The computer starts up slowly in Windows XP.
|■||Confirm whether Windows Automatic Updates are stopped.
If so, please refer to the related informations below to troubleshoot the issue.
|■||Confirm whether the VAIO computer starts when ADSL Modem is connected to the LAN.
If so, please refer to the related information below to troubleshoot the issue.
|■||Check all the user names.
If user names below are used, it will take some time to display the Desktop.
|●||Click whether any CD-R Disk has been inserted.
When a disk is inserted, Windows will slow down.
Check whether the disk is in the drive.
|●||Check the startup items.
Confirm whether the startup items are restored to the default setting.
Please refer to the related information below to reset the startup items to the default setting.
|●||Check whether the hardware is upgraded.
|●||Click whether software is installed on the VAIO computer.
Installing of software can also slow down the startup process.
Confirm whether the software is under the default value.
Please contact the software provider for more details.
|●||Confirm whether the issue disappears after performing Disk Defragmenter and Disk Scan.
|●||Comfirm whether the setting of Virtual Memory has been changed.
Set the initial and maximum values of Virtual Memory up to 1.5-2 times as the allocated memory(RAM).
Please refer to the suggested values below when using DVgate and Click to DVD, the following values are recommended.
Please set the values of the Virtual Memory beyond the suggested values.
Regarding how to change Virtual Memory settings, please refer to the related information below.
|●||Confirm whether the VAIO computer is connected to the network.
Connecting the computer to the network will slow down the startup process.
Please confirm if Windows starts up faster when the network is disconnected.
|●||Confirm whether the computer is started under battery power for notebook users.
Starting the computer under battery power will slow down the startup process.
Thus, try to start the computer under the Adapter power.