Why Does My Computer Boot So Slowly?

If it seems that your computer takes longer and longer to boot the older it gets, that’s because it has likely accumulated bloatware over time that launches at start up whether you mean for it to or not. Many programs install with the automatic functionality to launch whenever your system boots, ostensibly saving you the wait later when you actually click on the program and would otherwise have to wait for it to launch at that time from scratch. However, this tendency of stealthily launching at start up, when multiplied by several programs all performing the same pre-launch at once,...

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