Tip #1,231 11 people found helpful

If your computer starts running slowly, check what programs are automatically started when you boot up your machine.

Go to Start, Run, type MSCONFIG. Go to the Startup tab. All those programs are running at startup. Uncheck ones you can run when you want. Say ok. Restart. You will get a message that states you have changed your system configuration. Check the box to not show again and say ok.

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