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Isn't crucial! So ironic!

I do the same, usually I just put it to sleep too.


Heres my test with the MBR partition:

1st - 29 sec
2nd - 37 sec
3rd - 27 sec
4th - 27 sec
5th - 37 sec

Startup Programs:


The 37 second reboots I will chalk up to my computer being incredibly weird. For some reason when I do a restart via windows, once in awhile the computer will shut off and turn back on with an overclock error, not sure why but it happens once in awhile. I feel like those times are long tho, it really feels like 15 seconds not almost a half a minute.
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Heres my test with the MBR partition:

1st - 29 sec
2nd - 37 sec
3rd - 27 sec
4th - 27 sec
5th - 37 sec

Startup Programs:


The 37 second reboots I will chalk up to my computer being incredibly weird. For some reason when I do a restart via windows, once in awhile the computer will shut off and turn back on with an overclock error, not sure why but it happens once in awhile. I feel like those times are long tho, it really feels like 15 seconds not almost a half a minute.
Wow, your mobo is more optimized than mine I guess, the fastest time I ever got was 35 sec on MBR. Now I get 37-40 on GPT.
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I'm having a hell of a time trying to figure out how to make a bootable EFI USB drive. The EFI directory in windows is in the boot directory? I think. But for some reason I can't or maybe I don't know how to create a bootable USB, for some reason when I goto format the option to make a MS-DOS boot is greyed out.
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I'm having a hell of a time trying to figure out how to make a bootable EFI USB drive. The EFI directory in windows is in the boot directory? I think. But for some reason I can't or maybe I don't know how to create a bootable USB, for some reason when I goto format the option to make a MS-DOS boot is greyed out.
I can help! lol

here are the files, download both.

Once downloaded do the following:

Make a bootable USB device:
  1. Download the the files here
  2. Extract
  3. Open the USB Disk Storage Format Utility
  4. Select your flash drive (4GB+ in size)
  5. Select File system > FAT32
  6. Label what you want it to be named
  7. Tick the check box for "Quick format" and "Create a DOS Bootable Disk"
  8. Under "using DOS system files located at: click browse
  9. Select the entire "win98boot" folder
  10. Click Start
  11. When finished Close
  12. Go into you windows 7 disk and drag all the files onto your flash drive (if it is a ISO extract it first)
  13. Then plug it in and boot from it!
    Note: If you are doing UEFI and GPT follow the steps for that as well.
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Oh eer...I only have a 2Gb USB drive...UGH haha
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Oh eer...I only have a 2Gb USB drive...UGH haha
lolz
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Check this out guys! Autoruns

Helped me lower my boot time back to the normal 34-35 seconds I had before along with disabling somethings in the UEFI.


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Disabling ItunesHelper makes it so your Ipod won't be recognized when connect to the computer I thought? Or maybe your punking me and don't have an Ipod.
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Disabling ItunesHelper makes it so your Ipod won't be recognized when connect to the computer I thought? Or maybe your punking me and don't have an Ipod.
I have 2 itouches and 2 shuffles and they all work fine.

I just plugged it in and it works fine, it just doesn't auto open itunes for me when plugged in, but when I open itunes it detects it fine.

I only disabled any thing for itunes under the "logon" tab, not the services, that is where stuff gets messed with.
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i can vouch for the above statement. i myself have had no issues with my iopd touch by doing that.
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