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BIOS Takes Long Time to Load CPU

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November 13, 2012 8:35:27 AM

Hello :) 

Recently my BIOS splash screen has been taking ages to load. I disabled the fancy splash screen to get the plain one, and found that it freezes and takes two or so minutes to load the CPU.

Any help would be appreciated :) 
November 13, 2012 9:08:36 AM

i.e. it takes 2 mins to get to a responsive desktop?

1st thing try enabeling that fancy splash screen and see if windows loads in the time it used to.

After you disabled the splash screen have you:-
-added new hardware?
-installed new software?
-made any other BIOS alterations?
-made any changes to existing software configuration?
-When "it freezes" what is the last messages displayed on the screen?
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November 13, 2012 9:33:43 AM

ie. it takes two minutes for the os to start loading
so renable the splash screen and try again?
this started occuring approximately 1 month after i installed an ssd and reinstalled windows onto that ssd
no bios alterations have been made apart from disabling the fancy screen
i cant remeber exactly, and am going to bed now, but it says something like
.................. i5 2500k
and freezes on the line about the cpu
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November 13, 2012 10:56:54 AM

The SSD the first boot device? Have you enabled quick boot in BIOS?
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November 13, 2012 12:31:35 PM

I would try resetting the CMOS and then setting boot priorities again
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