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It is taking a very long time for my icons to appear

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  • Started 2 years ago by oberland
  • Latest reply from raphoenix
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It takes a very long time for the icons to appear, I noticed that only 14 processes are running, but after a few minutes the other 10 appear (making 24 in all) any ideas?

Posted 2 years ago
Posts: 6259

Well, computer spec's, make and model, amount of RAM, CPU speed, disk speed, would help here? Is this 'new' or was it gradually getting there?

Install ANY new programs? How many programs do you Auto-Start?

What are the 14 processes running and do you need them all?

Do you have programs/processes running that need to connect to the Internet?

Irv S.

Posted 2 years ago
Posts: 14920

Try this just to be sure.

Open an Administrator Cmd Prompt.

Type in:

verifier /reset

Tap Enter Key.

Close all and Reboot the machine.

Posted 2 years ago

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