Closed Windows 8.1 Slow Boot Tags: Slow Startup Boot Windows 8 Last response: July 8, 2013 12:54 PM in Windows 8 Share SgtStiffler July 8, 2013 10:23:52 AM When I boot the W8.1 preview, it comes up with a fish logo and hangs for a minute before booting. Why's it doing this? More about : windows slow boot Best solution thdarkshadow July 8, 2013 10:30:36 AM Because its not final release version software that still has problems and is clearly stated to be beta Share VXBlade July 8, 2013 12:54:14 PM More than likely because it's getting hung up on a device in your system. And also because it's in Beta (or Microsoft's equivalent) Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Very slow boot time from SSD on Windows 8.1 Pro Forum Really slow startup after changing CPU\CHA fan configurations (SSD boot drive - Windows 8.1) Forum Windows 8.1 Slow Boot Time Forum Windows 8.1 SSD slow boot + slow alt tab Forum [SOLVED] Windows 8.1 slow boot/restart with Nvidia drivers installed Forum Slow Boot Up in Windows 8.1 Forum I updated my windows 8 last night to 8.1 .. my PC became very slow .. it's takes for ever to boot up and to shut down .. every Forum Slow Boot Time - Windows 8.1 & SSD? Forum Slow Boot Time - Windows 8.1 & SSD? Forum SolvedSlow internet on windows 8.1 Forum SolvedWIndows 8.1 pro student usb boot trouble. Forum SolvedWindows 8.1 failing to boot. Forum SolvedWindows 8.1 Internet going Slow Forum SolvedWindows became very slow after windows 8.1 update Forum SolvedWindows 8.1 Boot from USB question. Forum SolvedWindows 8.1 Boot from USB question. Forum SolvedIs an SSD Really Worth It? Windows 8.1 Fast Boot Forum SolvedWindows 8.1 takes longer to boot Forum SolvedWindows 8.1 will not boot on SSD AHCI mode Forum SolvedSlow gaming performance after Windows 8.1 upgrade. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Windows 8 categories Configuration Customization Drivers Security !