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: Boot Time Takes a couple of minutes to start up.


08 Jan 2012   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1
 
 
Boot Time Takes a couple of minutes to start up.

Hello all, I have a boot-up problem, it just started happening. But when I boot-up my computer it takes about 5-8 minutes to start up. It works perfectly when I log in but it takes forever to get to my login screen. Does anyone know what seems to be the problem or better yet know how to fiz this?! Thanks! Also when I turn on my computer the Windows 7 orb animation that plays slows down and lags a little.

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

08 Jan 2012   #2

Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

If you're feeling adventurous, you can take a boot trace as per the tutorial here.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Jan 2012   #3

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

A couple of things.

- install and run malwarebytes
- run msconfig, click on the "startup" tab, and report the items you see.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


08 Jan 2012   #4

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lemur View Post
A couple of things.

- install and run malwarebytes
- run msconfig, click on the "startup" tab, and report the items you see.
I have Malwarebytes I am scanning my PC at the moment, it's almost done. I just too much stuff on here so it's taking forever.

And for the second option

Here


Attached Images
  
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Jan 2012   #5

Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

Note that BitTorrent and uTorrent are known "slow boot" culprits, so disabling those from starting on boot is a good first step. After that, there's nothing obvious in that list.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Jan 2012   #6

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cluberti View Post
Note that BitTorrent and uTorrent are known "slow boot" culprits, so disabling those from starting on boot is a good first step. After that, there's nothing obvious in that list.
Ok, after my scan is over i'll see if it works and as for the first option you gave me i'll try it out as well.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Jan 2012   #7

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

Just for the heck of it, uncheck all those items just to "test" if this is giving you a slow startup time. Bet it is...
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Jan 2012   #8

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lemur View Post
Just for the heck of it, uncheck all those items just to "test" if this is giving you a slow startup time. Bet it is...
Wouldn't that stop somethings from working on start-up? Or it's just software that isn't necessary only for my personal needs?
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Jan 2012   #9

Systems 1 and 2: Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Win 8 Developer
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacano View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lemur View Post
Just for the heck of it, uncheck all those items just to "test" if this is giving you a slow startup time. Bet it is...
Wouldn't that stop somethings from working on start-up? Or it's just software that isn't necessary only for my personal needs?
Good question. This will not create any permanent problems. If you find your speed is dramatically increased, you can selectively recheck items until you have what you need at startup.

**EDIT** and normally I would suggest a defrag, but you already have O&O, and I assume you have use it.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
08 Jan 2012   #10

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit (6.1, Build 7601) Service Pack 1
 
 

[QUOTE=Lemur;1736070][QUOTE=Jacano;1736055]
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lemur View Post

Good question. This will not create any permanent problems. If you find your speed is dramatically increased, you can selectively recheck items until you have what you need at startup.

**EDIT** and normally I would suggest a defrag, but you already have O&O, and I assume you have use it.
Yep used O&O! And ok I will uncheck the items that don't seem important. Malwarebytes isn't even done either.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Boot Time Takes a couple of minutes to start up.




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Boot Time Takes a couple of minutes to start up.
Thread Forum
Boot time = 10 minutes (OS on SSD) Performance & Maintenance
First time user profile creation takes 3 minutes General Discussion
Computer takes a long time to start General Discussion
After SP1 upgrade it takes longer time to boot? Windows Updates & Activation
starting windows boot time takes foreverrr Performance & Maintenance
Pc takes long time 2 start Hardware & Devices
Start-up time was 1 minute, now it's 5-10 minutes?! BSOD Help and Support

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 03:11 AM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33