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Windows 7: terrible start up times

27 Nov 2016   #1

Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
terrible start up times

Hello Everyone, I have just reinstalled windows as I started having problems after the November rollup
of windows updates, programs started running really slow or freezing. Now I have startup issues.
Microsoft Cabinet Maker 6.1.7600.16385-Total Time 4021ms Degradation 521ms
Console Windows Host 6.1.7600.16385-Total Time 4390 ms Degradation 890ms
Disk Space Cleanup Manager for Windows 6.1.7600.16385-Total Time 21637ms Degradation 16637ms
After the starting windows screen, I just have a grey screen for about a minute before the logon screen.
I have not installed the rollup updates, and do not intend to anymore. This pc usually starts twice as
fast as what is going on now.

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27 Nov 2016   #2

Windows 7 x64

Just let the system handle the windows update.

Using option 1: Automatically (Recommended), as for Time: select the time that you are always using.

I do not have any issue like yours.

Doing manual windows updates, for this it required you to understand which updates is necessary.

Option 1 is set and forget..
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27 Nov 2016   #3

Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
very slow startup

Hello Eric, Thank you for replying. I am thinking of reinstalling again. There is an update I installed
kb3133977 that apparently is no good for asus pcs. I will post another thread on installations, and ask
the correct updates to get it started.:)
My System SpecsSystem Spec

27 Nov 2016   #4

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit

If your update settings are like these you'll clearly see the update is and has always been Optional
But indeed it had many people freaking out :)
Lets here it for win-7 installed with uefi

After installing Microsoft Update KB3133977 for Windows 7, some users may encounter a "Secure Boot Violation" , which makes the system fail to boot into the operating system.
terrible start up times-update-settings.jpg

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27 Nov 2016   #5

Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
slow startup

Thank you Thrashzone, My settings are different from yours.. I do have it set to check for updates but
let me choose to download and install, but I also have the recommended updates box checked.:)
My System SpecsSystem Spec
28 Nov 2016   #6

Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
slow start up

Hello again Thrashzone, I ended up re-installing windows. I had a list myself of updates i do not want in
the machine, but not as many as shown on seven forums. When I reinstalled a few days ago I obviously
pressed the wrong options for windows updates, as I only had the option for recommended updates.
I have now chosen the correct ones, and my settings are the same as yours. When I re-installed the other
day I had downloaded kb3020369 and kb3172605. I was not aware of kb3125574. Anyway everything
seems okay now, so thank you very much.:)
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