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Windows 7: Very slow Startup- 5:30+ minutes

27 Aug 2018   #11
Fyreman

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
Open a CMD window and type
sfc /scannow
Reboot
If it found any issue, run it again + 2 times, rebooting after each.

What brand is your HDD?
No issues found.
Seagate Barracuda


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27 Aug 2018   #12
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

As Check Disk and System file Check didn't find any logical errors, run Seagate tool to see if there is any hardware problem
Download https://www.seagate.com/support/down...ls-win-master/
Run it on the drive.
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27 Aug 2018   #13
Fyreman

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
As Check Disk and System file Check didn't find any logical errors, run Seagate tool to see if there is any hardware problem
Download https://www.seagate.com/support/down...ls-win-master/
Run it on the drive.
Which one should I run?

Doc4.doc


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27 Aug 2018   #14
johnhoh

Win7 pro x64
 
 

Try running a boot log of your startup using procmon. You may be able to find the task that is taking much longer than it should
How To Enable System Boot Time Logging using Process Monitor Tool
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27 Aug 2018   #15
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

To post a picture use the paper clip (top left on answering window)

Run Short drive self test


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27 Aug 2018   #16
Fyreman

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
To post a picture use the paper clip (top left on answering window)

Run Short drive self test
On the picture, I followed the directions till the end and that's what happened. I was rushing it a little. I figured you'd get it open some how...

--------------- SeaTools for Windows v1.4.0.6 ---------------
8/27/2018 3:16:30 PM
Model Number: ST31000528AS
Serial Number: 6VP9NMA7
Firmware Revision: CC38
Short DST - Started 8/27/2018 3:16:30 PM
Short DST - Pass 8/27/2018 3:17:38 PM
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27 Aug 2018   #17
Megahertz07

Windows 7 HP 64
 
 

To post a picture:
- With the snipping tool take a snapshot and save on the computer
- Click on the paper clip - Browse to the file - upload

Please do the do the SMART test.

If you boot on safe mode, does it take almost the same time?
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27 Aug 2018   #18
Fyreman

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by johnhoh View Post
Try running a boot log of your startup using procmon. You may be able to find the task that is taking much longer than it should
How To Enable System Boot Time Logging using Process Monitor Tool
Okay, I've got the System Boot Log, but I'll need help in deciphering it...
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27 Aug 2018   #19
Fyreman

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
To post a picture:
- With the snipping tool take a snapshot and save on the computer
- Click on the paper clip - Browse to the file - upload

Please do the do the SMART test.

If you boot on safe mode, does it take almost the same time?


--------------- SeaTools for Windows v1.4.0.6 ---------------
8/27/2018 3:16:30 PM
Model Number: ST31000528AS
Serial Number: 6VP9NMA7
Firmware Revision: CC38
Short DST - Started 8/27/2018 3:16:30 PM
Short DST - Pass 8/27/2018 3:17:38 PM
SMART - Started 8/27/2018 4:08:07 PM
SMART - Pass 8/27/2018 4:08:13 PM

Haven't booted in safe mode yet, I'll check.
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27 Aug 2018   #20
Fyreman

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Megahertz07 View Post
If you boot on safe mode, does it take almost the same time?
This now has become interesting, my NORMAL Boot Time (before I can start using the computer w/o "lag" time ) is now 7+ minutes. When I Boot in Safe Mode, it's about 95 seconds (1 1/2 minutes). WOW!!
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