Quote: Originally Posted by cluberti
OK. Does it happen if you let the system wait for 60 seconds after displaying the logon screen before attempting to logon?
Hmm, I guy I found told me to try this How to speed up boot process under Windows Vista or Windows 7 - MSFN
And initially I thought that too so I tested it, it still hung up on the welcome screen after leaving it for a few minutes.
Now it's much much faster, so I guess this topic can be closed
Thanks for the input, it was greatly appreciated nonetheless!