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Windows 7: Start menu really slow

06 Apr 2010   #1
Wandalynn

Windows 7 home premium 64-bit
 
 
Start menu really slow

Hey all!

Ok everything else on the computer seems to work fine. Everything is blazing fast except for my start menu. When ever I click on the windows logo and try to go into the start menu it can take up to 10-15 seconds to load up. Anyone have a fix to this?


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06 Apr 2010   #2
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Welcome!

How long has this been going on? You may want to try a repair install.
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06 Apr 2010   #3
Wandalynn

Windows 7 home premium 64-bit
 
 

It has been going on for a few days now.

I already tried that yesterday

Actually it has pretty much been my entire windows explorer
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06 Apr 2010   #4
Jonathan_King

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Try this tutorial: Optimize Windows 7
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06 Apr 2010   #5
not so gray matter

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

Use this tutorial to speed up your start menu

Menu Show Delay Time

It's number 14 in the tutorial linked by Jon
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06 Apr 2010   #6
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

If nothing else works, maybe you can resolve the problem by using the clean boot.

How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7
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06 Apr 2010   #7
Wandalynn

Windows 7 home premium 64-bit
 
 

I followed the clean boot, and it seems to be working just fine. Thanks everyone!
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06 Apr 2010   #8
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 10, Home Clean Install
 
 

Glad that I could help. The clean boot is excellent for diagnosing problems.
Wishing you all the best.
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