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Windows 7: Start Menu Issues in 7048 64-Bit


10 Mar 2009   #1
PotatoMan83

 
Start Menu Issues in 7048 64-Bit

For some reason or another, anytime I open start menu, then click "All Programs", there is a pause for sometimes one minute before it even shows my apps, and it also creates other things to hang until it appears.
Anyone got any ideas? Ive had this installed before without the issue

Compaq CQ50-139WM Laptop
Windows 7 Build 7048 (64-Bit)
2GB DDR2 PC5300
256MB Intel Graphics 45EG Integrated Video
160GB WD SATA HD


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10 Mar 2009   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello PotatoMan, and welcome to Seven Forums.

You might see if it is the Visual Effect settings. Uncheck the Animations in the taskbar and Start Menu option to see if that helps. You might also see if this tutorial can help as well.

Hope this helps,
Shawn
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10 Mar 2009   #3
PotatoMan83

 
Crud..

Yeah i had tried the menushowdelay, and that was a no go..I just disabled the animations in start menu but still nothing. Its odd because it can be 5 seconds, 30 seconds, or even longer..anything I try to do while its well, doing whatever it is, will not go or will completely unallow me to access anything during that time.
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10 Mar 2009   #4
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

In that case, you might do a repair install to fix it instead.
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10 Mar 2009   #5
PotatoMan83

 

Will that affect any installed apps, drivers put in, or edits to preferences made? (services, startup, etc.)?
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10 Mar 2009   #6
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

The yellow TIP box at the top of the tutorial, at that link, outlines what may be affected to help you out on this.
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11 Mar 2009   #7
PotatoMan83

 

so far so good..I did the "upgrade" trick u posted..we'll see. Thanks for the help!
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11 Mar 2009   #8
PotatoMan83

 
Coolness..

Not only did that fix the problem but it actually let me do my WEI also.. 5.6 HD Score too Build 7000 only gave me a 2.0. Thanks again!
My System SpecsSystem Spec
11 Mar 2009   #9
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

You're welcome PotatoMan. I'm happy to hear that you got it sorted.
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