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Windows 7: Adding HDD with data leads to pause on Starting Windows page?

22 Oct 2012   #11
whs
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Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

I think the BIOS delay is pretty normal. The BIOS checks all devices to make sure that they are operational - that takes some time if you have a lot of devices. My BIOS phase on this system (a Dell 530) is longer than the Win7 boot time - go figure. I noticed that only after I installed the OCZ Vertex. Maybe that is the culprit.


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22 Oct 2012   #12
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Hi,
whs - bios usually whizzes by and so does Win screen.
gregrocker - DM screenshot posted on my 3rd post.
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