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Windows explorer not initiated at startup and hangs the system,

Also the shut down takes ages,I am running Win XP Pro with SP3 and all windows updates on a Core2Duo 1.8GHz,4GB Ram,320GB HDD,DVD Writer and both a LAN(Ethernet based broadband modem) and wireless modem.The system has slowed down.I am using Trend Micro internet security and also Threatfire and regularly run update and scan.Please advice what to do.

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I had this XP problem with Norton recent after SP3 got on.
Clean install and no antivirus, straight afterwards a bootable CD with SP3 then I replace already removed Norton with Avast virus scanner.
Superfast, all problems I ever had gone. Likely the scanner.

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