Slow booting - took 30 minutes to start normally

One day my machine started acting strangely after booting. It would take 30 minutes to start running normally.

I tried Task Manager (TM) to see what was running. It would only show me my and Local processes. not all the others. When I clicked on Show All Processes, it froze the TM screen. I started another TM and End Processed the first.

TM showed almost no CPU usage, but the CPU gadget on the desktop showed 5-25% usage.
Something was going on I couldn't see.

I checked for virus/malware. I disabled MS Essentials and SuperAnti Spyware with no change.

When Win 7 finally started working correctly, all the processes then showed in TM. I looked for the highest CPU time and that was for SERVICES. I looked that up and found it was for sharing devices/printers.

I had previously installed a shared printer to one of my routers and subsequently gave that printer to my son for college. I checked my win7 printers and it was still there. I deleted it and rebooted.

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