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Windows 7: slow startup


22 Oct 2012   #1

windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 
slow startup

Thanks for any help.
HP Pavilion p7-1380t 64-bit
Windows 7 pro 64-bit

I have taken all the HP Garbage off the computer
but the startup is very slow.
I have gone into startup and disabled everything
that I thought was not needed at startup.
Need some ideas on what to check for next....


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22 Oct 2012   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium 32-bit
 
 

Try defragging, disk cleaning, and SFC /SCANNOW.
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22 Oct 2012   #3

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by phenix View Post
Thanks for any help.
HP Pavilion p7-1380t 64-bit
Windows 7 pro 64-bit

I have taken all the HP Garbage off the computer
but the startup is very slow.
I have gone into startup and disabled everything
that I thought was not needed at startup.
Need some ideas on what to check for next....
Very slow can be lightening fast to someone else, it's subjective. What's the bootup time?
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22 Oct 2012   #4

windows 7 Pro 64 bit
 
 

To Computerkid
Been doing maintenance for years so that is not the problem.

To Sir George
About 2 minutes
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22 Oct 2012   #5

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
 
 

Interesting question Sir George, you're absolutely right.

Also check what services are automatically starting, especially non-Windows services.
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22 Oct 2012   #6
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello Phenix,

In addition, you could use the tutorial below to troubleshoot with a clean startup to see if a startup program may be the cause.
Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup
If you like, it wouldn't hurt to go through these below as well to see if it may be able to help improve performance a bit more.
Optimize Windows 7
Hope this helps,
Shawn
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22 Oct 2012   #7

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by phenix View Post
To Computerkid
Been doing maintenance for years so that is not the problem.

To Sir George
About 2 minutes
2 minutes is't really all that long, depending on what's loading during the boot process: I know that 2 minutes seems like forever.

One thing you may want to try is referenced in the following article;

Virtual Memory Paging File - Clear at Shutdown - Vista Forums

or

How to Clear the Windows Paging File at Shutdown

HTH
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22 Oct 2012   #8
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

Hello George,

I'm not sure what that would do to help with a slow startup. Doing that will only cause his shut downs to take a bit longer while waiting on the page file to be deleted before the computer actually shuts down.
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22 Oct 2012   #9

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brink View Post
Hello George,

I'm not sure what that would do to help with a slow startup. Doing that will only cause his shut downs to take a bit longer while waiting on the page file to be deleted before the computer actually shuts down.
I was replying just before the brain was engaged this morning. The article was for a shutdown issue...as a starter and clearing the cache file does increase the time.

So, in simple terms, I messed up! Thanks for the catch.
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22 Oct 2012   #10
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

LOL, no problem mate. I thought that I may have missed something.
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