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Windows 7: Slow startup after problems

16 Feb 2010   #1
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Slow startup after problems

Hey!
I've been using windows 7 ultimate for several times now...
Yesterday my hard disc's cable was loosen, so windows didnt work properly.
I ran all startup repair tools - nothing worked. the computer didn't come up.
my friend told me it might be that my cables are loosen, so i looked and there it was!
since then, every single boot is extremely slow, the windows sign is shimmering for 2 minutes, the windows is freezing, when I hit menu, it loads for a minute etc. I should mention that several minutes(10 minutes) after startup, the computer works properly.
I have use in my computer for 30 minutes during morning. That kind of startup would be unbearable.

How can I fix the problem?


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16 Feb 2010   #2
richc46

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Welcome to the Forum Logan

You sound like a prime candidate for the clean boot. Give this a try

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/929135
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16 Feb 2010   #3
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I think the problem has been solved now... I didn't do all the actions, I just tickes "start windows normally".

Thank you!
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16 Feb 2010   #4
richc46

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Ok, I am just glad that it is working again. Any problems in the future, you will always be welcome at the forum.
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16 Feb 2010   #5
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Thank you for your kind help.
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16 Feb 2010   #6
richc46

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Logan, you are very welcome. Please return to the forum any time you have information to share or you need our knowledge to help you. The Best To You.
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