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Windows 7: Long Boot Time after shutdown

09 Mar 2011   #61
airahcaz

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
HD clicking normally means imminent failure. Back up all of your files and a Win7 backup image now.

Then run HD Diagnostics CD extended scan HD Diagnostic followed by Disk Check if necessary from System Recovery Options Command line.
HP had me run the HD scan from boot, it took close to 2 hours and succeeded. I can do the one you mentioned as well.

I did do disk check previously, which also happened at boot, successfully with no issues.


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09 Mar 2011   #62
airahcaz

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
HD clicking normally means imminent failure. Back up all of your files and a Win7 backup image now.

Then run HD Diagnostics CD extended scan HD Diagnostic followed by Disk Check if necessary from System Recovery Options Command line.
Today it woke from sleep and was extremely slow; I forced power off.

Then, both tests passed with no issues, almost wished it had found something.
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09 Mar 2011   #63
gregrocker

 

This has dragged on quite awhile. If I was you I would run the Boot trace, PM it's expert Cluberti and ask him to interpret it. He may nail what's hanging your boot.
http://www.msfn.org/board/topic/1402...resume-issues/

If not, I would insist that HP replace the machine while it's still under warranty and you have enough time to shake out the replacement before warranty expires.

If this is not possible for some reason, I would find a clean-copy Win7 DVD, slipstream SP1 into it and run a Repair Install
Slipstream Windows 7 SP1 into a Installation DVD or ISO File

If that doesn't help then I would wipe the HD and re-install windows 7
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10 Mar 2011   #64
airahcaz

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by faizanshakyboy View Post
Defragment and Clean your Windows registry
did that weeks ago, wish it were that easy
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24 Mar 2011   #65
airahcaz

 

So it was functioning fine all week going to sleep nightly and upon waking it from sleep mode every morning, except this morning - no updates, nothing changed - I forced shutdown and upon restart, it started an automatic check disk. I was able to see something about recovering Event... from 2094 into 1055 - sorry, it went so fast (is there a way to pause the results before automatic restart?) Then it stated something about "journal" and rebooted, and it was fine.

HP want me to ship the PC in for repair, but that means I have to find another PC to work on in the meantime, since it could take 2 weeks to come back.
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24 Mar 2011   #66
airahcaz

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by gregrocker View Post
This has dragged on quite awhile. If I was you I would run the Boot trace, PM it's expert Cluberti and ask him to interpret it. He may nail what's hanging your boot.
Trace Windows 7 boot/shutdown/hibernate/standby/resume issues - MSFN Forum
Since my issue does not happen every time, can this be run every time my PC boots, so that it eventually catches the long boot time or wake from sleep time?
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24 Mar 2011   #67
cluberti

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

Unfortunately, you have to manually run this every time. However, it might be worth trying a few times until it happens.
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24 Mar 2011   #68
airahcaz

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cluberti View Post
Unfortunately, you have to manually run this every time. However, it might be worth trying a few times until it happens.
It only happens after a day or 2 of being off or asleep - how should i configure the trace to run with that type of schedule for testing?
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24 Mar 2011   #69
cluberti

Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

It only happens after you've been asleep for more than a day or 2 specifically? I want to be certain you won't see it if you sleep for, say, 30 - 60 minutes. Correct?
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24 Mar 2011   #70
airahcaz

 

correct, sleeping for or shutting down for a few hours, it awakes fine - even for a day or so, it is sometimes fine, but it can be 12 hours or 36 hours when it will act up, very sporadic, but never consistently within a few hours - it is always fine

Also, if I force a hard shut down via the power button, it starts fine
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