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Old 04-29-2006, 07:00 AM   #1 (permalink)
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hi guys
basically my windows xp takes a long time to load up(1 maybe 2 minutes) were as before it took seconds is this because i updated all my hardware drievrs. motherboard, pci cards and pci-e
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do you have a lot of programs running in startup?
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also, are all your drivers up to date?
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Also how much RAM do you have?
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its in their sig.

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most people aren't realizing that this just happens when you have a 64bit processor with a lot of programs on xp sp2, especially if you have an nvida chipset and you install the sw ide driver (you don't need it if you aren't running a raid setup)
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Id say no matter what just use hijackthis on your system and remove software from your startup. Stuff like quicktime, realupdate, java, etc. Its also not a bad idea to do it just because you know what starts up everytime.
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