christmas. Windows 7 home edition I believe. I have all the antivirus,spyware goodies on the machine (avast, superantispyware,malware) This thing take forever with a capital F to get to the point where he can click on firefox or IE to go on the internet. You can see the hard drive churning away while he has the screen sitting in front of him just waiting for you to click on something.

    I looked at his startup stuff and swear I did that properly to have all unnecessary things not looking for updates, etc. but there's still something I'm missing doing here. It's driving him crazy (especially since he just got out of hospital and is not feeling well) and then he drives me crazy.

    What's my best plan of attack to get this baby up and running quickly?

    Thanks
    Kathy

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    Hi Kathy, there are many reasons why Windows exhibits a slow start. Try working through the suggestions shown here...

    Is your computer slow to start up? - Blogs - Help2Go Forums

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    I will try there first - thanks once again for your help!