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Logged Angus A Fitziron Zeppelin Overlord United Kingdom Research Air Ship R.A.S. 'Saorsa' Re: Windows XP takes 30mins to start up! « Reply #14 on: January 03, 2013, 08:52:41 pm » If it goes to sleep the screen generally just freezes. These will greatly reduce the effectiveness of your computer, and will eventually stop it.Mark Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - reduce boot time for win xp by shajul / Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Boot Vis by Researcher / May 28, 2005 7:33 PM PDT In reply to: Microsoft's Official Word on BootVis I have successfully downloaded have a peek at these guys

I managed to get it up after a few attempts and will soon be doing the HD checks. 03-23-2013, 07:07 PM #12 [email protected] TSF Enthusiast Join Date: To give you the best advice, we'd need some info about your system. Proffitt Forum moderator / March 23, 2010 6:26 AM PDT In reply to: bootvisThe number of physical drivesin the trace file is 0 Bootvis is old, outdated with no sign of I had a set value I put in myself before, I thought I might let windows look after it so I clicked let windows handle virtual memory..maybe that's why but I

Windows Xp Takes Long Time To Start

I played around with "msconfig" disabling services, no luck, then enabled services and disabling a few startup exes except for the two most important ones. Join the community here, it only takes a minute. From another pc or yours if Windows loads ok. It is working better with interval set to an every hour frequency but not 100%.

this solution below will resolve the issue. I appreciate all your answers, thanks. press enter key ( Black Windows command prompt)- password should be blank, just press enter key- when you see "c:\windows\" type the following "cd system32\config" and press enter (Cursor does not Windows Xp Fast Boot It might not do much harm (just slowing the start of some programs) but it certainly will do no good.

Anti Exploit Security WD external hard Drive interfering... Windows Xp Slow Startup Black Screen So, we'll throw this into the OPs court. It booted in less than 10 sec, than i added system.ini than rebooted, win.ini then rebooted, etc. I've found that orphaned entries in the registry left over from years of install\uninstall\etc sometimes can bog things down.

Just a horrible weekend trying to get the thing even running. Microsoft Bootvis I'm happy so I do what I need to get done and just before I decide to shutdown once up for about an hour I go to work for the day Now, im back where i started with the long boot time and the long freezes. You can limit the size of this file but it seems to be more efficient when windows handles it until it gets cluttered full of junk, in my opinion.

Windows Xp Slow Startup Black Screen

However cut the power for a while, change BIOS settings that require an automated power off reboot, remove or add hardware and the machine enters a bizarre state of boot... If this is the case then I do not beleive it is a matter of too many programs running at startup unless most of them only run at startup otherwise they Windows Xp Takes Long Time To Start Jul 20, 2010 #9 xaznxryux TS Rookie Topic Starter the company usually order a bunch of laptop together...i believe the two laptops are the same age...both have the same hardware and Windows Xp Very Slow To Load This is not your thread and to get the best attention, make a new post and follow the forum note you see in red letters.If you toasted your OS with BootVis,

After clicking Optimize System, *hands off* again! When using the /r switch, it will try to repair any damage it finds. If it works perfectly on a seperate drive, hardware, if it doesn't, software. That will catch most things if it is a virus (as well as some adware, etc.)Next I would install and run ccleaner. Windows Xp Slow Boot

The TR2 RX 750W you show in the above quote is not the same PSU... A clean install will give around 1 to two mins boot time tops, probably quicker.When windows gets to that sort of state, there are usually way too many issues that need I reformatted and i still got the same problem. I completely reformatted.-----I attempted to run XP on my work computer by putting the hard drive inside, it started up relatively fast but the PC just restarted itself.

but the thing is that my problem is not that of a slow startup of windows.. Ccleaner It will only start in safe mode. Open run, and type msconfig under Boot, check "boot log" after boot the log will be located in:- C:\Windows\ ntbtlog.txt it will open in notepad.

Jul 20, 2010 #7 xaznxryux TS Rookie Topic Starter i ran Ccleaner and Advance System care which does the same thing...

When i left my house for work it was at 85 percent, when i came back later it went down to 73 percent at the same stage. Blow out any dust, check the connections...particularly pay attention to the SATA cables going to the HDD. Plus I unchecked some of Nortons programs then ran Norton in the silent mode and it is much faster now. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.

Good Luck Gordon Flag Permalink This was helpful (0) Collapse - Try this - MS BootVis by Leo_Salceto / May 27, 2005 6:04 AM PDT In reply to: Startup BootVis is At first, i had a 80 gig IDE hard drive and everything was working perfectly. I can't see anything referencing this computer in the event log of the domain controller, but I'm not sure what I should be looking for. more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Tour Start here for a quick overview of the site Help Center Detailed


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