new to the site but long time MCSE etc blah blah...
I'm running a HP nx8430 laptop. 3GB Ram Ati display etc.
I recently installed an INTEL X25-M SATA SOLID STATE drive and installed Windows 7 RC on it.
Now I've been running the Beta's and various builds since last november and it's been fine. Boot times have been great and performance amazing.
Since installing this SSD though my laptop now takes about 5 minutes to move on from the boot logo!!! 5 minutes no joke! The hard drive light goes solid for this entire time and the logo throbs like it does. And then finally it displays CTRL ALT DEL...
I have tried all sorts from the BIOS drive settings to MSCONFIG settings etc. Nothing changes it.
It's the same coming out of hibernate too. 5 minutes + before the mouse or KB start to respond to input.
All other forums posts I've read all say it boots in about 40 seconds with an SSD. I'm on the verge of going back to my SATA disk as this is almost unusable on a daily basis.
Once into the OS it flies! Apps open instantly and everything runs SOOOO well it's just this boot time that's killing me.
Any ideas please?