Having problems with your Gateway Profile 5.5 PC Desktop ?

My pc is super slow at startup. It takes a long time to boot when you first turn it on.


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Start the PC, go to start menu-->run, then type "msconfig".
\015\012Look around at the boot and services tabs, and disable some software you know and could live without if it didn;t automatically load.
\015\012That should speed booting up. If not, and it is several months ago that you installed WIndows, try to reinstall it.
\015\012However, do backup all your data before you do that, everything on your Windows partition will be lost in reinstalling.
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