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Windows 7: I need help for a weird problem.

30 Jul 2010   #1
Learn2

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
I need help for a weird problem.

Hey guys, real sorry in advance if this has been all explained in another thread :$

Here's what happened :

I went from Vista to 7 home premium without any trouble and installed my usual programs. Then my computer started crashing with some IRQL less or equal BSOD errors while I was downloading files (>3mbps). The problem persisted (but had no effect at all on speed during startup) and I grew a bit tired of it so I chose to follow the system's advice to troubleshoot the startup. Since then, my computer started taking over 15 minutes to boot and even though I scrolled countless threads, I managed to fail resolving the problem. Then I though that I maybe had messed up something in the OS so I reinstalled, making sure that I had formatted everything. The problem is that the startup is stil WAY slower than what it used to be : from a startup time of 45s before the troubleshoot (when i went from vista to 7) to around 4minutes. I tried starting with minimal settings and it still takes over 2 minutes...
Just in case it can give an insight to anyone, the startup lags at the "windows starting (with the pulsing flag) and then right after I put my PW in to log.

ESET's system inspector tells me that my drivers are fine and my windows index is still the same at 4.6. Windows troubleshoots detect no problem whatsoever.

All in all, I just don't get what's wrong with my lappy, so I'm asking for help !

Thanks all in advance

Learn2


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30 Jul 2010   #2
richc46

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

This will help diagnose the problem
How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7

also try safe mode

Try checking the event viewer
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30 Jul 2010   #3
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Welcome to Sevenforums,

You might want to have a look at your Mfg Computer Site, looking for proper drivers side by side with the one windows 7 installed. Could be a bios update to do also, from the Vista one to Windows 7 one..
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30 Jul 2010   #4
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Learn2 View Post
Hey guys, real sorry in advance if this has been all explained in another thread :$

Here's what happened :

I went from Vista to 7 home premium without any trouble and installed my usual programs. Then my computer started crashing with some IRQL less or equal BSOD errors while I was downloading files (>3mbps). The problem persisted (but had no effect at all on speed during startup) and I grew a bit tired of it so I chose to follow the system's advice to troubleshoot the startup. Since then, my computer started taking over 15 minutes to boot and even though I scrolled countless threads, I managed to fail resolving the problem. Then I though that I maybe had messed up something in the OS so I reinstalled, making sure that I had formatted everything. The problem is that the startup is stil WAY slower than what it used to be : from a startup time of 45s before the troubleshoot (when i went from vista to 7) to around 4minutes. I tried starting with minimal settings and it still takes over 2 minutes...
Just in case it can give an insight to anyone, the startup lags at the "windows starting (with the pulsing flag) and then right after I put my PW in to log.

ESET's system inspector tells me that my drivers are fine and my windows index is still the same at 4.6. Windows troubleshoots detect no problem whatsoever.

All in all, I just don't get what's wrong with my lappy, so I'm asking for help !

Thanks all in advance

Learn2

On the slim chance do you have a backup from before the problem that we can restore from? do you have a working win 7 dvd to do a repair install?

ken
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30 Jul 2010   #5
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Learn2 View Post
Hey guys, real sorry in advance if this has been all explained in another thread :$

Here's what happened :

I went from Vista to 7 home premium without any trouble and installed my usual programs. Then my computer started crashing with some IRQL less or equal BSOD errors while I was downloading files (>3mbps). The problem persisted (but had no effect at all on speed during startup) and I grew a bit tired of it so I chose to follow the system's advice to troubleshoot the startup. Since then, my computer started taking over 15 minutes to boot and even though I scrolled countless threads, I managed to fail resolving the problem. Then I though that I maybe had messed up something in the OS so I reinstalled, making sure that I had formatted everything. The problem is that the startup is stil WAY slower than what it used to be : from a startup time of 45s before the troubleshoot (when i went from vista to 7) to around 4minutes. I tried starting with minimal settings and it still takes over 2 minutes...
Just in case it can give an insight to anyone, the startup lags at the "windows starting (with the pulsing flag) and then right after I put my PW in to log.

ESET's system inspector tells me that my drivers are fine and my windows index is still the same at 4.6. Windows troubleshoots detect no problem whatsoever.

All in all, I just don't get what's wrong with my lappy, so I'm asking for help !

Thanks all in advance

Learn2
Welcome to SevenForums.

do a System Restore from a point BEFORE the problem appeared.

WIN + F1 | type System Restore | Enter key

WIN is that key with wavy flag on it.
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30 Jul 2010   #6
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

"WIN + F1" huh?
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30 Jul 2010   #7
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

yep,
Win + F1 key combo gets you Windows Help.
WINDOWS 7 SHORTCUT KEYS.docx

This gives that one and a few more.


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30 Jul 2010   #8
CarlTR6

Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit
 
 

WIN + F1 brings up Help and Support on my machine.
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30 Jul 2010   #9
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

You make everything so hard when there are excellent tutorials here to link.


How to Do a System Restore in Windows 7
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30 Jul 2010   #10
Learn2

MS Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

I did try to do a restore to a version prior to the bug, and it worked (the restore), but the startup speed still was crappy... I already did the winkey + f1 and there's nothing i could find there.

I'm making sure sure that all my drivers are up to date and I'll read those links you guys gave

thanks so much for the lightning fast answers
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