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Old 10-24-2008, 07:56 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Blackberry Desktop Manager causing slow Vista startup

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Hello to all.

After 2 installations of Blackberry Desktop Manager, even unchecking the option to don´t start BDM in Vista startup, the startup of my Vista Ultimate is becaming toooooooo slow.
I'm using BDM

Any tip to avoid this?

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Have you removed any un-needed programs from Startup, Start -> Program Files -> Startup.

If you can you migth also want to threw the "startup" tab in msconfig, Start -> Run -> (Windows Key+"R") Type "Msconfig"

There is also a program called "Autoruns:" which tells you everything that starts up with the computer, you can google it to find the download from

Some other information about your system would help, RAM, CPU, HDD Space (% Free), etc.
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I've had this happen on a few XP installs too (including my own!). It's something with the latest version of Roxio it installs. I've seen it make a domain XP login take up to 3 minutes! Uninstalling the 4.6 cleared it up immediately. Reinstalling any prior version causes no problems at all. Gotta' love Roxio .
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I've had the same problem with Windows XP. It takes me about 3 minutes to boot my laptop, whereas before installing Desktop Manager it took less than a minute.

I've now gone into ADD/ REMOVE PROGRAMS, deleted the Roxio Media Manager part of Desktop Manager and problem solved.

I have no use for the Media Manager anyway as I can transfer music, video and photos etc to my Blackberry bold using Windows Explorer.


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