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Assuming your processor is at least a Pentium 4, I would check:
1) Possible viruses are slowing down the computer
2) Too many applications are loaded at startup. Try changing the setup.
3) Try defragmenting the HD
My computer is a P4 and loads Premiere in about 10 seconds.