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Windows 8.1 slow startup

  1. #1

    Windows 8.1 slow startup

    Good day to all,Just sorted out my wifes slow windows 7 with help from the w7 pages here.I followed a tutorial by Brink.
    Now I have a windows 8.1 acer laptop which is very slow on startup also I have to enter my microsoft password in about half way through startup.How long should W8.1 take from start to finish ready to use,I would say mine takes about 3-4 min.
    Does that seem slow or just the norm for an acer lappy.
    Have run all sorts of cleaners Ccleaner and the JRT junkware remover adw cleaner super antispyware and malwarebytes the paid for version.
    Any help here Please.
    PS.Does Brink have a tutorial for startups of W8.1 similar to the W7 one as that one worked a treat on our W7 hp laptop and my home built desktop.
    Many Thanks.

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  2. #2

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    64-bit Windows 10

    Hello David,

    If you would like to be signed in to automatically at startup, then: Log On User Account Automatically at Windows 8 Startup

    If you mean for startup programs, then: Startup Items - Manage in Windows 8

    You might also troubleshoot with a clean boot to see if it may help ID anything causing the slow startup.

    Troubleshoot Problem with Clean Boot in Windows 8

    Hope this helps for now.
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  3. #3

    Thanks Brink for that quick reply,I had a look at first one about If you would like to be signed in to automatically at startup Followed the info and on restart I didn't have to enter my password but it held on the green screen for a long time with the welcome circle going around.
    Any help on that one Please.
    Thank You.David.
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  4. #4

    Posts : 22,572
    64-bit Windows 10

    I'd say troubleshoot with a clean boot for now to see if it may ID a culprit.
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  5. #5

    I had a go at
    I'd say troubleshoot with a clean boot for now to see if it may ID a culprit..

    But the welcome scree hangs on.Will see how things develop
    Many Thanks.Will let you know.
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