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Windows 7: Long boot time with unresponsiveness for up to 30mins

12 Feb 2015   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
Long boot time with unresponsiveness for up to 30mins

Hey all,

I have tried to figure out why my PC takes such a long time to boot/be ready for use. I have used all the knowledge i have and have come up empty. Here is a description of my problem.
  1. Start PC
  2. Loads within a few mins
  3. Log in
  4. Computer becomes extremely slow and becomes unresponsive, I am unable to open anything even notepad
  5. This generally carries on for up to 30mins sometimes longer.

This problem occurs from a fresh start-up or hibernate/sleep mode

My main theories are its either Avast being a CPU hog, or my HDD is on it way out.

Any suggestions would be great,



My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Feb 2015   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64

Have you tried safe mode and/or a clean boot to see if the boot time is the same?

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My System SpecsSystem Spec

 Long boot time with unresponsiveness for up to 30mins

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