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APP start on boot up

Microsoft Windows 7 (64-bit)

My HP Pavilion PC  takes forever to boot up. athen MS Explorer takes almost as much time. I want to start Explorer automatically when the boot is complete.

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APP start on boot up


If the PC still has the original drive, then the most likely issue is the drive failing -- as that can cause very slow boot and very slow launching of apps.


To check the drive you have to follow these steps:
1) Press Esc key repeatedly, several times a second, while rebooting the laptop. Do NOT hold the key down, just press it over and over.
2) Eventually, you will see an HP Startup Menu -- that will look similar to the image below ...
HP Startup Menu.jpg
3) press the Function key for testing the hard drive (usually F2) and let it run.

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