Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Windows 7 slow boot

30 Jan 2010   #1
sgraves

Windows 7
 
 
Windows 7 slow boot

Hi! I have an HP Pavillion dv6 model 1230us laptop. It had Vista Home installed on it, but I upgraded it to Windows 7.

It has been working great for a couple months nows, but all of the sudden, it takes hours for it to boot up.

I have done serveral scans for infections, worms, etc and all say, negative.

Also, I just check the event viewer and there are many errors. What could be causing this? I am also getting a Windows Media DVD troubleshooting message in safe mode, but when I run the Windows 7 DVD checker, it says, nothing wrong could be found.

Any ideas or help would be appreciated.

Thanks!

Scott


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
30 Jan 2010   #2
an4rew

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Maybe try CCleaner to remove all startup programs and repair the registry.

Should really do a format and clean install of Windows 7.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Jan 2010   #3
sgraves

Windows 7
 
 

I tried to use the Windows 7 CD to do a reinstall, but it will not recognize it. I have changed the boot order. Not sure what to do?

Scott
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

30 Jan 2010   #4
jfar

Vista Ult64, Win7600
 
 

Msconfig/Startup. Hi, at the Start Orb/Search, type into the box msconfig click and open it at the top of the Menu page. When the window opens choose Start-up and click on it, Uncheck all the boxes, except your Anti Virus one. Click apply, then OK, and then Restart. Your Machine will shut down then, and restart.

Lets see if it is one of those programs in there that was causing the grief.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Jan 2010   #5
an4rew

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by sgraves View Post
I tried to use the Windows 7 CD to do a reinstall, but it will not recognize it. I have changed the boot order. Not sure what to do?

Scott
Did you make CD/DVD Drive the first boot device in bios?

After the post screen you just keep hitting any key and you should be able to get the installer to run.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Jan 2010   #6
sgraves

Windows 7
 
 

Yes the DVD/CD drive is the first to boot.

I have been waiting for about an hour for it to boot up. I will try the above as soon as it starts up. (msconfig)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
30 Jan 2010   #7
sgraves

Windows 7
 
 

I have downloaded CCleaner. Will this harm anything? I have done the anaylze step, but not the "fix these" step.

What should I do?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
31 Jan 2010   #8
rob2825

Windows 7
 
 

I had exactly the same issue following the upgrade to 7 on my Acer lap-top. I tried most if not all of the fixes on these forums but from power on to a usable system was taking 15+ mins. It reduced by about 5 mins after removing un-necessary items from start-up and running a registry clean up and defrag of my HD. I have now reduced start-up to about 30secs after downloading (& paying for) Pareto Logic driver cure, which found 13 previously undetected driver issues. Once these were dealt with everything was fine. OK so there is a cost involved, but in my mind much better than the alternative! Hope this helps & good luck. Rob
My System SpecsSystem Spec
31 Jan 2010   #9
WiNd0Ws7

Windows Se7en Ultimate 7600.16385.090713-1255 (x86)
 
 

In addition, if you'd like to tweak your services, check the follg. site:-
Windows 7 Service Configurations by Black Viper
My System SpecsSystem Spec
31 Jan 2010   #10
Crispy

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Service Pack 1 (Build 6.1.7601)
 
 

My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Windows 7 slow boot




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Windows 7 Slow Boot (Sometime).
My Windows Boot Really Slow Sometimes. When Windows Boot Logo Appears (Splash Screens) After that Black Screen Appears and My Hard Disk Activity Light Just Stuck , After Sometime (1/2 of Minute Approx) Login Screen Appears and i Login and Then Windows Take Too Much Time To show Desktop properly and...
Performance & Maintenance
Slow windows boot with SSD.
It's taking 107 seconds to completely restart even with 7 installed on the SSD. Before I installed Windows I used OCZ toolbox to SE the SSDs since they were in RAID TRIM wasn't running. I installed Windows with the RAID still on but not the drives part of the array anymore. Windows boots in...
General Discussion
Slow boot on Windows 7.
Hello. I have a problem with my windows.. Last week my windows started to boot very slow, I thought that maybe I have malwares,trojans, or something else.... but I scanned and my PC is clean.What's the problem? Another problem: I have 3 GB RAM DDR2 but my PC shows that I have 2.50 GB... Why? ...
Performance & Maintenance
Windows bsod on boot, slow boot, disk thrashing.
Hey everyone. Every time I boot up my PC, windows will load, but will take forever to load, during which lots of disk thrashing occurs, then gets the BSOD. After the BSOD, the pc will automatically reboot. After it reboots, the BSOD will not show back up, however it still takes about 5 minutes...
BSOD Help and Support
Slow boot, followed by crash and reset. Very slow repair center load
Running Win7x86, and it started getting extremely slow, within 2 days of this it started refusing to load at all. The system is brand new (ready built from ebuyer), and the only alterations have been a sysfan, spare hdd, spare dvdrw. When trying to load the boot screens take AGES, often...
General Discussion
Windows 7 boot is slow (2-3 minutes) without boot manager
I have a 64G SSD drive and a 300G hard drive. I set c drive drive to be the whole SSD drive. Cd drive to d:. and an e drive to be 100G. (out of the 300G. I am running an AMD phenom quad core with 12 G of memory. I have spent hours on this and read countless posts. I have tried...
Performance & Maintenance


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 19:50.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App