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Computer boot time, bios, and xp all have become extremely slow! please read!

Question: Computer boot time, bios, and xp all have become extremely slow! please read!

Yes i was orignally using a ide 120 gig hard drive but i ran outta room so i decided to buy a seagate 320 gig sata hard drive, when popped it in and installed it as additional storage, my loading time was nuts, it took about 2 minutes to get past motherboard loading and it took about 3 - 4 minutes to load the windows xp past the logo screen, after that it ran fine just the boot times were driving me nuts, then my cousin let me use his 320 gig ide hard drive with all of mine and now it works fine.so in short i 1. add sata hard drive (boot times slowed way down)2. add cousins 320 ide hard drive to it (made it run normal againi took his hard drive out again and it does the same thing so is there a problem with my sata drive, i was just wondering because i cant even install xp on it without it giving me the "ntldr missing" this makes me confused please help! and thank you:Poh and my set up now is 1 ide 120 gig hard drive, 1 320 gig seagate sata hard drive, and 1 IDE 320 gig hard drive.

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Answer: Computer boot time, bios, and xp all have become extremely slow! please read!

Did you install the SATA drivers for that drive ? ?They are available on your MBoard drivers CD or at the MBoard manuf. website...

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Sorry if this isn't the right forum for this, but I couldn't find any other place that fit better. Please move it if you'd like.

I just got a desktop computer from a friend. It's a very high powered PC. However, when booting it up, it takes an extremely long time to load (this was with a a blank HDD). It seems it's extremely slow doing the POST (About 20-30 min) and loading BIOS or their settings or whatever. After it does the POST, it will allow me to go into BIOS, or do whatever I want.

I also put in the Win7 install disc, and it read it and began to install. However, it took about 12 hours to install Win7 (no joke). After it was installed and I got to log in and everything, it was running very smooth and fast. No lag, no slow loading, nothing. Just perfect, but the booting up process is still extremely slow.
I was wondering if this is a BIOS or Processor or Motherboard issue. Everything is connected properly and inserted firmly.
Is there any reason why this can happen? It seems like BIOS is just being so slow..
I have also set BIOS back to defaults, and even removed the battery for 30 seconds to reset it.

These are the specs:
Phoenix BIOS (v6 maybe? can't remember)
Intel Quad Core 2.40GHz
nVidia GeForce 9800 GX2
8 GB of RAM
EVGA Motherboard (Can't remember the model, but I can get it if necessary)
1000 Watt PSU.
300 GB HDD

Oh. I'm also about ready to just remove all the hardware and then build it back up. Just to see and be sure ... Read more

Answer:Computer boot up EXTREMELY slow, BIOS problems?

RenoF said:


Sorry if this isn't the right forum for this, but I couldn't find any other place that fit better. Please move it if you'd like.

I just got a desktop computer from a friend. It's a very high powered PC. However, when booting it up, it takes an extremely long time to load (this was with a a blank HDD). It seems it's extremely slow doing the POST (About 20-30 min) and loading BIOS or their settings or whatever. After it does the POST, it will allow me to go into BIOS, or do whatever I want.

I also put in the Win7 install disc, and it read it and began to install. However, it took about 12 hours to install Win7 (no joke). After it was installed and I got to log in and everything, it was running very smooth and fast. No lag, no slow loading, nothing. Just perfect, but the booting up process is still extremely slow.
I was wondering if this is a BIOS or Processor or Motherboard issue. Everything is connected properly and inserted firmly.
Is there any reason why this can happen? It seems like BIOS is just being so slow..
I have also set BIOS back to defaults, and even removed the battery for 30 seconds to reset it.

These are the specs:
Phoenix BIOS (v6 maybe? can't remember)
Intel Quad Core 2.40GHz
nVidia GeForce 9800 GX2
8 GB of RAM
EVGA Motherboard (Can't remember the model, but I can get it if necessary)
1000 Watt PSU.
300 GB HDD

Oh. I'm also about ready to just remove all the hardware and then build it back up. Just... Read more

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Hi im running the following:

Windows XP SP2
Inspiron 8500
Pentium 4 2.2Ghz
512RAM
40GB HD

My boot time is very slow. It takes in excess of 5minutes. I only have 2 programs booting at startup. Norton and a temp monitor.

I have no viruses or spy or adware. I am very cautious about these things.

When i first got the laptop it booted like lightning. Why is it not getting slower and slower. What can i do to speed it up.


Another unrelated question is if i format a harddrive will it reset all the bios updates that i have done?
 

Answer:Extremely slow boot time

Just an overview:
1) damaged/corrupt Operating System files
2) corrupt or invalid registry entries
3) failing HardDrive
4) virial infection
5) problematic or invalid device drivers
6) bad BIOS settings
7) corrupt entries in startup files (related to #1 & 4 ) or registry (related to #2) or a misbehaving startup program such as a firewall, virus scanner, print job monitor, etc.
8) bad RAM
9) failing or inadequate system power.

These are what I can think of, tell us which ones you are sure of not being the culprit and if you need help with troubleshooting, I am sure we could provide further details on each one.
 

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*bangs head on table*

Well, now that that's out of the way. I got this laptop(Compaq Presario V2000 running WindowsXP) a few weeks ago (used) because my fiance decided she wanted a newer one. She warned me that it had problems, but no big deal because I can clean it up and whatnot. I fixed most of the small problems that it had here and there but the other day I installed Uniblue Registrybooster. Never got it to ran and seemed to slow the computer down to a crawl. So I uninstalled it, cleared out all the registry entries pertaining to the program and rebooted........to my horror the computer STILL booted up extremely slow (about 5 minutes compared to it's previous 1 minute) So I've been through msconfig, service manager, these forums....everything I can think of. I DID change my primary IDE from DMA to ULTRADMA like one Mod suggested and that actually helped a bit. (dropped the bootup time from 5 min down to about 3 min) But to me there still seems to be something wrong and for the life of me I just can't figure it out. I also noticed that when windows starts up the taskbar is just a solid blue for about 30-45 seconds (i know, this doesn't sound long but as you all know in the computer world this is FOREVER lol) I was hoping that someone could take a look at my HJT log and see if there's something obvious that I'm just completely missing. I'll also include the startup log for additional information. Thank you all for your time for rea... Read more

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Hi, I recently purchased a laptop with windows 10 x64. The product specifications are these: Star Wars? Special Edition Notebook - 15-an001na (ENERGY STAR) Product Specifications | HP® Customer Support

It's a HP laptop. The boot up time close to 3 minutes goes like this:
40 seconds: the HP logo screen with a loading circlethen ~2 minutes: black/empty screen with a loading circlethen comes the log in screen with the time and dateand after that 20 seconds of the Welcome screen with the loading circle

I also mention that at least 5 minutes after that the disk is at 100%

I tried to disable some services and tasks but it didn't make much of a difference, Glary Utilities tells me there are 171 programs, services, etc running at startup.

I attach a list of them though I know it's huge so I don't ask for someone to go through all of them, but is there a list of what startup programs (9), scheduled tasks (69), plug ins (6), application services (40) and windows services (47) are absolutely mandatory so I can disable the rest? The numbers in brackets refer to the current amount of said services.

Thank you for any help!

Answer:Extremely Slow Boot Time (3 min)

Core i5, 6Gb RAM. That should be pretty rapid.

A standard clean W10 installation should be booting up in round 15 seconds, even with a traditional (non solid state drive). Has it been that bad from day one out of the box condition ? I'm wondering if you just have so much 'bloatware' running (all the unwanted stuff that gets included with new PC's) that it is bogging things down.

Non of the standard Windows services and so on should be affecting this. Something else is going on imo.

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I have recently had to upgrade from XP to Vista as my XP recovery disk was broken and the only disk I had was the Vista Home Premium disk. All was fine until the other week when the time between the boot screen with the loading bar and the logon screen became fairly slow (the screen just stays black for a while until the Vista logo and logon screen appears), however yesterday this became appalingly slow (seemed to be caused by the installation of SP1). It took a good 30 mins to get from the loading screen to the logon screen yesterday and as it stands it has taken 1hr 30mins today and counting. Is there any way to solve this? Should I reinstall Vista?

Answer:extremely slow vista boot time

Have you done the usual checks for spyware using Spybot, AdAware, Antivirus etc and cleaned up with CCleaner? Always a good place to start as long startup times are ofter caused by malware

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hi i built a new pc with these parts

GA-P55-USB3
I5 760
4GB DDR3 CORSAIR
650W CORSAIR PSU
VTX 5770

And to cut a long story short i used the gigabyte smart 6 OC tool (which is crap) and since then my mobo posts but then pauses at the screen which says gigabyte p55-usb3 etc for about 40-50 seconds

i loaded optimized defaults in bios but no difference
i also have two usb sticks plugged in which i heard could make a difference

any help appreciated

also did a clean install of windows no difference
 

Answer:GA-P55-USB3 extremely slow boot time

"i also have two usb sticks plugged in which i heard could make a difference"...

So did you remove them and see if the booting sped up at all? Set USB Legacy devices active in the bios, and make sure that the hard drive is first in the boot order
 

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Hi,I have windows 7 installed, and the boot up time was under 1 min, i noticed when i connected my external hard drive it will go through the normal bootup checks and then i get a black screen with a white curser that blinks in the top left corner of the screen.It says on this blank screen section for at least 2 minutes then it with resume booting to the windows logo screen.I have the latest bios on my computer and the drivers for the hard drive is up to date. my mother board is an asus m3a7-em with the lastest bios, and the external hard drive is a
seagate barracuda 7200.10 500630
(ST350063 0AS USB) 500 GIG

Ive googled this issue online and no one has found a solution other than unpluging it before i turn my computer on which is annoying. any help or suggestions would be much appreciated.thank you

Answer:Boot time extremely slow when external hd connected

Here is your support page :
ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
You might check downloads to see you have the latest drivers, or download your manual, and check for bios settings.
Check you have the latest bios installed.
Join the asus forum and do a search - type in your motherboards name.
Forums : ASUSTeK Computer Inc.-Forum-

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Greetings.

The basic problem is that my computer is running extremely slow most of the time. One or two days out of the week it runs extremely fast and normal. I have taken care to make sure I am not running anything different on the fast days and I am not. In fact, this machine is basically used for web surfing (Firefox mostly) and Word documents. Some days I can just have one browser window open and it is extremely slow; and then a few other days I can have multiple tabs in a browser and a few word documents and it is fine.

Now, I have 1.28 Gig of RAM and since this is Pentium 4 at 2 Ghz I really think I should be fine with what I'm using it for. This would would make sense since there are times when it runs normally.

This slow behavior has been taking place for over 6 months and I cannot link it to any particular install or change on my part.

I have completed all of the tasks in the READ ME post (which I was very impressed with and would like to thank everyone who had a part in all of these posts!) and have attached the five log files (4 on this post and 1 on the next).

Thank you so much to all who try to help!
 

Answer:Extremely slow computer 85% of the time

Here is the final log.

Thanks again.
 

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Greetings.

First let me say that I have done all the work in the Malware Forum and have had TimW tell me my logs are clean. He recommended that I post here next for further help. That thread may be found here: Malware Thread. You can also reference all of my logs from this thread as well.

I have also read the similar threads that were recommended when I began this thread, but they don't seem to address my particular problem.

So, that being said...

The basic problem is that my computer is running extremely slow most of the time. One or two days out of the week it runs extremely fast and normal. I have taken care to make sure I am not running anything different on the fast days and I am not. In fact, this machine is basically used for web surfing (Firefox mostly) and Word documents. Some days I can just have one browser window open and it is extremely slow; and then a few other days I can have multiple tabs in a browser and a few word documents and it is fine.

Now, I have 1.28 Gig of RAM and since this is Pentium 4 at 2 Ghz I really think I should be fine with what I'm using it for. This would would make sense since there are times when it runs normally.

This slow behavior has been taking place for over 6 months and I cannot link it to any particular install or change on my part.

Thank you so much to all who try to help!
 

Answer:Extremely Slow Computer (85% of the time)

Maybe your computer is running too hot.

Most CPU's will protect themselves from damage if they start getting too hot and so will run at a lower speed.

If it's a PC then open up the case and use your mouth or a can of compressed air to blow off all dust that is on all the components.

Dust retains heat and if it is on the computer's components it will cause them to overheat rapidly.

If it's a laptop you're using then I wouldn't recommend opening it, but instead what you can do it blow strongly through the air vents. You'll be surprised how much it makes a difference in how hot you computer runs.

Also, you can check what programs are starting when Windows starts. You can go to Start ----> Run then type in 'msconfig', then go to the 'startup' tab and untick any programs that are not essential for the computer to run correctly. For example, you will want to leave your antivirus ticked, but untick programs like Skype, Messenger and so on.

Hope these suggestions will solve your problem!
 

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Hi all,
So I have an old Gateway desktop that nobody uses anymore so i thought i would install ubuntu on it. I wiped the hard drive and installed the latest ubuntu and all was fine and dandy. But i got tired of the lack of support linux has for many Windows-only programs so i decided to switch back. I made a bootable flash drive with windows 7 home premium x64 on it, and went through the install process. Everything worked fine, but one day the computer took 15 minutes to boot up (it was hanging on the "welcome" screen) and was INCREDIBLY slow to use once it booted. Of course I tried to reboot and i even rebooted into safe mode but the result was the same. Since i didnt really have anything important on the computer i just decided to wipe it again and reinstall windows. I went through the install process, but when i got to the screen that says "windows setup is preparing your computer for first use" it hangs and ive given it hours but it does not change. I thought maybe my hard drive might have gone kaputz, but when i wiped the drive YET AGAIN and installed ubuntu, it ran normally with my normal boot time of around 45 seconds or so. Is it a problem with windows only then? It doesnt seem to be the hard drive but does anyone have some insight as to why this is happening? I really want to get windows back on there and have it usuable so any help that you can give would be great. I apologize if i am not clear on something I am somewhat experienced with OS's b... Read more

Answer:Extremely Slow boot time on windows only, ubuntu unaffected

Ok so I attempted to install Windows again and this time I continued to wait and I got to the desktop finally. But now the desktop is very unresponsive. It took maybe 20 seconds for the start menu to open when I clicked on it, and control panel seems to be taking over a minute to open. I will have a look at the bios and see if anything is amiss but I really am lost.

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Wednesday I installed Windows 10, upgrading from 8.1 & have had unacceptable boot & sleep wake times (7-12 minutes) and application not responding errors since. The only odd part of the install was AMD video updates, which I have backed out & reinstalled but no impact.  I searched for fixes and tried microsoft fixes like cleanmgr, msconfig & services.msc to remove unneeded items in hopes of improving boot time. In device manager I tried removing devices to have them reset themselves. Nothing is working. I recorded the time for bootup taking about 2 minutes from black screen to windows symbol with circle, then black screen for 3 minutes before 'please wait message', after signon taking 4 or more minutes to be able to access start menu or run program.  Full boot time is 10+ minutes - WOW, so frustrating I leave the room! Here are my system specs: HP Pavilion dv7 NotebookProduct number A6W99UA#ABAIntel Core i5-2450M CPU 2.50GHzSystem board 1800 10.5ABIOS F.1C16gb RAMDisplay - AMD Radeon HD 7400M Series 15.200.1062.1002 (7/15/2015) & Intel HD Graphics 3000 9.17.10.4229 (5/27/2015)Toshiba MK7575GSX hard drive 672GBOptical disk HP BD DS6E2LH FH62 I like the new interface with Windows 10 but am frustrated with not having reliable system since upgrade (note a desktop and net book I upgraded from 8.1 are both behaving normally - so I do believe this is system specific). ANY IDEAS? Otherwise I will revert back to 8.1 for stability.... Read more

Answer:windows 10 extremely slow boot since install (wake time & ap...

my laptop is hp pavilion dv6t quad edition notebook .... I have the exact same issues with other things ...I hope someone finds an answer to this annoying problem ...I upgradded ..I didn't do clean installation ....I really hope we can enjoy the windows 10 speed and capabilities like most people  Product number: QF460EA#ABVHP Pavilion dv6 Notebook PC

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And the hard drive is always clicking. It sounds like its working very hard, and then it just gives up. Sometimes it freezes while I'm working. Other times, I'm done and want to turn it off, and it will not turn off. Ctl-Alt-Delete does not help. I have to turn off the power to unfreeze it. I know that is a bad thing to do, but its the only way I can get it going again.

And then it takes forever to get going again. And each task I want it to perform takes so long. I click and nothing happens. So I click again. Maybe I get it mixed up from extra clicking to get it to do something, so it freezes. If I wait... eventually it does what I want it to do. But clearly, things are not right. I definitely know there are way too many unnecessary things that load at start-up.

I run SpyBot, Ad-Aware, Registry Mechanic, and SpySweeper every day, and they always find stuff, but that doesn't solve the problem. I ran HijackThis and for 2 hrs I painstakingly went through every item, checking on forums and tech sites to see what was good and what was bad, figuring I could eliminate the bad things on my own. But then the system froze and I lost every thing I had checked when I had to reboot (by turning off the power.) I am not going to do that again! It'll be a much better use of my time to let you evaluate the log!

Here it is:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 1:02:55 AM, on 12/9/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7... Read more

Answer:My system takes a long time to boot up, is extremely slow and freezes frequently

When I leave the computer on overnight, which I very often do, when I come back in the morning my sound codecs are gone. No sound device can be detected whatsoever. But device manager says all hardware is working properly. Neither disabling and re-enabling nor uninstalling and reinstalling help. Still no sound. If I reboot, it starts up again with sound intact.

I was also having a problem for awhile where the .wav volume kept turning itself off. I'd turn it back up and within an hour or so, it would be off again. So definitely overnight .wav would have the volume all the way down. So I couldn't tell the two problems apart at first. But I updated the driver on the Realtek '97 and I didn't have the problem with the .wav volume any more. Though every morning the sound is nowhere to be found.

Many settings reset themselves. Silly ones. On MSN Premium I have several different email addresses, and each one has a different display picture that I've chosen. But several times a week, when I come back to the computer in the morning, all the pictures have changed. Sometimes they've changed to all the same one, and sometimes they're the various ones I've chosen but all mixed up and associated to different user names.

Sometimes the desktop wallpaper is gone or different. And the same with the screensaver. Its sets itself to none or changes itself to a different one than the one I've selected.

I have DSL, which is theoretically, always on. But frequently when I c... Read more

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basically when I startup or reboot the computer it takes around 5-10 minutes just to get to the windows loading screen. It seems like everything shows up really slow starting with the emchines splash screen, loading Realtek boot agent, boot from ACPI CDRom, followed by a bunch of white loading progress bars, which just hangs there for ages. once it gets to the windows loading screen it resumes normal speed and everything seems fine from there.

Answer:Computer takes extremely long time to boot

No onscreen messages...no times when it just will not boot?
 
Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 Checkmark the following checkboxes:  List last 10 Event Viewer log  List Installed Programs  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link of the snapshot in your next post.
 
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Hey all, I'm going to list my specs first:
Home built computer with P5Q Deluxe ASUS MB, Intel Core2Duo E8400 6MB Cache Processor, 4g Corsair RAM, WD Raptor 500gb harddrive 10,000 RPM, ATI radeon HD 4870 PCI Express graphics card, and 620 W power supply.

So here is my problem (or problems), and I was hoping I could get some guidance.

First, let me tell you all that I have a basic knowledge of computer systems. I'm fluent with windows with windows and I don't take 10 years to press a key and that's about it. Other than that, I'll probably be lost if you tell me to do something unless you write it out foolproof.

A few months ago, when I left the computer on sleep mode while I slept, I came to find it not starting up when I moved the mouse around (the monitor). I could hear the computer running, but the monitor wasn't working. We thought it was the graphics card. So we fought with ATI for about 3 months to get a replacement, and when we finally got the card and plugged it in, we found out it wasn't the card (DOH!).

Paid for a tech to come out, he fooled around with it, and he ended up resetting the bios manually and finally the screen decided to come back on. He had the incliniation to reset the bios because he wasn't hearing all the beeps and whistles when you first started up the comp. No idea how they're related, but whatever, it worked. Now, however, the same problem happened, and I went in to reset the BIOS myself by popping out the battery and popping it b... Read more

Answer:Bios problem? Computer running extremely slow.

things to try.

check event viewer for clues.

does the mobo have onboard video? try removing the card and use onboard.

download a linux live cd. knoppix is good choice. surf the net. is it still slow?

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I hope this is in the right place! 
I have an older computer, pentium 4, gigabyte motherboard, 3gb ram. Not really sure of all the specs its a family members computer. Basically if i try and boot it to the OS sometimes it'll work but most of the time it'll just freeze up and do nothing. when it does load its extremely slow, slower then even this hardware should be. Trying to reinstall the OS from a USB but all USB's load way to slow to use. I've had this problem before and in the past it's been a damaged HDD but this HDD boots and works fine in other computers and other HDDs that i know are fine don't work.
Not sure what else could be the cause, what else should i try?

Answer:Computer extremely slow to boot from HDD or USB

 
I have an older computer ... Not really sure of all the specs its a family members computer

I have older computers with this problem come in all the time. Most of the time it's adware/spyware loading on boot that slows the computer almost to a standstill. This is typical especially if there are adolescents in the house that download "free" games off the internet, and PUPs & adware come with them.
Before we tear in to an analysis of the components, run some free cleanup tools that are powerful, but safe to use:
Go Here and download and run, in this order (scroll down the page):
> Rkill
> Adwcleaner
> JRT
 
Go Here and download Malwarebytes Free version AV: Choose the free version (Left, gray column, download button at the bottom)
  ** Bottom of the download page: note the link to the uninstaller provided by Malwarebytes.org for removal after the scan and cleaning is done.
      You will get an ominous warning message that your free trial will end in one hour, pay no attention. The free version will start to run,
       allow it to run and remove all it finds (if anything). Click on the Scan tab to see progress. Then use the removal tool provided to clear it off your system.
 

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Hello,

My computer has recently started experiencing extremely slow boots (about 20-30 minutes), and after I have managed to log in, programs are unresponsive when I try to open them. It will end up just freezing completely on me. I believe I was trying to open my internet browser (Google Chrome) when I noticed it first.

I have managed to boot the computer in Safe Mode with Networking, however, and I've tried disk defrag, disk cleanup, and a system restore, but all have been ineffective.

My computer is a Sony Vaio, Model #PCG-61611L. I have Windows 7 Home Premium OS. It has a AMD Athlon II P340 Dual-Core Processor 2.19 GHz. RAM is 3.00 GB. It's a 64bit OS.

Any help would be greatly appreciated. I've never had to try solving a problem like this before, so detailed descriptions or good tutorials would be very helpful to me. Thank you.

Answer:Computer has extremely slow boot, unresponsive after booting.

Clean boot to remove unnecessary items from the Startup section,
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/179159-troubleshoot-application-conflicts-performing-clean-startup.html
Troubleshooting for win-7,
http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/220165-troubleshooting-steps-windows-7-a.html

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I posted a topic a few days ago to the "Am I Infected?" section, you can find that here.
 
So far, I have run rkill, malwarebytes, ESET online scanner, Emisoft, AdWCleaner and Junkware removal tool all in safe mode. Some of these have found PUPs and one trojan titled " HTML/Iframe.B trojan". After deletion of this trojan I attempted a regular boot but no change. 
I have also tried a Ccleaner scan which removed 30gb of data and a command in cmd called "sfc/scannow" which produced no change.
 
Here is my Farbar log:
 
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version:07-02-2016
Ran by Herron (administrator) on HERRON-HP (14-02-2016 14:14:58)
Running from C:\Users\Herron\Desktop
Loaded Profiles: Herron (Available Profiles: Herron)
Platform: Windows 7 Home Premium Service Pack 1 (X64) Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: Chrome)
Boot Mode: Safe Mode (with Networking)
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
 
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
 
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)
 
(SUPERAntiSpyware.com) C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SASCore64.exe
(Hewlett-Packard Company) C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Support Framework\HPSF.exe
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Answer:Computer is extremely slow in regular boot, nothing has helped

Greetings Hermesx and to BleepingComputer's Virus/Trojan/Spyware/Malware Removal forum.My name is Oh My! and I am here to help you! Now that we are "friends" please call me Gary.If you would allow me to call you by your first name I would prefer to do that.===================================================Ground Rules:First, I would like to inform you that most of us here at Bleeping Computer offer our expert assistance out of the goodness of our hearts. Please try to match our commitment to you with your patience toward us. If this was easy we would never have met. Please do not run any tools or take any steps other than those I will provide for you while we work on your computer together. I need to be certain about the state of your computer in order to provide appropriate and effective steps for you to take. Most often "well intentioned" (and usually panic driven!) independent efforts can make things much worse for both of us. If at any point you would prefer to take your own steps please let me know, I will not be offended. I would be happy to focus on the many others who are waiting in line for assistance.Please perform all steps in the order they are listed in each set of instructions. Some steps may be a bit complicated. If things are not clear, be sure to stop and let me know. We need to work on this together with confidence.Please copy and paste all logs into your post unless directed otherwise. Please do not re-run any programs I suggest. If you encounter problems... Read more

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For some reason it double posted, please delete this topic as it is a duplicate.

Answer:Computer is extremely slow in regular boot, nothing has helped

Duplicate topic.

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I am having really strange issues with my custom built desktop. I am guessing its the PSU.

Here is the situation:

I press the power button and it doesn't turn on at all except for extremely random times. I can go days without it starting up. Then on that strange occasion that it does start up, the boot process of loading windows takes forever and once its loaded it takes about 10 minutes for windows to get up to speed, and when I mean its running slow, I am lucky to be able to open IE in that 10 minute period. Once it is up to speed though it runs like normal. Also when I turn it off it takes about 5 minutes for the shut down menu to start up.

This started after I took it with me on a 5 hour drive. I replaced the motherboard battery so that can't be the issue anymore. I reformatted not that long ago so the hard drive is nearly empty.

I am trying to decide if I should fork out money on a new PSU or not. I don't have another PSU to test with.

Any suggestions?
 

Answer:Computer won't boot up or boot up is extremely slow

I'm starting to think that it is the motherboard because when it does start up the PSU sounds fine.
 

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I just got a brand new XPS 8910 with i7 6th gen 3.4ghz, 16gb ram desktop. I have been using a XPS 8500 desktop for 5+ years and have been thoroughly happy with its performance so far. I used a SSD with it for fast boot and general performance boost. I did the same thing with the new XPS and put a Sandisk Ultra II 240gb on it and installed Windows 10 there.

The factory boot time was 37 seconds from a cold boot (post through the login screen).
With the SSD and legacy boot (non UEFI) the boot time is 45 seconds.

My old XPS booted in 15 seconds.

A 5+ year newer machine boots 30 seconds slower. What am I missing.

I need a resolution soon or this is going back.

Answer:Dell XPS 8910 (Dell XPS Tower from Costco) extremely slow boot time

Hi RandomTunes,
Thank you for posting on Dell Community Forum.
There could me many factors causing Slow system performance or slow boot. Please follow the step by step troubleshooting instructions from the following link and let us know the status:
http://dell.to/2aD7IgA

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so having bought my recent rig which is the following
core i3 4150
gigabyte h81m-ds2 rev 3 board
8gb ddr 3 ram
nvidia gtx 650

now few days ago i updated the bios and then restarted my pc and it gave me a bluescreen , found out i had to turn on ide in the bios settings and along with the use optimized defaults. i also enabled the fast boot option. earlier my pc took almost 3 seconds to boot from windows logo screen to the login screen and now it takes 2 to 3 minutes.. and its really frustrating me, what could be the culprit? do i need to enable the ultra fast boot option and is there any timing option in the bios?

help me guys
thanx
 

Answer:Slow boot time after BIOS update

why did you update the bios if everything worked fine...? maybe the new bios dont manage your hardware properly.

try to get the old BIOS
 

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Hi everyone,

Before we start, I'm a total noob on this subject, so please be gentle with me.

I've experienced 'very' slow boot times in the given time interval (before it took maybe 10 sec, now it takes 2-3 minutes). After login the machine is ready for usage within 30 sec. I've searched on several forums for what the problem could be and these are the steps which I've taken so far:
* performed defragmentation on the harddrive
* deleted all windows updates and reinstalled them
* look at the event logger, but I couldn't find anything causing mayor and/or reoccuring problems
These things didn't work out for me. I've included the machine's specs in my profile, I hope it suffices.

Could you please help me?
Melissa

Answer:Slow boot time before login screen but after BIOS

Hello melli and welcome to Seven Forums.

Have a look through these tutorials (2nd post) for some of the more common ways to speed up Windows 7.

Speeding up Windows 7 boot times

As a suggestion, before you try anything that involves changing settings or going into the registry, etc it would be a good idea to make a new restore point "just in case" something doesn't work and you want to roll back the computer.

System Restore Point - Create

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All of a sudden with no action by me - or so I thought - my BIOS boot time went out to 40 seconds. After weeks of research I came across "Kanellias" and his (her?) description of the solution. It was related to a Skype camera/phone. I immediately disconnected my Logitech OrbitCam, rebooted and my boot time was back to 8 seconds as normal. I never considered that my problem originated by adding a USB camera/mic.

My kudos to Kanellias for sharing the solution. Thank you.
Scoreguy
 

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Hello,
Few weeks ago bought new dell xps 9550 4k model i7 512 Toshiba ssd model.
Unsatisfied with boot time - about 23 seconds to boot windows 10.
Bios boot time in task manager shows 12,3 seconds - it is unacceptable for such expensive computer with newest hardware. My old inspiron with windows 7 boots faster and has bios boot time about 1-2 seconds.
Clean install win 10, bios newest version 1.2 and newest drivers.
My boot looks like this:
also I found a video there xps 13 boots very fast:

Searched all forums - no solution.
So maybe Dell engineers know what is the problem here and how to fix it?

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Norton 360 shows no viruses. When I boot up computer, programs in system tray are slow to load. Also, on first attempt only, Internet Explorer 8 takes 2-3 seconds .. after that, it loads faster. Not sure what's causing this. Please help, and thank you in advance!Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4Scan saved at 7:04:07 PM, on 12/8/2010Platform: Windows 7 (WinNT 6.00.3504)MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.7600.16671)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\Windows\vVX6000.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Upromise\dca-ua.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Upromise\UpromiseTray.exeC:\ProgramData\FLEXnet\Connect\11\ISUSPM.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exeC:\Users\David\AppData\Local\Autobahn\mlb-nexdef-autobahn.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12\ONENOTEM.EXEC:\Program Files (x86)\Creative\Sound Blaster X-Fi\Volume Panel\VolPanlu.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Pure Networks Shared\Platform\nmctxth.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Sony\PMB\PMBVolumeWatcher.exeC:\Program Files\Logitech\SetPoint\x86\SetPoint32.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exeC:\Program Files (x86)\... Read more

Answer:Computer slow to load programs in system tray, and slow to boot IE8 only on first time

Hello and welcome to Bleeping Computer We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If not please perform the following steps below so we can have a look at the current condition of your machine. If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review your topic an do their best to resolve your issues.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply' and add the new log to this thread.Thanks and again sorry for the delay.We need to see some information about what is happening in your machine. Please perform the following scan:Download DDS by sUBs from one of the following links. Save it to your desktop.DDS.scrDDS.pifDouble click on the DDS icon, allow it to run.A small box will open, with an explaination about the tool. No input is needed, the scan is running.Notepad will open with the results.Follow the instructions that pop up for postin... Read more

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Sony Optiarc 24x SATA AD-7280S-OEM
(No driver updates that I could find on the Sony site.)

Took 45 minutes to install Company of Heroes'tov last night!

When I try to check the POI or DMA, There is no listing in Device driver under IDE, that allows me to check. This is in win 7

What would be the options? Thanks

Answer:CD RW EXTREMELY slow read

sound like 1: you need to clean the lens or 2:the drive is failing.... i most probable bet on the second

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Hello.

I'm having problems with an almost full (97% full) Western Digital 1.5 TB 7200 RPM HDD.
If I try to read from it or write to it, it takes so long it's practically unusable. Even just loading up a directory in Windows Explorer may take multiple seconds.

I ran HD Tune Pro and the Health tab said the drive has unstable sectors (Number of unstable sectors: 1456), so I ran chkdsk /f, but HD Tune Pro still says the same thing and the drive is still sluggish.

HD Tune Pro also reports a high number of Interface CRC Errors for all my drives (even those that work fine).

What do I do?
EDIT: The error scan feature of HD Tune Pro does find some errors (9.8% damaged blocks). How do I fix these if chkdsk /f failed to do so?

Answer:Extremely slow HDD (read and write)

You are saying that every program tells you that the drive is failing, but you are trying to fix it?

Won't work.
Get as much info off the hdd and buy a new hdd ASAP.

If the WD is under warranty, contact for an RMA.

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Hi guys, new here in search of help.

I used to be into computers, overclocking, benchmarking and all that a few years back. Then with work, marriage, and now law school, I've been off the bandwagon for a long time. Until three days ago I was running XP SP3 with 3GB of SDR ram...

anyways, decided to upgrade and combine what few parts were decent from my pc and my wife's pc (mobo and cpu got fried with a power outage).

we got the following NEW:
ASUS P7H55-M LE motherboard
Intel Core i3 540 processor
Corsair XMS3 4GB ram (1 stick with double heatsinks, dont have the model # with me)
Ultra Pro 650W PSU
Gigabyte case (eh)

used parts from the other computers
Maxtor 500GB SATA HDD
Maxtor 200GB SATA HDD
WD 250GB SATA HDD x 2
HP IDE DVD+-RW multi-drive
Philips PCI TV-Tuner card

the video card I had on my xp machine was a pci-e ati 7300GS (exactly...) and the tech at the store where I bought the mobo told me the integrated video would be better so to not even bother. I have a DVI connection to my monitor and a VGA connection to my LCD tv. both work and look ok, so I believe the video drivers at least are installed ok.

when I first hooked it up all it worked but began overheating in BIOS (got up to 62 C quickly). added thermaltake thermal paste and now stable at 45C (need better case ventilation I guess).

Installed Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit OEM from a DVD. this took forever. longer than Windows XP ever took me anyways. i did a custom install, where I had the installation c... Read more

Answer:new windows 7 installation...EXTREMELY SLOW...please read!

Hello, Trojannemo. Welcome to the Forum.

It sounds a lot like a RAM issue. W7 installation is relatively quick on all systems compared to XP.

Could you download and run Memtest on that RAM and tell us what results you get?

Memtest86+ - Advanced Memory Diagnostic Tool

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Hey guys, I dont have much time to write this post so I will try to make it quick:

I was just now trying to burn a copy of a music cd, when I noticed that it was going pretty slow (considering that I have a 52x Cd reader and a 48x CD burner). The creation of the image file alone took like 7 minutes. The program I use is nero burn, but I also tried cloneCD to see if there was a difference and there was none. I had 52x read and 48x write speed manually selected (not highest) with both programs, and I tried a few different CDs but it was still very slow. After I was pretty convinced that something was wrong with the drive, I ran one final test. I ran the nero CD-DVD speed APP (test results are at the bottom) from the nero toolkit, and sure enough it was reporting my avg read speed over the whole test to be about 12x!

I am thinking that it may be a BIOS or windows setting but Im not sure. Both LG and ASUS have terrible tech support(I dont expect replies from them for at least another week), so you guys are really my best hope. Any help would be greatly appreciated, cuz I need it. Here are my system specs:

nero test results-
General Information
Operating System Windows 2000
Drive HL-DT-STCD-ROM GCR-8520B
Firmware Version 1.00
Serial Number
Disc Data CD
Capacity 62:41.56

Transfer Rate
Start 7.84x
End 16.69x
Average 12.78x
Type CAV

Seek Times
Random 89 ms
1/3 98 ms
Full 175 ms

CPU Usage
1X 7 %
2X 14 %
4X 21 %
8X 100 %

Interface
Burst Rate 750 KB/sec

Spin Up/Down Times
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Answer:Extremely slow CD-ROM speeds. over 7 minutes to read a cd!

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OK my saga began when AVG found and "innoculated" Trojan Horse Agent.AQGP. Since then I've had a slow start up, slow response and occasionally it will not even read my extra fixed drive I store photos and videos on (Sometimes it's just not there and then it's back, slow read when it's there). The trojan must have done something to my restore points, because I was unable to restore to previous good boot.

I started with AdAWare which I already had. Then I DL paid for Registry Mechanic and Spyware Doctor. No improvement so I DL and ran Malwarebytes and Hijack This. Each found one or two minor things. The only time I got improvement on the startup was when I disabled all services in the msconfig. But of course that's not practical. So, then I went back to Normal start up from MSconfig and my problems returned. Finally, I jumped on this forum and did the "Read and run" steps to a T. I have all the logs.

What ever hit me is still doing something. I've run everything I can think of and still not back to normal. On startup, I get the Welcome Screen and the lovely chime, but then the screen goes blue (my boring desktop background) and it takes approx 3 minutes for the taskbar and the remainder of the desktop to load up.

I have logs a plenty. It make take a few posts to get them all put up. You'll find my System Info in the MGlogs.zip. I'll post it first.

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Answer:Extremely Slow Startup Done All Read and Run Steps

Additional Logs for SAS and Malawarebytes. The first Mal log dated 12/29 was from when I was going the Read and Run Steps. The second Mal Log dated 12/28 was from yesterday's initial deep scan. Just in case it would be helpful.

Thanks!
 

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Hello all!

I'm sorry I have to bother you guys about this, but I really do not know what to do on my own. My computer was recently hit by some popups from Internet Explorer, and eversince then it has been EXTREMELY slow. The internet is not exactly slow, but everything else about the computer is. Starting up the computer takes forever, loading up programs, you name it. The computer itself is not even that slow, and never performed this bad, so I am sure this problem is virus/malware related. I also have been forced to use Mozilla eversince the popup barrage from IE, which I have never exactly liked. Anyways, here is the HiJackThisLog below. Thanks again in advance!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 03:49, on 2009-01-06
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16762)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
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Answer:Computer is extremely, extremely slow now. Popups from IE as well.

Thanks............................
 

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For information, I am using Window 7. It stuck in every stages when booting computer - few minutes for each stage
 
For example, 2 to 5 minutes before the "dit" sound. 2 to 5 minutes before the Window logo appear.
 
End up need to wait about 5 to 10 minutes or more for every time including reboot.
 
Please advise is this the sign of infection or hardware problem?
 
Thank you

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Hello Guys, I'm a proud supporter of my favorite tech website (yes, I'm brown nosing for brownie points). You guys successfully and painlessly helped me with a previous ISM problem, I'm hoping you guys can help me again.

I'm on my dad's computer and it is extremely slow. I ran a virus check and defragmented his hard drive and there is no apparent reason for the computer to be so sluggish. I ran a hijack file which I will paste below.

My dad has a Dell Desktop computer that is a few years old. He connects to the internet with Verizon DSL. I'm able to log onto his connection with my laptop (never at the same time) without any problems. His computer always says that it is not fully protect (he uses McAfee), but everytime we try to fix it, we are sent into circles by tech support.

I don't know what other information you require but I will be more than happy to update later on. Please review and assist if you can. I appreciate your assistance.

Here is the file:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:31:00 PM, on 12/7/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16544)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware 2007\aawservice.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\LEXBCES.EXE
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Answer:Extremely slow response time

There is nothing showing although you should uninstall WildTangent.

What is the exact message you're getting?
 

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Hello TechGuy Members,

I've got a relatively new problem with my laptop running Vista Ultimate 32 Bit version. Basically it boots up normally until it gets to the fancy blue screen, then the animated circle spins for anywhere b/w 2 to 5 mins before I can enter my password and login to Windows. It used to take just a couple of seconds.

The problem started about 2 weeks ago and I can't trace it to any particular software or update. I've even tried using system restore and going back as far as two months. But it still gets stuck.

Any help would be much obliged.
 

Answer:EXTREMELY Slow Bootup Time

System Restores usually fix most problems not hardware related -- but certain User Profle/Account configurations are not reset by them.

If you create or enable another User Account, do you still get the problem? You could just enable the Guest account for a test.

How about in a "Clean Boot" >>

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135 << written for Vista but apples equally to XP

Is everything normal once you reach the desktop? Programs not slow to load?
 

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Hello. I am experiencing extremely slow respone time when running IE (and generally slower than normal response time on other apps). Ihave IE6.0, running on a Win98 based Dell system (Pentium 3 with 384MG of ram, and over 5gb of hard drive available). I don't believe I have any viruses. When opening IE, it takes about a minute, and it seems to slow down all other apps as well. I do load up the Yahoo Companion toolbar, but I do as well on other computers without any perceptible impact on response time.

Below is the log from HijackThis; I don't know if that will help. I'll be happy to provide any additional nformation anyone might need.

Thank you,
Stuarth

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 6:04:39 AM, on 1/7/05
Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SPOOL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NORTON SYSTEMWORKS\NORTON UTILITIES\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\SYMANTEC SHARED\CCEVTMGR.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\SYMANTEC SHARED\CCSETMGR.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MS HARDWARE\MOUSE\POINT32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\TASKMON.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\COMMON FILES\SYMANTEC SHARED\CCAPP.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RunDLL.exe
C:\PROGRAM FILES\NORTON SYSTEMWORKS\NORTON CLEANSWEEP\CSINSM32.EXE
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Answer:Extremely slow IE response time

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I have a relatively new, relatively powerful PC that has recently SLOWED to a crawl in virtually everything you do.

It's a Gateway GM5442 Intel dual core processor, 4400 @2 GHZ, 2GB of RAM, 32 bit operating system running Windows Vista w/ Service Pack 1.

I do not know if this is a Spyware/Malware issue or if I just have a resource hog running somewhere that I need to get rid of, but I figured I would start here for help.

Here is the most recent HJT log that I pulled down just a few minutes ago..

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:59:52 PM, on 2/11/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\ModLEDKey.exe
C:\Windows\CNYHKey.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\IntelDH\CCU\CCU_TrayIcon.exe
C:\Program Files\BigFix\bigfix.exe
C:\Windows\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Windows\System32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Portrait Displays\Pivot Software\wpCtrl.exe
C:\Windows\sttray.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Gateway\EzTune\DTHtml.exe
C:\ProgramData\Autobahn\mlb-nexdef-autobahn.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehmsas.exe
C:\Program Files\Portrait Displays\Pivot Software\floater.exe
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Answer:Extremely SLOW PC Response Time - PLEASE HELP!

Deleted a few things that looked obvious. Not significant performance boost, but thought I would provide an updated HJT log file. Any help is appreciated. Thanks in advance - I'm in way over my head...

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:44:40 PM, on 2/12/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\ModLEDKey.exe
C:\Windows\CNYHKey.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\IntelDH\CCU\CCU_TrayIcon.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmpnscfg.exe
C:\Program Files\BigFix\bigfix.exe
C:\Windows\System32\igfxtray.exe
C:\Windows\System32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Portrait Displays\Pivot Software\wpCtrl.exe
C:\Windows\sttray.exe
C:\Program Files\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Windows\ehome\ehtray.exe
C:\Program Files\Gateway\EzTune\DTHtml.exe
C:\Program Files\Portrait Displays\Pivot Software\floater.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Portrait Displays\Shared\HookManager.exe
C:\Program Files\Memeo\AutoSync\MemeoAutoSync.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mcagent.exe
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Windows\ModLEDKey.exe
C:\Windows\CNYHKey.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\IntelDH\CCU\CCU_TrayIcon.exe
C:\Windows\S... Read more

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I've recently put together a new computer using these parts:

E8400 CPU @ 3.6 Ghz
Gigabyte GA-EP45-UD3R with latest BIOS
2 x 2 GB Corsair TwinX4096-6400C5 DDR 2 800 mhz
Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 in IDE mode?

I've updated to Vista Ultimate SP1, run multiple disk clean ups, defrags, use CCleaner, clean the registry, defrag the registry, disabled services and have made tweaks according to the guide provided on this website and have minimal startup programs running but my boot times average around 2 minutes. For a new computer with new hardware, this seems unreasonable as many users report boot times between 30-60 seconds.

Is this normal or is there something wrong with my computer? On the vista loading screen with the green bar, it goes through about 22 cycles.

Answer:Slow Vistax64 Boot Time on New Computer

Did you upgrade from XP, or did you do a fresh install of Vista?
Upgrade installs typically import all the startups from the previous installation.
I don't recommend an upgrade installation as (IMO) it'll import everything - problems included.

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Lately, my Vista's bootup time has been extremely slow. I can barely click things while starting up, and if I do, it'll freeze and i'll have to wait.
It takes about 5 minutes while before it would take 1 minute.

Attached is a Hijackthis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 1:28:50 PM, on 22/01/2009
Platform: Windows Vista SP1 (WinNT 6.00.1905)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6001.18000)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\DigitalPersona\Bin\DpAgent.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel Matrix Storage Manager\IAAnotif.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\FNC60_COMMON.6ED28686_7B19_420C_B255_5B6C1BD2C705\ISUSPM.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\WiFiMsg.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre6\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\LANDesk\LDClient\WebPortal\SDClientMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\QuickPlay\QPService.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\iTunes\iTunesHelper.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\HP Wireless Assistant\HPWAMain.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\HpqSRmon.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuSchd2.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Contacts\wlcomm.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SpybotSD.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Hewlett-Packard\Shared\HpqToaster.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

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I have a home addition xp, sp3, 2g of memory, AMD Athlon 64x2 dual Core Processor 5400+. What I have noticed lately is that it takes forever for a program to open and form what I see in Event Viewer, I’m getting a lot of application hangs. I run SuperAntiSpyware and I like its success but I’m wondering if there is something here that it does not see as spyware. I have included a copy of Hijack This log. Con you look it over and see if there is something I should be removing? Thank you.

C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\PDVDServ.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\dla\tfswctrl.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee.com\Agent\mcagent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\DRIVERS\W32X86\3\E_S0BIC1.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\MSC\mcmscsvc.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mna\mcnasvc.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\COMMON~1\mcafee\mcproxy\mcproxy.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee\VIRUSS~1\mcshield.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MPF\MPFSrv.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\MSK\MskSrver.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZuneBusEnum.exe
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer,SearchURL = http://internetsearchservice.com
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer,SearchURL = http://internetsearchservice.com
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Hi There

I am running a Dell Latitude D630 Laptop with Windows Vista Business 32-bit (SP2) Installed. I have 2GB RAM. My problem is the system is extremely slow and hangs all the time. I have done complete scans with Super Anti-Spyware, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and Avast Anti-Virus. All have come back clean! Please can someone check my HJT log and see if I've got any other nasties running. It would be really appreciated.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 05:08:17 PM, on 2010/04/20
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18904)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Windows\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Windows\System32\igfxpers.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apoint.exe
C:\Windows\sttray.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Windows\system32\igfxsrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Alwil Software\Avast5\AvastUI.exe
C:\Windows\DellSysInfo.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\ISUSPM.exe
C:\Program Files\SUPERAntiSpyware\SUPERAntiSpyware.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\quickset.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\ApMsgFwd.exe
C:\Windows\system32\wbem\unsecapp.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\Apntex.exe
C:\Program Files\Apoint\HidFind.exe
C:\Windows\System32\mobsync.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Windows\system32\SearchFilterHost.exe
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Hello,

I have an ACER 2.5Ghz, 3GB RAM, Vista w/SP 2.

Once powered on, it literally takes 10-12 minutes for the desktop to appear. After that, every application I run is extremely slow. Forget about trying to run two things at once. I have Avast installed/running.

Thanks in advance!

Answer:10 minute startup time, extremely slow otherwise

Ok, let's run a quick scan first off.run MBAM (MalwareBytes):NOTE: Before saving MBAM please rename it to zztoy.exe....now save it to your desktop.Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and save it to your desktop.alternate download link MBAM may "make changes to your registry" as part of its disinfection routine. If using other security programs that detect registry changes (ie Spybot's Teatimer), they may interfere or alert you. Temporarily disable such programs or permit them to allow the changes.Make sure you are connected to the Internet.Double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.When the installation begins, follow the prompts and do not make any changes to default settings.When installation has finished, make sure you leave both of these checked:Update Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareLaunch Malwarebytes' Anti-MalwareThen click Finish.MBAM will automatically start and you will be asked to update the program before performing a scan.If an update is found, the program will automatically update itself. Press the OK button to close that box and continue.If you encounter any problems while downloading the definition updates, manually download them from here and just double-click on mbam-rules.exe to install.On the Scanner tab:Make sure the "Perform Quick Scan" option is selected.Then click on the Scan button.If asked to select the drives to scan, leave all the drives selected and click on the Start Scan button. The scan will begin and "Scan in progress" will show... Read more

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Hello all laterly PC is running so slow i think it's cause of spyware please help post this hijack logLogfile of HijackThis v1.98.2Scan saved at 1:11:18 PM, on 4/1/2006Platform: Windows XP (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2600.0000)Running processes:C:\WINNT\System32\smss.exeC:\WINNT\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINNT\system32\services.exeC:\WINNT\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINNT\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINNT\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINNT\system32\spoolsv.exeC:\WINNT\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\ClamWin\bin\ClamTray.exeC:\Program Files\Softwin\BitDefender8\bdnagent.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exeC:\Program Files\Sunbelt Software\CounterSpy\Consumer\sunserver.exeC:\WINNT\system32\cisvc.exeC:\WINNT\System32\ctfmon.exeC:\Program Files\Holtek\Hotkey Driver\Program\HotKeyEx.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\SAgent2.exeC:\Program Files\LimeWire\LimeWire.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exeC:\Program Files\internet explorer\iexplore.exeC:\Program Files\Common Files\Softwin\BitDefender Communicator\xcommsvr.exeC:\Program Files\Common ... Read more

Answer:Slow Computer And Changed Settings Every Time I Boot Up

Hello punjabiWe can definitely help you, but first you need to help us. The first step in this process is to apply Service Pack 1b for Windows XP. Without this update, you're wide open to re-infection, and we're both just wasting our time.Click HERE. Apply the update, and rebootInstall all critical updates except Service Pack 2. Some hijacks interfere with the installation of Service Pack 2, so please wait until your computer is clean before installing it.David

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Hi,

I'm running Win XP on a Q6600 Dell computer. i recently had some malware issues and had to do a safe reinstallation of windows (keeping my programs, but reinstalling windows).

my computer was back to normal, and running fine. average boot time <45 seconds.

Then, this monday, I turned on my computer. It seemed to Freeze on the boot screen, where you see the windows logo, and you see "Hit f2 or f12 to load BIOS or boot options".

I just let my computer sit there for 10 minutes. Finally, that screen disappeared, and i was greeted with a blank screen with a single hyphen on top.

After 10 minutes of that, the following screen appeared ...error. Please contact Dell."

10 minutes after that, Windows XP continued booting normally and i was able to access my computer. I can't tell you if anything else is going wrong, but so far, i have not noticed anything.

Basically, i haven't changed any settings or whatnot, and somehow my computer has went from 30 secs boot, to 30 minutes.

I have recently scanned Super spy ware, as well as malbytes, and i have tried hijackthis, and have run CC Cleaner.

Nothing out of the ordinary appeared.

Thanks
 

Answer:Win XP, incredible slow boot time (looks like computer crashed)

So does it take forever to boot all the time now or was it just a one-off?
 

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Hi,
I just got a new toshiba satellite C55-A5302 laptop and I immediately encountered a problem. The keyboard was not responding but I noticed that if I held down the key long enough then it owuld respond. I was wondering if this was a problem with the drives or if it was a factory defect or if there was any easy fix for it. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:Keyboard Problem - Extremely Slow Response TIme

DON'T void the warranty, send it back to get it fixed.
 

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I'm not sure exactly what happened but the result is this...everytime I now try to EXPLORE (left click on START, choose EXPLORE, and click on any drive to view) the response time takes 30 - 60 seconds before anything happens. It is just as long when I try to create a new folder in a drive. This only recently developed...how can I resolve this issue? The only explanation I have is that a software program that I installed must have overwritten some files that pertain to a particular command. I uninstalled the software but the problem remains. Please advise.Carpe Diem,DanSt. Joseph School - Educator[email protected]

Answer:Extremely slow response time to view a drive

What Operating System are you using, What CPU and how much RAM.Have you defragged your Hard drive lately?

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Hi,

My computer is running extremely slow, and about every three or four days the date and time changes. When I shut down my computer, multiple programs don't close correctly, and I have to click "End Now."

I followed the instructions in the sticky to a "T," so if somebody can help me, I'm going to post the contents of my HJT log. Any advice you can give would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

Justin

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 5:26:32 PM, on 12/21/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.5730.0011)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\EvtEng.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\S24EvMon.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\WLKeeper.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\ZcfgSvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Intel\Wireless\Bin\1XConfig.exe
c:\program files\mcafee.com\agent\mcdetect.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mctskshd.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\OasClnt.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MpfService.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\NICCONFIGSVC\NICCONFIGSVC.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPZipm12.exe
C:\Program Files\Intel\Wireless\Bin\RegSrvc.exe
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Answer:HJT Log: Date/Time Errors, Running Extremely Slow

48-hr bump

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Hey,
So I just got my new dell xps 13, (9360)(since last week) but it takes +30 sec to boot and when doing an SSD benchmark is still busy after 15 minutes.;;
What should I do ??

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Had help before, but usually while trying to fix other peoples pc.

This time it's mine. Running slowly and shutting down takes about 4 minutes.
Compaq presario 2500 hooks up to net using wireless. Might be just a RAM issue, as it only has 256MB so will increase, but there seems to be loads of processes running as well.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.0
Scan saved at 19:36:53, on 24/04/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVGFRE~1\avgupsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\WIDCOMM\Bluetooth Software\bin\btwdins.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\eEBSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\EPSON\EBAPI\SAgent2.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\HPConfig.exe
C:\Program Files\HPQ\One-Touch\OneTouch.EXE
C:\Program Files\HPQ\Notebook Utilities\HPWirelessMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\carpserv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Nokia\NCLTools\NclTray.exe
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Answer:mine this time - extremely slow shutdown - hjt log attached

can you update HJt to 1.99.1 plwase as that shows extra entries

go to here and download 'Hijack This!' double click on the file and it will install to C:\program files\hijackthis and create an entry in the start menu and an optional shortcut on desktop.
Click on the entry in start menu or on the desktop to run HijackThis
 

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Asus P8Z77 V Deluxe mobo.
Seasonic 1050W modular PSU
i7 2700k
Noctua NH D14 air cooler
Corsair Vengeance RAM 1600 (mobo - native is 1333mhz)

Sometimes, when I access my BIOS, on the first page I see, it will show UEFI boot disk in the boot order at the bottom of the screen.
When I access my BIOS at other times, it does not show the UEFI boot disk. (large stripe on disk icon that says UEFI).
There are times when I boot my computer, I see a black ASUS splash screen before booting into windows.
Other times, I see a Red/Black splash screen with another company's name.
Is this normal?

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The automatic boot order in BIOS, it lists 2 devices.
my mechanical harddrive (disk 0) as option 1. Then my dvd drive as option 2.
The problem is my boot drive (with OS) is on an SSD (disk 1).
I tried to change it, but the boot order only shows DVD and mechanical HDD options.
I had to use the boot override option, which lists my SSD.

I just did a fresh install of win7, then upgraded to Win10. I only had the SSD connected.
I did not remove the win7 OS from my mechanical drive until I was sure Win10 would upgrade properly on my SSD. After the upgrade was working, I connected both HDDs and booted up I got some type of boot error. No boot sector found please enter a disk or reboot - something like that.
When I rebooted with the spinner disconnected, win10 started normally, afterwhich I hot connected the spinner disk and then formatted it to use as my data driv... Read more

Answer:BIOS boot issue and has UEFI boot option one time, next time it doesnt

This all stems from having both drives connected at the same time when you originally set this up and has caused the MBR location for both drives to be stored on one drive, your HDD (spinner). Which explains your very first boot error message (No boot sector found please enter a disk or reboot - something like that).

I would start from scratch; remove the SSD first and leave the HDD (spinner) and do a clean install on that with your original OS. Then upgrade to 10. Once done remove HDD and attach SSD and do a clean install of of original OS and then upgrade to 10 on that. This way the MBR is stored on the correct drive for each OS install and this should correct your BIOS flash screen problem.

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I have a fairly new (6 months) HP Pavilion DV3 which runs Vista Home Premium 64. For the last few weeks, at startup it goes to a screen that gives options "Launch startup repair (recommended)" or "Start Windows normally". The repair option will proceed to a screen "Your computer was unable to start - Startup repair is checking your system for problems - attempting repairs" and after several minutes "Startup repair cannot repair this computer automatically". If I pick "Start Windows normally" it will show a progress bar for a while, then the screen will go black and after 15 minutes it will go to Logon screen. From there on Windows will run as usual.

At the suggestion of HP customer service, I have disabled all items in Startup menu, done BIOS flash and updated chipset driver. None of these has improved the boot time. If anybody here could help me out with this I would be grateful. Thx,

Answer:Extremely long boot time

I have seen problems with the IEEE1394 Drivers in HP Pavilions. Try disabling this device.

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Hello. this is my first post here, but I'm trying to salvage my computer without having to spend any money. So here is my problem...

About a week ago my computer started making a loud (repeating) popping noise through the speakers (along with the lights on my audio interface blinking on and off with the popping noises) when I would shut it down. That mixed with my computer running pretty badly, I figured I would just do a clean install of winXP and see what that would do. So once the computer started rebooting during the setup of windows, it would freeze up for very long amounts of time (15+ minutes). I tried starting over again and that didn't fix it. Now that I have windows up and running, if I restart windows...it literally takes close to 20 minutes to get back into windows. It goes like this. The first screen that comes up with the processor information freezes up for about 2 minutes, and then it runs through everything till right before going to the login screen. The screen then goes black and sits like that for 15+ minutes before finally going into windows. Does anyone have any suggestions of how to fix this or what might be wrong?
 

Answer:Extremely long boot up time for XP

what computer do u have? -specs?

might be the hdd...if u have something connected to the PCI-ports, disconnect it...and then try to reboot...
 

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Hi, I have installed The windows 7 OS on an SSD, and installed all apps and drivers. I then took a system image back up and was halfway through backing up my data to an external eSATA G-drive when it seemed like it had hung. I forced he whole system to shut down through pressing and holding the power button and not the boot time seems to have trebled! What do you think I did? What can I do to fix this? Is the best thing to do to restore from the system image I have just created? Thanks if you can help!

Answer:Slow boot time after forcing computer to shut down during back up

Hi Wadders, welcome to Seven Forums.
I would do a clean install + BPTT

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This is a friend's computer. He says (and I can confirm) that is is slow and unresponsive to a nearly debilitating degree. It is a Sony VAIO running Windows Vista 32-Bit.

An Avast scan turned up one infected file, C:/Windows/MEMORY.DMP that was "successfully deleted," but Avast also says that there is/was a virus running in the memory, and that a boot-time scan was necessary. After multiple attempts, the computer just skips any boot-time scan and goes straight to boot-up.

I do not have access to a windows boot disk/install cd. If absolutely necessary I may be able to procure a burned .iso, but not an official one.

Thank you for your time.

DDS.txt:


DDS (Ver_10-12-12.02) - NTFSx86
Run by Anders at 11:33:01.37 on Fri 01/14/2011
Internet Explorer: 8.0.6001.18999 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_21
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6002.2.1252.1.1033.18.2046.890 [GMT -5:00]

AV: Trend Micro Core Protection Module *Enabled/Updated* {68F968AC-2AA0-091D-848C-803E83E35902}
AV: avast! Antivirus *Disabled/Updated* {C37D8F93-0602-E43C-40AA-47DAD597F308}
SP: avast! Antivirus *Disabled/Updated* {781C6E77-2038-EBB2-7A1A-7CA8AE10B9B5}
SP: Trend Micro Core Protection Module *Enabled/Updated* {D3988948-0C9A-0693-BE3C-BB4CF86413BF}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
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Answer:Computer Slow, Unresponsive, Unable to Boot Time Scan

BUMP, please

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Hi everyone, this is my first post. I'll try to be thorough and not leave out any details.

My computer began acting very strange a few weeks ago after I input the wrong key trying to register Word 2007. I tried to uninstall Word and thats when my PC seemed to begin crumbling on me. My conputer began freezing and taking between 20 minutes and an hour to boot up. I used a recovery partition on my laptop which I believe is supposed to basically wipe your computer back to the day that you first loaded it up.

It seems to have done that, but I'm still being plagued by problems here and there. My computer still takes over 5 minutes to boot up, and it is having difficulty loading the fixpack for my Realtek speakers to fix the sound (without that update the speakers are ridiculously quiet).

My computer also seems to freeze up or randomly restart itself sometimes. It also has trouble installing all of the updates for Windows Update.

Up till this point I really hadn't had any problems with my computer, now it just seems like its giving up.

My PC is a MSI A6200. It has got an I5 processor, 2.3ghz. Also has 4gb RAM, running windows 7 32 bit home premium. The graphics card is just an intel graphics media accellerator HD.

Does anyone have any suggestions? Is there some sort of log program that I should be posting up as well? If there's any other info I can provide I certainly will do so.

Thanks,

Peter

Answer:Computer seems to be a mess, random restarts, slow boot time.

Hello Peter and welcome to Seven Forums.

My usual disclaimer: I'm not an expert at anything. Having said that there are a couple of things that come to mind. You said you used the recovery partition to return your machine to factory specs (just like the day you got it.) Did the recovery partition include SP1? Did you let Windows Update automatically install all the available updates? I've found that if the recovery partition does NOT include SP1 it's best to install it first and then manually install any other updates just a few at a time. By doing a few at a time (maybe 5 or 10) and keeping track of their KB numbers, if there's a problem you'll know which 5 or 10 updates to uninstall. Then reinstall them one at a time. If they all install OK, go on to the next group. If one or more don't install correctly just ignore them for the time being and go to the next group. Yes, it's a slower process but usually results in a cleaner installation.

For right now, unless you want to use the recovery partition again and start over, you could try running a System File Checker scan from an elevated command prompt (option two this tutorial.) If problems are found, run the scan 3 times rebooting in between each scan.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

If you're still having issues, one of the Forum experts prepared these troubleshooting guidelines that may help. They are time consuming but can help to pinpoint specific problems.

Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

Troubl... Read more

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I have a homebuilt PC. Running an ECS p4m900t-m with a pentium D 3.0Ghz dual core, 1 gig ddr2 667mhz memory, 120g ide hd, 250g sata (boot drive) and a 320g sata on channel 2. 2 dvd burner drives installed also all with a 550 watt psu.

I have been having trouble with a very slow startup (windows starts fine, just bios starts) Screen sits a while before memory posts ok, then sits there a while longer. After about a minute it will finally finish and begin loading windows. All drives are setup correctly. As a matter of fact, both SATA drives are new as upgrades. Tried running without the IDE drive, same thing. Double checked bios setting and all seems ok, but maybe someone has an idea of something I missed? Also, already successfully flashed bios with new version, but nothing appears to have gotten any better. Any help is appreciated.
 

Answer:extremely slow bios start

Some BIOS's have an option for QuickBoot, make sure it's set to Enabled. Also, if there's a setting for PnP (or Plug-N-Play) Operating System, set that to Yes, or Enabled. Other than that, all I can suggest is setting everything to Optimized Defaults, or Fail-Safe Defaults and see if either of those make a difference. Also set your hard drive as the first boot device so the BIOS doesn't waste time looking at the CD drives and the floppy drive. If none of this helps, maybe check with the ECS web site for a possible BIOS update.
 

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Hey guys, My battery does not charge as fast as before and it drains the battery way too fast. All of this happened pretty much over night. I calibrated the laptop one time but I didn't experience the slow charge after that. Other than that, I can't think of anything else that would make the battery wear out that fast.  

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I've been running Win 10 pro on a 4.0 GHz I7 pc with 100 mbps fios, ssd, 16gb ram. Pc has been GREAT. For the past few days it is extremely slow, in fact, hardly usable. Below is a screen shot from Resource Monitor. In looking into windows update, I see Cumulative Update for Windows 10 Version 1607 for x64-based Systems (KB3206632) failed 13 times.

This is my primary production pc, so need to get speed back ASAP. Can anyone let me know of things to try, or should I go back to a clean install (hope not). Thanks

Answer:PC EXTREMELY slow, hard drive light on solid most of the time

The CU came out about 2 weeks ago. Since its failed 13 times already, why don't download that update and do manual install. It may get around the problem. You can download it from here -> Cumulative update KB3206632 releases for Windows 10 version 1607 • PUREinfoTech

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I've been working with another community member in a seperate thread, and have run several scans as per their advice. No real progress has been made, and it was suggested that I post additional information here. I made a dds log, and used gmer :

DDS (Ver_10-12-12.02) - NTFS_AMD64
Run by jyfkf at 10:40:31.30 on 28/01/2011
Internet Explorer: 7.0.6001.18000 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_23
Microsoft? Windows Vista? Home Premium 6.0.6001.1.949.82.1033.18.4093.1570 [GMT 9:00]

AV: Norton AntiVirus *Enabled/Updated* {63DF5164-9100-186D-2187-8DC619EFD8BF}
SP: Windows Defender *Enabled/Updated* {D68DDC3A-831F-4fae-9E44-DA132C1ACF46}
SP: Norton AntiVirus *Enabled/Updated* {D8BEB080-B73A-17E3-1B37-B6B462689202}

============== Running Processes ===============

C:\Windows\system32\wininit.exe
C:\Windows\system32\lsm.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k DcomLaunch
C:\Windows\system32\nvvsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k rpcss
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k secsvcs
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalServiceNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\System32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k netsvcs
C:\Windows\system32\SLsvc.exe
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalService
C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k NetworkService
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Answer:Extremely slow booting up time and performance spikes during usage

Hello and welcome to Bleeping ComputerWe apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.Please take note:If you have since resolved the original problem you were having, we would appreciate you letting us know. If you are unable to create a log because your computer cannot start up successfully please provide detailed information about your installed Windows Operating System including the Version, Edition and if it is a 32bit or a 64bit system.
If you are unsure about any of these characteristics just post what you can and we will guide you.Please tell us if you have your original Windows CD/DVD available.If you are unable to perform the steps we have recommended please try one more time and if unsuccessful alert us of such and we will design an alternate means of obtaining the necessary information.If you have not done so, include a clear description of the problems you're having, along with any steps you may have performed so far.Upon completing the steps below another staff member will review your topic an do their best to resolve your issues.If you have already posted a DDS log, please do so again, as your situation may have changed.Use the 'Add Reply'... Read more

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A week ago my pc simply stopped responding while running, and before that moment, there was no indication that anything was wrong. CAD did not respond so the pc was turned off manually and rebooted. It would not load at all. After a few attempts I was finally able to get it to come up in safe mode and attempted a chkdsk which found some errors, then ran chkdsk /f and /r and was finally able to boot up the computer, but the process takes literally 15 minutes.

I've been trying the different troubleshooting suggestions I found at: "10 Things You Can Do When Windows XP Won't Boot Up".

I tried bootcfg /rebuild but was scared off of that when prompted to answer some questions after the initial command.

I also tried fixmbr \Device\HardDisk0 but came to a point that I received a message saying that "an invalid or nonstandard partition table signature was detected. If you are not having problems accessing your drives, you should not continue. Writing a new master boot record to your system partition could damage your partition tables and cause your partitions to become inaccessible" which also scared me off so I didn't continue.

I did reinstall Windows XP overtop the other installation, but have yet to reinstall SP2. (I figured why go through the trouble when there is still a boot up problem and I don't want to have to go through this all over again! LOL)

I have run spyware scans, virus scans and everything is coming up clean.

Once the c... Read more

Answer:Boot Takes Extremely Long Time

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Here's a quick rundown of my system: I am using Intel's DG965wh, with their q6700 Processor, the WD 160gb hd Sata running as AHCI. BFG 8800 GTX video card. 4 x 2gb PNY DDR 667 ram. Creative X-FI Xtreme Gamer Soundcard. Antec 650w Power Supply. Vista X64 Ultimate. WD 250gb EIDE for storage.

Here's a rundown of my problem: This started around midway in December, before I did any upgrades to my system (upgraded to the 8gb of ram and the q6700.) It has persisted even AFTER a full reinstall of Vista. So, I am desperate for some help here.

My machine posts fine, and once it gets into Vista itself, it runs beautifully. In the interim, that's the problem. After it posts, and Vista is "loading" with that green bar going across the screen? I'm looking at roughly 4-5 minutes, sometimes even more. This is driving me crazy, as those boot-times are just ridiculous.

But as I said, when I get into Vista itself, no problem. Everything is speedy. Even ran PC-Check on my system, in which there were no failures in the motherboard, the ram, the hard drives, or anything.

So if anyone has any ideas, I'd greatly love to hear them. So far, the only thing I've found in my research is to try a different power supply unit.
 

Answer:Vista: Extremely long boot time

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Hello all, it takes about 5 min for my comp to boot up. This started when I manually removed a DVD via the tiny release hole. I checked my BIOS to make sure boot sequence has the HDD as the primary boot source. Did a full virus and malware scan to no avail. I was curious if any body has any ideas on how I can get my boot speed back. I would rather not set boot speed to fast in BIOS- not sure if this would solve problem and haven't tried. All progs work normally. I have win 8.1 64 bit version and haven't upgraded any service packs yet- been waiting to clear any initial bugs. I have updated BIOS and other hardware and had no problems. Problem started when I manually removed the DVD- arg. Any suggestions and or help would be greatly appreciated.

Comp- Toshiba C55-A5310
Sys- Win 8.1 64bit, 6Gb RAM, Intel i3

Answer:Extremely long time to boot comp with win 8.1

Truthfully those updates you are avoiding could be helpful as they are fixing issues within 8.1 also.
Just received this PC with Windows 8.1 ? Or put it on PC ?

Slow boot are also due to too many startup items starting up also when computer is booting. Some AV use a lot when PC boots check settings in Anti-virus for Boot time protection. Sound strange that a stuck DVD would cause this to happen.

Check Task Manager in startup tab, tell you also level of each startup, high, low. If can eliminate some see if it helps.
Use Disk Cleanup. Try checking disk for errors, not sure if you installed 8.1 on this PC or came with it.

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....this pretty much sums it up. I did a scan disk, installed a new virus protection (avast), ccleaner, ran new scans and nothing seems to work. Before I resort to the likely inevitable solution (restoring back to factory settings), anyone want to try and see if we can fix this without having to wipe out the hard drive?

Answer:Vista running extremely slow and takes a really long time to shut down

Hi....This was happenning to me & it ended up being that I had a failing Hard Drive. Check your Hard Drive first to make sure that it's ok.

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Just bought a new Nvidia 8800 GTX Graphics card and fired it up for the first time a couple of days ago.
I got a higher 3Dmark '06 score with this single card than with my 2 X ATI XT1900XTX's in crossfire.
Trouble now though is that after making a minor BIOS tweak last night to disable the secondary PCIe slot, the machine now takes ages to POST and the score for my new Nvidia card has dropped to about a quarter of the first benchmark.
I have tried this now with the secondary slot enabled and disabled to no avail.
When I slot my ATI's back in, the PC runs as it should.
I haven't edited my signature yet but a brief summary of my Rig:
AMD FX60 @2.6ghz
DFI Lanparty CR-DF 200
2gb Samsung DDR
Polit Geforce 8800 GTX 768mb @ 1800mhz.
3Dmark '06 score : 9104.
 

Answer:Computer slow to boot after minor bios tweak.

You can try resetting your BIOS. That will reset everything to its default/origninal settings.
 

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I have a WPA capture from a Windows 7 boot that makes absolutely no sense.
The PC in question is sitting at a blank screen after the Windows splash screen but before showing the desktop for over 20 minutes. Eventually it will boot and behave totally normal.
The capture shows 1024 seconds (~21 minutes) for the Winlogin init phase.

But when I look at the windows logon timeline, there's nothing there!

What else can I look into to figure out what's causing this problem?

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The title says a lot but I'll try to expand here more to cover things I've tried to cover. I'm seriously at a loss and have NO idea what is going on.

My HDD failed a few weeks ago and I had a technician come to pick it up and install a new HDD/OS and Power Supply (it shorted because I am in Korea and had an issue with the outlets confusing me).

I get my computer back and it runs fine except it blue screens with a kernel error on video games like League of Legends and Slime Rancher (but not Minecraft or Mass Effect 2 strangely enough). Not only that but my native screen resolution caused the screen to be incredibly distorted with like rainbow colors unless I tweaked the Hz to 61 or 59. I tested my RAM with the mem tool Microsoft has and it came back with zero problems. I also had the technician test my hardware and he said that there was nothing wrong with any of the hardware, but he was at a loss for what to do to fix it.

Well, I used DDU to uninstall to Nvidia drivers and then reinstalled them directly from the website. I found the actual solution to the Nvidia graphics issue online regarding changing the output color depth to 8 pbc from 16 which fixed the resolution issue. I then fixed the blue screening by updating all of my drivers and then resetting the BIOS to default.

Herein lies the final problem. Games no longer crash my computer with a BSOD, but they run incredibly slow with horrible FPS spikes. Not only that, but just browsing the internet and na... Read more

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Hi

I am trying to fix my laptop as its taking a really long time to boot and it keeps freezing, I currently have the use of another laptop so I would see if I can use it to find out a bit more about what might be wrong with it. This is what I have tried to do already:

Checked the start up on msconfig and it looks relatively normal - mostly dell and intel items
run windows defender offline from boot but it doesn't seem to have found anything
I have tried to system restore but its only giving me 1 recent date which is no good.
Nothing seems to be showing up with AVG AV scans
I also tried to run the SFC/scannow function but wasnt really sure what I was looking at so that wasnt too helpful.

Any help or suggestions would be great appreciated.

Claire

Answer:Laptop takes extremely long time to boot. Suggestions?

Are you using System Maintenance Utilities in your PC?
They may messup the registry entries.

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Hey guys,

Not sure if this is the right place - also posted in lenovos forums, hopefully I can get an answer there to.

Recently (~3 weeks ago) my computer has been taking excessive amounts of time to boot. On start the power button and keyboard light, fans go on, but screen remains black. Takes 15 min to get to the lenovo splash screen, after which everything works fine.

Updated all drivers. No change.
Fixed as many errors as I could find in the event logger. Still nothing.
Tried a fresh install/factory reset. Nope.

Here's where it gets strange.

Tried to boot in safe mode from the advanced start options. Instead it booted in normal mode (again after 15 min).
Tried running the boot logger. No log file showed up.

At this point I have no idea where the problem could be. Has anyone here seen something like this before and has any advice on what I should check?

Next I'm going to try removing the hdd and checking boot times. Will update.

Thanks for any help.

Answer:Consistent extremely long boot time (15 minutes+) on lenov

The fact that the video takes 15 minutes to come on makes me suspect hardware. Could you run Speccy and post the info?

Here is a tutorial if you are not familiar with Speccy:
Speccy - Publish Snapshot of your System Specs - Windows 7 Help Forums

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Hello,Two months ago I purchased Lenovo IdeaPad Z710. Unfortunately, I already have issues with it.It takes an extremely long time to boot. I press the power button, the diode next to the camera lights on for a second, I hear hum of the hardware and... I am greeted by a black screen. It takes 20-30 minutes before it finally displays the Lenovo splash screen. After that everything goes smoothly: it shows GRUB menu, I choose my Fedora, and in a couple of seconds I am logged in. I can work normally, actually I am writing right now from that laptop, the problem is the ridiculously long time to boot.The same happens when I try to enter BIOS, I have to wait 20-30 minutes. I tried enabling secure boot, disabling secure boot, setting defaults, but it wouldn't help. I don't have possibility to try all combinations of settings, because as I wrote, I have to wait for almost half an hour to get into BIOS.One more thing. This problem didn't appear out of sudden. Some time ago I noticed that it hangs for a noticable while before displaying the splash screen. Later it lengthened to several seconds, then to several minutes, and now it is half an hour. I am afraid it may keep lengthening...Of course laptop is under warranty, but it is very inconvenient for me to send my laptop to service for at least 2 weeks. Therefore, I would like to ask You first, if You have any ideas how to fix it? Thanks in advance.

Answer:IdeaPad Z710 takes extremely long time to boot

I have the exact same problem on my IdeaPad Y580.. Sometimes it takes 2 minutes, sometimes up to 60 minutes.  The system is based on an mSATA SSD drive, 16 GB RAM and the factory-present 1TB 2,5" harddrive.  I am not really sure, but it may have started when I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.10 (it had 14.04 before). BUT I also remeber that shortly before this problem occured for the first time I accidently send the system into hybernate. Weird thing is, when I switch back to the standard-rams (2x4GB) then the laptop goes into a boot-loop and will never start again.  I'm writing these lines from the very same laptop that has this problem, this time it took about 20 minutes to show me the splash screen. When waiting for the splash-screen, the system is getting very HOT, the fans are NOT running. They start immediately when ubuntu starts booting. During the holidays, the system ran 2 weeks straight without any problem (not a minute turned off during these days). I have abolutely NO clue what hardware defect may cause this, but if I had to guess, I'd probably say it's a mainboard-related error (maybe a capacitor has blown up).

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Lately my internet and computer have been extremely slow, i have broadband internet and its always been very fast until this past week.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 4:47:46 PM, on 4/8/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\iS3\Anti-Spyware\SZServer.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\Bonjour\mDNSResponder.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\cisvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\New Boundary\PrismXL\PRISMXL.SYS
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Viewpoint\Common\ViewpointService.exe
C:\Program Files\Digital Media Reader\shwiconem.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb09.exe
C:\Program Files\Linksys Wireless-G USB Wireless Network Monitor\WLService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.5.0_03\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\BroadJump\Client Foundation\CFD.exe
C:\Program Files\Linksys Wireless-G USB Wireless Network Monitor\WUSB54Gv2.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\brvrav32.exe
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I believe I have some sort of virus as all of a sudden my boot up to even get to a state that I could try to get to a website is very very slow....took me about 20 minutes to even get to this point to post....

along the way, while trying to open a browser I recieved a NORTON 360 "virus blocked alert" that stated the risk name of "HTTPS Tidserv Request 2" hat was successfully blocked.....

Yesterday while trying to shut down I recieved an "ICIBAI.exe" Encountered a problem and needs to close

I also noticed prior to that when I pressed control, Alt, delete listed in my programs running was something called "LSASS.exe"...dont know what that is...there were other programs listed in there as well that I am not aware of and really didnt look like they belonged.....

and one final item....when booting after this issue occured....(I have shut down and rebooted in an attempt to see if the problem went away....) I have gotten a "Windows Installer" message that then opens up a box for my printer that states "HP Photoshop Essential"...this takes about 25 minutes to finally get up and then gets to another box that states "The feature you are trying to use is on a CD-Rom or other disk that is not available, insert the HPPHOTOSMARTESSENTIAL" disk and press ok"......since that is now open I am going to insert that disk and press ok...

Hijact this log is below

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
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Answer:Boot up EXTREMELY slow, cant even work it is so slow

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I'm trying to help my parents with their computer. When it boots, this machine takes several minutes to an hour to start up. Many times, it wont get bast the "Compaq" startup screen. All processes are very slow. I tried resetting the CMOS as a shot in the dark with no luck. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Please let me know if there is any additional info I can provide. Thanks!

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft® Windows Vista™ Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 5000+, x64 Family 15 Model 107 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 1917 Mb
Graphics Card: NVIDIA GeForce 6150SE nForce 430, 128 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 466536 MB, Free - 418103 MB; D: Total - 10401 MB, Free - 1410 MB;
Motherboard: ECS, Iris8
Antivirus: Norton 360, Disabled
 

Answer:Extremely slow or no boot/Slow operation

Check for hdd problems.
 

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This is my sisters computer she has been having a problem for the past two weeks. Right now I can't even get the computer into the control panel without it taking 10 minutes. any help would be appreciated.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 11:16:33 AM, on 5/4/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Safe mode with network support

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ctfmon.exe
G:\spybotsd152.exe
C:\DOCUME~1\ADMINI~1\LOCALS~1\Temp\is-LT3PF.tmp\spybotsd152.tmp
C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page =
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName =
R3 - Default URLSearchHook is missing
O2 - BHO: Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: Lexmark Toolbar - {1017A80C-6F09-4548-A84D-EDD6AC9525F0} - C:\Program Files\Lexmark Toolbar\toolband.dll
O2 - BHO: Spybot-S&D IE Protection - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: DriveLetterAccess... Read more

Answer:Computer runs extremely slow, too slow to function HJT log included.

Hi and welcome to TSF.

My name is Iain and I will be helping you clean your system.

You may wish to Subscribe to this thread (Thread Tools > Subscribe to this thread) so that you are notified when you receive a reply.

Please read these instructions carefully and then print out or copy this page to Notepad in order to assist you when carrying out the fix. You should not have any open browsers or live internet connections when you are following the procedures below.

Note that the fix may take several posts. Please continue to respond to my instructions until I confirm that your logs are clean. Remember that although your symptoms may vanish, this does NOT mean that your system is clean.

If there is anything you don't understand, please ask BEFORE proceeding with the fixes.

Please ensure that you follow the instructions in the order I have them listed.


Reboot
Reboot your system in Safe Mode.Restart the computer. The computer begins processing a set of instructions known as BIOS.
After hearing your computer beep once during startup, but before the Windows icon appears, press F8 (dependent on your system this may be F5 or another key)
Instead of Windows loading as normal, a menu should appear
Use the arrow key to highlight Safe Mode and press Enter.



Uninstall Programmes
Click > Start > Control Panel > Add / Remove Programs and uninstall the following programs (if present):

Anything from Viewpoint



Folder Deletions
Delete the ... Read more

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Hi.My first time here.I am using a Windows 7 computer.First it had a virus that freeze in a black screen with a dialog like "Customized configuration" I used the SuperAntispyware in safemode. And was able to recovered it.. meaning.. it gets into windows7 now.Yet its sooo sloww... SuperAntispyware keeps finding malware everytime i run a scan.Its so sloww that i use the PC in Safe-mode.I also ran the MBAM and it also removed a lot of stuff.It is yet very slow.Thanks for the help.

Answer:Computer extremely slow. Keep finding virus and removing. Still slow. SOS

Hello and welcome to Computer Hope Forum. My name is Dave. I will be helping you out with your particular problem on your computer. 1. I will be working on your Malware issues. This may or may not solve other issues you have with your machine.2. The fixes are specific to your problem and should only be used for this issue on this machine.3. If you don't know or understand something, please don't hesitate to ask.4. Please DO NOT run any other tools or scans while I am helping you.5. It is important that you reply to this thread. Do not start a new topic.6. Your security programs may give warnings for some of the tools I will ask you to use. Be assured, any links I give are safe.7. Absence of symptoms does not mean that everything is clear.If you can't access the internet with your infected computer you will have to download and transfer any programs to the computer you're using now and transfer them to the infected computer with a CD-RW or a USB storage device. I prefer a CD because a storage device can get infected. If you use a storage device hold the shift key down while inserting the USB storage device for about 10 secs. You will also have to transfer the logs you receive back to the good computer using the same method until we can get the computer back on-line. *********************************************************************Please download AdwCleaner by Xplode onto your Desktop.Please close all open programs and internet browsers.Double click on a... Read more

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I'm running a 3 year old version of XP pro and it has gotten progressively slower booting up. Seems like about two to three minutes or so ( I should time it). I've run msconfig and there doesn't seem to be anything too obvious and I don't want to screw with things I'm not sure of as well. Any ideas? Also, when launching Outlook Express ,any browser and Word are really slow also. Excel is fine. Seems really odd. I've run antivirus, antispyware, defrag all to no avail. Thanks for any help.
John
 

Answer:Extremely Slow Boot

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It takes almost two minutes to get to a useable desktop when booting.  This on the 'out of the box' installation with only Firefox added.  No other programs installed. How can I fix this?

Answer:Extremely Slow Boot

Forgot to say the OS isWindows 10 64 bit.

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Hi, I have an HP A1750Y Desktop. Specs are ASUS P5LP-LE MoBo, 2GB Ram, Pentium D 820 2.8 Ghz processor. I bought this computer with Windows Vista installed, and have been running it that way for the last few years. Boot-up has always been extremely slow, even from the day it was new, and it had gotten worse to the point that it would take about 15-20 minutes to boot. The Bios screen itself would be on for a long time, and then after the Vista Desktop would load, it would still be an additional 5 minutes until icons or the start bar would load.

After being generally fed-up with Vista, as the computer had many other software quirks, I decided to do a fresh install of XP Pro over the weekend.

To my surprise, the boot times were not improved at all! The computer itself works well and has good speed after finally booting up, but it takes about 15-20 minutes from power on, until you can use the OS. I did the install with a brand new HDD, so a HDD problem is not the culprit.

Does anyone have any clues what the issue may be? I wouldn't call myself a computer expert, but I'm not a dummy with computers either, and this problem has me baffled. Thanks!

Answer:EXTREMELY Slow XP Boot-up

The Bios screen should pass by very quickly. I would venture to say there are setting in the BIOS that are set incorrectly. I'm assuming you ave not changed anything in the BIOS and are not using some RAID setup that may be affected by altering the BIOS with the following suggestion. If all of that is true I wouls go into the BIOS and reset it back to the factory defaults and restart the computer watching to see if there is a noticable improvement in the speed of the Boot especially in the BIOS portion. Then we can go from there.

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Hi, I have an HP A1750Y Desktop. Specs are ASUS P5LP-LE MoBo, 2GB Ram, Pentium D 820 2.8 Ghz processor. I bought this computer with Windows Vista installed, and have been running it that way for the last few years. Boot-up has always been extremely slow, even from the day it was new, and it had gotten worse to the point that it would take about 15-20 minutes to boot. The Bios screen itself would be on for a long time, and then after the Vista Desktop would load, it would still be an additional 5 minutes until icons or the start bar would load.

After being generally fed-up with Vista, as the computer had many other software quirks, I decided to do a fresh install of XP Pro over the weekend.

To my surprise, the boot times were not improved at all! The computer itself works well and has good speed after finally booting up, but it takes about 15-20 minutes from power on, until you can use the OS. I did the install with a brand new HDD, so a HDD problem is not the culprit.

Does anyone have any clues what the issue may be? I wouldn't call myself a computer expert, but I'm not a dummy with computers either, and this problem has me baffled. Thanks!
 

Answer:EXTREMELY Slow XP Boot-up

how long does it take since you see the system logo what about safe mode is also slow or faster
 

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hello, I have a 1.6 Ghz Pentium 4 HP with 512mb sd ram. Running Win XP Home... extremely slow bootup....over 2min--- here is hijackthis log..Thanks

Logfile of HijackThis v1.97.7
Scan saved at 6:42:50 PM, on 3/31/2004
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\STOPzilla!\szntsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7Debug\mdm.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\tcpsvcs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\windows\system\hpsysdrv.exe
C:\HP\KBD\KBD.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\STOPzilla!\Stopzilla.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\ymsgr_tray.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\AiO\hp psc 700 series\Bin\hpobrt07.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\HEWLET~1\AiO\Shared\Bin\hpoevm07.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hpoipm07.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\AiO\Shared\bin\hpOSTS07.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Gareth\Desktop\HijackThis.exe

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Answer:Extremely Slow Boot

You have a few things that are unnecessary starting up with your computer. If you wish to remove them, check the following and click "Fix Checked".

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [QuickTime Task] "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime

What It Does

Puts a Quicktime icon in your taskbar, takes up resources and isn't necessary unless you open the Quicktime player using it instead of a shortcut.

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Yahoo! Pager] C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\ypager.exe -quiet

What It Does

Puts a Yahoo! Messenger icon in your taskbar, takes up resources and isn't neessary unless you open Yahoo! Messenger using it instead of a shortcut.

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [TkBellExe] "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe" -osboot

What It Does

Allows the RealPlayer to update when your computer starts up, this is unnecessary because you can manually update it anytime you feel it is necessary.

Removing those should take 30-40 seconds off of startup time.
 

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Hey guys, got a computer here that takes farrr too long to boot into normal mode in Windows. However, when booting into safe mode... it's relatively instant. No software or hardware has been installed. I've ran checks for virus and spyware. Checked the processes running in the Task Mananger, all of which are normal.

The only thing that has changed is, the user stated he made a couple changes in the Registry concerning Macromedia and Power Users. This was a suggestion off of their site. After he performed this, the problem started. Oddly enough, the obvious fix, system restore, does not work. No matter which date you choose, it fails. I've uninstalled all the virus applications that could be hindering that.

You guys have any other ideas of what might be happening?

Answer:Extremely slow boot

Go to start, run and type msconfig. Click on the services tab and then check the hide all microsoft services box. After that click disable all button, then go through the list and check only the services you want to start. Exmple ANTI VIRUS. The click on the startup tab and click disable all. Go through the list and enable only the programs you want to start up. Like I have 3 messengers startup and my webcam program. Let me know if you have any more questions.

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I am working on a machine at work, and it has a difficult problem. When booting, it starts as normal, then goes to a black screen for 20 minutes, then logs into Windows just fine and is fast from there. The same thing happens in Safe Mode.

I used BootVis to monitor the startup, and everything is extremely fast, but what is holding it up is the Registry + Page File. That is what takes 20 minutes to load. While this is happening, the CPU (Core i3 2.93 Ghz) runs at 100% usage and there is NO hard drive activity (according to BootVis).

This is a Windows XP Pro SP3 machine. I've disabled the page file, no difference (re-enabled after). I've defragged the registry to be sure (SysInternals utility), as well as using CCleaner for a cleanup (yeah, snake oil, but I'll try anything with this). I've disabled hibernation. Chkdsk comes back with no errors.

My last options are to try a SFC /scannow, and a memory scan. If those come back clean, then I'm really stumped.

If anyone has any suggestions or has come across this as well, please reply. I've seen other instances of it happening, but only ~20-30 seconds, not minutes... This machine is very quick otherwise. Once everything is loaded, it hauls ass. BTW: It's a work computer on a domain (does this with or without network connection).
 

Answer:Extremely slow XP boot

Could be hardware related. Are you sure that the hard drive might be failing? *EDIT* nvm, saw that you mentioned chkdsk, though you might wanna run WD data lifeguard or whatever your HD manufacturer provides for diagnosis to be sure.

Also, try booting the machine with only one or two sticks of memory at a time. I've experienced a similar phenomenon with an old P4 machine running Vista. It had 4GB RAM and literally took over 5 minutes to boot on a good day. I could not figure out what on earth was wrong before retreating to the "Vista = dog shit on older hardware" mindset. Lo and behold, I pulled out 2 sticks of RAM and the thing starts from POST to desktop a little over a minute now.
 

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Toshiba laptop, i3, 6gb mem, Win 8.1 x64 OEM
Hello all, my boot up time is extremely long like 5 min. Problem started when I manually retrieved a DVD from laptop.
I tried a bunch of things to rebuild boot file to no avail.
Tried: SFC scan- no integrity problems. Tried to rebuild in command prompt x: (advanced startup options) and got win installations 0 then tried to rebuild with bootrec but system would not recognize bcedit syntax??. Did chkdsk in normal mode and no errors found, then did chkdsk in safe mode and said found errors on disk but was not able to to get details from event log service as it was not available-arg. Tried bootrec /recbuildbcd with FixMbr option and still no fix. Did a system refresh, checked all app in start up via Task Manager- no issues. Checked event manager in normal mode and could not see any logs around the time when the problem started. System runs fine when it finally boots but there is obviously a problem and would like to return system to normal. Finally the question, I created a recovery USB drive when I first got the comp and was wondering if I could use this to Reset Win 8.1 and if this might rebuild my boot file to it's original state. Any help would be GREATLY appreciated!!

Answer:Boot up extremely slow and tried everything

I don't think it is your bootmgr which is holding it up. If that were corrupted, you would not boot.

Places where I would look are:

Startup programs - disable allCondition of the diskIs the holdup in the BIOS phase or the Windows phaseCheck what the real boot time is in event 100 of event viewer. Drill down this chain:

Eventvwr
Applications and Service Logs
Microsoft
Windows
Diagnostics - performance
Operational
Event ID 100

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Hello, new to the forums and I have a really big problem that has been with me for a year. I've learned to just ignore it but recently it almost caused me to miss turning in some homework.

My laptop has been having extremely slow boot up mainly at the "Starting Windows" screen.

I did some googling and found some useful posts. Some of the things I have tried are:

-Disabling non-essential startup apps and services
-Running CCleaner
-Checking for viruses and malware with Microsoft Security Essentials and MalwareBytes
-Checking my HD for bad sectors
-Testing with Memtest86+

So, I did some more googling and found that I can check my boot-up time through event viewer.

Attached below is my eventlog.

As you can see, it took me 8 minutes to boot up which is really ridiculous. This averages from 3-8 minutes all the time regardless if it's a cold or hot boot.

[Off-topic] Aside from the rebooting problem, sometimes my laptop freezes. The freezes occur very randomly. I could be closing a tab on Chrome and it'll freeze. I could be typing a message to a friend on Digsby and it'll freeze.

The weird thing is that I can move my mouse and click on stuff until everything becomes... (Not responding). I'll be able to roll over Desktop icons but as soon as I try to click on one, it freezes and won't open. This all happens in one phase and 3-4 minutes later it will continue like nothing happened but will do whatever I've done during the frozen phase such as opening an app, closin... Read more

Answer:Extremely slow boot up

I'd download and run Memtest86+. It sounds like you might have some RAM issues.

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Recently I was attempting to run a legit version of Splinter Cell, Double Agent on my PC.
It indicated that my RAM was low and one other thing which I don't remember but it was also below spec. Anyway, I thought I would run it anyway, just to have a look even if it had a few issues with performance. Well, it crashed hard and froze my PC. I had to do a hard boot and ever since then if I have to reboot, my pc shuts down just fine but the boot up takes approx 90 minutes. I have run Adaware, Windows Defender & a full virus scan.
I have also run RegistryFix to correct the registry, all to no avail. Can someone please help.
 

Answer:Extremely slow XP Boot Up

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I HAVE A P4 3.2 GHZ PC WITH 512MB RAM RUNNING XP PRO.
I CLEANED ALL THE SPYWARE I COULD FIND WITH AD-AWARE AND SPYBOT.
THE BOOT PROCESS IS EXTREMELY SLOW. THE PC TAKES ABOUT 5 MINUTES TO BOOT.
WHEN THE PC IS RUNNING IT GOES LIKE A ROCKET.

HERE IS MY HJT LOG IF ANYONE CAN TAKE A LOOK AND HELP PLEASE

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 12:11:59 PM, on 2/22/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP1 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP1 (6.00.2800.1106)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\MDM.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\slserv.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\hkcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\hpcoretech\hpcmpmgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Messenger\msmsgs.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\ctfmon.exe
C:\Program Files\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\msiexec.exe
E:\Adware Scans\HijackThis.exe

R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = https://e91.absa.co.za/
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 6.0\Reader\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
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Answer:Extremely Slow Boot !!

Where does the boot delay occur, at the hardware detection phase, at the welcome screen, or once the desktop appears?

That's a trim scanlog -- no problems there -- with one exception: C:\WINDOWS\System32\msiexec.exe

The windows installer should only appear during an install, it should not remain after a reboot.

You can use Bootvis to identify some boot delay problems. When checking the delays, also enable the "driver delay" option.

http://www.soft32.com/download-BootVis-19687-5.html

You might want to look into this possibility with respect to "disk detection":

http://forums.techguy.org:80/windows-nt-2000-xp/122940-long-windows-xp-home-boot-up.html#post815073
 

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I don't know what happened but I posted a problem Sunday(?) and for some reason it disappeared. So here goes again (I hope it isn't because I'm using Chrome). The problem is the Boot time is extremely long, and when it hits the welcome screen, the sound comes on, and then sits and "thinks" before going to desktop, then desktop takes a few minutes to load.
I'm running XP Pro and Service pack 2. Here is the Hi Jack log:
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 1:32:01 PM, on 9/18/2010
Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18702)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgchsvx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgrsx.exe
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgcsrvx.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\AVG\AVG9\avgwdsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LSSrvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Maxtor\Sync\SyncServices.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Motive\McciCMService.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Nero\Nero BackItUp 4\NBService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Shared files\RichVideo.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
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Answer:Boot extremely slow

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About 2 weeks ago I decided to bite the bullet and update my desktop from XP to 7. I did a complete reinstall after formatting my HDD. After the pretty quick and painless install the computer was taking a ridiculously long time to boot up, in excess of 20 minutes. I've read up on other threads that recommended that I do a reinstall of windows and upgrade my RAM. After 6 or so re-installs and upgrading my RAM to 4Gbs (The most I can do considering my x86 processor) the problem persists. After the Win7 loading screen the entire screen just goes black, no blinking underscore in the top left or anything like that, but the screen is still on and backlit. There's no cursor and the keyboard doesn't even respond to the NumLock button being pressed. I then have to wait for the PC to go into hibernate/sleep, when I press the power button after that to wake it up again the login screen is there like nothing was ever wrong.

Gigabyte motherboard
Samsung 300GB HDD
2x2GBs DDR2-800
Nvidia 8600 GT Graphics
ESI MAYA44 Soundcard
LG DVD RW

I've tried taking out all graphics and sound adapters to no avail. Please could you help me? I've run out of options now. Thanks.

Answer:Extremely long boot time (>20min), Win7 Ultimate clean install.

Hello squidofsymphony and welcome to Seven Forums. (Cool name BTW!)

I'm not an expert at anything but you might try going through this tutorial on startup repair.

Startup Repair

Also, one of our Forum experts prepared a couple of troubleshooting tutorials for boot issues and general problems.

Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Boot

Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

Important to note that none of the troubleshooting steps will repair hardware issues like a failing hard drive, bad RAM, etc. But the guides could certainly help to rule out issues and help isolate the root problem. Please post back the results of your troubleshooting.

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Hi all , I'm quite new to the forums and have been having some problems lately.
A description of my problem can be found HERE

My scan results:

Deckard's System Scanner v20070807.62
Run by Ryan on 2007-08-09 at 11:13:10
Computer is in Normal Mode.
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

-- System Restore --------------------------------------------------------------

Successfully created a Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point.


-- Last 5 Restore Point(s) --
37: 2007-08-09 10:13:27 UTC - RP583 - Deckard's System Scanner Restore Point
36: 2007-08-09 10:10:57 UTC - RP582 - Software Distribution Service 3.0
35: 2007-08-08 20:44:31 UTC - RP581 - System Checkpoint
34: 2007-08-07 10:57:38 UTC - RP580 - System Checkpoint
33: 2007-08-03 17:13:19 UTC - RP579 - System Checkpoint


-- First Restore Point --
1: 2007-05-18 23:46:34 UTC - RP547 - System Checkpoint


Backed up registry hives.
Performed disk cleanup.



-- HijackThis Clone ------------------------------------------------------------

Emulating logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 2007-08-09 11:14:59
Platform: Windows XP Service Pack 2 (5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer (7.00.6000.16473)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\system32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
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Answer:Extremely slow boot-up and loading, tried EVERYTHING!!

It has been longer than 48 hours so I guess I'll bump the thread.

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Hi

I have a problem when booting up Windows 7, it hangs at ''starting windows'' for 10 minutes and then works flawlessly. I've tried win7 build 7201, then upgraded to build 7229(both 64bit)and now i have win7 build 7231(32 bit) and still got the problem. Having tried different things like new nvidia drivers, new sound card drivers, different sata settings, disabled any secondary LAN adapters...etc I've decided to post here, maybe someone had the same problem and knows how to fix it.

My system:
Amd Athlon X2 5200+
nivdia 7300GT
2 gb ram
320 sata hdd

My bootlog:


Code:

Microsoft (R) Windows (R) Version 6.1 (Build 7231)
6 20 2009 08:32:24.375
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\ntkrnlpa.exe
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\halmacpi.dll
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\kdcom.dll
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\mcupdate_AuthenticAMD.dll
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\PSHED.dll
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\BOOTVID.dll
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\CLFS.SYS
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\CI.dll
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\drivers\Wdf01000.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\drivers\WDFLDR.SYS
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\ACPI.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\WMILIB.SYS
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\msisadrv.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\pci.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\vdrvroot.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\System32\drivers\partmgr.sys
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Answer:Extremely slow boot up process

It appears that some drivers just don't load correctly. Try using some programs called Uniblue. Works with 32-bit only though.
Uniblue > Windows Software Utilities Download & Free PC Scans
You can download them, then go to youtube and search uniblue serials.

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I am experiencing the same exact problem as in this old thread:
Extremely slow boot up process

Solution from old thread: "Thanks but i removed a IDE hdd(80gb but quite old) that i forgot about and kept the one with Windows 7, now it boots up in less then 20 seconds"

The step-by-step process to solving this problem wasn't posted. Can someone explain to me how Florin500 fixed his/her problem so I can fix my computer?

My computer is running very slow. Here's is a record of my bootlog:

Code:

Microsoft (R) Windows (R) Version 6.1 (Build 7600)
1 27 2011 11:42:26.375
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\ntoskrnl.exe
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\hal.dll
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\kdcom.dll
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\mcupdate_GenuineIntel.dll
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\PSHED.dll
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\CLFS.SYS
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\CI.dll
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\drivers\Wdf01000.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\drivers\WDFLDR.SYS
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\ACPI.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\WMILIB.SYS
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\msisadrv.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\pci.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\vdrvroot.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\System32\drivers\partmgr.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\compbatt.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\BATTC.SYS
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Answer:Extremely slow boot up process

Have you defragged your computer lately? Sometimes slow boot and load times can be fixed with a defrag.

Try Defraggler or Auslogic Disk Defrag. Both of them are free and do a good job.

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I'm having a very frustrating problem with my laptop. It takes me ages ( approximately 1 hr) to boot up to my desktop and when it finally does, everything takes ages to load up. This all happened yesterday out of the blue. The only thing I'm able to access is Safe-mode but I can't open hijackthis.

I've done the following:
- Ran CCleaner
- Scanned with Malwarebytes(nothing)
- System restored
- Combofix(nothing)

Answer:Extremely Slow Boot Up & Performance

Welcome aboard Does Safe Mode load fast?

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