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Hi, so i put together a new computer out of some old parts i had laying around for a friend, and then i got Vista x64 installed and it was working great besides a REALLY SLOW startup. And now for some reason, it just goes to the loading screen then gives me a black screen with the mouse that says it's busy, and doesnt do anything for at least 10 minutes or more, any ideas?

here are the machine specs:
AMD Athlon X2 2.2Ghz Processor
2GB Dual Channel 800Mhz RAM
Foxconn Winfast N570SM2AA Motherboard
Seagate 100GB IDE HDD
ATI Radeon 800X
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Can you boot into safe mode?
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yeah i can boot into safe mode, i decided it was prolly the HDD, it just moved SOOOO SLOW, and so i decided to go SATA and see if that speeds it up
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