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T480 Slow to Startup

2020-05-09, 20:22 PM



My T480 has always been slow to start up ever since I got it, nearly a year ago. It takes several minutes for the OS to boot up, so I can start using the internet. 

Lenevo did repair it a few months ago, but it didn't do anything to help the issue. This is not normal for a brand new computer to never have been able to boot up quickly. Do any of you have insight into this issue? Thank you.


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T480 Slow to Startup

2020-05-10, 7:36 AM
You probably have too many items in your startup folder. Remove those that you do not need immediately when signing on. You can get help from the internet on what to stop from starting, The Startup items can be found by simultaneously depressing 3 keys, Ctrl, Alt, and Delete, going to the Task Manager and the Startup tab. My best to you.

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Re:T480 Slow to Startup

2020-09-02, 17:58 PM

You should maybe consider a clean install.


do you have a HDD or a SSD ? 


is there something plugged ont your machine slow usb peripherals ?

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