Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: 40 seconds stuck on "starting windows" screen... With an SSD...

1 Week Ago   #1
GoldenTicket

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
40 seconds stuck on "starting windows" screen... With an SSD...

Hello everyone,

So I made a Ryzen build, with Windows 7. Yes I know, It's not fully compatible but I managed to install the USB drivers and installed wufuc. However I have a problem: the "starting windows" screen lasted for a normal 5-7 seconds during the first few starts, and since 2 days It's taking 40 seconds, sometimes 1 minute. I guess it's correlated with me using W7 with a Ryzen but please don't tell me the same things as those reddit guys ("just go to W10 duh"), actually I came on this forum because I hope people will be more tolerant!
I don't know where it comes from: If I was able to start windows in 5-7secs I should be able to go back to it right? Does it have something to do with some updates I made?

If someone could help me out with this I'd be grateful! Thanks


My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
1 Week Ago   #2
iko22

Windows 7 x64, Vista x64, 8.1 smartphone
 
 

Hello GoldenTicket and welcome to Seven Forums

Quote:
AMD confirmed that it has tested and validated Ryzen on Windows 7, but that it won’t officially support the OS. It puts to rest the suggestion of a recent translated report from Computerbase that AMD would reverse its stance and ship Windows 7 drivers for Ryzen.

“To achieve the highest confidence in the performance of our AMD Ryzen desktop processors (formerly code-named ‘Summit Ridge’), AMD validated them across two different OS generations, Windows 7 and 10,” AMD said in a statement in response to a question from PCWorld. “However, only support and drivers for Windows 10 will be provided in AMD Ryzen desktop processor production parts.”
Source: AMD: Sorry, there will be no official Ryzen drivers for Windows 7 | PCWorld
My System SpecsSystem Spec
1 Week Ago   #3
iko22

Windows 7 x64, Vista x64, 8.1 smartphone
 
 

On a more personally note, I like Windows 7 very much however I would not recommend it with that hardware.

Best option would be to install a more recent operating system (Windows 10 or Linux) and run Windows 7 as a virtual machine.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

1 Week Ago   #4
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

M$ is trying to kill win 7.
There is an update that blocks other updates.
As you said that it was fist booting normally, I would say that it has installed an update that is the issue.
Unofficial Patch Unblocks Windows 7 and 8.1 Updates for Kaby Lake, Ryzen - ExtremeTech

Use Windows 7 Event Viewer to track down issues that cause slower boot times - TechRepublic
My System SpecsSystem Spec
1 Week Ago   #5
mrjimphelps

Linux Mint 18.2 xfce 64-bit (VMWare host) / Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit (VMWare guest)
 
 

If Windows 8.1 will work on your computer, you could install Windows 8.1 and Classic Shell, and then configure Classic Shell to make Windows 8.1 look and feel exactly like Windows 7.

I fear that Windows 8.1 will have the same update policy as Windows 7 on your machine; but in my opinion it is worth looking into this option.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 40 seconds stuck on "starting windows" screen... With an SSD...




Thread Tools




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Computer stuck at "starting windows" screen
I recently bought an external hard drive and usually i remember to unplug it before i start my computer, however this time i forgot. this caused my computer to go to the "starting windows' screen when i booted it up at which point it stayed stuck there until i restarted the pc. at that point it...
Hardware & Devices
Windows 7 installation Stuck on "Starting Setup" Screen-Unabl 2 Repair
I've read a similar query but not any of the answers were able to solve my problem. I have a dell studio 15 laptop (1555) with regular specs windows 7 home premium 64 bit , recently it used to give problems of sudden switch off with flash of a blue screen , the problem was a virus as it also...
Installation & Setup
Laptop stuck on "Starting Windows" Screen
First, the specs: Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit Lenovo G570 Intel Core i3 Let me know if you need anything else... Now for the symptoms: My computer has recently been having trouble booting from the shutdown state. I am not having trouble "un-hibernating." The problem seems to...
General Discussion
[Major Problem] Stuck on "starting windows" screen.
hi guys, today when i've finished playing the computer, i've used 'shutdown' to turn off my computer, the shutdown process doesn't seem to turn off my computer, so i just waited and waited for 30 minutes, still it was still on the same screen saying "shutting down" with the circle still spinning....
BSOD Help and Support
Custom setup stuck on "starting windows" screen
Hey guys currently using home premium 32bit but got pro upgrade 64 bit so had to do the custom install from booting with the disk I choose the language, keyboard layout etc, choose custom install, pick the hard drive and it goes to the installing screen. When part 2 of the install screen is...
Installation & Setup


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:10.
Twitter Facebook Google+ Seven Forums iOS App Seven Forums Android App