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Windows 7: How to show loading files on startup

06 Nov 2018   #1
millene

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 
How to show loading files on startup

I previously had a computer that would hang on boot, and during the process of fixing it I changed my startup process to show what files were loading individually instead of it just saying "starting windows". I think I changed something in the registry?

I have a new computer now, and would like to set it to do that again, but I completely forget how I did it and googling for an answer only brings up variations of "how to remove programs from startup".


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06 Nov 2018   #2
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello Millene,

The tutorial below can help show you how to turn on or off showing the "OS boot information".

Installation & Upgrade - Boot Information | Vista Forums

In addition for a boot log:

Enable or Disable Boot Log in Windows | Windows 10 Tutorials
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06 Nov 2018   #3
Paul Black

7 HP SP1 64-bit Vista HB SP2 32-bit Linux Mint 18.3
 
 

Hi millene,

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by millene View Post
I previously had a computer that would hang on boot, and during the process of fixing it I changed my startup process to show what files were loading individually instead of it just saying "starting windows".
You can find what programs are loading at startup by doing the following:

[1] Click Start.
[2] Type msconfig in the search box and press Enter.
[3] Click the Startup tab.

I hope this helps!
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06 Nov 2018   #4
millene

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Paul, you didn't understand what I was asking.


Brink, that wasn't exactly what I meant, but that's good to know. I mean during the windows splash screen where it says things like "please wait" and "welcome" it would show what files were loading instead. The boot info you led me to looks more like when it's loading during safe mode.
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06 Nov 2018   #5
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

In that case, you may be referring to detailed status messages like below.

https://www.vistax64.com/threads/det...utdown.188324/
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07 Nov 2018   #6
millene

Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit
 
 

Yes! That's it! Thanks so much
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07 Nov 2018   #7
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're most welcome.
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