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Yea my P45 boards loads windows wayyyy slower then my 780i did
Guess I'm not very attentive, never really noticed.

Come to think of it, I did move to win7 prior to switching to the ud3p, so yeah dunno.
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question about the UD3P vista start up (welcome screen) time.

My older xfx 750i motherboard would load up windows really quick compared to the UD3P.

I have disabled any unnecessary start up applications as well, that could be running in the background.

This leads me to believe, that I must have to adjust some setting on my BIOS.

Anyone recommend some settings that can be adjusted on the BIOS, to improve windows start up time?

Yes, slow boot up times seems to be common with the BIOS on this board.My old Dell XPS 410 would shut down and boot all the way into windows in 1 min flat. I don't know for sure but I always suspected that the small BIOS on the Dell board vs the lengthy BIOS on the GA board was the reason. I would be interested in knowing what could be disabled to shorten the boot time as well
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should I create a new thread about this issue? what do you guys think?
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should I create a new thread about this issue? what do you guys think?
No this would be the place to get it answered. But I am fairly confident that there is nothing to speed it up from bios other than setting boot priority.
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No this would be the place to get it answered. But I am fairly confident that there is nothing to speed it up from bios other than setting boot priority.
I agree, I think it is just a lengthy process for the board to "recognize" if that is the proper terminology, all of the material in the BIOS. I feel like the only thing that will help is to put the HD in as first boot priority. But I am open to suggestion
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up^^ on my question on pg. 434
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up^^ on my question on pg. 434
I am not sure what the first question is. But as far as updating your bios it is very easy to do. I do it on a USB stick. Just download it to the stick unzip files, then in bios follow the Qflash directions and boom your done.
But you will have to plug your OC back in.
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Agreed. THIS thread would be the right place to get this answered.

I double checked my boot priority, and made sure it was correct, I also disabled the floppy.

Still takes an eternity to load vista (eternity = to about 11 seconds on the Welcome screen, with the cursor spinning in cirles)
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Do you know if your hard rive is still in good shape? I would think it has more do to with the HD more than the board.
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Very sad that the dual channel won't work with this board (for me). Otherwise everything else works
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