How to speed up Windows startup: Part 1

Remember when you first installed Windows XP on your computer? Think back to how quickly startup was. Your desktop would be fully loaded and ready for you in mere seconds. How long does it take to startup now??

For most people, the slowness is due to  multiple programs and services running in the background at boot time. These programs and services compound over time as you install more and more software and utilities onto your computer. Thinking about formatting and reloading?? Don’t stick the XP installation disk in the drive tray just yet…
Introducing Startup Control Panel

Startup control panel applet that lets you specify what programs you want to run when your computer starts up. Once installed, it appears under Control Panel in Windows. The program is very simple to use and consists of various tabs. By clicking on each tab you can easily see what programs run at start up.

You can then simply right-click on each entry and disable what you dont need.

Startup Control Panel

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