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After installing the program my start up time increased by about 30 seconds. Any ideas why?

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Try doing a few restarts - sometimes the first restart after any software install can be a little slower.

Other things to try:

1) Defrag your hard drive.

2) Use Microsoft / Sysinternals Autoruns to see if anything else you have installed recently is starting with the machine.

(If you just mean PowerShell is slow to start - it is a .Net program, the first time you run it, it needs to be recompiled... subsequent runs are usually a lot faster/instant.)

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You were right. After TWO restarts, things were back to normal. Who'd a' thunk it? ... Thanks for your help. – Al C Feb 25 '11 at 3:40

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