Slow Win XP boot-up

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Post by tnhayes » Tue Jan 23, 2007 3:41 pm

I've just rebuilt my system putting in an Intel D945GNT motherboard, D945 processor and 2GB of memory. I have 3 physical SCSI hard drives and 1 IDE HD, 1 CDRW and 1 DVDRW. All partitions are NTFS.

I installed XP Pro and there is an approximate 2 minute delay between the initial display of the splash and the start of the actual system load process. My system drive is a 10,000RPM device and quite noisy when it seeks so I am able to hear the start of the load.

The problem appears to be in the boot loader itself and not in services or other programs that might run once the XP kernel has loaded.

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Re: Slow Win XP boot-up

Post by Sircoelho » Wed Oct 10, 2007 3:52 am

Download and install BootVis. This is a tool provided by Microsoft it will analyse the entire boot process and you will able to check what is slowing your boot.

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Re: Slow Win XP boot-up

Post by stereo55 » Fri Oct 12, 2007 9:21 am

Try booting with two processors as this "should" help boot times ...

XP : Start>run>msconfig>boot tab>advance>click the processor box, and select 2 for dual core
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Re: Slow Win XP boot-up

Post by Jorge Stephens » Thu Aug 12, 2010 12:46 am

Hi Roger,

I think ur PC got lots of garbage on it..this might be reason for slow booting..I think u should fully optimize
ur PC with some optimization tool..i faced this prob in past...tried some softwares like Ace utilities , Advanced System Optimizer , PC utilities..they all works f9..but i can say Advanced System Optimizer is best optimizer in has load of utilities that can speed up PC performance..right now i m using it for regular maintenance for my PC..& really helped me.
U can download it 4m Cnet.

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