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Poll Results: How fast is your Windows 7 boot?

 
  • 24% (20)
    5-10 seconds
  • 16% (14)
    11-15 seconds
  • 13% (11)
    16-20 seconds
  • 26% (22)
    21-30 seconds
  • 15% (13)
    31-60 seconds
  • 3% (3)
    61-90 seconds
  • 0% (0)
    90+ seconds
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post #21 of 49
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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
Whoa. So then between shut down and your mobo's POST, that's 52 seconds that you're having to wait in addition to the ~16 seconds of just Windows starting up.
Yeah, my PC has a similarly slow "Restart" time as well.
It will idle roughly ~10 seconds post-shutdown before initializing its POST sequence, which then takes another ~15 seconds to complete before finally engaging in the actual booting of the OS, of which takes roughly ~8 seconds to complete.

What's sad, specifically the time to POST, is that the time given is With various other controllers (including both PATA & SAS, each with their own individual boot roms) being disabled to improve the startup time.
If they weren't, it would be another ~5-10 seconds.
Edited by Trigunflame - 1/20/11 at 9:34pm
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post #22 of 49
I got a C300 SSD and I did a decent number of tweaks to it.

Most of them I got from here, but obviously I didn't do them all.
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post #23 of 49
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Yeah, my PC has a similarly slow "Restart" time as well.
It will idle roughly ~10 seconds post-shutdown before initializing its POST sequence, which then takes another ~15 seconds to complete before finally engaging in the actual booting of the OS, of which takes roughly ~8 seconds to complete.
This is good for me to know because whatever I did to my Windows installation has allowed it to shut down in less than 2 seconds for both restarting and shutting down.

It's like this every single time I format and start over, but I don't know which tweak or tweaks I did that makes it do this. I mean, I didn't edit the Registry in order to speed up my shut-down time. Instead, I always make the same adjustments to Services.msc and I always get this super-fast shut-down time afterward. So maybe it's time I try to track this down somehow so that I can share it with OCN. It seems like a huge project, but I dunno... I would love to help others get super-fast shut-down times too.
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post #24 of 49
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This is good for me to know because whatever I did to my Windows installation has allowed it to shut down in less than 2 seconds for both restarting and shutting down.

It's like this every single time I format and start over, but I don't know which tweak or tweaks I did that makes it do this. I mean, I didn't edit the Registry in order to speed up my shut-down time. Instead, I always make the same adjustments to Services.msc and I always get this super-fast shut-down time afterward. So maybe it's time I try to track this down somehow so that I can share it with OCN. It seems like a huge project, but I dunno... I would love to help others get super-fast shut-down times too.
I'd love you forever if you find out and share what those tweaks are.
Well, not really, but I would really appreciate it. And so would a lot of others on OCN.
Edited by kiwiasian - 1/20/11 at 9:54pm
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I'd love you forever if you find out and share what those tweaks are.
Well, not really, but I would really appreciate it. And so would a lot of others on OCN.
^ I agree
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post #26 of 49
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I'd love you forever if you find out and share what those tweaks are.
Well, not really, but I would really appreciate it. And so would a lot of others on OCN.
I have a hunch that it's the Background Intelligent Transfer Service. I mean, this service caused each of my Windows XP installations (from each time I formatted and started over) to take 20-25 seconds to shut down. But when this service wasn't running, it would shut down very quickly.

So I recommend setting this service to Manual in Services.msc. After that, reboot. When Windows is fully booted up, reboot again and then see if the shut down time is any faster. If it is, then I think we nailed it already. But if not, then "back to the drawing board".
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post #27 of 49
Around 30sec Raid 0 Velciraptors.
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post #28 of 49
Here's mine and specs are below on my rig.. not bad eh?



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besides what is that speed your pc option down there on the program anyways? You guys ever click it? I ain't gonna mess with that lol.
post #29 of 49
Dah. Nevermind. I just tested my theory by setting Background Intelligent Transfer Service to Automatic, and it made shut down take like a half a second longer. heh I mean, I set it to Automatic, rebooted, waited for complete bootup, and then I rebooted again and saw a slightly longer shut down time, but it wasn't much to shake a stick at.
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post #30 of 49
Using stopwatch I'm at ~45 seconds. Using the vbs script that Two Cables posted its 77 seconds. I'm pretty satisfied with my boot up time. I've waited longer for many years. LOL.
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