It is taking a very long time for my icons to appear(3 posts)
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?