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Takes 10mins to boot up then every thing works fine

When I boot dell 4400 with just 1 user, avg antivirus, and logictech wireless key board,
It takes about 10 mins to finish booting up but then every thing seems to work as fast as it ever did. I have 3-0 dsl I have already use different programs to clean registry and defrag, nothing seems to heip it seems as if the hard drive is always active as if it is indexing. or writeing to disc.

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Go to your event viewer and look at the log.
It's possible you have a corrupted dll or driver.

If you have a lot of startup programs, that may cause it. You can run a program called hijack this to see what's foreign in your startup such as spyware. Hope this puts you in the right direction.

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