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So just installed W7 x64 ult, during setup and after all drivers and utilities were installed, my boot times were extremely quick. The GUI boot "the spiraling dots that form the windows flag" didn't even have time for the windows flag to fully assemble before it went to the desktop. Now it will fully assemble and still takes an additional 15-20 seconds before it loads the desktop. Disabling programs on startup had no noticable effect.

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post #2 of 11
done any windows updates recently?

if so there is your answer buddy when you do sp1 updates e.c.t the OS gets more heavy if you like with more protocols and stuff to load into so it will take a little longer smile.gif

Also make sure trim is enabled.
post #3 of 11
What are your specs?
I got to say windows 7 after clean install boots very fast,but after you install a phew softwares and drivers windows does not boot so fast anymore.
The thing is that you have to install everything you need and after that clean up your system with tuneup utilities,defrag all your partitions,write msconfig at the START button,press enter,go to boot,advanced options,and select number of processors (you will notice that by default is set to 1).Update absolutely everything and update to service pack 1 too.
After you do all this windows will boot faster,and something to remember is that windows 7 needs time to "learn" and to "accustome" with everything.
Good luck!
Cheers!
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Installed with a streamlined SP1 disk, did most the optimization except for UAC on seans optimization guide. Only programs I've installed are steam and and games to go along with it.

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Installed with a streamlined SP1 disk, did most the optimization except for UAC on seans optimization guide. Only programs I've installed are steam and and games to go along with it.
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I recomend installing a clean windows 7 RTM with no updates and crap.
Update windows yourself.
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post #6 of 11
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I think it may be an issue with drivers, i noticed my keyboard backlight will go off for quite a long time during bootup, where before it was a quick flash and it was back up.
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post #7 of 11
facing same problem here as well any out come?
is this causing the drivers or the updates. still testing redface.gif
post #8 of 11
what you should do is to leave it on 24/7 for folding and other stuff and its much quicker than booting that's if you get free electricity
post #9 of 11
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what you should do is to leave it on 24/7 for folding and other stuff and its much quicker than booting that's if you get free electricity

not a solution man mad.gif
post #10 of 11
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Still having this issue, noticed it was intermittent so did hours of troubleshooting to find out that having my caviar black plugged in caused initialization to take an extra 20-30 seconds. Anyone have ideas on this issue?

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