EasyLI Done! Series Tutorials
All EasyLI Done! Series Tutorials are designed to accomplish
specific tasks on a step-by-step basis!
two computers together to share files using a crossover cable
to setting up a secured
wireless network connection, these online tutorials are extremely
easy to follow. Although all tutorials were put together with the
novice user (beginner) in mind, advanced users will find a few tricks
to put to use also, such as 'How
to Force Windows to Shutdown' when it just won't shutdown normally.
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Did you know? Loading an excessive amount of programs and services
into memory every time Windows XP starts will increase the time
it takes Windows XP to display the desktop. In many cases, Windows
XP will display the hour glass icon for several seconds (sometimes
minutes), before allowing you to begin working on your computer.
The more programs and services you have loading, the longer you
have to wait. Many of them are optional items and can be disabledpreventing
them from loading each time Windows XP starts up.
If your computer starts running slowly or performing abnormally,
you might be able to pinpoint the program or service that is causing
the problem, by disabling some of the startup items and services.
If your computer crashes or will not load Windows XP in normal mode,
then try disabling all startup items and services (except Microsoft
services) in safe mode and then restarting your computer, to load
Follow the steps below to determine which programs and services
are loading into memory when Microsoft® Windows® XP Home Edition