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Windows 7: Gathering a Startup, Shutdown, Sleep, Hibernate, or Reboot Trace

15 Aug 2011   #10
cluberti

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Looks like you may have to reinstall, or at least do a repair installation to get it to run the command successfully.


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15 Aug 2011   #11
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

The command will run with +DRIVERS included. I think I'll just put up with the slow reboot times. In the last two Weeks I've done several clean and repair installs due to: Odd attachment display in SF

The last repair install is less than 5 days old.
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15 Aug 2011   #12
cluberti

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Well, if you get adventurous, get a trace and start a thread .
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15 Aug 2011   #13
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

LOL, adventurous is what gets me in trouble.
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15 Aug 2011   #14
gregrocker

 

Britton, this is one adventure not to be missed.

Have Carl explain the charts' and you see an almost 3D picture of Win7 booting. It is endlessly fascinating to me, and exceedingly generous of Carl's valuable time as the author of these programs.
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15 Aug 2011   #15
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Thanks Greg, I am planning on doing it, still messing things up experimenting.
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25 Sep 2011   #16
seavixen32

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-Bit
 
 

Cluberti, thanks for this great tutorial. It's very much appreciated.
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06 Feb 2012   #17
martinlest

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 

I too get a BSOD. Have followed the instructions here to the letter (for Win7 x64). Is it the registry change that could cause this? Any ideas? Thanks.

Martin


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06 Feb 2012   #18
windowsuser7

Windows 7 Pro 32bit
 
 

cluberti,
I've been having some hibernation problems and wanted to pull a trace on it. I didn't see a command on here for hibernation so I pulled the parameters from the reboot command and set it to hibernate so my command looked like this:
xbootmgr –trace hibernate -traceFlags BASE+LATENCY+DISK_IO_INIT+DISPATCHER+DRIVERS+FILE_IO+FILE_IO_INIT+NETWORKTRACE+PERF_COUNTER+POWER+PR IORITY+REGISTRY -resultPath C:\hibernate_Trace
I was wondering if I did this right and if so, could I please get some help in decifering the results? Thank you in advance for your help.
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06 Feb 2012   #19
martinlest

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 64-bit
 
 

Hi. Yes, thanks, excluding the +Drivers stopped the BSODs. But after the first reboot I get a screen saying 'Waiting for Prefetcher' and then the window below.

By the way, my O/S is on an SSD - I don't want any defragging to occur. Does the string I am entering into the cmd window cause any defragmenting of the drive?

xbootmgr –trace boot -traceFlags LATENCY+DISPATCHER+DISK_IO_INIT+NETWORKTRACE+MEMINFO+POWER+PERF_COUNTER+PRIORITY+REGISTRY+FILE_IO+FI LE_IO_INIT -postBootDelay 300 -stackWalk Profile+ProcessCreate+CSwitch+ReadyThread+Mark+ThreadCreate+DiskReadInit+DiskWriteInit+DiskFlushInit +RegSetValue+RegCreateKey+RegSetInformation -resultPath C:\Boot_Trace

Thanks again,

Martin


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