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Windows 7: Re-Start vs Boot Performance?

16 May 2014   #1
grits

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Re-Start vs Boot Performance?

On Tues. I did the Re-Start Time, then this morning in Events Viewer I found Boot Performance error. To me it does seem like it should boot faster although I think my bigger problem is the time it takes to Shut Down.




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16 May 2014   #2
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 
Event Log - Create Custom Views

Re: Time taken to shut down. That's not necessarily a problem. On my machine it takes quite a long time because data is being save from a ramdisk!

If you apply the following registry tweak windows will display on-screen messages about what it's doing when booting or shutting down. It might give you a clue on where the problem lies.

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system]
"verbosestatus"=dword:00000001

65 seconds doesn't seem particularly slow!

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2406668,00.asp
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16 May 2014   #3
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

First off 65 sec. for a boot is not slow on many computers.
A eMachine of this kind was not designed to be a fast computer. No that doesn't mean that it doesn't meet your need, just that its a little old with a dual core cpu, very little ram ect.

I'm not really sure how they got 3 gb of ram but this is not much for Windows 7/64

This tutorial by Brink could help. Please note that you don't have to do all the steps but in my opinion #8 is important. Take you time and read through the complete tutorial.

Optimize Windows 7

Just a example, their are many more if one care to Google them.

Intel Core i7-4930K @ 3.40GHz13,235
Intel Core i7-3930K @ 3.20GHz12,151
Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz10,327
Intel Core i7-4770 @ 3.40GHz9,947
Intel Core i7-3770K @ 3.50GHz9,651
Intel Core i7-3770 @ 3.40GHz9,401
AMD FX-8350 Eight-Core9,043
Intel Core i7-3820 @ 3.60GHz9,021
Intel Core i7-2600K @ 3.40GHz8,603
Intel Core i7-2600 @ 3.40GHz8,303
AMD Athlon II X2 2201,670
PassMark Software 2008-201
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18 May 2014   #4
grits

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Thanks LBB, I have skimmed thru that tut before & have done some of it only using the safest methods, not anything with registry . I do have a question however concerning using CCleaner. Brinks screen shot of it doesn't show the other 3 tabs that are in newer versions & I'm not quite sure of them. I do rely on WOT & spell checker which are under IE start up so I have them set to start, that would be correct right? As for the other 2 tabs, guess I need to study them.
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