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Lenovo Yoga 510, taking too long to recover from usb

Question: Lenovo Yoga 510, taking too long to recover from usb

Hello people, I am trying to recover my laptop and re-install Windows 10 (from a usb stick) since One Key Recovery didn't work. At first the process was very fast, progress near completion within like 3 hours, but it got stuck in the point where "the system is being installed". It's been a total of 24 hours now since I have started. Is this normal? (I've attached a photo of the screen.) What do I do next? Please recommend me something I myself can do next, because I want to ensure I've perused all means before sending this device to repair if need be. Thank you.


























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Preferred Solution: Lenovo Yoga 510, taking too long to recover from usb

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Answer: Lenovo Yoga 510, taking too long to recover from usb

Hello Mary_JaneThanks for using the Lenovo forums.If there was an issue with OKR(One key Recovery) then that would already potentially indicate a problem.

Sounds like there might be an issue with either your partitions, or the recovery you are trying to use is corrupt perhaps.

Is this one you created yourself?

I would recommend, that you call your local Lenovo support line to see if you are able to request a recovery media from them. Below is the link to the phone list where you can find these numbers
If that does not work, then I would recommend getting back to the support for a possible service on the unit.

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Hello people, I am trying to recover my laptop and re-install Windows 10 (from a usb stick) since One Key Recovery didn't work. At first the process was very fast, progress near completion within like 3 hours, but it got stuck in the point where "the system is being installed". It's been a total of 24 hours now since I have started. Is this normal? (I've attached a photo of the screen.) What do I do next? Please recommend me something I myself can do next, because I want to ensure I've perused all means before sending this device to repair if need be. Thank you.


























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Answer:Lenovo Yoga 510, taking too long to recover from usb

Hello Mary_JaneThanks for using the Lenovo forums.If there was an issue with OKR(One key Recovery) then that would already potentially indicate a problem.
 
Sounds like there might be an issue with either your partitions, or the recovery you are trying to use is corrupt perhaps.
 
Is this one you created yourself?
 
I would recommend, that you call your local Lenovo support line to see if you are able to request a recovery media from them. Below is the link to the phone list where you can find these numbers
If that does not work, then I would recommend getting back to the support for a possible service on the unit.
 
Hope this helps, let us know how you get on.==================================================================================Did someone help you today? Thank them with a Kudo! If you find a post helpful and it answers your question, please mark it as an "Accepted Solution"!
 
This will help the rest of the Community with similar issues identify the verified solution and benefit from it.

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I am using self booting Spotmau 2009 it found 2000000 files in the unformat mode but then it switched to a window with an orange bar that keeps refilling saying constructing a file list, it has been doing so for nearly a full day now. Is this time too long or normal for such a thing? Should I be looking into another program?

I was installing linux mint and it was not suppose to delete windows and my mp3s but I must have made a mistake. Oh please help me, Ive lost photos and mp3s, books, papers, so much, please help.
 

Answer:erased harddrive, using Spotmau to recover,taking too long

I'd try another recovery program like Test Disk.
http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk
 

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It's out in many European countries now but not the U.S.. Why is that? I've spoken to a couple of reps and they keep telling me they can't tell me or that it's out soon, only to find out it''s not out on the date they told me it'd be. 

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I purchased this computer last year and it has been this way since I got it, but I finally wanna try to figure out what is going on.

I have a Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro (1370) with a Samsung 840 Evo SSD installed. It is running Windows 10.

From cold boot, it takes anywhere from 4-10 minutes to boot. Almost all of this time is spent with the Lenovo "boot splash screen" and the Windows 10 loading circle spinning. About 10 seconds before everything "boots" to my Windows log in, the screen flickers black. I know once it does this I have about 10 seconds to go.

I assumed there was something wrong with my Windows install, so two days ago I backed everything up and did a fresh Windows 10 Home install... I thought that would do it, but nope, still happening.

I attempted a BIOS update and a BIOS downgrade (a6cn58ww and a6cn56ww) and neither changed anything. I fiddled around with various BIOS settings too and nothing changed.

Is this an SSD problem? Or something else? My desktop has a similar SSD and it boots in about 12 seconds.

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I have had a Lenovo Y510P for over 2 years and I have loved it all the time. I had put a Samsung Evo SSD into the main HDD slot and put the 1TB HDD it came with in the CD slot in a HDD caddy. This setup had not given me any problem for the 2 years I have had it,  Up unitl a week ago this laptop has been bringing me to the login screen in 5 seconds flat. Although now it has been taking much much longer than usual. Now when I press the power button it brings me to a black screen. I now wait 1-2 minutes for it to start up. Sometime I am not lucky enough to even see the Lenovo Logo and have to hard reset. The BIOS is up to date. I have done several full scan virus scans and nothing had been found. (Although dont think that would be the probem). Any help woud be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Lenovo Y510P Taking to long to boot

although you need to describe way more about your system and such.. i would say either you installed or changed something or one of your hardware is going bad if it just takes that long... especially after a clean install or safe booting etc..

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Dear all,
Here are my PC specs -

1. Windows 7 Ultimate - 64 bit
2. 8GB Ram
3. 2 Sata Hard Disks of 80 GB and 320 GB (both of which are relatively empty)
4. Radeon HD Graphics Card
5. Antivirus - Microsoft Security Essentials
6. Motherboard - Gigabyte GA-A75M-UD2H
7. CPU - AMD A8-3850 (2.9 GHZ)

Off late, my PC takes way too long to start any application. At times, even if I click on a folder, it doesn't open and finally the PC gives me the 'Wait or Close' option.

Even while switching off the PC, it takes a long time.

I clean my PC regularly and run scans from time to time. The PC doesn't show any virus or malware as of now.

Any suggestions what I can do? I assembled it not more than 2 years ago and it's started behaving like this off late.

Also, at times my 320 GB hard disk doesn't show up under my computer. I have to open my cabinet and tighten the SATA and Power cable and then it shows up again.

Any help will be appreciated.

Answer:Applications taking too long to load - PC taking too long to shut down

  
Quote: Originally Posted by kanhaiya91



I clean my PC regularly and run scans from time to time. The PC doesn't show any virus or malware as of now.

Any suggestions what I can do? I assembled it not more than 2 years ago and it's started behaving like this off late.

Also, at times my 320 GB hard disk doesn't show up under my computer. I have to open my cabinet and tighten the SATA and Power cable and then it shows up again.


Tell us the details of how you "clean my PC". What do you do exactly and how often?

Have you checked running processes or services through Task Manager when it seems to be slow?

The drive issue may be the cause. Have you tried another cable or connecting the hard drive to another port?

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HelloRecently, my Lenovo G505 laptop has been taking 10-15 minutes to start up/boot to Windows. This all started Nov. 12th in the afternoon. Before then, the laptop had been working great. I put it to sleep for a couple minutes as I had to move to a different spot to work, but after that it started to take a long time boot up. I essentialy left the computer to run overnight and I woke up with a screen telling me there had been an error while trying to install an update and it gave me the option to restart the computer (it mentioned that most problems are gone after restarting) or to try and have windows repair it, or go to advance options. Not thinking about it, I restarted, and ever since then the laptop has taken 10-15 minutes to boot (and it take 20-30 to wake up from sleep!).After talking to a friend of mine who works on computers, told me to scan for viruses/malware, then to go to msconfig and only start up the programs I need, and then essentially run chkdsk. Chkdsk ran up to 12% until it restarted and booted to windows (it took 10 minutes to do so). He then said I should reinstall windows/restore to factory settings because there was something wrong with either an update or a program.I recently wiped everything (besides what was on the partition) and reinstalled Windows 8 (which is what it came with), but the problem persists! Does anyone know what could be wrong?

Answer:Lenovo G505 Taking a long time to start up/boot to Windows

Hi Ramo90, Welcome to Lenovo Community!
As per the query we understood that you are facing issue with slow boot on your Lenovo G505.

Please run the Lenovo solution center application and run the hardware test to verify if there is any issue with hardware.
Check with updating anti-virus and scan the system to check if there are any viruses.

Check with this option and let us know the findings. Hope this helps.
Best regards,
Hemanth Kumar





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Hey guys! So I'm a student and I've figured out that with certain classes, digital note taking may be the most efficient way in taking notes. I got the idea from a friend who uses her iPad to take down notes. (I believe she uses the adonis stylus, the stylus with the clear disk at its tip)  I had originally just bought the Yoga 2 pro just so I had access to a smaller, lighter laptop that's easy to bring to school however, I had realized it has much more potential than that. Unfortunately, I've been reading reviews (a little to late for that, honestly) on note taking with Yoga 2 pro and one major let down for many users is that it is not compatible with "active digitizer" pens. So I sort of have many questions regarding my situation: 1. Does the Yoga 2 pro really, REALLY not work with ANY active digitizer pens? Nothing? Nada?2. Are there any pens that come with some sort of "palm rejection" feature so note-taking is a breeze? E.g. Wacom or adonis or anything! If so, what's the BEST pen for the Yoga 2 pro? (I've read suggestions where you can put a microfibre cloth underneath your hand so that the laptop doesn't detect it but that's not the most ideal fix in my opinion)3. How about this pen? Has anyone tried this with their Yoga 2 pro? http://hex3.co/products/yufu 4. In your honest opinion, did I buy the wrong laptop for the job?  Thanks very much guys!

Answer:Lenovo Yoga 2 Pro note-taking stylus suggestions ASAP

1. Nope. 2. Nope. Best net is to use a pen like your friend (the one with a little disk--be sure to try hers on your laptop before buying the same one) and use a cloth (even if it is not ideal for you.... at least you will be cleaning your screen as you write).3. Not sure.4. Yes, look at the Thinkpad Yoga.

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I have a Lenovo yoga with Windows Rt. Each time it updates, I have to recover the computer or else it will not let me access wifi. This happens every time there is a windows update. Why?

Answer:Why do I have to recover my Lenovo Yoga with Windows Rt each time it updates?

assuming you have already tried known troubleshooting and refreshing was a last resort.
is it one specific update? can you install them individually/in small groups to see if a single specific update breaks Wi-Fi?

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I have been a Lenovo customer for over ten years - the X200s is still the best laptop I've ever owned. I recently bought a Yoga 900 to replace it, and I have been nothing but frustrated and disappointed with it.   The list of issues in order of frustration -   - Within the first two weeks of purchasing this new, "high end" laptop, I closed the screen inadvertantly with the power cable draped across the keyboard.  Didn't do anything unusual, but the flimsy screen has popped and shattered the touchscreen layer, making the "Yoga" aspect of the Yoga rendered useless.  After enquiring about getting it repaired, was told I needed to ship it to some far away place, pay $200 just to have someone take a look at it, and that it was likely a $1,000 repair.  After just paying $2,000 for a new laptop - this is absurd.  I then tried to get it repaired at other places local to me, and was told that parts for it were unavailable from Lenovo.  I rely on my laptop for work, and cannot afford the delay of having it shipped overseas for repair for god knows how long. - The bluetooth constantly drops out, and now the driver completely malfunctions.  I am now in a position where it won't even allow me to reinstall the driver.  Bluetooth mouse rendered useless, cannot resolve. - Printers and scanners are incredibly frustrating to connect, and when they finally do, and function for a period of time, they randomly seem to lose... Read more

Answer:Very Unhappy long time Lenovo customer - Yoga 900

Great to see that after two weeks - apparently no-one at lenovo cares enough about customer satisfaction to bother to reply to my problems. Disappointing. 

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Answer:Recycling a movie from my harddrive is taking long long time.

Let the system do its work. You just want to wait. Usually this don't occur unless it is a huge file. Be patient for a reasonable time. Still if it remains, try logging off/restart.
Take Care

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I'm running the latest version of Windows 10 (Anniversary Update - Build 14393.693) clean installed on  a Yoga 2 Pro (20266 / 80AY) BIOS 76CN43WW. The "Lenovo Yoga  Mode Control" version 2.0.0.9 (ymc.exe) has consistently crashed every day for the last few months. Crash reports are logged. Are there any plans to fix this issue any time soon? Best Regards,

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Hello isaaclopez,

Disable UAC. It is such a hassle and a nusience in vista. Follow this tutorial, and you will be all set.

Have a great day,
Ben

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Thanks for your help!
 

Answer:how long should this be taking!?

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Since you have to hunt around different Lenovo sites (and other sites) to find out about these softwares, I decided to make a post to get feedback from actual Yoga owners on how these programs interact, what they do, which ones are prerequisite, and which ones are unnecessary. Please don't take this as a blanket answer. This is just what I have found. It might be right - it might be wrong. I'm looking for others to post their experiences as well. Lenovo System Interface Foundation Driver - Necessary prerequisite (missing driver in device manager without it). It allows the Lenovo Utility and Lenovo Companion to work. Lenovo Yoga Mode Control - Necessary if you want to use your yoga to seemlessly change between all the different modes (laptop, tablet, tent, stand). This software is responsible for autorotating and putting Windows into tablet mode. Lenovo Utility - Recommended(?) This one I'm not too sure on. I remember that I was missing some function that I wanted but I can't remember what it was now. Maybe battery cycle count and health? Lenovo Companion - I don't have this one installed and don't think it's necessary but would like someone else to shed some light here.

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My laptop windows 10 all of a sudden started to freeze or takes a long time to start after I enter the password. This all happened today after I was working on a website
Could it be from having too much data on my laptop? I am on my desktop but it's not responding. Pls pls someone I need advice
Thank you
 

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Answer:boot up taking too long with IE7

Had something similar just after installing IE7 on one machine. Go to Add/Remove Programs and uninstall IE7. Reboot and you should have reverted to IE6. Then go to Windows Update and re-install IE7. Check Windows updates for Optional Software updates, there should be a few for IE7. Do this at least twice because I seem to remember that there are updates for updates!!!

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I'm running Windows 7 64bit (Got from houseparty).

It takes about 10-15 seconds to launch Firefox but 1 second to launch IE8.

I uninstalled and reinstalled Firefox but still slow.

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FF has always been that slow. It was so bad with 3.5.4 that I just stopped using it. Now that Chrome has Xmarks, I think I'm going to start using it as my default browser.

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I have a problem shutting down my computer. It takes a very long time for me to turn off my laptop. After clicking turn off computer, it takes about 5 mins. for Logging Off window to come, another 3-4 mins. to log off, and another 3 mins. for the computer to actually shut down. It wasn't taking this much time before. What could be wrong? Below is the HiJack This and Combo Fix logs. I have ran virus scan, ad-ware scan to improve the shutdown process but nothing helped. Please advice.

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 2:47:05 PM, on 7/11/2009
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
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Answer:Shutdown taking too long........

can anyone please help me with this issue.....

Thanks,
Jigs

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I have Norton internet Security 2007. A "red exclamation point shows that I need a full virus scan. I have tried three times to do it and it is taking way too long. I know that I have over 300,000 files from doing other scans and after 4 hours only 75,000 files were scanned. So I stopped it and started over again and the same result. It can take that long can it? At certain points it is taking as long as two minutes to do one file.
I have a XPS Dell 420 with Vista Ultimates OS. Machine is running very efficient and fast. I also use Spy Sweeper, C Cleaner and Windows Defender.
Any ideas as to why the scan would take so long. Any suggestions. There are no
virus problems showing with any of my tools.

Thanks, Schaeffdog
 

Answer:Norton Taking way to long ???

Probably just Norton. I see almost as many problems with Norton as I do with viruses.

Norton is really a resource hog though, even if it isn't scanning. How much memory(ram) does your system have, and do you have any other programs running when you are trying to do a scan? Although I personally would probably just get rid of Norton, I probably do have a little bias. There is probably a way, somehow, to increase it's performance to suitable levels. But, anyway, like I said, the first thing I'd check is how much ram do you have?
 

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My current PC is one month old and the antivirus scan with Avira used to take around 10 minutes. It hovered around this time until recently, then it's suddenly taking almost a hour. I thought this was because of the time it takes to scan personal data like hundreds of gigs of games and music, but the 99% of the time it was scanning... pic related.
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I'm sure my PC is safe with no viruses whatsoever, I'm just curios: what exactly ARE those files to require such a slow scan? I guess some vital OS files, but how come I have so many of them when I didn't just a few days ago (keep in mind I didn't download anything other than regular Windows Updates)? Is there any way I can clean or remove them up to quicken the process?

Answer:What's in my OS that's taking so long to scan?

Not a computer guru but I see that you are using a "Free Virus program". Now windows updates contain some very big files and Your virus program will take longer to scan. So a free virus program is not going to give the same performance as those that you buy. Do you know that "Comcast" customers get "Norton Suite" (a security and virus program) for free whereas others have to pay for it? Its not automatic. You need to download it from the Comcast site. It has backup & restore program built in as well as other features.

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Question: Taking a long time

All of sudden my winxp is taking a long time to boot to the desktop. From the winxp logo screen to the Welcome screen, it can take up to 2 minute, then another minute to get to the desktop. The HD light is on for a very long time too.

Answer:Taking a long time

I would have a look here and check out your HD for problems:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f234...es-302602.html

If you find problems, post a topic in that forum.

BG

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I am running Windows XP Pro, Just recently, when I right click on something it is taking forrever to get the drop down menu to pop up. I run disk clean, defrag, check disk space, everything seems to be ok, and cleaned up, but I am still getting this disturbing right click lag.

Any suggestions would be great.
Thanks.
Chad
 

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Whenever i try to sign in MSN, it takes very long, abt 1.5-2 minutes.
Does it take this long for everyone else?
Is there any way to shorten the time?

I use Dial up btw....
 

Answer:MSN taking very long to sign in.

MSN has indeed been having a lot of problems for the past 2/3 weeks, and quite a few people experience the samething...
 

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When I am in my email program and I click on a link to go to a site on IE 8.0, the computer goes there, but it takes such a long time to download the link. Does anyone know why this is happening? Please help and thank you.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.1
OS Version: Microsoft Windows XP Professional, Service Pack 3, 32 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3800+, x86 Family 15 Model 35 Stepping 2
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Answer:Taking too long to start up

It should start after one short press. Unplug the power lead for few minutes, then plug it back and press power button once for 2 sek. Other thing you can do is to reset bios to factory settings, press f12 when computer starts and chose settings. If that doesn't help then your motherboard is faulty.

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When I go to any website the "looking up..." process takes as long as 10 seconds before it loads the page.

There are othere computers connected to my router but my computer is the only one with this issue. This problem occurs with all web browsers I have. Firefox, Chrome, IE.

I have tried the following:
- using other DNS servers
- flushing my DNS cache
- running virus scan programs like Malwarebytes, and Spybot Search & Destroy
- I've also tried changing the PPPoE MTU size (which I changed back after it didn't work)
- toggled DNS setting in Firefox.

Any help would be much appreciated.

Answer:"Looking up..." (website) taking too long

What AV/firewall do you use?

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When I go to any website the "looking up..." process takes as long as 10 seconds before it loads the page.

I had this posted in the Windows XP section. I was told to post here since I currently have no anti virus programs (to try to save resources since I use a netbook). I first installed Avast, and then removed it and installed Microsoft Security Essentials which I just recently removed. I've had this problem while the anti virus programs were still installed, I removed Microsoft Security Essentials, just to see if it changed anything, but it didn't.

There are other computers connected to my router but my computer is the only one with this issue. This problem occurs with all web browsers I have. Firefox, Chrome, IE.

I have tried the following:
- using other DNS servers
- flushing my DNS cache
- running virus scan programs like Malwarebytes, and Spybot Search & Destroy
- I've also tried changing the PPPoE MTU size (which I changed back after it didn't work)
- toggled DNS setting in Firefox.

Any help would be much appreciated.

Answer:"Looking up..." (website) taking too long

Are you getting any redirects when you click on a Google search result link?

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Question: Scans taking long

Hello all I have noticed that scanning with Superantispyware/Avira is taking a long time. The scan seems to spend most of the time scanning cache/cache.recyclebin/temp folders. I have a 1tb Western digital caviar black drive. Around 200gb of the 1tb is being used. Takes around an hour to scan the drive. Any ideas? I doubt I have a virus(No slowdowns, errors and such)but I'm not ruling that out.
 

Answer:Scans taking long

In SAS for 200GB an hour would be about right for a Full Scan, but not for a Quick Scan. Not sure how long Avira would take, but when I used that AV I remember it being pretty slow.

Are your cache/temp folders full of stuff is why it's taking so long? If you keep them cleaned out with CCleaner or similar then SAS and Avira should breeze right through them.
 

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Hey
First of all sorry for typo - m writing from my phone as laptop won't work
I was playing csgo and it got freezed so I put my laptop in stand by mode and then I had to hit power and restart it
That's where the problem started when I start it it shows nothing but black screen with cursor
I reset my windows to the time when it was working fine then windows opened but it open in half and hour and the applications won't work!! Its just freezed desktop

Answer:Taking too long to open

http://pho.to/9rDT2
I can't find an edit option in mobile mode so here is a picture

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Its taking me almost an hour to burn a dvd with nero 7 ultra edition.I recently installed a new samsung dvd writer and installed latest drivers from samsung.com upon installation and it has always taken very long to burn but i didn't really know it wasn't suppose to take so long ........but anyway i was told to burn a cd and check the buffer level while burning and i was told the level should not go up and down,well mine did,so long story short i uninstalled old nero upgraded to nero 7 ultra and dvd still took about an hour to burn.......any help well appreciated!!!
 

Answer:Why is it taking me so long to burn dvd?

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I am getting pop ups eveywhere. I ran ccleaner, spybot and ad ware se personal. nothing is working. I have zone alarm as a firewall and I have pop up stopper. don't know where to turn.
ogfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:49:05 PM, on 4/30/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

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\spoolsv.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\mHotkey.exe
C:\Program Files\eM\Bay Reader\Shwicon2k.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\hpztsb09.exe
C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Digital Imaging\bin\hpotdd01.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Real\Update_OB\realsched.exe
C:\Program Files\Support.com\bin\tgcmd.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\WINDOWS\seeve.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\PANICW~1\POP-UP~1\PSFree.exe
C:\Program Files\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Program Files\BigFix\BigFix.exe
C:\Program Files\Kodak\Kodak EasyShare software\bin\EasyShare.exe
C:\Program Files\Kodak\KODAK Software Updater\7288971\Program\Kodak Software Updater.exe
C:\Program Files\WinZip\WZQKPICK.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\nvsvc32.exe
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Answer:please help me castlecop is taking too long

I keep getting ebloc pop up
 

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I am using windows XP home edition with sevice pack 2, 128 ram and 256 cache. When i switch the PC on it takes about 3 to 4 minutes for it before I can launch the internet explorer. Any one can help please?

Answer:Pc Taking very long to start up

128 mb of ram is the bare minimum for XP. SP2 has pobably made it slower has it?

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Hi,

I am using windows 7 professional. Day before yesterday I was had some problems with my google chrome so I uninstalled it and tried to re-install through internet expolrer but I was unable to install it, after trying for an hour I finally installed chrome. The next day when I started my computer, after everything( I mean boot-up and all) the desktop screen froze and stayed that way for 20-30 minutes and there was a message coming up that internet explorer is not responding, but after the 30 minutes wait everything goes away and my pc works properly. Every time I switch on my pc I have to keep waiting for these 30 minutes. Please help!!!
 

Answer:PC taking too long to start up

As soon as you switch on the PC start tapping the F8 key until a menu appears, use the arrow keys on your keyboard to select Safe Mode, then hit the Enter key, tell me how long that then takes to complete the boot up process.
 

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Hi there,
Sorry but i dont know what this would come under... so if i have put this in the wrong spot... Mods please change it...
Well atm my desktop PC is a intel dual core 2 with 1 GHz ram... I am using nero to copy dvds and it seems that it is taking way too long to burn a single dvd... Like 55 minutes to be exact.

It only takes me roughly 12 minutes on my notebook. Would someone be able to tell me why i is taking so long? Is it hardware related or software or maybe abit of both... My firned has the exact pc and i have told him to try test out by burning a movie to see how long it takes... i havent notice how long the porblems has been existing.. I ahve used such programs as Nero 7 Esstentials, DVD shrink etc... Does anyone know what program would be fastest to burn? i think atm i am burning at 16x tho its the smae speed on my notebook but the time differnece varies greatly.. Please help???

T.T
 

Answer:Burning DVD taking too long?

Try burning at a slower speed, like 8x. Watch the buffer in Nero, does it fill up and then empty constantly? I'm talking about the big buffer bar, not the small one that is the drive buffer, although that should be consistently above 85%.

Its possible your drive is in PIO mode rather than DMA so you should check that out too.

 

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Hi all
I have problem here, I have my s10-3s for 4 months, at first month I installed windows 7 for the OS, in the third month my lenovo getting slower, especially when booting, so I tried to re-install, stil using the same OS, but it's not fixed anything, me lenovo booting still taking much time then normal booting. Then I tried to install Windows XP, but the same problem still occured. Now my lenovo booting taking up to 10 minutes or more, please help me I had format all the partition, but it still wont work? could the problem located in my hardware? 
 
 
 
Edit: modelname s10 to s10-3s

Answer:s10-3s booting taking too long

where is everybody? even the moderator is missing..

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I'm working on a customers Windows Vista computer that was badly infected with all sorts of adware and other malware. After manually removing some of the most obvious offenders with RevoUninstaller, I then proceeded to run MalwareBytes.
 
MalwareBytes ran for over 40 hours and seemed to be hung up with processing temporary internet files (I could see the filenames changing so figure it was still working albeit very slowly), so I finally aborted the scan and had it clean up what it had found to that point. Then rebooted the system.
 
Thinking that the next thing to do would be to run TFC and see if I couldn't get rid of some of that internet history (so I could then re-attempt the scan and hope for a successful completion). I started that running from my flash drive as I usually do. It seemed to run fine processing through some of the user accounts but when it got to the user account that is used most of the time and finding 137GB (yes I said gigabytes) of temporary files it seemed to hang there. The disk activity light seems to be on solid and nearly 15 hours later there doesn't seem to be any progress and the program title bar now says that the program is not responding. There has been no noticeable change for the last 12+ hours.
 
I would have expected with that much to delete it would take some time and wondered what that might do to the Recyle bin, etc., but does this sound normal????
 
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Ok so I have troubleshooted a couple of computers and they have all had issues with being slow and laggy... I usually check all of the basic things.....doing the scans with anti-virus and malware bytes and doing a disk clean up and defrag but if that doesnt work I usually am stuck with backing up all of the important files and reinstalling the OS.....I feel like I should be quicker with resolving the issue...I feel like if I want to do help desk I'll need to troubleshoot quicker...any tips on how to troubleshoot quickly? Does it get better after more experience?

Answer:taking too long for me to troubleshoot!

Speed isn't everything - being thorough and making sure you actually fix the problem is more important than just getting it done fast (unless you're being paid lots to do it quickly/correctly).

As for "tips on being quicker"... that will come with experience, but also depends entirely on the issue you're trying to fix. Some things you'll be able to recognize and fix quickly, others will require research and multiple steps of troubleshooting.

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This app I downloaded has been pending for ages even though I have nothing else waiting to download?

Answer:Why is my app taking so long to download?

It'll show pending if the download is fairly large and will only download on a WiFi connection. If you're already on a WiFi connection, it could be the download servers are a bit busy and give it a little time...
G.

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My Compaq System Recovery has been going for 10 hours and 22 min and is only at 2%. (I have xp). Is this ok?
 

Answer:recovery taking to long

No it is not, it should take no more than an hour at the very most
something else is wrong
did you get this resolved or not ???
do you still need help ???
 

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I just got my laptop set up yesterday and it started to update today on its own. The update has been going on for three hours and has been on 91% complete for about an hour. Any suggestions? Thanks in advance!

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Hi. My computer shutting Down has been staying on longer than it used to. Please let me know what I need to do to make it run faster again like when after I first bought it. Thanks, Janice
P.S. I have a Dell Studio 1555 Intel Core 2 Duo Processor, and I am running Windows 7 Home Edition.
 

Answer:Shutdown taking too long

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My System Recovery has been going for 10 hrs and 45 min and is only at 2%. Is this ok?

Answer:recovery taking to long

thats not normal, that is way too long.. i think ur computer froze around that 2% ..

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I have noticed recently, that IE is taking a long time to load (my home page is only Google). Once its loaded its fine, and I can log out and go back in instantly - its just the first time.

I have an internet cleaner installed which cleans temp files/cookies etc every time IE closes. And I have run Disk cleanup.

I have scanned with Spybot and Superantispyware and found nothing.

I have Zone Alarm and Avast running.

Is there anytning else I can look at?

Answer:IE taking long time to load

Hi -

Do you have any add-on 's for your Internet Explorer?

Also, ATF-Cleaner is better for cleaning.

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I have been installing the bios update for the past 5 hours and nothing it just says it's still installing and I know it doesn't take that long.

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I have a Dell Vaio with Windows Vista installed on it. I accidentally deleted the recycle bin and am doing a system restore. It has been 6 hours and its still restoring. I have tried everything I can think of. I have turned the notebook off I have hit Ctrl+Alt+Delete and i can't think f anything else to do. Any tips?

Answer:System Restore Taking Too Long

Oh. Sorry. It's a Sony Vaio.

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I am looking for a certain image on this website, but it is taking a long time to load. I am able to get it to load, but it doesn't load right away. Please help.
 
http://www.ryan-stiles.org/gallery

Answer:This is taking a long time to load

It takes forever on my browser too. It is hosted on a poor quality/oversubscribed server. There is nothing you can do.

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Hi guys...I'm back again!  We do not use our laptop very often.  The last time updates were done was Feb. 18, 2017.  Well, now I have 54 updates to do and I have had the computer on supposedly updating me, however, it has been over 24 hours. I clicked on to stop download but it said it hasn't finished.  After they are downloaded, then they need to be installed which doesn't take so long, I think.  Anyway, is this unusual for it to be going over 24 hours?  It says it is Downloading 54 updates, so far 0% complete.  It's a Dell Inspirion, Intel Core I-5-3210M CPU @ 2.50 GHz, Ram 8.00 GB 64-bit operating system.  It's Windows 7.

Answer:Updates taking a long time

that does seem excessively longer than usual, but with downloads, it's not your PC specs that are important, it's your internet speed.and you do have 6months worth to catch up on!you've given it 24hrs, I'd be rebooting the PC and checking for updates again.maybe also unticking them all and just ticking a few at a time to see if they at least come through that way.

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I have a Dell Inspiron 3531 with the Windows 10 free upgrade (Home edition) and an Intel Celeron N2830. Since a couple of days, my laptop is taking a really long time to start up.

After it powers on, there is a blank screen for 1-2 minutes before the Dell logo and loading circle appears. The loading screen doesn't take a long time and the logon screen comes up pretty quickly, but I'm just concerned about what is happening right after I press the power button. There is a blank screen for far too long (no cursor, ctrl-alt-del doesn't work, nothing.)

The Task Manager says the last BIOS time is anywhere from 60-90 seconds (I got different times throughout the last few days). I have updated all drivers and turned on Fast Startup. Any other suggestions/help would be much appreciated!

Answer:Win 10 taking a really long time to boot

My guess is that your Bios may be upset about a piece of hardware. I would try disconnecting everything, including a second hard drive if you have one installed (remove the mouse and keyboard too). If the problem goes away, start installing the disconnected devices one at a time until you find the guilty device.

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hi can anyone throw any suggestioins to this problem
my system starts windows loding screen about 30 seconds then i log into windows it then takes 4 or 5 minutes to load completly any ideas on this would be great

thanks:

Answer:xp taking long time to boot

Not enough free space on your hard disk?

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When I turn on the CPU and monitor, the monitor light keeps blinking for about every 3 seconds for about 5 hours (sometimes more) and then the monitor finally turns on. How long it takes for it to finally turn on depends on how long it has been turned off. One time, I turned it on after it had been off for about 30 minutes, and it only took about 15 minutes to turn on rather than 5 hours. My friend is telling me that there might be a problem with the graphics card, but the thing is, when the monitor finally does turn on, there is nothing wrong with the picture, it works perfectly; the only problem is that it takes too long to turn on.
So, what should I do to fix this problem?
 

Answer:Monitor taking too long to turn on

Have you tested the monitor on another system to rule out a system problem?
 

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i have a folder around 4 GB containing different softwares and application. recently i tried to share it on network but when i shared it and pressed the apply button a "setting folder permissions" window appears which takes very long. i waited for 5 mints and then canceled the process. as a result the folder was not shared across the network. i tried sharing small folders and they were done quite easily.

plz help me if this is normal and if i can decrease the time to set the permissions.

thanks

here are my system specs for reference.

Windows: Windows XP5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 2
Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.2180
Memory (RAM): 1006 MB
CPU: Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 3.40GHz
CPU Speed: 3297.0 MHz
Sound card: Sound Blaster Audigy
Display Adapters: Intel(R) G965 Express Chipset Family | NetMeeting driver | RDPDD Chained DD
Screen Resolution: 1152 X 864 - 32 bit
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Network Adapters: Intel(R) 82566DC Gigabit Network Connection - Packet Scheduler Miniport
CD / DVD Drives: H: ASUS DVD-E616A2 | I: SONY CD-RW CRX195E1 | J: XC1614O DIJ416P | K: VXRV DVD-RAM DVDR S50
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COM Ports: COM1
LPT Ports: LPT1
Mouse: 5 Button Wheel Mouse Present
Hard Disks: C: 39.1GB | D: 39.1GB | E: 31.9GB | F: 19.6GB | G: 19.5GB
Hard Disks - Free: C: 26.1GB | D: 10.9GB | E: 11.9GB | F: 7.1GB | G: 19.3GB
USB Controllers: 7 host controllers.
Firewire (1394): 1 host controllers.
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Manufacturer: Intel Corp.
Product Make: ... Read more

Answer:***Folder permission taking too long***

What kind of network are you sharing it on. Is there a GPO set to limit the size of shared folders?

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Startup taking long on my hp laptop. Startup request "Press the Esc key for start up menu" and after that, it requests ENTER or BIOS or Trouble Shooting before booting proceeds.

Answer:Startup taking long on my hp laptop.

Test the hard drive with drive maker's diagnostic software for DOS as the drive could be starting to fail. The links are here: http://www.tacktech.com/display.cfm...The download is an ISO file from which you must make a CD using IMGBurn from here: http://filehippo.com/download_imgburn/When you've made the CD, boot your HP laptop from it to run the test on the hard drive.

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why does disk cleanup take so long? I am on IE, Compaq "Presario" cpu. Internet "11"

Answer:Disk Cleanup is taking too long?

Hi and welcome to SevenForums,
I'm not sure why ie11 would make any difference except if you still had ie11 open and surfing the internet when running disk cleanup,

If you want to run disk cleanup close all open browser windows,
Cleanup is calculated temp files if ie is open that makes it difficult if not impossible to do which might be why it's taking too long to function
Cheers.

I'll just add nothing will be cleaned until a restart or shut down.

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did a clean install on a computer i just built and it took several hours last night to do the blue screen install of setup files. then it took around 3 or 4 hours to do windows setup instalation. Then after it was all done, the computer cpu usage was hovering around 100%. so i thought maybe i should reinstall windows. Im reinstalling right now and win xp blue screen setup is going and its been 45 min and im only 34% done. Does this sound right to you?
 

Answer:win xp pro taking a long time to install???

it would help if you posted your specs... but no that doesnt sound right at all
 

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Certain folders on my computer take forever to load after awhile. I've noticed that these are usually folders with a lot of files in them.

It's weird because when I restart my computer, these specific folders will load up fine for hours until for an unknown reason, they'll start taking minutes to load.

At first, I thought it was just my external hard drives which were acting up due to it being USB, however, I found out the other night that my program file folder on the C:/ drive took a long time to load, as well.

Even if I turn the external hard drive off, cool it off, then turn it back on, those particular folders will still take awhile to load.

I've also noticed that if one folder lags, then the others will lag around the same time.

My system:
Windows XP Media Center Edition 2002 SP2
Dual Core T2300 @ 1.66.GHZ
2GB of RAM
Intel Media Accelerator 945 integrated video card

I've attached a picture of what it looks like while it's loading just to be sure.
 

Answer:Folders taking too long to load

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I have a Dell Inspiron 3531 with the Windows 10 free upgrade (Home edition) and an Intel Celeron N2830. Since a couple of days, my laptop is taking a really long time to start up.

After it powers on, there is a blank screen for 1-2 minutes before the Dell logo and loading circle appears. The loading screen doesn't take a long time and the logon screen comes up pretty quickly, but I'm just concerned about what is happening right after I press the power button. There is a blank screen for far too long (no cursor, ctrl-alt-del doesn't work, nothing.)

The Task Manager says the last BIOS time is anywhere from 60-90 seconds (I got different times throughout the last few days). I have updated all drivers and turned on Fast Startup. Any other suggestions/help would be much appreciated!

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Hello.
I need a help.
Four days i cant enter many websites, getting this error:
The server at www.....com is taking too long to respond.
Maybe my laptop infected?
Please help.
Thank you

Answer:The server at www.....com is taking too long to respond.

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So I am installing windows vista rtm (32-bit), everything is done then comes to the completing installation the very last process of the installation. It takes forever I'm stuck on this process for almost over an hour. The install itself has not froze the dots next to the words are always in motion and my hard drive lights on my PC are still going, but progress bar at the bottom has not moved. Should it take this long? I heard that windows vista takes 20 minutes to install. I'm installing on a 60 GB ata133 drive thats has one 33 GB partition for Windows XP and one 23 GB partition for vista, both primary partitions.
 

Answer:Why is vista install taking so long?

On both of my systems, the RC2 and RTM installed in 30 minutes or less. I'm not sure why it's taking so long for yours.

This is a legal copy, correct? I've heard some of the copies "floating around" have some "additional" software in them.

Other than that I'm not too sure. Haven't needed to trouble shoot a Vista installation. Your hardware is functioning correctly, right? No hard drive issues?
 

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I am working on A Vista Home premium SP2 (fully updated) machine that takes forever to connect to the internet, upwards of a minute or so, i have never seen this, all my other machines are connected instantaneously.
Im not even sure what to start diagnosing its like the connection is one of the last things it does after booting, very rarely after a reboot its connects quickly.
device manager showed two instances of ISATAP networking devices that weren't working properly, i uninstalled them and they haven't reappeared, symptoms stay the same.
All drivers seem to be up to date.

This happens whether its hardwired to the router or wireless.

Any thoughts on fixing this?

Answer:connecting to internet taking way to long

How do you connect to the internet?

Is this a new issue or has it always been this way? If the former, What is new or different since the last time everything worked properly (ie, new hw, new sw, virus, error, etc)?

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Hello ,
I have computer with following specification ..

OS : window XP professional

Processor: 533 Mhz Intel Celeron
Primary cache : 32 Kb
Secondary cache : 128 Kb
Tertiary cache : 128 KB

Main circuit board : Tyan computer corporation , Intel 810 1.0
Bus clock : 66 MHz
BIOS American Megatrends Inc 063101 01/15/99

Ram : 256 Mb

Hard drive : 20 GB

Problem :
when i start the computer it shows that S.M.A.R.T is present but disabled ..when i able it ..it wont work properly ....it takes a long time on welcome screen which opens with a beep sound ..sometimes it takes 15-20 minutes in that welcome screen ...i have already uninstalled all the softwares which were usually loading at the beginning ...i disabled everything in msconfig ....so could anybody please suggest me anything else ..would BIOS update helps in anyways ..if yes how can i do that ...
thanks ..

Answer:taking long time on welcome screen ?????

Howdy bindudhindsa

First off It will be a little slow because of your system specs..

But turn off SMART. as this just slows down the Hard drive. it monitors the HD constanstly to make sure its not going to Die on ya, and its really never right anyway..

Try this to make windows boot faster..
Go to start. Click run
Type in regedit
Locate the following key in the registry:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SessionManager\MemoryManagement\PrefetchParameters

On the EnablePrefetcher value, change the setting from 3 to 5 (decimal).

Close the registry editor.

Restart your computer.

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no matter what i try to install it takes way too long...... once i click on install, it starts immediately but is stuck at 0% for a long time(20-30mins) then it proceeds at normal speed..... but thats not the case with all the installations
it happens for all the installations which use install shield wizard(and some other installations too) and also for installations of windows updates(though it never proceeds beyond 0% for win update)
 

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So I've had Avast AV free edition for years, and in the past it has pretty much initiated at bootup...no more than five minutes from the time I start my computer until the AV is up and running. That is until just a week or so ago. Since that time, it has been taking 20-30 minutes before it is fully up and running.

Any ideas as to what could be happening?
 

Answer:Avast AV taking too long to start

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Hi guys,

I'm running ultradefrag on an older xp computer. I checked the virtual memory settings and it has about 1.5 gigs of physical memory. I cleaned up as much as I could, no viruses, ran a chkdsk but the defragementer goes at a rate of 1 fragmented file per 30-60 seconds with 5,000 fragmented files. Any idea on whether this is normal or not?
 

Answer:Solved: Defrag taking way too long?

Ultra has many settings for how you want files distributed on the drive. Some of them require that every file be moved to a new location. That will take a very long time and the advantages of doing it are non-existent.

Defragging was much more important on old drives and in Windows 98. With NTFS and modern, faster drives with advanced storage algorithms, it is much less necessary. Doing it too often wears the drive needlessly and accomplishes exactly nothing as far as system speed or stability go.

In other words, simple defraggers work just as well as even the most "advanced" ones. Use one that has reasonable placement parameters and that simply defrags rather than trying to perform these useless file placements.

Defraggler and Auslogics Disk Defrag are such simple and effective defraggers. The one in Windows works perfectly well, too.

With Auslogics, you can set the maximum size of files to defrag. There is no reason, for example, to go through the laborious process of trying to make a huge movie file contiguous when a few fragments in a file that large will make no difference and the task of defragmenting is much more difficult and time-consuming if space must be made to defrag such large files.

For XP, PageDefrag can also be used to defrag the page file, registry hives, the hibernation file, and other system files that can't be done while Windows is running.
 

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Hello,

My Samsung laptop brought couple months back keeps taking a long time to sleep. The actual time taken seems to vary greatly, sometimes a few seconds, but otherwise hours upon hours (I at that point shut it down).

The time it takes for it to sleep does not seem to always correlate to the numbers of applications I have open either, nor the RAM usage. Sometimes it sleeps fine with a lot of programs open, other times it fails to when there are only a few.

I have looked around the forum, but cannot find an answer. Please help.

Sgtmook.

Answer:Laptop taking too long to sleep.

Here are some commands you can run from an ELEVATED Command prompt that might help.

powercfg -devicequery wake_armed
powercfg -requests
powercfg -energy
powercfg /?

powercfg /? is the MS HELP for the other commands i suggested (and more).
If you get anything back from powercfg commands you need help with, post back with screen prints showing the results.

I noticed you have a BSOD thread for sleep issues.
http://www.sevenforums.com/crashes-d...-sleeping.html
Maybe you should post a comment in that thread about this issue including a link to this thread?
Someone that helped with that issue might be able to help with this.

In my experience:
Windows sleep and hibernate are awesome when they work correctly.
If there are issues, it can be a never ending nightmare trying to find the cause and fix.

It seems there are too many factors that can affect sleep and no-one including MS has fully documented or understands all of it.
- Bad driver, usually video
- Unsaved Windows theme
- BIOS settings, and maybe BIOS version
- Devices that can wake the PC
- Programs that can wake the PC
- Scheduled Tasks that can wake the PC
- Wireless mice
- yadda, yadda, ...

I just noticed and tried the "wake_from_any" powercfg option with this command:
powercfg -devicequery wake_from_any

I've never used this to resolve issues i worked on, but maybe this can help you, or add more confusion!
I can't remember ever seeing this option suggested in any threads i found looking for help trying to ... Read more

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my windows 10 upgrade has been working on it for over 12 hrs is that normal

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i dont know why the updates\downloads are taking so long, i just bought the computer and it already feels like its running slow.  how long do updates normal take? could my computer feel like its slow because of the updates taking so long?thank you.

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I fancied trying the upgrade route, really as an educational exercise to see how well it would work, but am finding its way to slow. I suspect some process is running somewhere that is crippling the install procedure.

My 8.1 install is a very compact 25gb installation that includes a handful of programs and around 8gb of user files and data.

At the moment its showing 21% overall complete after more than two hours with the 'setup' currently at 71%. Its taking around 8 minutes for that to increase by 1%.

This can't be right !

Answer:W8.1 to W10 Upgrade installation taking far to long.

Mooly
It does not seem normal but has been happening to many members of this forum. I am one who left it upgrading all night long. Woke up in the morning and it had finished up.

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I have noticed my new computer is taking FOREVER to start up compared to my old laptop and my really old desktop. I have windows vista home premium on this and the other two are running windows xp and take almost 1/10 the time required to startup. When i go to advanced tools it says that

Name: "Symantec Service Framework"
Filename: "ccSvcHst.exe"
Publisher: "Symantec Corporation"
Date Reported: "Mar 22, 2008 3:52 PM"
Time Taken: "50.00 Seconds"

I am well aware that is probably from Norton 360 I had a while back, but I uninstalled that a while ago so I am not sure what the problem is. I have tune-up utilites and nowhere in the startup manager does it says anything from symantec.

I probably wont get back to you guys until tomorow but please help me.
 

Answer:computer taking REALLY long to startup

Have you used the Norton Removal Tool? http://www.majorgeeks.com/Norton_Removal_Tool_SymNRT_d4749.html

It obviously wasn't fully removed.

CCleaner also has the ability to go through and see what is starting up when your computer does and delete programs you don't need at start up. http://www.majorgeeks.com/download4191.html
 

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Hi! I'll try to keep this short:
It's been 2 days since I've first downloaded the media creation tool for downloading Windows 10. Though I haven't received any notifications for reservation, I made sure my laptop's up to the task.
I've the Windows 10 Setup and it doesn't download the OS files (it's always stuck on 0%), and honestly, I am getting so frustrated with exiting the setup, rebooting my laptop into safe mode, deleting folders, rebooting again, restarting download, and repeating the process!
IS THERE ANY WAY TO GET THE DOWNLOAD DONE? Or could I get the OS .iso file on any file hosting site do I could know (and monitor) whether or not the download is starting! Because I've spent sleepless nights waiting for the 0% to turn into 1%.
THANK YOU!
My system:
OS: Windows 8.1 Single Language
CPU: i3
Gfx Card: nVidia 630M
HDD: 700 GB
RAM: 4 GB

Answer:Windows 10 Download HELP HELP HELP Why is it taking so long?

If anybody needs an screencap of the problem, here:
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Hi,

I hope it's okay to post about this here - please let me know if not.

Three sites that I use all the time, and am in and out of multiple times a day, have suddenly stopped responding, or rather, stopped loading before they time out. (See attachment for example).

Other sites, eg; Facebook, Twitter, are loading without any problem.

I have rebooted, and run a scan, but still have the problem.

As I am possibly the most technically-challenged person who's ever posted in this forum, I'd really appreciate any advice in simple lingo.

Thanks so much in advance for any help.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Pro, 32 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU T5870 @ 2.00GHz, x64 Family 6 Model 15 Stepping 13
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 2908 Mb
Graphics Card: Mobile Intel(R) 4 Series Express Chipset Family (Microsoft Corporation - WDDM 1.1)
Hard Drives: C: 229 GB (181 GB Free);
Motherboard: LENOVO, 284756G
Antivirus: Avast Antivirus, Enabled and Updated
 

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Hey guys,

Now, I'm no computer expert here but I have just tried to do a system restore on my laptop but it has just been on the screen "Please wait while your Windows files and settings are being restored System Restore is restoring the registry".

It has been on this screen now for about three hours so I'm sure something is up. I have no idea what to do - any ideas?

Thanks

Pudgey

Answer:System Restore taking too long

The date you've chosen affects the time taken, the older the longer. Also corruption affects time, but even with these two factors, it's been too long. Restart, turn off your AV and try another date.

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Hi, i'm roushan. i'm using Lenovo notebook model 3000 N200 (type:0769). i purchased it 6 years back. i got it with 512 MB RAM,120 GB HD, Intel Dual Core 1.60GHz processor. i upgraded it with additional 2GB RAM which left me 2.5GB RAM. i installed Windows 7(32-BIT). it was well since 8 months, but now i'm facing a problem with this. it is easily booting, but its taking too long to shut down. previously it used to take max. of half min. but now, its taking nearly 10 mins. Plz help me out of this. i use CCleaner regularly. i clear temp files & prefetch regularly.
 

Answer:System taking too long to shut down

CCLeaner has several useful utilities, but I would recommend you do not use the registry cleaner. Cleaning the registry is not necessary and as with all registry cleaner/optimizer programs they are inclined to cause more problems than they fix.

Your symptoms would suggest there is a process stopping the system from closing. First try booting into Safe Mode and see if the shutdown is any quicker, then report back.

To get into Safe Mode, start tapping the F8 key from the second you switch on, you should see a menu appear. Use the arrow keys on your keyboard to highlight Safe Mode then hit the Enter key. Let it finish loading and for it to reach the desktop, most graphics will appear much larger than normal. After a few minutes shut the system down in the normal way and see how long it takes.
 

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i have a comptuer useing windows xp. and on start up the screen that says "windows is starting up" before u get to the desktop. well it will can be there for 5 mins sometimes. and all my other comptuer its there for like 2 sec. taking any suggestions!

thanks

Answer:Start up taking a long time

Could be a hdd failing. Have you tried reformating? That is always a great fix

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I recently posted in the sound/audio forum and got some help from Stormy concerning my audio drivers, and he suggested a system restore. I set it for yesterday morning (which was before I had all the problems I am having currently). My computer has been running system restore for almost 2 hours now, and I think its stuck. The monitor shows nothing, it is black. Is there anything that can be done?

Answer:System Restore taking too long?

  
Quote: Originally Posted by fatwalrus


I recently posted in the sound/audio forum and got some help from Stormy concerning my audio drivers, and he suggested a system restore. I set it for yesterday morning (which was before I had all the problems I am having currently). My computer has been running system restore for almost 2 hours now, and I think its stuck. The monitor shows nothing, it is black. Is there anything that can be done?


I would kill it (cold boot) and look in the event viewer (type eventvwr in search) to see what the problem is
Ken

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First ever post.....

Using XP SP2 Home and Ie 6.

Everything was fine until 3 days ago....Now, it can takes over 4 mintues at best to load the Ie 6 window. Mail works fine at normal speed. Once I get the window to come up, it works at regular speed, but new windows take a long time. The other problem I have seems that not everything is loading at bootup. I did have chameleon clock loading which doesn't now and I don't see my Norton in the task bar....Not sure if it is active?

Any ideas?

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 10:10:09 AM, on 19/08/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
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\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Mobile Device Support\bin\AppleMobileDeviceService.exe
C:\Program Files\NavNT\defwatch.exe
C:\Program Files\NavNT\rtvscan.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\WINDOWS\SERVICE.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\MsgSys.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wscntfy.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\mon\SpyAgent4.exe
C:\Program Files\Palm\Hotsync.exe
C:\Program Files\WordWeb\wweb32.exe
C:\Program Files\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe
C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE
C:\My Downloads\HiJackThis_v2.exe
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Answer:Ie 6.0 taking long time to open (HJT log)

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It's been stuck on "downloading 68 updates(0 KB total, 0% complete)" for like 15-20 minutes now. How do I find out if it's frozen or if it's actually downloading?

Answer:Why is windows update taking so long?

Click cancel and close the Windows Update screen then the Control Panel. Reopen Windows Update screen, they may already be downloaded but the screen did not change. If not checked for updates again.

You could also use the Windows Update Troubleshooter:
Troubleshoot problems with installing updates - Windows Help

If you do get them downloaded, do not try to install them all at once. Select 5 or 10 at a time to install. That many updates all at one time would drive the computer crazy and take a long time to revert changes.

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Ok Guys hope you can help me with this one. I hope its in the rigth spot.

I have been building my own PC and ran into some problems.
I purchased the ASUS P5 W Deluxe motherboard.
I purchased th intel core 2 duo processor running at 2.13Ghz
Its got 1 GB of RAM
I like to backup movies that I purchase. Its taking way too long to copy them.
l tried to do a backup using dvd shrink and Any DVD it took 1 hour 22 minutes to backup. Using nere I tried creating a copy of the backup and it took 1 hour 12 seconds. My master drive is an HP DVD940i internal 18X Super Multi DVD Writer. My Slave drive is a Sony DVD/CD Rewritable Drive DRU-830A drive, also 18X. Let me know if you need anymore info.
 

Answer:Taking too long to backup movies?

My specs are posted below

I use Any DVD, DVD Shrink 3.2 and DVD Decrypter with an NEC Combo 8X Burner. I can burn a standard widescreen DVD movie in about 40 minutes. Has this system always been slow? Are your CD/DVD writers set in DMA mode?
 

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HiI have got an active directory environment win2003 server with 10 client PCs windows XP ProfeClient PCs are connected through two small switches to a SnapGear Sg300 router then the router s is connected to ADSL modem. One PC (out of 10 only this one ,,,,the rest nine no problem)  is taking about 7 minutes to boot ,,,,,please see the snap shot below for its behavior :http://i47.tinypic.com/2nlbupz.jpgThis is what have been written in the screen aboveCode: [Select]Broadcom UND1 PXE-2.1 v8.2.5
Copyright  ( c )  2000-2005 Broadcom Corporation
Copyright  ( c ) 1992-2000 Intel Corporation
All right reserved.
CLIENT MAC ADDE : 00 13 72 21 83 52  GUID : 44454C4C 4200 104C 8031 C2C04F4C3153
DHCP?-
Recently I formatted this PC and installed fresh copy if windows XP with all updates still same problem is going on.What troubleshoot should I carry out  to find out where is the problem ?Thanks

Answer:Domain PC is taking too long to boot up

Check in the BIOS if this system is booting from it's hard drive first, instead of a network boot. Also, when it has been booted, does it have a conection to the network without any problems?

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When I bought my laptop it originally came with Windows 7 and it worked fine, when Windows 8 launched I upgraded to it and it too worked fine, that is until a couple days ago that I decided to give this PC a refreshing Windows 8 clean reinstall. After the reinstall I could not get Windows to shutdown or restart, I turned off fast boot and it helped. A little. I was finaly able to shutdown windows, however it takes forever (2-3mins to even start the process). Then I started noticing some programs just dont load, when I try opening programs like itunes or spotify they don't seem to start, they just hang. They eventually start 5-10 minutes later and the programs aren't slow once they start. There seems to be an issue with the execution part of it. I don't have that issue with some programs like chrome or firefox, this computer is virtually clean I know something is wrong with this computer, any and all help would be greatly appreciated.
 

Answer:Programs taking too long to execute.

The following advice is not always accurate since eachmachine varies depending on the type of Laptop you bought and from whichCompany so here it goes for what it is worth and may be applicable in yourcase:

When one buys a Laptop (or desktop) which in your case itcame with Windows 7 and you now do a Fresh Install of Windows 8 one must makesure to download and install updated Windows drivers for thatmachine.

So if you have done so already then forget this suggestion,if not, give it a try and sees if it helps to speed up things for you.

Good luck

Ray
 

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gdawg65

Windows 7 Home Premium 32bit
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Extremely Long Time Taken To Install Updates
Approximately 2 days ago Windows tried to install 12 updates. It got stuck on update number 2 for at least 2.5 - 3 hours. I eventually had to do a hard shutdown so I could move on to my linux distros and get some work done. I'm reluctant to boot windows because I fear I'll be forced to do the same. Is there a remedy for this? Thank you. BTW this is Win 7.

Yesterday I had the same problem except this time it was hung-up trying to install update 9 of 11. Went off to do something and came back in 2 hours and it was still trying to install update 9 of 11.
Once again I had to turn power off so I could use the computer. Is there some other way to shutdown when it gets stuck like that? I hate to do a hard shutdown. I'm reluctant to boot Windows for fear the same thing will happen. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Answer:Updates Taking Too Long To Install

This month's massive round of updates are causing wide spread grief. If it's any comfort, you're hardly alone.

You can either delete the contents of the subfolder where the updates are stored, Windows\SoftwareDistribution\Download , and then the updates not installed will be downloaded again
or, download, save, and then run the Fixit found on the following KB article with all programs and web browsers being closed - How do I reset Windows Update components ?

When you run MicrosoftFixit50202.msi you would need to choose the Aggressive mode to delete the contents of the Download subfolder. That also deletes the update history shown in Windows Update when you click the View update history link.

The updates are not uninstalled and they can be viewed by checking Installed Updates.

When the Fixit has finished running restart the system.
The updates that were not installed will be downloaded again.
Suggest you set Windows Updates to " Download updates but let me choose whether to install them "

Then when the Update icon appears in the Notification area , install any offered .NET Framework updates by themselves, NOT with any other updates.
IIRC, they do not require a restart.

Then install the Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer by itself, too, if it has not installed as yet.
If any updates are offered for Microsoft C++ Runtimes, install them by themselves, too.

It use to take longer to install them in separate groups but, this month's massive round o... Read more

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I have no idea as to why my computer has all of a sudden decided it would be slow, but for some reason it has. I have ran the normal things (i.e., Ad-Aware, Spybot, and Norton's) but still running extremely slow. I have DSL and have never had any problems in the two years running it, but now something is wrong. My HJT log is as follows, and assistance would be greatly appreciated.

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 11:33:59 AM, on 2/28/2005
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

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\Ahead\InCD\InCDsrv.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccProxy.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton Personal Firewall\ISSVC.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\SPBBC\SPBBCSvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\Program Files\AVPersonal\AVGUARD.EXE
C:\Program Files\AVPersonal\AVWUPSRV.EXE
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton SystemWorks\Norton AntiVirus\IWP\NPFMntor.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~2\NORTON~1\NPROTECT.EXE
C:\PROGRA~1\NORTON~2\NORTON~1\SPEEDD~1\NOPDB.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
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Answer:Pages taking too long to load...

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Hi

I work in a school and have 2 windows 2000 servers which take an zawful long time to shutdown. around about 15 mins. I was wondering if anyone knew what could pose the problem.

any help would be much appreciated.
 

Answer:Server is taking very long to shutdown

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I'm not sure what was wrong, but it was taking a very long time for my laptop to shut itself down.
~10mins? ~15mins? Somewhere along the lines of that...definitely not the proper shut down sequence. I'm also not sure why this started happening...

Something seems to have caused a hang-up or some kind of error/problem with shutting down. Everything else seems to be working fine when the computer is turned on. It's just the shut down that seems to be having some issues.

So I was trying to read and troubleshoot this to see if I could figure out what was wrong. Here are some of the things I did:

I booted into safemode and tried shutting down, and it still took quite a long time.
I did a full scan with my antivirus program (Kaspersky Internet Security 2014) and it was clean.
I did a full scan with Malwarebytes and it was clean.
I ran the '' /sfc scannow " and it verified everything was okay.
I did the 'error-checking' CHKDSK scan (after rebooting it scanned) and reported that everything seemed okay.
Manually ran Windows Update to make sure my system was up-to-date. Everything is up-to-date.
After trying to find out/read other topics and suggestions with people experiencing the similar problems, I was wondering if there was something wrong with my system pagefile? So I followed some advice that was given and did this: Computer>System Properties>Advanced System Settings>Advanced Tab and went into the Performance Settings>Advanced Tab and under the Virtual Memo... Read more

Answer:Problems with 'Shut Down' taking too long

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

I'm pretty sure that the ClearPageFileAtShutdown setting should be 0 by default. I would leave it as 0.

Perhaps there is an app that is running...
...that hangs on shutdown
...that Windows is not telling you about.

You can try the steps in this tutorial...
Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
...to see if you can find that app.

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I began defragmenting my C drive 12 hours ago and it is only as far as 2% which then goes blank and starts again. Is there anything i need to do?

Answer:Defragmentation is taking so long is it working?

Probably best to defrag in Safe Mode when there isn't much running that can interrupt the defrag.To get into Safe Mode reboot and keep tapping the F8 key before the Windoes screen loads.

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