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Start up taking forever

  1. #1

    Posts : 1
    Windows 8

    Start up taking forever

    Hey everyone,
    As of two days ago my computer has been taking forever to start up and open basic programs after shutdown. It usually takes about 45 minutes before letting me sign in, and then multiple hours to open a program. Once I get something open it seems to work normally again, but I'd really like to be able to restart my computer without taking 3+ hours.

    Any help you have is appreciated!

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  2. #2

    Posts : 2,059
    Windows 10 Home/ Windows 10 TP/ Windows 8.1 Pro/ Windows 7 Pro

    Press win logo + r, type msconfig, go to services tab, click on hide microsoft services and disable everything.
    Go to task manager, go to startup tab and disable everything.
    Restart the computer.

    Does it take about an hour to start?
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

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