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It's taking some minutes until my windows 7 load. Then it asks for my password. After I enter the password it takes 1 minute or more to load the basic and some more minutes to start everything.

This is my Startup Services and Programs

services and startup items

Is there something wrong with it? It wasn't so slow a while ago.

I have run some cleans on registry and files with CCleaner.

Is my profile corrupted or something like it? What should I do?

My config: Quad Core 2.0 GHz, 6 GB RAM, 3 GB Video

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I guess this is related, but I couldn't get a clear answer from it. forums.techguy.org/windows-xp/… –  BrunoLM Nov 5 '10 at 22:36
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Those cleanups of the Registry are probably what did it. –  user3463 Nov 5 '10 at 22:41
    
@Randolph: What can I do to fix it? Any idea? –  BrunoLM Nov 5 '10 at 22:43
    
I would create a new user profile and use that as a test to see if it is still as slow. If not, then your registry is probably corrupt, and you could use the new profile instead. If it is equally slow, then it points to another problem. –  user3463 Nov 5 '10 at 22:50
    
@Randolph: I've confirmed this. I've created a new account and restarted the PC 2 times. It took a lot to load everything, so it really is my registry. Any idea on how to fix? –  BrunoLM Nov 5 '10 at 23:02

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My only recommendation, based on our conversation in the comments, is to roll back to before the CCleaner installation using System Restore.

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I see... Thank you for the help :) –  BrunoLM Nov 5 '10 at 23:17
    
CCleaner is very unlikely to be the issue, make sure you defrag and try soluto.com their program shows you how long every item takes to load and gives you options of how to deal with them –  Arch Angel Nov 6 '10 at 8:14

dude, u hav too many start up services running. disable the services like MS office 2010..all, java, fastone, hp media smart tv, tv taskschedular, and ,many more............

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Lmao I didn't even look at the screenshots when i read this the first time just wow :( –  Arch Angel Nov 6 '10 at 15:03
    
That is not the issue. –  BrunoLM Nov 6 '10 at 22:36

Download Autoruns from Microsoft:

Instruct it to hide all core operating system items (Options -> Hide Windows Entries): alt text

Starting with the Logon tab, decide which programs you want to start with Windows. There's only going to be 3 or 4 that you actually use; uncheck the rest. alt text

Next visit the Services tab, where you'll see all the services that you don't need.

Note: Don't "uncheck" services, but instead use use Computer Management to change their startup from Automatic to Manual

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Note: You'll see other services by Microsoft. In step 1 you hid services that are part of the operating system. These are different from services not part of Windows: such as services written by Apple, nVidia, and Microsoft. If it's a core Windows service, you leave it alone. If it's a non-Windows service, it's fair game for manual startup.

Additionally, all real-time virus checking software kills performance of any computer. Turn off real-time scanning, file scanning, network scanning, proxying, e-mail proxying, etc. If you feel as though you engage in risky enough behavior to need a virus scanner: schedule a scan for when you're not using your computer.


Short version: Get rid of junk. Windows runs fine, 3rd party baggage slows it down.

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