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Windows 7: Slowed boot time

16 Aug 2015   #1
CJW

7 Pro. 64Bit w/SP1
 
 
Slowed boot time

As seen in the attachment, my boot time wasn't too bad before installing Avast! Internet Security. But after, my boot time is longer than I would like.
I've always had good protection w/Avast! & that's why I use it.

#1 represents a clean install of 7 Pro 64Bit w/SP1, all updates, my programs & games
#2 represents above plus adjustments to services.msc
#3 represents above plus installation of Avast! Internet Security v10.3

Obviously Avast! is slowing my boot time. It's paid for through 5/3/16, so I don't want to uninstall & waste money.
Does anyone know a way to lower Avast's impact on boot time?




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17 Aug 2015   #2
Vladimir 1

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Hi,

What you can do to speed up the start up time which is delayed by Avast is ticking the option " Load Avast services only after loading other system services ".
This option can be found at: Avast --> Settings --> Troubleshooting

Give it a shot
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19 Aug 2015   #3
91fw

Win 7 Pro 64-bit
 
 

I needed more than waiting for the other services to start.
See reply#17 - it delays all that update checking, also replies #24 and 26 are feedback that it worked well
https://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=147753.15
In Win7, the .ini file will probably be in AppData someplace.
Hope this helps a bit.
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24 Aug 2015   #4
CJW

7 Pro. 64Bit w/SP1
 
 

Not sure why, but my boot time has gone back down to a fraction over 31 seconds. I didn't change any Avast settings or settings for the computer itself, boot time just went back down. Strange ... but at least boot time is reasonable now.
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2 Weeks Ago   #5
ntd252

Windows 7 home premium 32 bit
 
 

Where is the site to download "Boot history" in the photo you uploaded?
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