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After starting Mathematica 10 it hangs for about a minute before becoming operational.

Internet connectivity is disabled.

Start screen is disabled.

What should I do?

P.S. Opening any help page also takes a lot of time with a messagebox "Formatting notebook contents".


marked as duplicate by Teake Nutma, ubpdqn, ybeltukov, Jens, Yves Klett Sep 6 '14 at 8:05

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    $\begingroup$ fyi, some discussion related here community.wolfram.com/groups/-/m/t/291612?p_p_auth=CDjlQwC5 "Can my start up time for Mathematica 10 be decreased?" do not know if it is the same issue as you are having. $\endgroup$ – Nasser Sep 5 '14 at 5:36
  • $\begingroup$ It takes about 3 sec for V10 and 2 sec for V9 on my old laptop with Core 2 Duo and Linux. Of course, it isn't a magic, I installed SSD as a second disk (instead DVD). So disk speed plays a crucial role. May be you can preload some Mathematica libraries to RAM. $\endgroup$ – ybeltukov Sep 5 '14 at 7:03
  • $\begingroup$ @ybeltukov Mathematica 9 loaded just quick on the same computer. $\endgroup$ – Anixx Sep 5 '14 at 7:16
  • $\begingroup$ @Anixx, what is your operating system? $\endgroup$ – ybeltukov Sep 5 '14 at 7:33
  • $\begingroup$ @ybeltukov AMD A6-4400@3200 GHz, 4 GB RAM $\endgroup$ – Anixx Sep 5 '14 at 7:36