slow startup since installing sp2

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is anybody else finding since installing sp2 there computer startup has
slowed dramatically.--
chris
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  1. Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.help_and_support (More info?)

    Check this thread as the checklist is troo numerous to post here.
    http://groups-beta.google.com/group/microsoft.public.windowsxp.newusers/browse_frm/thread/2e8deace587a9e71/bbe4b87a529898b8?q=Slow+boot+after+installing+SP2+group:microsoft.public.windowsxp.*&rnum=2&hl=en#bbe4b87a529898b8

    or

    http://www3.telus.net/dandemar/slowcom.htm

    Also, you may be interested in this post:
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    It can take several days and 3 or 4 reboots for it to speed up. First
    defrag. The boot prefetch will kick in after the 3 rd reboot. It takes
    several days for the prefetch folder to be rebuilt. And the in built
    optimization kicks in every 3 days. After that defrag again. If the
    system is still slow after some days try some clean boot troubleshooting to
    see what may be hanging up on startup. A program may need to be uninstalled
    / reinstalled:

    How to troubleshoot by using the System Configuration utility in Windows XP

    http://support.microsoft.com/?id=310560

    How to perform a clean boot in Windows XP

    http://support.microsoft.com/?id=310353


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    "chris" <chris@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    news:FDCD17C7-3559-4BC9-B119-418D17C50CD9@microsoft.com...
    > is anybody else finding since installing sp2 there computer startup has
    > slowed dramatically.--
    > chris
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