After showing welcome screen XP takes a lot of time to show the desktop Tags: Desktops Windows XP Last response: July 11, 2010 3:02 AM in Windows XP Share Anonymous July 11, 2010 12:00:09 AM Hello,After showing welcome screen XP takes a lot of time to show the desktop More about : showing screen takes lot time show desktop treefrog07 July 11, 2010 2:58:41 AM Try running Disk Cleanup and then run Disk Defrag. Those will help you delete temporary and other unneeded files, and then align the files on the HDD. treefrog07 July 11, 2010 2:59:56 AM You could also uninstall unneeded or unused programs, which will free up disk space and remove unneeded entries from Windows registry. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer saint19 July 11, 2010 3:02:36 AM Hi newcomer and welcome to the Tom's hardware forum. Run msconfig and uncheck the unnecessary programs and the start up. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumPC after turned on, takes a long time to show display.. ForumWin XP boots OK but the blue screen takes a long time about "2 min" be ForumTakes a long time to show files icons in Windows Explorer ForumScreensaver - ...on resume, show welcome screen ??? ForumIt's Time to Welcome Tom's $10,000 PC! Forummy computer is dead?!! black screen after welcome ForumDesktop won't show up after Vista logo screen ForumWelcome screen takes so long ForumExternal hard drive not showing correct gig capacity ForumGets to Login Screen but after login it slows down... a lot ! ForumHaving a lot of trouble installing XP Forum20 Percent CPU Usage Showing At Idle...Why? ForumHow to get welcome screen after screen saver ForumStall at User Logon Welcome Screen in XP ForumWindows XP desktop icons take long time to appear after XP .. ForumHELP!!! Please with Windows XP ForumWhy is printing delayed after print command ForumFiles deleted after using 'repair install' security hole? ForumI lost my wireless connection that was installed on my laptap after a technicia ForumMy ie always show mobile pages More resources Read discussions in other Windows XP categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Video !