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Windows 7: boot up freezing

07 Apr 2012   #1

windows7 home premium edition 64 bit
boot up freezing

my computer takes 30 seconds to boot to the windows boot screen then windows takes 1 minute to boot from the flag screen and half the time it does not go into windows. once it boots up everything is fine, i have turned off all programs that do not need to start up during boot up time, i have windows 7 64 bit home edition a SSD drive with only windows on it. I can usually figure out what is wrong and fix the computer but this one has me stumped. I have checked all the bios settings and they are right I set everything to default values and it still does the same thing. any help with this problem would be appreciated. Thank you

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07 Apr 2012   #2

Windows 7 Professional 64bit

Do you have trim enabled on your ssd? That can cause big slow downs if its not enabled. I'm sorry I don't remember how to turn it on off the top of my head right now, but just Google turning trim on in windows 7.
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07 Apr 2012   #3

Windows 7 home premium x64

A clean install of Win 7 on an SSD will automatically apply trim, if you install a system image you would need to Trim before installing.

Can you post the details of the SSD? and have you verified the BIOS is set to AHCI mode ?
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07 Apr 2012   #4

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64

Windows System Image is on it's way out. It is included in Win8 consumer preview - looks like it will be gone in the final version.

Might as well start using a 3rd party imaging app. now .
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