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Something (driver?) takes a long time to load during Windows XP session opening

Something (driver?) takes a long time to load during Windows XP session opening

I recently noticed that my PC has become very long to boot or, more precisely, to open my session... I probably installed some software that has a problem, but I don't know which one because I don't reboot very often. Here is what happens:

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Guest [Entry]

"This usually happens because Windows waits for the network when you open your session. It is probably waiting for an answer from a DHCP server or a network share but doesn't get it, so it gives up after a certain amount of time.

Disable all your network connections, then reboot. If it works, you just uncovered the source of the problem."
Guest [Entry]

"Open msconfig utility and disable all unnecessary applications that starts on boot. It should be the starting point to identify the program that makes the troubles.

Pressing F8 on startup and choosing a different mode will help you to deal with most Driver problems :)"