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Windows 7: ReBoot Time

22 Oct 2009   #491

Windows 7 Ultimate/XP SP3

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Was the time in BIOS quicker at some point in the past? If if was, sometimes clearing the NVRAM will bring it back to normal

Actually I got my computer from my school and they had some weird setup that took you to this black screen looking for a network. Before I reset the BIOS by taking out the battery it used to take 1-2 MINUTES just to get past the BIOS.
If you have USB devices, try disconnecting them one by one and try rebooting each time. i have found on a few computers, when they have certain USB devices plugged in they sit at the post screen for ages, and that is what yours is doing. the HP logo just covers the post screen.

Also you will probably find the bios was set to boot via the network hub b4 you reset it.

anywho im gonna give this test a try.

Hmm you could be right, I have a lot of USB things plugged in.

I used to have this issue where my computer wouldn't actually start up if I had an iPod plugged in (Maybe it would have but I stopped waiting after 10 minutes).

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22 Oct 2009   #492

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Win 10 Pro x64

Here's my latest reboot and bootracer scores.

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23 Oct 2009   #493

Windows 7 32 & 64 bit
Post Your Start Up Times Here

My pc starts up in 21 seconds which is good for a pc with apps and a antivirus on it.
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24 Oct 2009   #494

Windows 7 Ultimate/XP SP3

21 seconds? Now, does it it ake 21 seconds to SEE your desktop or is your pc actually FULLY FUNCTIONAL in 21 seconds?

Because I can physically see my desktop in under a minute but I still have to wait a few seconds for the antivirus to start up and some other stuff before it's really functional. (In Windows XP)

Windows 7 starts up a little better though.
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25 Oct 2009   #495
Uber Philf

W7 RTM Ultimate x64

Tried a boot with Bootracer, and heres my results.<br><br>

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25 Oct 2009   #496

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

hi i got 51 seconds on just normal setup/startup as usual.

is this pretty good?
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25 Oct 2009   #497

Windows 7 Home Premium

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25 Oct 2009   #498

Windows Seven 64-bit

I win ^.^

Edit: added real boot time

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25 Oct 2009   #499

Windows 7 x64 Ultimate

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27 Oct 2009   #500

Windows 7

My restart time after a bit of tweaking 41 seconds

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