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Windows 7: HDD light is always ON, slow boot

18 Apr 2012   #11
ignatzatsonic

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Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit
 
 

If you are booting slow:

Go to msconfig, services tab. Check "hide all Microsoft services". Uncheck all that remain.

Go to msconfig, boot tab. Uncheck all.

Then reboot.

Does it still boot slowly after you have done those 2 things?

You say drive health is 63%. What does that mean? What tool did you use to evaluate the hard drive?


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18 Apr 2012   #12
rosskesava

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP1
 
 

I'm very interested about this because I have almost exactly the same problem except the hdd light does eventually go off.

I ran the makers hdd utility and my hd is 100% healthy. Also, I've done 2 factory resets and ran various spyware, malware & antivirus programs. My laptop is 15 months old.

Cheers
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19 Apr 2012   #13
praeambulus

Windows 7
 
 

i've used HDDLife pro
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