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Windows 7: slow boot time. have followed seavixens tute on event viewer...

18 Jul 2012   #1

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
 
 
slow boot time. have followed seavixens tute on event viewer...

hi guys,

some of you had assisted me a week or so ago re clean install etc. there was an issue of slow boot times. that seemed to fix itself but unfortunately it is back. i have read seavixen's tutorial on event viewer and setup my custom view accordingly. but how do i understand which programs to not run at boot? i was advised by greg i think to not run any. is this so? below are some screen shots of slow boot and my startup. for some reason i think i should be running those ticked at the startup. are these boot time images helpful? so tired of this pc... is it just no good???

oh, there is a file there, cisco VPN client, that my university setup. we don't use that anymore and i have deleted the application but it appears here in the custom event viewer and when i set up the boot times and degradation view it saved in that file. is it a problem?

cheers,
Ken



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18 Jul 2012   #2

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

kenzoic,

Install CCleaner:
CCleaner - PC Optimization and Cleaning - Free Download

list of STARTUP PROGRAMS

CCleaner | Tools
icon | Startup button | Windows tab |
click on Save to text file button (bottom right side) |
accept Startup.txt as file name | SAVE button

list of SCHEDULED TASKS

CCleaner | Tools
icon | Startup button | Scheduled Tasks tab |
click on Save to text file button (bottom right side) |
enter Scheduled Tasks as File name | Save button

List of INSTALLED PROGRAMS

CCleaner | Tools
icon | Uninstall button |
click on Save to text file button (bottom right side) |
accept install.txt as File name | Save button


UPLOAD, as an attachment, the startup.txt file
UPLOAD, as an attachment, the Scheduled Tasks.txt file
UPLOAD, as an attachment, the install.txt file.

HOW TO UPLOAD
Post a File or Screenshot in Seven Forums
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19 Jul 2012   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

hi karl,

thx mate. see below...


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File Type: txt startup.txt (2.7 KB, 29 views)
File Type: txt scheduled tasks.txt (3.5 KB, 17 views)
File Type: txt install.txt (5.0 KB, 18 views)
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19 Jul 2012   #4

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1
 
 

Try removing Ad Aware. Then, disable everything in msconfig except for Microsoft Security Essentials.
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19 Jul 2012   #5

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

kenzoic,
WIN | type MSCONFIG | ENTER | STARTUP tab |
Uncheck ALL except for:
Script:
MSC    Microsoft Corporation    "c:\Program Files\Microsoft Security Client\msseces.exe" -hide -runkey 

REBOOT!

You have just told Win 7 to not run unchecked programs at start up time.

You have not disabled the programs. They will be run when needed.

WIN = key with the Microsoft logo on top
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19 Jul 2012   #6

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

CCLEANER | TOOLS icon | STARTUP tab | SCHEDULED TASKS tab |
Use DISABLE button to disable ALL

Close CCleaner.

REBOOT!


You have not disabled any programs. You have disabled the scheduled running.
Later, after your system is running smoothly, you may reenable desired programs.
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19 Jul 2012   #7

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

UNINSTALL

Script:
Bonjour    Apple Inc.    8/12/2011    2.00 MB    3.0.0.10
Eusing Free Registry Cleaner        19
/06/2012        
Mozilla Firefox 12.0 
(x86 en-US)    Mozilla    9/05/2012    41.7 MB    12.0
Mozilla Maintenance Service    Mozilla    9
/05/2012    214 KB    12.0
Vuze    Vuze Inc
.    24/12/2011        4.7 
Your firefox is old!

REBOOT

REMOVAL OF P2P PROGRAMS

There are signs of one or more P2P (Peer to Peer) File Sharing Programs on your computer.

As long as you are using any form of P2P networking to download files, you can anticipate malware infestations.

References citing the risk of using P2P programs:
How cyber criminals infect victims via P2P with pirated software on Vimeo
Malware: Help prevent the Infection
Perils of P2P File Sharing
How to Prevent the Online Invasion of Spyware and Adware
The Hidden Security Risks of P2P Traffic


I strongly recommend that you uninstall:
µTorrent
BitTorrent
Vuze

While working to fix your system, removal of peer-2-peer programs is a necessity.

After you have carried out the uninstall, task scheduler, and startup recommendations, then
post a fresh set of the three files from CCleaner.

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20 Jul 2012   #8

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

hi karl,

thank you for all this! i have done everything you have said. will have to wait until the morning to see how the boot goes.
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20 Jul 2012   #9

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

ken,
When you do,then post an updated set of those three files please,
karl
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20 Jul 2012   #10

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit 7600 Multiprocessor Free
 
 

started this morning in a few minutes. i don't know why this ad-aware is still listed as i have uninstalled it.


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File Type: txt install1.txt (4.7 KB, 11 views)
File Type: txt scheduled tasks1.txt (3.5 KB, 10 views)
File Type: txt startup1.txt (2.7 KB, 11 views)
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