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Windows 7: Extremely slow boot speed

27 Aug 2013   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 
Extremely slow boot speed

The speed used to be optimal, but in the past weeks it increased up to 4 minutes which is insane.
I disabled most of non microsoft services and startup programs but it does not decrease at all. If you need any further logs/info feel free to ask.

Thank you

- Tom

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27 Aug 2013   #2

Win-7 Home Prem 64-bit 7601 Free SP1
 
 

Did you use msconfig or simply Task manager ?
I wouldn't guess unchecking ms services would be a good thing to do ?
Post a couple of screen shots.
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27 Aug 2013   #3

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Did you use msconfig or simply Task manager ?
I wouldn't guess unchecking ms services would be a good thing to do ?
Post a couple of screen shots.
I said i unchecked most of the non ms services.
I put the screenshots in the attachments.


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27 Aug 2013   #4

windows 7 home premium 64bit
 
 

When did this happen or did it just happen gradually?
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27 Aug 2013   #5

Win-7 Home Prem 64-bit 7601 Free SP1
 
 

Not sure I've ever seem a loaded up startup menu such as you have,
Norton and Eset ouch,
Most people would suggest only having your primary security suite startup with windows,
Norton being that you pay for it.
But this is far more complicated than I can suggest to do with it,
Cheers.
Clean boot,
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/179159-troubleshoot-application-conflicts-performing-clean-startup.html
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27 Aug 2013   #6

Linux Mint 15 "Olivia" x32
 
 

in your startup, there's a programs called Starter module that's coming from your user account, what's the path to that file?
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07 Sep 2013   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fezbombmatt View Post
When did this happen or did it just happen gradually?
Well i can say it always happens gradually
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07 Sep 2013   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Not sure I've ever seem a loaded up startup menu such as you have,
Norton and Eset ouch,
Most people would suggest only having your primary security suite startup with windows,
Norton being that you pay for it.
But this is far more complicated than I can suggest to do with it,
Cheers.
Clean boot,
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/179159-troubleshoot-application-conflicts-performing-clean-startup.html
It's slow even on clean boot
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07 Sep 2013   #9

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by redfang337 View Post
in your startup, there's a programs called Starter module that's coming from your user account, what's the path to that file?
Oh thats lightshot a screen capture app, it does not slow down as it's very small and executes instantly. And like i said even if i do a clean startup, it is still being slow
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11 Sep 2013   #10

Linux Mint 15 "Olivia" x32
 
 

well, sorry i didn't catch this thread, it MAY be malware related, so I'd suggest the following...
run VipreRescue scanner, save it as a folder called VIPRE on your Desktop.
VIPRE Rescue - VIPRE Computer Recovery Solution

run ADWCleaner from here:
AdwCleaner Download

and dowload and install the FREE version of MalwareBytes Anti-Malware(MBAM) from below and run a FULL scan:
Malwarebytes : Malwarebytes Anti-Malware removes malware including viruses, spyware, worms and trojans, plus it protects your computer

do a scan with Kasperskys TDSSKiller from here:
TDSSKiller Rootkit Removal Utility Free Download | Kaspersky Lab US

and finally, a scan with MalwareBytes Anti-Rootkit (MBAR)

NOTE:
make sure you run the above tools with Administrator permissions by right clicking and selecting run as Administrator

hope everythig works out
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