Slow start up, sometimes searching for proper boot drive, slow load times in applications games softwares! Tags: Boot Games Windows 7 Software Last response: May 10, 2013 12:22 PM in Windows 7 Share Ghythybhy May 10, 2013 11:28:45 AM slow start up sometimes searching for proper boot drive slow load times in applications and software. 1 time i experienced a Windows Boot Manager failed to start, i just resetted it and it boot it up like normal but still slow What is the cause of this annoying problem? a dying drive? how do i troubleshoot this? I tried switching SATA ports / cable on my hdd it helped for like a month and i have this problem again which i had with this current drive. More about : slow start searching proper boot drive slow load times applications games softwares anonymous1 a b $ Windows 7 May 10, 2013 12:22:28 PM I would test the HDD. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Slow start up, sometimes searching for proper boot drive, slow load times in applications games softwares! Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 7 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security Laptops !