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Q: Solved: slow boot & internet slow at times

for about the last week or so i have noticed Windows is taking a lot longer to boot than usual. upwards of 4+ minutes.

i have run an AV scan, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware scan, Spybot S&D scan and cleaned up trash with CCleaner. i disabled all unnecessary services except for Avast which still runs the engine even though i disabled all the shields.

there were a few infections found which i was able to quarantine and delete.

my system is:

Intel Core i7-860 - 2.80GHz - Quad Core
Patriot G2 8GB DDR3-1600 @9-9-9-24
3TB HDD space: Western Digital Caviar Black (1TB), 2x Western Digital Green (1TB each)
Asus HD6970 2GB
LG Flatron W2261VP (22inch, 2ms)/Viewsonic VX1932wm (19 inch, 2ms)
ASUS Xonar D1
Logitech Z-5500 Digital/Plantronics GameCom 777
Logitech G15 keyboard (v2, G15 Refresh)
Cyborg R.A.T. 7
Razer Goliathus Control Mouse Pad
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit with latest updates
Gigabyte P55A-UD5
LanCool PC-K62

here is my HiJackThis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 14:47:13, on 01/28/2013
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Unable to get Internet Explorer version!
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Users\Massacher\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Data\SpotifyWebHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\ASUS Xonar D1 Audio\Customapp\ASUSAUDIOCENTER.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\DAEMON Tools Pro\DTShellHlp.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Lavalys\EVEREST Ultimate Edition\everest.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\DAEMON Tools Pro\DTAgent.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Media Player\wmplayer.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastUI.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\NEC Electronics\USB 3.0 Host Controller Driver\Application\nusb3mon.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Yuna Software\Messenger Plus!\PlusService.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update\hpwuschd2.exe
C:\Users\Massacher\AppData\Local\Facebook\Messenger\2.1.4651.0\FacebookMessenger.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Talk\googletalk.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\DivX\DivX Update\DivXUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\DisplayFusion\DisplayFusionHookx86.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Contacts\wlcomm.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSTE08.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqbam08.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqgpc01.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\IO3O LLC\Who Is On My Wifi\mywifi.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerPlugin_11_5_502_146.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerPlugin_11_5_502_146.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
G:\Downloads\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://search.searchcompletion.com/?si=10197&home=1
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://search.searchcompletion.com/?si=10197&home=1
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157" target="_blank" class="wLink">http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Search_URL = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896" target="_blank" class="wLink">http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=69157
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search,Default_Search_URL = http://search.searchcompletion.com/?si=10197&home=1
R0 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Local Page =
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName =
O2 - BHO: btorbit.com - {000123B4-9B42-4900-B3F7-F4B073EFC214} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Orbitdownloader\orbitcth.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {02478D38-C3F9-4efb-9B51-7695ECA05670} - (no file)
O2 - BHO: HP Print Enhancer - {0347C33E-8762-4905-BF09-768834316C61} - C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\Smart Web Printing\hpswp_printenhancer.dll
O2 - BHO: Increase performance and video formats for your HTML5 <video> - {326E768D-4182-46FD-9C16-1449A49795F4} - C:\Program Files (x86)\DivX\DivX Plus Web Player\ie\DivXHTML5\DivXHTML5.dll
O2 - BHO: Java(tm) Plug-In SSV Helper - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1D92D43} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7\bin\ssv.dll
O2 - BHO: Windows Live ID Sign-in Helper - {9030D464-4C02-4ABF-8ECC-5164760863C6} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Windows Live\WindowsLiveLogin.dll
O2 - BHO: FlashGetBHO - {b070d3e3-fec0-47d9-8e8a-99d4eeb3d3b0} - C:\Users\Massacher\AppData\Roaming\FlashGetBHO\FlashGetBHO.dll
O2 - BHO: Java(tm) Plug-In 2 SSV Helper - {DBC80044-A445-435b-BC74-9C25C1C588A9} - C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jre7\bin\jp2ssv.dll
O2 - BHO: HP Smart BHO Class - {FFFFFFFF-CF4E-4F2B-BDC2-0E72E116A856} - C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\Smart Web Printing\hpswp_BHO.dll
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [avast] "C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\avastUI.exe" /nogui
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [NUSB3MON] "C:\Program Files (x86)\NEC Electronics\USB 3.0 Host Controller Driver\Application\nusb3mon.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PlusService] C:\Program Files (x86)\Yuna Software\Messenger Plus!\PlusService.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [HP Software Update] C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [hpqSRMon] C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqSRMon.exe
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [googletalk] C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Google Talk\googletalk.exe /autostart
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [DivXUpdate] "C:\Program Files (x86)\DivX\DivX Update\DivXUpdate.exe" /CHECKNOW
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [StartCCC] "C:\Program Files (x86)\ATI Technologies\ATI.ACE\Core-Static\CLIStart.exe" MSRun
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [MsnMsgr] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe" /background
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [SpybotSD TeaTimer] C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Spotify Web Helper] "C:\Users\Massacher\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Data\SpotifyWebHelper.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Google Update] "C:\Users\Massacher\AppData\Local\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe" /c
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [Facebook Update] "C:\Users\Massacher\AppData\Local\Facebook\Update\FacebookUpdate.exe" /c /nocrashserver
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [DisplayFusion] "C:\Program Files (x86)\DisplayFusion\DisplayFusion.exe"
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [DesktopOK] "C:\Program Files (x86)\DesktopOK\DesktopOK_x64.exe" -bg -startup
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [DAEMON Tools Pro Agent] "C:\Program Files (x86)\DAEMON Tools Pro\DTAgent.exe" -autorun
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [AlcoholAutomount] "C:\Program Files (x86)\Alcohol Soft\Alcohol 120\AxAutoMntSrv.exe" -automount
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [NetLimiter] C:\Program Files\NetLimiter 3\NLClientApp.exe /tray
O4 - Startup: Facebook Messenger.lnk = Massacher\AppData\Local\Facebook\Messenger\2.1.4651.0\FacebookMessenger.exe
O4 - Global Startup: HP Digital Imaging Monitor.lnk = C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\bin\hpqtra08.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Rainmeter.lnk = C:\Program Files\Rainmeter\Rainmeter.exe
O4 - Global Startup: Who Is On My Wifi.lnk = C:\Program Files (x86)\IO3O LLC\Who Is On My Wifi\mywifi.exe
O6 - HKLM\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Control Panel present
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Download by Orbit - res://C:\Program Files (x86)\Orbitdownloader\orbitmxt.dll/201
O8 - Extra context menu item: &Grab video by Orbit - res://C:\Program Files (x86)\Orbitdownloader\orbitmxt.dll/204
O8 - Extra context menu item: Do&wnload selected by Orbit - res://C:\Program Files (x86)\Orbitdownloader\orbitmxt.dll/203
O8 - Extra context menu item: Down&load all by Orbit - res://C:\Program Files (x86)\Orbitdownloader\orbitmxt.dll/202
O8 - Extra context menu item: Download all links by FlashGet3 - C:\Program Files (x86)\FlashGet Network\FlashGet 3\BHO\fdgetallurl.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: Download by FlashGet3 - C:\Program Files (x86)\FlashGet Network\FlashGet 3\BHO\fdgeturl.htm
O8 - Extra context menu item: E&xport to Microsoft Excel - res://C:\PROGRA~2\MICROS~1\Office12\EXCEL.EXE/3000
O9 - Extra button: Research - {92780B25-18CC-41C8-B9BE-3C9C571A8263} - C:\PROGRA~2\MICROS~1\Office12\REFIEBAR.DLL
O9 - Extra button: Show or hide HP Smart Web Printing - {DDE87865-83C5-48c4-8357-2F5B1AA84522} - C:\Program Files (x86)\HP\Digital Imaging\Smart Web Printing\hpswp_BHO.dll
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\program files (x86)\common files\microsoft shared\windows live\wlidnsp.dll
O10 - Unknown file in Winsock LSP: c:\program files (x86)\common files\microsoft shared\windows live\wlidnsp.dll
O15 - Trusted Zone: *.clonewarsadventures.com
O15 - Trusted Zone: *.freerealms.com
O15 - Trusted Zone: *.soe.com
O15 - Trusted Zone: *.sony.com
O18 - Protocol: skype4com - {FFC8B962-9B40-4DFF-9458-1830C7DD7F5D} - C:\PROGRA~2\COMMON~1\Skype\SKYPE4~1.DLL
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\Alg.exe,-112 (ALG) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\System32\alg.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: AMD External Events Utility - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\atiesrxx.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: avast! Antivirus - AVAST Software - C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastSvc.exe
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\efssvc.dll,-100 (EFS) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\System32\lsass.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Google Update Service (gupdate) (gupdate) - Google Inc. - C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
O23 - Service: Google Update Service (gupdatem) (gupdatem) - Google Inc. - C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Update\GoogleUpdate.exe
O23 - Service: @keyiso.dll,-100 (KeyIso) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: MBAMScheduler - Malwarebytes Corporation - C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamscheduler.exe
O23 - Service: MBAMService - Malwarebytes Corporation - C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamservice.exe
O23 - Service: Mozilla Maintenance Service (MozillaMaintenance) - Mozilla Foundation - C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Maintenance Service\maintenanceservice.exe
O23 - Service: @comres.dll,-2797 (MSDTC) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\System32\msdtc.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\System32\netlogon.dll,-102 (Netlogon) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: NitroPDFDriverCreatorReadSpool2 (NitroDriverReadSpool2) - Nitro PDF Software - C:\Program Files\Common Files\Nitro PDF\Professional\7.0\NitroPDFDriverService2x64.exe
O23 - Service: NetLimiter 3 Service (nlsvc) - Locktime Software - C:\Program Files\NetLimiter 3\nlsvc.exe
O23 - Service: NLS Service (nlsX86cc) - Nalpeiron Ltd. - C:\Windows\SysWOW64\NLSSRV32.EXE
O23 - Service: PnkBstrA - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\PnkBstrA.exe
O23 - Service: @%systemroot%\system32\psbase.dll,-300 (ProtectedStorage) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Protexis Licensing V2 (PSI_SVC_2) - Protexis Inc. - c:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Protexis\License Service\PsiService_2.exe
O23 - Service: Remote Packet Capture Protocol v.0 (experimental) (rpcapd) - CACE Technologies, Inc. - C:\Program Files (x86)\WinPcap\rpcapd.exe
O23 - Service: @%systemroot%\system32\Locator.exe,-2 (RpcLocator) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\locator.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\samsrv.dll,-1 (SamSs) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: SBSD Security Center Service (SBSDWSCService) - Safer Networking Ltd. - C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\SDWinSec.exe
O23 - Service: Skype Updater (SkypeUpdate) - Skype Technologies - C:\Program Files (x86)\Skype\Updater\Updater.exe
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\snmptrap.exe,-3 (SNMPTRAP) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\System32\snmptrap.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%systemroot%\system32\spoolsv.exe,-1 (Spooler) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\System32\spoolsv.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\sppsvc.exe,-101 (sppsvc) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\sppsvc.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Steam Client Service - Valve Corporation - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Steam\SteamService.exe
O23 - Service: stllssvr - MicroVision Development, Inc. - C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\SureThing Shared\stllssvr.exe
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\ui0detect.exe,-101 (UI0Detect) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\UI0Detect.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\vaultsvc.dll,-1003 (VaultSvc) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\lsass.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%SystemRoot%\system32\vds.exe,-100 (vds) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\System32\vds.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%systemroot%\system32\vssvc.exe,-102 (VSS) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\vssvc.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: @%systemroot%\system32\wbengine.exe,-104 (wbengine) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\wbengine.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Widiobu - Unknown owner - (no file)
O23 - Service: @%Systemroot%\system32\wbem\wmiapsrv.exe,-110 (wmiApSrv) - Unknown owner - C:\Windows\system32\wbem\WmiApSrv.exe (file missing)
O23 - Service: Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service (WMPNetworkSvc) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Media Player\wmpnetwk.exe (file missing)

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End of file - 12746 bytes

my internet is slow at times though according to a speed test it is running as fast as i can get in this location:

RELEVANCY SCORE 200
Preferred Solution: Solved: slow boot & internet slow at times

I recommend downloading and running DAP. It can help sort out any driver and firmware related issues on your system

It's worked out well for many of us in the past.

You can download it direct from this link http://downloaddap.org. (This link will open the download page of DAP so you can save a copy to your computer.)

A: Solved: slow boot & internet slow at times

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for about the last week or so i have noticed Windows is taking a lot longer to boot than usual. upwards of 4+ minutes.

i have run an AV scan, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware scan, Spybot S&D scan and cleaned up trash with CCleaner. i disabled all unnecessary services except for Avast which still runs the engine even though i disabled all the shields.

there were a few infections found which i was able to quarantine and delete.

my system is:

Intel Core i7-860 - 2.80GHz - Quad Core
Patriot G2 8GB DDR3-1600 @9-9-9-24
3TB HDD space: Western Digital Caviar Black (1TB), 2x Western Digital Green (1TB each)
Asus HD6970 2GB
LG Flatron W2261VP (22inch, 2ms)/Viewsonic VX1932wm (19 inch, 2ms)
ASUS Xonar D1
Logitech Z-5500 Digital/Plantronics GameCom 777
Logitech G15 keyboard (v2, G15 Refresh)
Cyborg R.A.T. 7
Razer Goliathus Control Mouse Pad
Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit with latest updates
Gigabyte P55A-UD5
LanCool PC-K62

here is my HiJackThis log:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 14:47:13, on 01/28/2013
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Unable to get Internet Explorer version!
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Windows Live\Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Spybot - Search & Destroy\TeaTimer.exe
C:\Users\Massacher\AppData\Roaming\Spotify\Data\SpotifyWebHelper.exe
C:\Program Files\ASUS Xonar D1 Audio\Customapp\ASUSAUDIOCENTER.EXE
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Scan saved at 11:49:09 AM, on 6/14/06
Platform: Windows 98 SE (Win9x 4.10.2222A)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 (6.00.2600.0000)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MSGSRV32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SPOOL32.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\MPREXE.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\SOPHOS\REMOTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM\ROUTER9.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\SOPHOS\REMOTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM\MGMTAGT9.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\SOPHOS\REMOTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM\AUAGENT9.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\mmtask.tsk
C:\WINDOWS\EXPLORER.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\SOPHOS\SOPHOS ANTI-VIRUS\ICSUPP95.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\SYSTRAY.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\RUNDLL32.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\SOPHOS\AUTOUPDATE\ALSVC.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MSN MESSENGER\MSNMSGR.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\SOPHOS\AUTOUPDATE\ALMON.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\POPCHAT\POPCHAT.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM\WMIEXE.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\WHENUSEARCH\SEARCH.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\MOZILLA FIREFOX\FIREFOX.EXE
C:\PROGRAM FILES\WINZIP\WINZIP32.EXE
D:\DOWNLOADS\HIJACKTHIS.EXE

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/cus.../*http://www.yahoo.com/ext/search/search.html
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/cus.../*http://www.yahoo.com/ext/search/search.html
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchURL,(Default) = http://red.clientapps.yahoo.com/customize/ie/defaults/su/ymsgr6/*http://www.yahoo.com
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\I... Read more

A:Solved: HJT log please analyze, slow internet, slow boot up...etc

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I have two computers (1 eMachines Desktop and 1 Acer Laptop) which are both experiencing extremely long boot times - approximately 4 to 5 minutes before start menu is fully populated. Both machines are running Win 7 SP1.

I suspect a virus, but am not sure and would appreciate some help.

Results of HiJackThis on Desktop system shown below: (I will deal with the laptop in a separate post after the desktop is working better.)

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 12:49:51 PM, on 04/14/2015
Platform: Windows 7 SP1 (WinNT 6.00.3505)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v11.0 (11.00.9600.17689)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Palm\Hotsync.exe
C:\Users\JP-MainHome\AppData\Roaming\Dropbox\bin\Dropbox.exe
C:\Program Files\AVAST Software\Avast\AvastUI.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Thunderbird\thunderbird.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\plugin-container.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerPlugin_17_0_0_134.exe
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Macromed\Flash\FlashPlayerPlugin_17_0_0_134.exe
C:\Users\JP-MainHome\Downloads\@_Computer Work\HiJackThis\HiJackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Bar = https://www.yahoo.com?fr=hp-avast&type=avastbcl
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = https://search.yahoo.com/yhs/search?type=avastbcl&hspart=avast&hsimp=yhs-

001&p={searchTerms}
R1 - HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Internet ... Read more

A:Solved: Slow Boot - Sluggish Response Times

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(adding system info):
Dell M90, Vista, all updates current.
Wireless: AT&T Expresscard

Concurrent wil all this, something is resetting my trackpad settings back to default on every reboot. Solved this last summer by removing something from Logitech, but the problem is back now. Weird.

Internet MUCH slower than usual, responses sluggish on- and offline. System fans kick on within 2-3 minutes of startup. I've run all the usuals - McAfee, Ad-Aware, SpyBot, disk cleanup, and chkdsk. Hard boot after all that, then ran HijackThis:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:29:36 PM, on 2/27/2008
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16609)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\CSR\Vista Profile Pack\BtHidUi.exe
C:\Windows\sttray.exe
C:\Program Files\Wave Systems Corp\Services Manager\DocMgr\bin\WavXDocMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Wave Systems Corp\SecureUpgrade.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\VirusScan Enterprise\shstat.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\Common Framework\UdaterUI.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\GrooveMonitor.exe
C:\Program Files... Read more

A:computer slow to boot, slow response, very slow internet, fans on high - HJT log

Any thoughts, anybody?

catillac said:


(adding system info):
Dell M90, Vista, all updates current.
Wireless: AT&T Expresscard

Concurrent wil all this, something is resetting my trackpad settings back to default on every reboot. Solved this last summer by removing something from Logitech, but the problem is back now. Weird.

Internet MUCH slower than usual, responses sluggish on- and offline. System fans kick on within 2-3 minutes of startup. I've run all the usuals - McAfee, Ad-Aware, SpyBot, disk cleanup, and chkdsk. Hard boot after all that, then ran HijackThis:

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 8:29:36 PM, on 2/27/2008
Platform: Windows Vista (WinNT 6.00.1904)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16609)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\Windows\system32\taskeng.exe
C:\Windows\system32\Dwm.exe
C:\Windows\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MSASCui.exe
C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPEnh.exe
C:\Program Files\Java\jre1.6.0\bin\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files\CSR\Vista Profile Pack\BtHidUi.exe
C:\Windows\sttray.exe
C:\Program Files\Wave Systems Corp\Services Manager\DocMgr\bin\WavXDocMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Wave Systems Corp\SecureUpgrade.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\InstallShield\UpdateService\issch.exe
C:\Program Files\Google\Google Desktop Search\GoogleDesktop.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\VirusScan Enterprise\shstat.exe
C:\Program Files\McAfee\Common Framework\UdaterUI.exe
C:\Program Files\Microsoft... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 79.2

My inlaw's laptop is running super slow. I've downloaded AVG (which I use on my laptop) and it found 50+ instances of malware, then ran Adaware and it cleaned a ton of stuff as well.

Still running slow and I know there's some other things on here that need cleaning. If someone could help out, it'd put me in real good with the father-in-law, who is pretty illiterate when it comes to this stuff.

Thanks!

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 9:05:39 PM, on 1/7/2008
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccSetMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\WLTRYSVC.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\System32\bcmwltry.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spoolsv.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgamsvr.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgupsvc.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\Grisoft\AVG7\avgemc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\GEARSec.exe
c:\program files\mcafee.com\agent\mcdetect.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\vso\mcshield.exe
c:\PROGRA~1\mcafee.com\agent\mctskshd.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\McAfee.com\PERSON~1\MpfService.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.exe
C:\Program Files\Dell\QuickSet\NICCONFIGSVC.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\hkcmd.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\igfxpers.exe
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A:Solved: slow internet and startup times- HJT log included

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RELEVANCY SCORE 74.4

Hello.

Win XP Pro SP3
Pentium D CPU @ 3.00 GHz
1G ram

This machine is on a server-based network in a nonprofit. I am the "IT person" but frankly, I am not an IT professional... I'm in charge of it simply because I have some basic "do it yourself" skills!

The machine was running very slowly for the past week, with hangs that lasted from 30 seconds to a few minutes, but always did come back. Shut down was taking over 2 minutes; restart was taking nearly 5 minutes. Programs such as MS Word 2003 opened very slowly. Our employee who uses this didn't mention all this to me until...

During an MS auto update this past Wednesday, when XP rebooted to add 11 updates, the machine hung entirely. It took 6 hours before the first update was installed, then sat another 2 hours showing "2 of 11" and "do not turn off or restart your machine."

I contacted MS and after heehawing around for a while, the person said to go ahead and do a hard shut down. It rebooted, slightly faster, and did not hang again, so last night, I was able run Ccleaner, then Spybot Search and Destroy and Malwarebytes. No malware. The machine normally runs Vipre Enterprise (which will show as SBEAgent in the log below); the Vipre log for the past three days for the machine is clean.

I also scanned the disk for errors (none found) last night. And, I changed the page file size so that its virtual memory is now 2500 to 3048.

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A:Solved: Slow boot. Slow programs. Slow shut down.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 72.4

I have a 128 gig Vertex 4 that recently started taking about a minute to boot up when it normally takes under 10 seconds. It was paired with a 1TB (half-filled) Spinpoint I was using for data. On black friday, I got a good deal on an OCZ Agility 4 and replaced it with my Spinpoint to see if it was the problem. It wasn't the problem; it still takes way longer than it should to boot up. Both SSD's are in AHCI mode. If you have any questions, just ask. Thanks for the help.

A:SSD slow boot times

Are you sure the problem is hardware and not software?

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RELEVANCY SCORE 72.4

Just wondered if any ones got any theories so I can resolve this problem
When booting windows the XP logo takes a long time then disappears a black screen comes up for a 10 or more seconds then Iím able to log in windows open & the icons take a long time to load after they have loaded the computer is fast no other trouble.
I have checked
Comodo firewall
Avast
BoClean
Windows Defender
I do not run non essential programmes they are unchecked to start with windows.
No spyware is on my computer.
This only started a few days ago my hard drive sounds healthy.
I have defragged & checked for windows eras.

Thank you.
 

A:Slow boot times

It depends on a few things. Firstly, how old is the machine, and how often is it used? Mine is about 14 months or so now, and it is starting to slow down a bit during startup.

Secondly, was it suddenly that it started to slow down? What scans did you use? If it was sudden, did you do anything or go anywhere that might have triggered it?

To assist in your problem, we need you to download HijackThis (http://www.trendsecure.com/portal/en-US/threat_analytics/HJTInstall.exe). Install the program (it will save to C:\Program Files\Trend Micro\HijackThis), run it, and select 'Scan'. Do not fix anything yet, just select 'Save log', and copy the contents of the log to your next post. A security expert will be along to check the log. Please be patient.

If, after 48 hours, you have not received a response, click on the 'Report Post to Moderators' button in the corner of your post (a red triangle with an exclamation mark), and ask politely to have the post moved to the Malware Removal forum.
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 72.4

I'm getting really slow boot times (between 1-2 minutes) with a Crucial M4 running on a SATA3 port. Windows 7 Professional x64.

I've run full third party apps disabled on msconfig, and winbootinfo lists Windows 7 taking around 1min:20sec before anything even begins to load. I'm running this with the SSD in a Lenovo Y570, a second drive in the DVD tray but it isn't being accessed during boot. The alignment is correct and I am getting 450+MB/s reads with 180+MB/s writes on every benchmark.

I got 1 or 2 good boots (18 and 22 seconds) when first installing windows, but tried to run Lenovo boot optimizer and that shot it up to around 50 seconds. I since did a clean reinstall and nothings changed.

I've done startup repair 3 times in a row (each of which has failed), as well as /fixmbr /fixboot and /rebuildbcd none of which has worked in lowering times. I plan to continue doing clean installs as booting is one of the main reasons I got a SSD, but if anyone has any idea on this type of situation please let me know.

Here is the log including timestamps on loading processes.


Code:
WinBootInfo Log File


Log Creation Time: March 30 2012, 13:35:58
Windows Boot Start Time: March 30 2012, 13:28:44
Windows Boot Duration: 146.5 sec

Number of CPUs (Cores) initialized: 8
Number of Processes Loaded: 97
Number of Executable Images Loaded: 4895
Number of Drivers Loaded: 155

Total I/O Data Read: 155.9 MB
Total I/O Data Written: 34.6 MB

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A:Slow Boot Times with a SSD

Rebooted driver by driver an apparently the NVidia Optimus drivers are causing the lag in boot time. The problem persists after uninstalling the nvidia drivers

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RELEVANCY SCORE 72.4

I am running with two separate systems, XP (Compaq 2 gb) and Vista (HP 3 gb).  Both systems have extremely long boot up times 5 - 10+ minutes. When running within an application response times are good, not super fast but acceptable. When I say running an application I mean like  WORD, Excel. Phone Book, etc.  Working outside an application it appears to be searching the complete C: drive.in order to locate a PGM I'm trying to launch.  Any help is appreciated.  Regards, RM 
 
 
 
Mod Edit:
Moved to WinXP for starters,~~ boopme

A:Very slow boot up times

Please download MiniToolBox  , save it to your desktop and run it.
 
Checkmark the following checkboxes:
  List last 10 Event Viewer log
  List Installed Programs
  List Users, Partitions and Memory size.
 
Click Go and paste the content into your next post.
 
Also...please Publish a Snapshot using Speccy - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic323892.html/page__p__1797792#entry1797792 , taking care to post the link.
 
Louis

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RELEVANCY SCORE 72.4

i am experincing some very slow boot times (recently clan re-installed os)

i have multiple errors in my event log related to degredation in boot performance ?

any help greatly appreciated

A:very slow boot times

What errors are showing in your event log?

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RELEVANCY SCORE 71.6

Hello.....first time posterWell my problem started about 3 months ago. Got married and moved into a new home. After that fist week i noticed things slowing down. Only having room for one computer, y wife copied all the files she needed from her computer to a portable hard drive to use on mine. I'm not sure if there was something on her hard drive that caused the problem. Anyways, as the topic states I have ridiculously long boot up times. At times it even freezes prior to running system checks, and wont let me do anything. I know this is pretty vague but none of the scans I've done have detected any harmful viruses so I really have no idea on the problem. Thanks in advance for the help! Here is the HijackThis log. Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2Scan saved at 11:37:21 AM, on 10/7/2008Platform: Windows XP SP3 (WinNT 5.01.2600)MSIE: Internet Explorer v7.00 (7.00.6000.16705)Boot mode: NormalRunning processes:C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\Program Files\Windows Defender\MsMpEng.exeC:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exeC:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXEC:\Program Files\Lavasoft\Ad-Aware\aawservice.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32&... Read more

A:Really slow boot times(10-15min)

Hi SpecialK LA,Well my problem started about 3 months ago. Got married and moved into a new home. After that fist week i noticed things slowing down. .....I know this is pretty vague but none of the scans I've done have detected any harmful viruses so I really have no idea on the problem.As you see this is not a malware issue, rather a complicated but quit common case of cyber resentment which frequently takes place after one get married and the partner moves to live with the owner of the computer as computers in those situations could at times get jealous, feel abandoned or neglected. In those cases a good nice talk with the machine might help a lot. Welcome to BC HijackThis forum and sorry for the delay. I am farbar. I am going to assist you with your problem. I hope you don't mind the humor.Note 1. Please refrain from making any changes to your system from now on as it might prolong handling your log and make the job for both of us more difficult.To get an idea about the current condition of you computer please download OTViewIt by OldTimer.Save it to your desktop.Double click on the OTViewIt icon on your desktop.Click the "Scan All Users" checkbox.Set File age to 90 days.Type in the Custom Scans section: hijackthisbackupsClick Run Scan button.Two reports will open, copy and paste them to your reply:OTViewIt.txt <-- Will be openedExtra.txt <-- Will be minimized[*]Please copy and paste a fresh Hijackthis log to your reply.[*]Tell me if you have run any ot... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 71.6

The first day I installed Win8, it was working relatively well. Boot times were about average and everything was running smoothly. After shutting it down and leaving it overnight, waking up the next morning yielded an exceptionally long boot time taking around 30 minutes to cold boot. Restarting immediately afterwards yielded perfectly normal boot times. Again, shutting it down and leaving it overnight resulted in more long boot times. This seems to happen every time I shut down the computer for an extended period of time. Today, I got home from work at around 8PM. Booted up computer and went to do something else expecting long wait times. It is now 10:15PM and it still has not gotten past the splash screen with the Windows 8 logo and the revolving dots. Talked on the phone with tech support for about 3 hours and couldn't come to a conclusion. Booting from optical drive is not possible for whatever reason and the install was from a fresh new install over a newly reformatted hard drive. It's getting to the point where I feel like the only way to resolve this issue is to leave my computer on 24/7 without turning it off so I don't have to deal with this extremely slow boot sequence.

A:Extremely slow boot times

I may have just fixed the issue. Someone enlighten me if I am correct/incorrect. I've had this computer for about 6 years now. I've had to change out the RAM, the thermal compound for my CPU, the hard drive (twice), the PSU, and the NIC so far. Everything else has been reused. One of my two optical drives started failing about 6 months ago.

I was just reflecting on my conversation with the tech support guy from Microsoft and remembered him mentioning something about making sure there were no external hard drives etc. plugged in that could interfere with the boot process. I also read on the forums something along the lines of Win8 will not boot unless all drives can be recognized or something. So I simply unplugged the non-responsive drive and everything seems to boot up fine for now. Then again, this is what I thought twice before (once for updating drivers and the other for disabling hybrid boot) and both times the problem just repeated itself the very next day. I will post back with updates tomorrow after work.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 71.6

I'm new here and in need of help. I installed Windows 7 pro 64 bit by upgrading an XP Pro machine, ie. a clean install with a windows.old directory. After installing all of my programs, sometime when I bootup first thing, it can take 5 minutes to reach my desktop. Last night I ran msconfig and disabled all of the startup, and booted up in 45-55 seconds. I slowly enabled each of the items in startup, and now with all items in startup enable, it still boots in 45-55 seconds. I don't understand why sometimes it stays at the black screen with the windows logo for 4 or 5 minutes with the hard disk trashing, and other times it boots up quickly. Any help or advice would be appreciated. Thanks.

A:Slow boot up sometimes, other times fast

Welcome to the Forum

If you try a clean boot, you may be able to discover the cause of the problem

How to troubleshoot a problem by performing a clean boot in Windows Vista or in Windows 7

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RELEVANCY SCORE 71.6

just refreshed win 10 pro 64 after boot speeds getting very poor as was performance, on a refresh with all drivers cleanly installed and some needed programs boot is still pits, 67.156, windows boot 17, desktop 50. my specs are:
win 10 pro 64
i7 4770K - CRYORIG R1 cooler
MSI Z97-GD65 GAMING mobo
16GHz Kingston HyperX 2400MHz 2x8
samsund 830 120gb ssd
samsung 850 evo 500gb ssd
msi gtx 1080 gaming
psu seasonic 1000w platinum

just before i refreshed i ran my win 7 home premium 64 image i made before win 10 move, 17 seconds to desktop, only difference is the gtx 1080 which was a 970, performance seems way better in win 7 also.
i ran win 10 backup image again then refreshed, so dissapointingly slow.
all help well appreciated

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RELEVANCY SCORE 71.6

I have a Dell Studio 1555 laptop with Windows 7 Pro 64-bit.
Since a week suddenly the boot times have increased a lot. Even during running the computer freezes at times and then comes back to normal.
I have removed temp files, removed firewall software, scanned for virus and malware but no difference. Removed each ram one by one (2x2Gb) and checked but no change. The event viewer does not load at times and when it does or shows some errors in system log at boot up. The errors seem to be different each time. Still have some doubt on ram. As I type this on my mobile, the computer is stuck on welcome screen without any option to log on. Now what? I had tried system repair from windows repair option at startup but it gave some error "instructions at ...referenced memory at.... Memory could not be read."

A:Very slow boot and freezing at times

These symptoms are typical of a failing hard drive. Your primary concern now is the safety of your data. You need to backup your data ASAP using a live Linux CD or USB device or atach the drive to another computer. Of course you should have such a backup anyway. After your data is secure you should obtain the drive diagnostic utility from the drive manufacturer to test the drive. If bad it must be replaced.

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The first day I installed Win8, it was working relatively well. Boot times were about average and everything was running smoothly. After shutting it down and leaving it overnight, waking up the next morning yielded an exceptionally long boot time taking around 30 minutes to cold boot. Restarting immediately afterwards yielded perfectly normal boot times. Again, shutting it down and leaving it overnight resulted in more long boot times. This seems to happen every time I shut down the computer for an extended period of time. Today, I got home from work at around 8PM. Booted up computer and went to do something else expecting long wait times. It is now 10:15PM and it still has not gotten past the splash screen with the Windows 8 logo and the revolving dots. Talked on the phone with tech support for about 3 hours and couldn't come to a conclusion. Booting from optical drive is not possible for whatever reason and the install was from a fresh new install over a newly reformatted hard drive. It's getting to the point where I feel like the only way to resolve this issue is to leave my computer on 24/7 without turning it off so I don't have to deal with this extremely slow boot sequence.

A:Extremely slow boot times

I may have just fixed the issue. Someone enlighten me if I am correct/incorrect. I've had this computer for about 6 years now. I've had to change out the RAM, the thermal compound for my CPU, the hard drive (twice), the PSU, and the NIC so far. Everything else has been reused. One of my two optical drives started failing about 6 months ago.

I was just reflecting on my conversation with the tech support guy from Microsoft and remembered him mentioning something about making sure there were no external hard drives etc. plugged in that could interfere with the boot process. I also read on the forums something along the lines of Win8 will not boot unless all drives can be recognized or something. So I simply unplugged the non-responsive drive and everything seems to boot up fine for now. Then again, this is what I thought twice before (once for updating drivers and the other for disabling hybrid boot) and both times the problem just repeated itself the very next day. I will post back with updates tomorrow after work.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 71.6

Hello,

First, please forgive me if this has been discussed elsewhere. I have typed in many terms in the search feature of this website, and couldn't find specifically what I have been looking for. Thank you for your understanding and patience.

About 2 weeks ago, I purchased an SSD (C Drive), and had my original 1TB HDD assigned to D Drive. Since then, Windows Boot Up Times have been slow. I have timed it, from the minute I turn on the computer, to the minute the Windows Password page appears, it takes 1 full minute to get to there. Once I enter my password, I am golden. Everything loads extremely fast and I am good to go. It is just that from when I push the "ON" button to reaching the Windows Password Screen, it takes (what I feel) is a long time to load up.

Also, it should be noted that I did Google a couple of things and did in-deed do some things that have apparently helped other people... Such as, turning off fast boot (I don't understand this one, but I did it and it didn't work), reducing start-up programs, Malware Bytes, Webroot, etc...

Thank you in advance for your help.
 

A:Slow Boot Up Times After Installing SSD

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.4
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-4790 CPU @ 3.60GHz, Intel64 Family 6 Model 60 Stepping 3
Processor Count: 8
RAM: 16332 Mb
Graphics Card: Radeon (TM) RX 480 Graphics, -1 Mb
Hard Drives: C: 447 GB (252 GB Free); D: 930 GB (929 GB Free);
Motherboard: MSI, Z97 PC Mate(MS-7850)
Antivirus: Webroot SecureAnywhere, Enabled and Updated
 

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RELEVANCY SCORE 71.6

For the first month I had my new Y500 laptop, startup times were rather fast. I could turn on the computer and be using it within several seconds. Lately, every time i startup my laptop, I get caught watching the Lenovo screen with the swirly circles showing that it's loading. It will stay on this Lenovo screen for abot 3 minutes before the computer finally boots up my windows 8 home screen. Any suggestions as to what's going on?

A:Y500 Slow Boot Times

Hi romverj,
 
Thanks for posting and welcome to the Lenovo Community,
 
Am sorry that you?re facing this problem,
 
I?d like first to start with you to check the application which start during the boot running as to try find which is causing the slow boot up , please disable all non-critical application from starting with windows and see if it improves the boot speed ,
 

 
You can press using the mouse right click on the taskbar and then Start Task Manager and press more,
To see what is starting with Windows (Startup Tab) Disable all apps that are not needed, for stopping what is starting with Windows.
 
Hope the information helps. Let us know.
 
Regards
 
Soha




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RELEVANCY SCORE 71.6

I'll spare you the boring parts.

I just built my first computer (and LOVE it! ), and everything is working beautifully...except for one issue that I've partly solved.

I have Windows 7 booting off my SSD. As I mentioned, it takes about 25 seconds to boot (I've seen it as low as 17). That's with my Hitachi 3TB HDD disconnected (boy, did THAT take some time to get narrowed down). Every time, 20 some seconds to boot.

With the Hitachi connected (that is the ONLY difference), it takes about 80 some seconds to boot. I've googled it to no avail. Went to Hitachi's website and they have nothing regarding anything this specific...no drivers either.

There's nothing wrong with the Hitachi. I have stuff on it that I use. Windows recognizes it fine.

So anybody have any ideas? I'd like to think that it's not only me that this is happening to!

A:SLOW boot times (80+s) when 3TB HDD connected (25s without it)

Event log WITH 3TB connected:

BootTsVersion 2

BootStartTime 2011-10-08T21:51:47.749600500Z

BootEndTime 2011-10-08T21:54:32.248486100Z

SystemBootInstance 30

UserBootInstance 22

BootTime 86807

MainPathBootTime 69107

BootKernelInitTime 16

BootDriverInitTime 233

BootDevicesInitTime 2307

BootPrefetchInitTime 0

BootPrefetchBytes 0

BootAutoChkTime 0

BootSmssInitTime 64547

BootCriticalServicesInitTime 216

BootUserProfileProcessingTime 162

BootMachineProfileProcessingTime 0

BootExplorerInitTime 876

BootNumStartupApps 1

BootPostBootTime 17700

BootIsRebootAfterInstall false

BootRootCauseStepImprovementBits 0

BootRootCauseGradualImprovementBits 0

BootRootCauseStepDegradationBits 0

BootRootCauseGradualDegradationBits 0

BootIsDegradation false

BootIsStepDegradation false

BootIsGradualDegradation false

BootImprovementDelta 0

BootDegradationDelta 0

BootIsRootCauseIdentified false

OSLoaderDuration 1938

BootPNPInitStartTimeMS 16

BootPNPInitDuration 2329

OtherKernelInitDuration 646

SystemPNPInitStartTimeMS 2962

SystemPNPInitDuration 211

SessionInitStartTimeMS 3187

Session0InitDuration 346

Session1InitDuration 377

SessionInitOtherDuration 63823

WinLogonStartTimeMS 67734

OtherLogonInitActivityDuration 333

UserLogonWaitDuration 6179

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RELEVANCY SCORE 71.2

Hi, for the past few months our internet has become extremely slow. My ISP is One who use Telstra lines. I do not have ADSL2+ but I have been assured that the service I have is suppose to be the equivalent of 20mbps. I have the main computer in one room and then internal wiring throughout the house to two computers at the far end of the house. When the problems started I changed my modems & routers to a Linksys x3000 (modem/router) and a Linksys EA4500. This made no difference and I reported a fault with my ISP. Speed test results were as bad as 0.25 mpbs but generally were 4mpbs. The ISP tried to tell me this was acceptable but I argued that it wasn't. After a month of continuously trying to get the system improved I can now get speeds of up to 10 mbps which I understand is acceptable. The problem is it is not consistent. Usually from about 7 in the evening until midnight it drops to about 3mpbs. This makes it impossible for my children to play on line games. Yes, they have PS3 and Xbox but even during these times if I disconnect everything and only have my computer plugged in I still only get 3mpbs. I've talked to the ISP who said this is just a busy time of the day and because of congestion in my exchange there is nothing they can do until Telstra improves the lines. I don't know whether to believe them or not considering 1. if was ok a few months ago and 2. they think 4mpbs is an acceptable speed. I'm tempted to go to another ISP but if One are cor... Read more

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RELEVANCY SCORE 71.2

My wifes HP 1.8GHz, 8.gb ram 750 GB hardrive with Intel 7260 and latest drives (updated to see if that was an issue) is super slow at our house.
We have Xfinity Blast, 75Mbps and a TP link Archer C7 v2 AC1750 router.
Periodically hers just slow to a crawl, then times out.
She normally has flexmls(realtor MLS site), google gmail, yahoo and one or two realtor sites. But, this slowing down just recently started a week or so ago.
When she is at work, it is fine. Here, not so fine. I hooked up ethernet directly to her laptop and it works better. Any suggestions?

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RELEVANCY SCORE 71.2

Not supposed to happen I dont think. It like twitches, basically every 3 seconds freeze lag. Can happen anywhere between 20 min to 1 hour at usually 9pm. Sometimes other times too, completely random.

HJT Log:

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 9:01:15 PM, on 11/14/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\ZoneLabs\vsmon.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccEvtMgr.exe
C:\Program Files\Norton AntiVirus\navapsvc.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\nvsvc32.exe
C:\Program Files\Analog Devices\SoundMAX\SMAgent.exe
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\Security Center\SymWSC.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\Program Files\Common Files\Symantec Shared\ccApp.exe
C:\Program Files\Zone Labs\ZoneAlarm\zlclient.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\Vlad\Desktop\Screenshots\UOSU.exe
C:\Program Files\Tibia7.6\Tibia.exe
C:\Program Files\Tibia Auto\tibiaauto.exe
C:\PROGRA~1\MOZILL~1\FIREFOX.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\system32\wuauclt.exe
C:\Program Files\MSN Messenger\msnmsgr.exe
C:\HijackThis\HijackThis.exe

O2 - BHO: IeCatch5 Class - {2F364306-AA45-47B5-9F9D-39A8B94E7EF7} - C:\PROGRA~1\FlashGet\jccatch.dll
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A:Slow internet during times.

friendly bump, im going to do a 1-month system restore because it didnt use to do this. I dont know whats wrong ive checked everything (i used to have similar problems before)
I dont see much wrong with the hijack log but having 7 svchost.exes on my ctrl-alt-del thing is really getting on my nerves, il get back to you after ive done the system restore.

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RELEVANCY SCORE 70.8

so i recently took my comuter into best buy ( geek sqaud waranty) because i was having issues with my computer running abnormally slow, and locking up on me. They wanted to charge me $200 to remove viruses trojans and root-kits from my computer. now ive previously removed many viruses off of other computers, but i can not seem to find the infection to be able to remove it off of this one. im using pc tools spyware dr, malwarebytes, spybot s&d, and cccleaner, and kaspersky internet security 2012 which is now non functional due to a corrupt database. since i cant find the infection, that im now pretty sure is here based on the repeated warnings of blocked sites from spyware dr, and the fact that kaspersky just broke, i was hoping to get some help analyzing my hjt, and dds logs
hjt log
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 7:26:21 PM, on 10/9/2011
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.01.3505 SP1)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v9.00 (9.00.8112.16421)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\SmartLogon\sensorsrv.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ASUS Live Update\ALU.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\Wireless Console 3\wcourier.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATKOSD2\ATKOSD2.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATK Media\DMedia.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\ASUS\ATK Package\ATK Hotkey\HControlUser.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\DivX\DivX Update\DivXUpdate.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
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won't boot/start gives capslock blinking slow white led 3 times, power light steady white led

A:won't boot blinking capslock led 3 times slow

If capslock light is blinking 3 times it is an issue with the Memory Module You can remove and reseat the Memory Module and if that doesn't fix the issue you need to replace it with a new one Click the link for guide which will help you perform the troubleshooting stephttp://h10032.www1.hp.com/ctg/Manual/c04582573 Hope this helps, for any further queries reply to the post and feel free to join us again  **Click the White Thumbs Up Button on the right to say Thanks**Make it easier for other people to find solutions by marking a Reply 'Accept as Solution' if it solves your problem. Thank You,K N R KAlthough I am an HP employee, I am speaking for myself and not for HP

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My specs:
Z97MX-Gaming 5 motherboard
Intel i5 4690k CPU
R9 280x graphics card (3GB)
8GB RAM
Corsair H80i cooler
Windows 8.1 64bit
Hopefully this is the correct section for the question. I recently built a gaming PC, and ever since I got it together, I've been experiencing constant problems. When I start up the computer for the first time of the day, it's completely unusable. If I try and run any games, they run at 15fps. Even Firefox is very sluggish. Usually, I need to reboot 5-10 times before I get a "good boot". If I restart, and get the motherboard splash screen and my USB devices light up immediately or within a few seconds, and windows loads quick, it's good, and I can run my games at 60fps, all programs run smooth, everythings great. If the BIOS splash screen takes awhile to pop up and/or Windows loads slowly, I'm forced to restart again and again and again until it loads fast, or else my programs are completely unusable. The problem also occurs if I let the computer go to sleep at any point. As soon as I wake it up, the lag is so bad I struggle to even close out of whatever program I was using. Sometimes when I reboot, the computer takes FOREVER to even get back to the BIOS splash screen. This is what I have observed, comparing how long it takes the splash screen to pop up after I power the computer on or reboot it, and how the computer acts each time:
2-3 seconds, it's perfect. Windows loads quick, games run 60+FPS on highest settings, everything runs great.
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A:PC slow boot = VERY low FPS, lag, etc. Forced to reboot 5-10 times to fix. Help!

Welcome,
What security software is installed and is it current?
Does the information in your BIOS settings match the hardware you have installed?
Keep us posted
 
Dick

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This is just a check up to see if my computer is fine. Lately its has been moving slow and I an unsure if its maware, or spyware. I am including a log file belows this message. Thanks.

A:Computer internet slow at times.........

Hello ulyWelcome to Welcome to BleepingComputer =====================Hi your logs appear clean are you still having issues?

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I was hoping to get some advice on how to diagnose the issue I'm having.
This is on a PC I built exactly 1 year ago. Windows 8.1
Build:
? Intel Core i5-4670K @ 3.4GHz
? Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO
? ASUS Maximus VI Hero LGA 1150 Intel Z87 ATX
? Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1600
? Samsung 840 EVO 120 GB SSD (Primary)
? WD Black Series 1TB 7200RPM SATA 6.0Gb/s (Storage)
? GPU: ASUS NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770
? PSU: SeaSonic 650-Watt 80+ Gold ATX Active SSR-650RM
? Wireless Adapter: TP-Link TL-WDN4800 Dual Band Wireless N900 PCI Express Adapter

Up until very recently, the PC would boot very quickly. 7-10 seconds between power on to desktop screen. A few seconds of ASUS splash screen, then Windows icon loading screen flashes by, auto sign in, into desktop. Usually in the Windows screen goes by so fast the loading dots don?t even show.

Now at the Windows screen it stalls for 60+ seconds. This happens on every reboot.
However, sometimes (not always) if system is shut down completely, then turned on, the speed goes back to normal (7-10 sec). This is not consistently reproducible and is driving me insane because nothing had changed.

It's a very noticeable difference from before and did not happen gradually. The OS itself works fine.

Some possible causes that I can think of:

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A:Sudden significantly slow boot times on restart

I know this post is a bit old, but just in case you haven't figured it out yet, do you happen to have a Corsair k65 or k70 keyboard?

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I have recently purchased a Yogo 500 which has been refurbished by Lenovo. Everything seems fine once it's up and running but it seems to take an age to boot up past the Lenovo logo. I end up with a black screen and my curser shows a blue circle. This can last a good 3 or 4 minutes. I have the i5 version with 8gb RAM and a 8gb SSD alonside a regular HDD. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to resolved this? I do have a spare SSD I could pop in but I'm not exactly sure how I go about doing that... or if it would help? Many thanksStuart

A:Lenovo Refurbished Yoga 500 Slow Boot Times

Hi jimmisavage , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
On slow booting system , testing how it behaves on safe mode can help check if add on programs are causing this along with running diagnostics.  If no hardware issue detected on the test , then you may proceed checking with windows update if there are any process running in the background like installation and update.
 
Using another account such as local administrator  instead of a microsoft account isolates any Microsoft features and software usually synched with Microsoft Store applications can help.
 
Clean boot can make boot up faster by disabling non essential programs everytime you restart. Some would even disable hibernate to speed it up and likewise increase data space specially if you do not really need to use such feature.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
Update us how things go. 
 
Regards

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NOW i'VE been corrected The POST by reading Preparation Guide for use before posting about your potential Malware problemi've been facing a very slow boot instead of having pentium D 3gz processor & 2.5 GB RAM. Also many times my taskbar, startmenu & system trey hangs while browsing my hard disk through folders.i've disabled many services through services.msc that r not needed like indexing.... & set no pagefile.sys still i got same problem. I'VE NOTED a explorer.exe buffer overflow warning from Mcafee (Updated Daily) & a fole named "ioSpecial.ini" in C:\ & G:\ but not in other places (I've no winamp installed).Mcafee Scan Normal.Superspyware scan normal.online scan By activescan (Panda ) & Housecall (Trendmicro) says everything is normal.here is my HIJACKTHIS (Trendmicro) log PLEASE ADMINISTRATOR Help me 'bout This.Logfile of Pseudo HJT Report DDS (Ver_09-05-14.01) - NTFSx86 Run by don at 0:11:53.51 on Tue 06/09/2009Internet Explorer: 6.0.2900.2180 BrowserJavaVersion: 1.6.0_13Microsoft Windows XP Professional 5.1.2600.2.1252.1.1033.18.2551.1871 [GMT 5.5:30]AV: McAfee VirusScan *On-access scanning enabled* (Updated) {84B5EE75-6421-4CDE-A33A-DD43BA9FAD83}FW: McAfee Personal Firewall *enabled* {94894B63-8C7F-4050-BDA4-813CA00DA3E8}============== Running Processes ===============C:\Program Files\Faronics\Deep Freeze\Install C-0\DF5Serv.exeC:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost -k DcomLaunchsvchost.ex... Read more

A:slow boot & taskbar freez man times instead of 2.5 gb memory

please dear Moderators HELP me

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Hi everyone. Here's my problem in a nutshell. I assembled a PC a year ago based around the Asus M4A87TDUSB3.0, with it was bundled a Phenon II X6 1090T and 2 x 2 GB fast DDR3. I have a 750W PSU, running a Radeon HD5570. I have a dual boot config, with W7 64bit as default but also XP as other OS because there are some old games I really like that only work in XP (I tried emulation but software rendering isn't up to it). 90% of the time I'm in W7. I've set up the system to that the W7 partition isn't visible to XP, so that my W7 restore points don't get wiped out when I boot into XP.

Anyway, to cut a long story short, system has been working well, reliable and without issues for the last 10 months. However, a couple of months ago I decided to install a second drive of the same size but faster. I migrated the entire contents from the old drive to the new faster one without problems. I then reformatted the old drive and made it a dedicated backup drive for Genie Timeline. All worked well. A couple of weeks later, I decided to upgrade the RAM from 4GB to 16GB and used Crucial's system scanner to find suitable upgrade. I took out the old modules, installed the 16GB new ones as a complete kit (with same latencies etc). First boot didn't seem to go well, system hanged before Windows Logo. I rebooted, went into BIOS and set the memory timings to Auto and set up Memory Counter to show on screen. I rebooted and it showed 16GB and it then booted into Windows normally. All fine, I did ... Read more

A:Random slow boot times after memory upgrade

The first thing I would do is remove the 16GB and put the 4GB back then run for awhile and see how it performs. If no problem then the new ram is the problem.

Is it 2 8GB modules? If so, try running with one. If problem swap with the other 8GB module.

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I have recently purchased a Yogo 500 which has been refurbished by Lenovo. Everything seems fine once it's up and running but it seems to take an age to boot up past the Lenovo logo. I end up with a black screen and my curser shows a blue circle. This can last a good 3 or 4 minutes. I have the i5 version with 8gb RAM and a 8gb SSD alonside a regular HDD. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to resolved this? I do have a spare SSD I could pop in but I'm not exactly sure how I go about doing that... or if it would help? Many thanksStuart

A:Lenovo Refurbished Yoga 500 Slow Boot Times

Hi jimmisavage , 
 
Welcome to the Community Forums.
 
On slow booting system , testing how it behaves on safe mode can help check if add on programs are causing this along with running diagnostics.  If no hardware issue detected on the test , then you may proceed checking with windows update if there are any process running in the background like installation and update.
 
Using another account such as local administrator  instead of a microsoft account isolates any Microsoft features and software usually synched with Microsoft Store applications can help.
 
Clean boot can make boot up faster by disabling non essential programs everytime you restart. Some would even disable hibernate to speed it up and likewise increase data space specially if you do not really need to use such feature.
 
Hope this helps answer your query.
Update us how things go. 
 
Regards

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I'm getting soo many problems regarding booting after upgrading to W8 Pro yesterday on my Asus Zenbook UX32A.
Specs:
2nd Gen i3-2367M processor @ 1.4GHz (for Ultrabooks)
6GB DDR3 RAM
500GB HDD + 30GB SSD (for Fast Resume, etc.)

Issue # 1: Whenever I Restart or Shut Down, the system HANGS there and does not progress *most* of the time. To fix this I have to always resort to holding the power button.

Issue # 2: When I boot the PC up, it takes SO long for me to get to the Start menu, around 1:15-1:30 min, which is longer than it took me on W7. I know I have an HDD, but this is abnormally long to me. Once in a blue moon, I will boot up in a matter of 30-40 seconds (which I think is how long it should take), but mostly it takes really long.

Issue # 3: To test the above 2 issues, I went ahead and opened msconfig from Run, and disabled all Non-Microsoft services except AVG to check. When I shutdown and power on - everything is fine, shuts down nicely, powers on nicely - however, the second time I do this, the system will hang on shut down, or will hang on start up, sometimes I can hear the startup sound but nothing on the screen, all sorts of weird actions.

Issue # 4: This one is funny. On standby (lid down), the system will restart itself. Happened while I was sleeping, I could hear the boot sound.

Please help me!!

EDIT: The problem is still there when I disable 'Fast Start-Up' in Power Options. The problem is due to the processor state, it keeps resetting t... Read more

A:Hang on Restart/Shut Down, Slow Boot Times !!

Hi Onlyskills, welcome to the forums, check minimum, maximum processor power state and see whether they are o%, if they are try changing to 100% and see whether it helps, I can't guarantee that this will resolve your problem but worth a try.

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Hi just wondered if anyone could help, just noticed recently once connected sites become difficult to load & slow or just don't, making the all experience sluggish ? Causing me to restart !

I regularly defrag, use window washer etc,done a repair etc

Using o/s Winme, IE 6

Really appreciate any help

Thx !!
 

A:Internet Sluggish, sites slow at times ?

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Hello, Tech Guy Forums!

I've got a Compaq Presario 2410 laptop running Windows XP Home Ed. (SP2) that's seen a gradual decline in performance over the past several months. Boot-up time has increased to about 5 minutes now, applications load very slowly, even alt-tabbing between two windows can take me on the order of 15 seconds. I've been running Lavasoft's Adaware compulsively, but I'm concerned that it's missing something that's causing the slowdown. I am not seeing an popup windows, but the processor seems to be working quite hard even when no programs are open.

Also, I've had a Windows Update yellow shield popping up regularly for awhile now, which is trying to install Office XP Service Pack 3, but it gets halfway through and asks for the Office XP CD, which I misplaced during my last move across the country. Office works fine (except for the overall slowdown). I have no idea if the update I can't get and the slowdown are related.

I've attached a Hijackthis log in the hope that someone here might be able to help me locate the source of my problems. I'm not literate enough to interpret everything in the log, but I do know better than to start deleting system files willy-nilly. Any help given is thoroughly appreciated!

- Tom
 

A:Solved: slow boot-up, slow-loading applications, getting worse over time

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Hi,

I've started experiencing extremely slow XP Boot times after installing a 2nd SATA Drive (500GB- Seagate).

My original Config was as follows:

Mobo: ASUS A8N-E (nForce 4 Chipset) (Bios Rev 1013)
Proc: Athlon64 3000+ (1813MHz)
RAM: Kingston Value RAM 512MB
Gfx Card: XFX 7600GT (No Overclock)
Optical Drive: Sony DRU 820 B
SMPS: Cooler Master 380W

HDD:

1. Seagate 40GB IDE -ST340810A (Configured as Slave)
2. Western Digital 250GB SATA-II -WDC 2500KS


OS: Windows XP SP-2
File System: NTFS
Mobo Driver: Forceware 6.86
Gfx Driver: Forceware 162.18

The 40GB drive was configured as the System Drive & a 20GB Partition on the 250GB drive was configured as Boot Drive (Win XP SP2)

The load times were typically about 18 seconds (Win XP Boot Screen Only)

Then I purchased & Installed a Seagate 500GB SATA II Drive - ST3500630SV.

Since then the Boot times have increased to around 1min 20 secs (WinXP Boot Screen Only). After booting All applications work at normal speed without slowdowns.

Since then I have tried the following options:

1. Formatted both the Old drives. Disconnected them both & installed fresh Win XP on the 500GB drive (20GB Partition).

Result: As long as the other SATA drive (250GB) is not connected the boot times are down to 10 Seconds. On attaching the other SATA drive Boot times again increase to around 1 min 10 secs.

2. Formatted the 500GB drive & installed XP SP2 on a 20GB partition on the 250GB drive &a... Read more

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Hi. I am new to this forum and I apologise that one of my first actions is to seek help for an issue with my Windows 8.1 PC

I have spent time scouring around the forums but I have not been able to find a solution that works.

My question is: What are the optimal settings for a quicker windows boot on a computer with the following HDD:
1x SSD 512GB (Boot, Crash dump, Primary partition), NTFS with 385MB EFI system partitions
3 x WD Black 4TB (all primary partition, one has the page file) These are NTFS with no EFI partitions
3 x WD MyBook Studio 3TB via USB. I have for some reason got EFI partions each 200MB on these

I had to do a complete reinstall owing to an Atheros Killer driver problem which was causing BSOD's every few minutes. Since doing this and updating all my drivers from the official sites I have no more issues with BSOD's but I have been experiencing slower boot times and I thought that this was due to the sheer volume of storage I have. PReviously the system would go to desktop within about 20seconds and now it is just over a minute.

From what I have read I should specify the boot order int the BIOS so that the drive with the boot loads first. I have done this but is has not made any difference.

I have enabled / disabled fast boot with little difference.
I have disconnected the USB drives but again no difference.
I have disabled uneccessary startup services but I wonder if this issue is before Windows begins to start any processes in the first place and... Read more

A:Multiple HDD on 2015 System. Slow boot times. any tips?

I also have 3 USB HDDs attached to my Win7 Computer. One thing that can slow the boot time down is that the BIOS or Windows has to look at each and every attached drive to locate the boot files necessary to start the Operating System.

Another thing I'd look at is the U, V, W, X, Y, and Z drive lettering. By default Windows starts assigning drives letters starting with Z and working back up the alphabet for NAS/Network Attached Storage drives, I have Z as a WDC 1TB NAS drive and X as a WDC 2TB NAS drive, both attached to my Router via Ethernet cable. The bottom end of the alphabet is available to USB drives when needed.

Also involved is the possibility of having a card reader in the computer, I do but the slots don't show in Disk Management but do in Windows Explorer [File Explorer in Win8 and newer]. Or in other words, all the devices attached to the computer have to be enumerated during the boot process.

I'd also wonder if rearranging the drive connections to make the C: drive as Disk 0 instead of Disk 3 wouldn't help.

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Hello Forum!

I have a problem and i would appreciate your help.
Sometimes when i start up my pc there's an unexplainable delay when the Windows 7 logo is created. When this happens, after 30 seconds or so, there's a weird mechanical sound and just after that everything is ok. (Windows boot up)
Here's my system:

Mobo: Asus Sabertooth Z87
CPU: Intel i7 4770K
Ram: Corsair Vengeance 8Gb 2133 Mhz
HDs: 1) Kingston SSD 128GB
2) WD Green 1TB
3) WD Blue 1TB
GPU: Intel GTX 760
Optical Disks: Pioneer Blu-Ray & Samsung DVD-R
PSU: XFX 850W
OS: Windows 7 Ult X64

As you may already figure out, Windows are on my SSD, the other 2 disks are just for storage and programs i don't use very often.
My actions: disable almost everything that started up with windows (except Norton IS 2014), cleaned up disk and registry, unplug for testing almost all my peripherals (like printer) but nothing. Problem still remains.
I think that maybe BR is responsible for the problem but i am not sure. I don't want to throw it away but i am gonna have to if this is the cause. It's like Windows don't recognize the device all the time. As i said before, i don't have always this problem, sometimes Windows start up normaly (15-16 seconds) but when this problem occurs the delay is about 1 minute and a half.
What's going on? Is everyone there has experienced similar problem? Plz help me because this thing started to piss me off!
Thanks in advance!

A:Slow boot times when a weird mechanical sound occure

BR? Do you mean Blue Ray?

Do you have this problem if the Blue Ray device is disconnected? I'm wondering if the slow boot is some sort of drive polling during the boot process.

Describe this "weird mechanical sound". Does it have a rotational component? I assume you don't think it's an electrical whine?

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Recently noticed SVChost.exe and msmpeng.exe are eating more available memory than it did in the past.
 
I can always close SVChost.exe but it will always restart. In addition, I can not close and restart msmpeng.exe.
 
I tried doing simple scans with Malwarebytes, Roguekiller, Hitmanpro, and cleaned with CCcleaner.  They all found nothing of "interest". 
 
The computer also boots very slowly.
 
Lastly, sometimes I hear the fans on the CPU/GPU start running pretty quickly and then I'll shut svchost.exe to clear some memory/cpu usage.
 
Note: The logs were run with the largest SVChost.exe shut off at 300,000+kb - so it is not active in the logs.
 
====================Start of log ============================
Scan result of Farbar Recovery Scan Tool (FRST) (x64) Version: 26-05-2015
Ran by Blackhexen (administrator) on BLACKHEXEN-PC on 26-05-2015 17:41:09
Running from C:\Users\Blackhexen\Downloads
Loaded Profiles: Blackhexen (Available Profiles: Blackhexen)
Platform: Windows 7 Professional Service Pack 1 (X64) OS Language: English (United States)
Internet Explorer Version 11 (Default browser: Chrome)
Boot Mode: Normal
Tutorial for Farbar Recovery Scan Tool: http://www.geekstogo.com/forum/topic/335081-frst-tutorial-how-to-use-farbar-recovery-scan-tool/
 
==================== Processes (Whitelisted) =================
 
(If an entry is included in the fixlist, the process will be closed. The file will not be moved.)
 
(NVIDIA C... Read more

A:svchost.exe and msmpeng.exe eating available memory + slow boot times

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The other day I opened up a YouTube video and before it even started playing, my whole computer crashed. And crashed hard. At first it just froze, but then my music started looping really quickly and the entire display just got all "colorful" and pixel-ly. It's hard to describe. Anyway, I had to shut off power to my comp. by turning off the entire power strip.

So there have been no real damages except that the boot time went from about 46s to about 170s. I have done a lot of Googling and researching and I seem to have narrowed down the problem.

In Action Center, in the Reliability Monitor, there is a red X in the "Windows failure" row. When I click on that day, it tells me that there was a Video hardware error on 9/26/2011 at 6:28 PM, followed by "Windows stopped working" at the same time, and then a "Windows shut down unexpectedly" at 6:34 PM.

When I open Event Viewer, all my Event 100 (boot ups) are now marked as critical, starting at the first one at 6:36 PM on 9/26/2011. Clearly this is not a coincidence, so something in that Video hardware error is now causing Critical boot-up issues.

I compared two Event 100s side-by-side, one from before the crash and one from after, and I'm noticing that the largest difference is in BootSmssInitTime (126845 after, 10736 before). I have tried Google on this one extensively but with no luck. So would anyone know what the problem seems to be and if so, how I can fix it?

Thanks for al... Read more

A:Video Hardware Error now causing slow boot up times

Any display distortion may indicate an overheating graphics card or a defect
Update your display driver

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Hello!

Comp specs:
mobo - Asus p5k deluxe
cpu - intel e6750
ram - ocz reaper 2x 1gb
ps - corsair 620hw
hd:prim - seagate 250gb sata - running in ide mode from bios
hd:sec - seagate 500gb sata - running in ide mode from bios
ide - dvd rom

This problem started around 2 days ago, when I noticed that the loading of a game and general responsiveness of windows was slowing down. Then 1 day ago I decided to restart my PC to see if it would help, to my dismay it showed the windows boot screen for about 2minutes before loading in. Then after logging in, I would leave my computer (impatient) to check up on other things. When I came back it seemed the computer reset, after alittle confusion it seemed that it would boot up and then randomly reset whether it be at the logon screen or 10-15min after logging in.

I shutdown the PC and tried to boot with my Windows XP disc to see if it was something that could be repaired. That failed as it would always "freeze" at "starting windows..." in the blue boot screen.

After a few attempts I shutdown my PC and unplugged it and giving it a rest for a good 5-6 hours. When starting up again, long boot but this time no reset, but the constant slowdown. Kept the computer running ever since to back up the files from the primary hard drive.

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So what I think might be happening but need more knowledgeable people's opinions on is:
1. Main hard drive is about to fail...
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A:[SOLVED] WinXP Pro Slow boot and slow drive access

Well I've solved this, was some weird occurence of #3. It seems that my sata-ide interface was under my secondary ide controller which was in PIO mode, after I uninstalled the secondary ide controller and restarted, read values are back to 75mb/s vs the 4mb/s from before. But now I have nothing under the secondary ide controller. Quite interesting.

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Hello, just recently my computer has started to boot slowly, it happens when the windows loading screen appears, the blue bar used to go by about 5 times now it goes by 10 times before that screen disapears and the desktop appears. the only thing i have installed was some updates on the windows update web page and i they were all the critical ones. any sugguestions?

Physical Memory
Total: 1,048,048
Available: 707,512

Commit Charge
Total: 173,124
Limit: 3,686,564
Peak: 428,644

Logfile of HijackThis v1.99.1
Scan saved at 7:30:21 AM, on 8/16/2006
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

Running processes:
C:\WINDOWS\System32\smss.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\winlogon.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\lsass.exe
C:\WINDOWS\system32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\System32\svchost.exe
C:\WINDOWS\Explorer.EXE
C:\WINDOWS\SOUNDMAN.EXE
C:\Program Files\Diskeeper Corporation\Diskeeper\DkService.exe
C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
S:\HijackThis.exe

R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Default_Page_URL = http://www.yahoo.com/
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = http://www.yahoo.com/
O2 - BHO: AcroIEHlprObj Class - {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3} - C:\Program Files\Adobe\Acrobat 7.0\ActiveX\AcroIEHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: (no name) - {53707962-6F74-2D53-2644-206D7942484F} - C:\PROGRA~1\SPYBOT~1\SDHelper.dll
O2 - BHO: SSVHelper Class - {761497BB-D6F0-462C-B6EB-D4DAF1... Read more

A:Solved: Slow Boot / Slow Windows Loading Screen

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Hoping someone can help me. I have been trying to watch TV and Movies online (streaming) and the speeds are so slow. I called my provider and had them increase my speeds twice this week. Still is taking up to 3 hours to stream a video. Can't figure out why. I am running Windows 7 , 64 bit. I have a Duo Core 2.50 GHZ , 6 GB memory computer. I have been using both Internet Explorer and Foxfire. My latest speed test results were 17.1 mbps download, 386 kbps upload and 142 ping ( if that helps any) Why are my streams so slow? My friends computer can steam a video without any problems. Does anyone have any idea why it is doing this or if there is a way I can increase my streams? Also using the latest Divx available.
 

A:changed provider 2 times this week still slow Internet!

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I hope this is the correct forum for Hijack this logs.
 
Could someone tell me what is causing this ?
 
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.2
Scan saved at 3:39:49 PM, on 1/16/2016
Platform: Unknown Windows (WinNT 6.01.3505 SP1)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v11.0 (11.00.9600.18163)
Boot mode: Normal
Running processes:
C:\Program Files\BitDefender\BitDefender 2011\Antispam32\pchooklaunch32.exe
C:\Users\CDH\AppData\Roaming\uTorrent\uTorrent.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel® Rapid Storage Technology\IAStorIcon.exe
C:\Windows\hffext\hffsrv.exe
C:\Windows\ffpext\ffpsrv.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\VLC Player GPU+\GPULog.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Users\CDH\AppData\Roaming\uTorrent\updates\3.4.5_41372\utorrentie.exe
C:\Users\CDH\AppData\Roaming\uTorrent\updates\3.4.5_41372\utorrentie.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\RealNetworks\RealDownloader\downloader2.exe
C:\Users\CDH\Desktop\Tor Browser\Browser\firefox.exe
C:\Users\CDH\Desktop\Tor Browser\Browser\TorBrowser\Tor\tor.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe
C:\Computer-Repair\VirusSpywareRemoval\HiJackThis.exe
R1 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Search Page = http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=54896
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = www.google.com
R0 - HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar,LinksFolderName =
F2 - REG:system.ini: UserInit=userinit.exe,
O2 - BHO: RealNetworks Download and Record Plugin... Read more

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In my hostel , we have 4 routers @ 3mbps, which is shared by 25 students. We are wondering which would be the best option to increase the speed and stability of the internet-
increase the speed from 2mbps to 4 or 6 mbps
or add more routers at the same speed

and off course many of us do heavy downloading. Since, all the routers are open to everyone, sometimes and irregularly, most of the students traffic shifts to a single router.
 

A:30 users, 4 [email protected] internet too slow and most of the times nil

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