Hi Bob, Thanks for the much better explanation. You have such a way with words. :-) How's the water? Carl ----- Original Message ----- From: "Bob Noble" <bnoble@xxxxxxxxx> To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Friday, October 10, 2003 1:11 PM Subject: [pcductape] Re: Win XP home ed. > Hi De, > What Carl is talking about is in control panel, administrative tools, there is > an event viewer that will tell you if there are any errors that happen while the > computer is running. If you double click the error it will tell you a bit more > about the problem. Check the application and system part. > > Limit what's running in the tray or all programs that start at start up, that > you are not using. Remember all these programs can be started from the start > button. > > Also, do a defrag if you haven't yet. > > > Bob Noble > www.sonic.net/bnoble > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Carl" <ctm007@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> > To: <pcductape@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Friday, October 10, 2003 11:02 AM > Subject: [pcductape] Re: Win XP home ed. > > > Hi De, > > It's no secret but I've been using Windows XP since it 1st became available a > couple of years ago and now I would not dare go back to another os. I love it. > Bob, the River Man, will tell you to keep up with the Administrative Logs off > of the Start - Programs - Accessories - System Tools - Ad logs and review it > each time you have an error.; Or use "Help" to find out more. Even now, with a > slow start, you can review the logs to see what's loading and if there are any > conflicts. Btw, Windows xp is not as fast of the older os's. Also, in all > fairness, shut down the excessive programs that are loading on reboot. Use > Start - Run - Msconfig to get to your Startup folder and just uncheck all. > Then start rebooting and add programs one and a time until you have what your > want. > > Carl > > > > > To unsubscribe from this list send an email to > pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field > OR by logging into the Web interface. To unsubscribe from this list send an email to pcductape-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface.