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Windows 7: Win 7 Slow Startup - 4 mins

18 Apr 2010   #11
Capt.Jack Sparrow

Windows 7 Ultimate - 64-bit | Windows 8 Pro - 64-bit

Hello !!

Try this Tutorial Optimize Windows 7

Hope this helps,

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18 Apr 2010   #12

Windows 10 Pro

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Capt.Jack Sparrow View Post
Hello !!

Try this Tutorial Optimize Windows 7

Hope this helps,
Err...Capt. Jack beat me to it but I'd feel much better using the above tutorial, than this one Windows 7 Service Configurations by Black Viper. Not knocking it but I think it requires a bit more savy computer user.

My opinion.
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18 Apr 2010   #13

Windows 7

Thanks, I was aware of a number of these thru the tutorial, and twaeked a few more

The black screen has now gone and my desktop comes straight after the welcome screen.

I'll monitor it for a bit longer and report back any changes


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18 Apr 2010   #14

Windows 10 Pro

Glad to hear its working for now.

Keep us posted.

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06 Sep 2010   #15

Windows 7 Home Basic 64bit

hey ferrytrip1...

may i know specifically what you did to solve your problem? i mean those tweaks and stuff you modified... if only you remember of course... since this is last year's...
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06 Sep 2010   #16

Linux CENTOS 7 / various Windows OS'es and servers

Hi there
I can't fathom half of what those services do -- but sometimes a long boot time can be caused by things like adobe automatic updates trying to connect with the Internet directly at boot time -- and if it can't find a connection it might make several retries slowing your whole process down.

Other things might be creating a HUGE paging file at boot up or some software running various "algorithms" trying to find out what you usually run and "pre fetch / pre load" these apps so when you do launch them they start faster.

My usual solution -- although I'm a non techie in this area -- would be to backup your system and then go for a new install. If you miss anything or it goes wrong you still have the initial backup.

incidentally I'd also backup the system before messing around with stopping services -- since you could be left with an inoperative service if you disable some essential kernel services.

Not a very helpful answer I know but sometimes it's better just to FIX a problem than spending ages and ages trying to find out why you got the problem in the first place --I think in the USA it's called something like "Monday Morning Quarterbacking".

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