All my browsers have long start up when I turn on my PC.

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  1. BleedingAssassin

    BleedingAssassin

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    This is a strange problem.
    Whenever I turn on my Vista: Home Premium laptop, after everything loads, I open up my browser (Internet Explorer or Google Chrome or Firefox)
    I have to wait a minute for the webpage to load...
    After that, everything runs smoothly.
    I got a window registry software but it didnt fix it.
    Antivirus scan shows no virus or spyware or anything.
    What could be the cause of this?
    It's an annoying problem.
     
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    Do you have a default page set that loads when you launch the browser? Is that when the time is so long?



    Does it take a long time in the browser to load another page, or just the first page?
     
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    My homepage is google..
    And its just the first page that I open that loads really slowly JUST after I turn on my laptop.
    But after that, i can close and open my browsers with no lag or delay
     
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    The culprit is something that is getting automatically loaded that it taking cycles away from the processor, delaying the launching of the website. To find out what that is, you will need to run MSCONFIG, go to the startup tab, disable all the items, and then do the following for each in turn:

    1) enable an item

    2) reboot

    3) watch the browser load time



    It shoud load quickly at first because nothing else is getting loaded. As you enable each item, the load time will take longer and longer. I would expect that you would see a sudden increase in the load time for only one of the startup items. That is the one that is causing the delay. You will then have to decide if you can live with the delay, or not have that item launched at startup.
     
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    Thanks but the problem occurs only after I turn on my laptop.
    After that one minute delay on my browsers, everything seems to work fine. I can close the browser and open it quickly, I can enter any webpages without a problem.
    Any idea on what it could be?
     
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    As I said in my previous comment -- that is because lots of stuff is getting loaded at startup. That's all done in the background and you will see little or nothing on the screen, just seeming to have to wait forever before you can actually do anything.



    If you want to fix that, you'll need to follow the steps in my previous post.
     
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