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Those screen shots aren't all that clear, but I saw a bunch of apps loaded: Thunderbird, MSN Messenger, and likely more. If you are starting all of those as you boot, yes your boot will take longer. I think all of us above are referring to booting as the process of getting from "off" to the state of a fully functional desktop ready to launch apps.

Are you perhaps launching several Rosetta based (i.e. non native) apps as part of your start up sequence? That would slow things down!

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