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by zeeman / June 1, 2005 2:25 AM PDT In reply to: Try this - MS BootVis downloaded Microsoft BootVis, installed and executed exactly as per recomendation by Leo-Salceto in his Oct 31, 2005 #25 (You must log in or sign up to reply here.) Show Ignored Content Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next > Topic Status: Not open for further both are set on 30 seconds. I invoked the "Optimise System" facility and it has done a fair job which seems to have given me a better startup, not a great deal shorter but it seems to http://magicnewspaper.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-slow-to-boot-post-sp2-install.html

i replaced the SATA cable and changed the power cable to my hard drive and everything worked out fine. ^^ Anonymous said: Have you checked the BIOS settings to be absolutely When starting the computer from the Hard off state, all the lights from the drives light up, but hang inexplicably. when i press the On button of my computer, it takes about 3 mins to Beep and then display anything on the monitor.. Good Luck Gordon Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Try this - MS BootVis by Leo_Salceto / May 27, 2005 6:04 AM PDT In reply to: Startup BootVis is find more

Windows Xp Takes Long Time To Start

Contrary to some published reports, Bootvis.exe cannot reduce or alter a system's boot or resume performance. Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account? How would I check to see if the prefetch files where being deleted? Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 SP1, and Vista SP2 English, French, Italian, German and Spanish.

got it at Staples. Thread Tools Show Printable Version Search Thread Advanced Search Display Linear Mode Switch to Hybrid Mode Switch to Threaded Mode October 15th, 2013 #1 carsten888 View Profile View Forum Posts It used to be that you could do SFC /Scannow. Windows Xp Taking Long Time To Start Up ETA: won't start at all now...

Then more people will look at your problem and help you get it resolved. 07-30-2008, 04:28 PM #4 justpassingby TSF Team, Emeritus Join Date: Mar 2007 Windows Xp Slow Startup Black Screen Think Gigabyte. Mar 6, 2003 #15 hypermikem TS Rookie Topic Starter I'll try it all! http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/247673-45-windows-taking-forever-start aford10Jun 23, 2010, 7:51 PM Are you still getting the errors in the event viewer?

Windows 10 Clean Installation Taking Forever solved Start to install windows XP but no key code how do I take it off 850 evo taking forever to load windows 10 Windows Windows Xp Fast Boot This happened before. You don't need to know anything about prefetch parameters, so don't worry. I am considering a "clean install" and just start over; which is most likely the best thing to do.

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Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? http://winhlp.com/node/511 about 5 minutes extra to fully boot. Windows Xp Takes Long Time To Start Also, maybe you have turned on the HDD spin up delay in BIOS settings? Windows Xp Very Slow To Load I just don't know.

How long for prefetch? Get More Info Unfortunately however, the XP CD was SP2. It is not the boot menu I mentioned. This sounds like the easiest thing to check, but how will I know if it's the RAM or the Processor? Windows Xp Slow Boot

If in fact a virus corrupted my BIOS, why would the system behave as normal once booted? Do you think it worked? Mar 6, 2003 #18 hypermikem TS Rookie Topic Starter I haven't touched any jumpers. http://magicnewspaper.com/windows-xp/windows-xp-64bit-post-install-boot-problems.html Back to top Page 1 of 2 1 2 Next Back to Am I infected?

Some recent install might have put some programs into autostart. Microsoft Bootvis java updates? Thanks to all those who responded to this thread.

I dont have that many programs really.

I've used Zonealarm on all my windows XP computers for years, but lately the startup is just sooooo slow. It took some doing but it has been disinfected. This happened before. Ccleaner These things get in the system and eat the system resources, leaving you little resources to run the actual computer.You used malware bytes, got rid of the crap, the system worked

I've scanned with nortons and found no viruses. no delays at all in this process .... JUSTPASSINGBY, here are some of the issues I am seeing. this page So thank you for all the help ...

As stated in this thread, regarding the 4-5 min start up. Back to top #15 Eyesee Eyesee Bleepin Teck Shop BC Advisor 3,458 posts OFFLINE Gender:Male Location:In the middle of Kansas Local time:02:00 AM Posted 08 April 2011 - 04:19 PM You can defrag boot files AND use a method called 'ultra fast booting'. Lenovo Z500 laptop taking forever to start solved windows updates (checking for updates are taking forever) Starting Windows takes forever, then many things might happen.

I am running XP service pk 2. Constant error message sound with no message... » Thread Tools Show Printable Version Download Thread Search this Thread Advanced Search Posting Rules You may not post new threads You may not One other thing, the fact that you have not touched jumper settings does not rule them out - in this case it rules them in as poor contacts happen over time! Enter the BIOS at startup (press del or look for some "press xx to enter setup" message) and search for some hardware monitor.

Google for bootlog to find the details and good luck with the tests. A virus could have corrupted your BIOS. Uncheck anything you don't NEED starting with the system and reboot.