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Windows 7 booting real slow

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September 26, 2010 3:30:06 AM

I've been running Windows 7 Professional 64-bit since it was released and I haven't reformatted it yet.
That said, I've been meticulous about speed boosting fixes especially when it comes to boot time. Virus scans, msconfig, disabled some unnecessary services, cleaned my registry, defragmented my hard drives. Yet right now my computer takes approximately 1:30-2 minutes to boot up, whereas my mother's slower laptop takes much less.

What else could I do to make my desktop boot faster? Is it really impossible to make your desktop almost as quick as new when age comes?
a b $ Windows 7
September 26, 2010 3:36:06 AM

sysem spec's
September 26, 2010 3:57:31 PM

Core 2 Duo E6550 @ 2.8 GHz
4 GB DDR2-800 RAM
Seagate 500 GB 7200.12 Hard Drive
Seagate 160 GB 7200.10 Hard Drive
ATI Radeon HD 3850 256 MB
Asus P5QL-Pro Motherboard

Heck, my 8 year old P4 with WinXP boots faster :( 
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September 26, 2010 8:00:22 PM

jut703 said:
Core 2 Duo E6550 @ 2.8 GHz
4 GB DDR2-800 RAM
Seagate 500 GB 7200.12 Hard Drive
Seagate 160 GB 7200.10 Hard Drive
ATI Radeon HD 3850 256 MB
Asus P5QL-Pro Motherboard

Heck, my 8 year old P4 with WinXP boots faster :( 



your configuration is fine.. have you updated windows to date?
also if the problem is bothering you just now, you can try a system restore
a b $ Windows 7
September 26, 2010 8:31:40 PM

Make sure that your OS is not trying to install an update that is not installing properly. You may have some hardware fault that is causing Win 7 to try and repair some aspect of itself each time it boots. Check your PSU voltage and make sure the voltage readings are stable and adequate.
a b $ Windows 7
September 28, 2010 1:50:11 AM

do you have the quick boot or fast boot option enabled in the BIOS,
run "msconfig" and cleanup your start-up processes.
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