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Start screen Search and Task manager slow load.

  1. #1

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1

    Start screen Search and Task manager slow load.

    My computer was working fine then just the past couple days has been acting WIERD.

    So this is what happens, while using the computer, periodically when I go to the start screen and search for something, it just hangs for about 20-60 seconds before responding. Now today, every single time I start the computer, it loads fine gets me to the start screen, but if I type anything for the search then it freezes on me for 20-60seconds. If I start it and immediately go to the desktop, I can run SOME programs like IE or Chrome but NOT Ventrilo or games (for 20-60 seconds). Also, TASK manager will not come up nor do any of the windows 8 "charms" work for that time frame.

    I am at a loss, this is a fresh OS install about a month ago on a brand new Samsung 840 SSD. All my drivers are up to date, I didn't have this issue a week ago but I did have a system restore point that I restored my computer to and that didn't fix it.

    I also tried the Windows Startup Repair, and it tells me it could not repair it and to check my log at "F:/Window...." whereas I have NO F:/ drive and Windows is obviously installed on my C:/ drive (also, it will not allow me to "refresh" my computer. *I have legit Windows 8 Keys that I purchased

    I have tried disabling the fast boot in power options.
    I have ran a registry cleaner (ccleaner, I hate running cleaners but it was a desperate measure).
    I tried creating a new user account.

    I REALLY hope someone can help me here as I do NOT want to do another fresh install. I tried to provide as much information as possible please let me know if you guys need more!

    I will keep googling in the meantime hoping for a solution.

    I checked my Event Viewer and these are common errors I am seeing:

    The driver \Driver\WudfRd failed to load for the device SWD\WPDBUSENUM\{69d0e255-85f2-11e3-be67-806e6f6e6963}#0000000000100000.

    The server {9BA05972-F6A8-11CF-A442-00A0C90A8F39} did not register with DCOM within the required timeout.

    The machine-default permission settings do not grant Local Activation permission for the COM Server application with CLSID


    and APPID


    to the user NT AUTHORITY\LOCAL SERVICE SID (S-1-5-19) from address LocalHost (Using LRPC) running in the application container Unavailable SID (Unavailable). This security permission can be modified using the Component Services administrative tool.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #2

    Posts : 2
    Windows 8.1

    Nothing like 5 hours of googling and brain wrecking to discover a stupid fix. Ugh, turns out "Nvidia Network Service" is the culprit. I disable that and ALL the problems went away. Hope this helps someone else who runs into issues like mine!!
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #3

    Posts : 2,191
    Windows 8.1

    Hi fevish,

    You did a lot of hard work to fix that issue on your own so thanks for being kind enough to come back and share your final fix.

    Hope this helps someone else who runs into issues like mine!!
    I have no doubt that it will.

    Best regards,

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Start screen Search and Task manager slow load.
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