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Takes time to open a program in vista, whereas in XP its fine

I run a program in vista, it takes 25 secs to open each screec. The same program is executed in XP and it is working fine. Not even a second to open. But in vista iti is consuming more time and this makes me frustrated every time.

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U may b using the same software bt it takes more time bcoz ur hardware may not b Upgraded (As u may b knwing Vista use mor graphic support than XP) so many more progrms are running at the background.

So u may b able 2 solve this problem bty upgrading UR RAM ( min 2GB recomended )


or u may also b having problm wit UR Software..
( ie the software VERSSION u may b using is nt friendly with VISTA)

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I do not know if this will speed up the program but if you right click on the program start icon and select "Properties" from the menu a window will pop up. If there is a "Compatability" tab click it. In the next window, in the first section after the text section, you can tell Vista to run it in one of many choices of older versons of Windows. Make your choice and see if the speed the program up. If not, you will have to get an update to this program for Vista.

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