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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!

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2



    BSOD Kernel Dump Analyst
    Posts : 2,274
    Windows 10 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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