Very slow boot up, damaged cables or faulty HDD? Tags: CPUs Slow Startup Hard Drives Cable Last response: January 27, 2013 3:38 PM in CPUs Share Rick5578 January 27, 2013 1:37:22 PM I was recently connecting my secondary HDD and my computer started booting very slowly. Could it be that the cables could've been damaged? What to do? Please help. I'm using Windows 7 More about : slow boot damaged cables faulty hdd Brett928S2 a b à CPUs January 27, 2013 3:38:14 PM Hi Run a hard drive test in DOS...HIRENS CD etc, it sounds like a failing hard drive... All the best Brett Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Can a faulty graphics card damage a motherboard / PSU? Forum Failed to Boot , solved that, now very slow graphics processing, help? Forum typing from the keyboard is slow , it can't keep up . Forum Slow boot times, Windows freezes and cannot repair Forum New drive very , very slow Forum Faulty GTX 680 or somthing else? Forum Very strange problem, need help please Forum Could a faulty hard drive have damaged a motherboard ? Forum HDD - Recovering a Damaged Data connecter Forum After Clean Windows install, VERY slow boot times Forum Frustrating issue. Need help identifying faulty driver. Forum Shipped working custom PC, now slow and BSOD - what got damaged ? Forum VERY slow boot Forum PC suddenly very slow overnight Forum Laptop runs really slow , what possible to spped up PLEASE HELP Forum Hd 6770 atx 450w psu Forum PC starts-up, fans work, but no boot. Forum Searching for very small (~5l) uATX case (no GPU) Forum [Solved] Please help new computer won't boot! Forum Is the LONG TEST of HDD is bad for the health of HDD? Forum More resources Read discussions in other CPUs categories AMD Intel Intel i5 Intel i7 Phenom Cooling Performance !