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30 second boot delay with new 250GB Samsung SSD

Q: 30 second boot delay with new 250GB Samsung SSD

I replaced a Kingston 128GB SSD with a Samsung EVO 250GB SSD. Cloned Kingston SSD to new Samsung SSD using Acronis True Image.

Now, when I boot, it sits there for 30 seconds flashing the hard drive light blinking then proceeds to boot normally. All BIOS settings are default.

Hardware details in Specs.

Booting from the 128GB SSD was fine, no obvious delays.

Any idea what might be causing this? Could the new SSD be defective?

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Preferred Solution: 30 second boot delay with new 250GB Samsung SSD

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A: 30 second boot delay with new 250GB Samsung SSD

Hey Rich,

Since it's for 30 seconds, it sounds like the time it waits before the default OS runs automatically. You might check to see if that may be it.

Startup Options - Change Time to Wait before Default OS Runs

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I've been looking at some of the features in Samsung Magician, and ran the Benchmark test twice. Both times I got very high scores, above the max listed in the program for all 4 tests. I have the drive set to MAXIMUM RELIABILITY. Just wondering about the scores reliability.

Scores in Parentheses are Samsung 's listed maximum high:

Sequential Read
549 mb (540)
Seq write
532mb (520)
Random read
97442 (97000)
Random write
70189 (66000)
 

A:Samsung SSD 840 EVO 250gb

Benchmarks are artificial at best [and a benchmark from the mfg is tailored to that particular piece of hardware] I would think you would get different results using a another benchmark program such as ATTO.

In short do not put too much emphasis on any given benchmark. Modern ssd drives are reliable and it should last for quite a while so I would not worry about the drive.
 

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Hi,

Just purchased a new Samsung SP2514 250 gig hdd and XP can only see 32239mb.

Tried using samsung's drive overlay to install xp, but gave up + uninstalled it -(the drive overlay).

I booted from the Xp cd + installed but XP only sees 32....gig's.

I have enabled big LBA by using EnableBigLba from www.48bitlba.com to no avail.

From searching through the forums, I see that a BIOS update may be necessary.

Do I also need to update my motherboard + chipset?

If so, are reliable updates available free on the net?

Any step-by-step instructions would be greatly appreciated.

Thx in advance
 

A:[b]SAMSUNG SP 2514N 250GB HDD[B]

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Hi. My new laptop will arrive soon. But the laptop comes with no operating system(it?s called dos). The laptop has a m.2 pcie nvme slot which i can add if i want to. So, i bought a samsung evo 960 pcie ssd. What i want to ask is can i straight away install windows 10 pro 64bit by using my samsung evo 960? Or i need to install windows 10 by using my usb(i?ve download the windows 10 setup files from official website).
I want to boot my laptop using my samsung ssd since it?s much faster compared to hdd.
Please help. Thanks
 

A:Samsung Evo 960 250GB M.2 PCIe ssd

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This is just what is says. A fresh win 10 install on a new SSD. Do not explain to me about cloning.

To date I've upgraded the BIOS (UEFI) on a ASUS P67 Performance Gen3 motherboard. I've changed the SATA Mode to AHCI. I can see the drive in the BIOS.

The Windows installer the page where it lists the drive partitions. I only see one drive partio

Drive 0 Partition 1 239.9GB 232.8 GB Primary

I get the error
Windows can't be installed on drive 0 particion 1. (Show Detailes)

The New button is greyed out and when I select next I get

We couldn't create a new partition or locate an existing one. For more information, see the Setup log files.

Thoughts?

A:New WIN 10 Install on new SAMSUNG EVO 250GB SSD

Hello hiltonr92 and welcome to the forums. See if this will help Windows 10 - Clean Install

Are you installed in UEFI Mode? If so, when you boot from the USB drive use the entry that says UEFI and the name of your USB. If not in UEFI, boot from the name of your USB without UEFI in front of it. Delete all partitions on the drive until it says unallocated and then click the 'NEW" button. The installer will create all the necessary partitions. I hope that helps.

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Hi guys,

I was going to do clean install Windows 10 but there was an issue of GPT so I decided to convert into MBR. I didnt selected the volume by mistake and clean the whole disk.

Before there was 2 partitions

C: 150GB
D: 88GB

Now there is only 1 partition

C: 238GB

I have very important data on D drive and I am very confused right now.

Moreover, its still GPT and I also checked on Lupu Linux maybe if its on RAW but its not connecting through usb case.

Regards.

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Hello and thank you in advance for your help!

I bought a new Samsung 850 EVO 250GB for my old aging computer and this happened:

1. Cloned my old c: drive to the ssd, replaced it and everything went fine for a while until i started getting an infinite loop.
Windows wouldn't boot. Did a registry recovery via command line but my windows installation went to hell to forcing me to reinstall.

2. From this point everything went to hell, and after multiple windows reinstalls here's some of what happens:
- Windows installs but errors immediately follows;
- Some windows updates install but eventually start failing until windows update fails completely;
- Windows installs, updates install but eventually windows fails to load and enters repair mode claiming startup errors;
- Programs stop working for no apparent reason, some examples: Browsers won't run, file associations disappear (class registration errors), explorer;
- Driver problems with peripherals,
- File system corruption errors;
- I got situations where the computer would get stuck in a reboot/system restore/repair loop
- Automatic and manual restore points disappear making it impossible to restore to an earlier time;
- Changing the sata mode to IDE instead of AHCI seems to solve some of these issues but eventually the system locks up, the hdd light stays on, and after a reset the ssd doesn?t get recognized at startup. I have to power off to get it back but it?s the same all over again.

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A:Samsung 850 EVO 250GB, serious migration problems.

Have you attempted a clean install on the ssd yet, mine works just fine

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Hi all I have a quick and simple question. Will Samsung SSD 250GB 850 EVO M.2 SATA 2280 fit HP ProBook 470 G3 (P4P70EA)?  Thank you for your time!

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Hey guys,  I have the Lenovo Ideapad 520 (80YL00RXIN) and wanted to replace the CD Drive with the Samsung 850 Evo 250GB Solid State Drive  in order to increase the Boot Speed and over-all speed of the laptop.  So, the question is, Is the Samsung 850 Evo SSD compatible with my laptop? And will it fit in terms of size, in place of the CD Drive? Also, is it recommended to add the SSD? Any downsides to doing so?  Lastly, will I, someone who knows the basics about computers and the internal components of a computer, be able to install the SSD myself? Or would I rather outsource it to someone who deals in things like this? Thank you. Regards,Neel.

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Hi all I have a quick and simple question. Will Samsung SSD 250GB 850 EVO M.2 SATA 2280 fit HP ProBook 470 G3 (P4P70EA)?  Thank you for your time!

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has anyone installed a Samsung 850 EVO in a dell 3542. ive seen older posts on net where people were unsuccessful. going crazy researching this drive. and if u did get it installed. was it WOW thats so much faster? 

A:anyone install samsung 850 evo 250gb in 3542 laptop?

Whether you can use one depends on which version of the system you have.
One version has a Celeron CPU (N30xx) and an embedded 32G eMMC drive - this one CANNOT  be upgraded to a 2.5" EVO SSD.
The higher line model has an i3 CPU and comes with a 500 G hard drive.  That model CAN be upgraded to a 2.5" EVO SSD.
Yes, the EVO will be immensely faster than a conventional hard drive.

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I am curious what settings are recommended for Windows 8.1 when using an SSD for the OS. I have 2 additional Seagate 750gb hybrid drives for storage (1 dedicated for media center recordings and 1 for everything else)

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Hello,

I have the following:

- Asus X99-Deluxe/U3.1
- Intel i7-5820K Extreme Hex Core CPU Processor (3.30GHz, 15MB Cache, 28 Lanes)
- Samsung 950 PRO NVMe M.2 256 GB Solid State Drive
- Asus STRIX GTX970-DC2OC-4GD5 NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 Graphics Card

I have only the Asus Graphics Card in the PCIEX16_1 which is running at PCI-E 3.0 16x as expected. I have removed the USB3.1 card that comes with this motherboard for testing purposes so I literally only have the Graphics card installed.

The board has an onBoard M.2 x4 Rev 3 connector which the Samsung 950 PRO is installed into.

I believe this connector should allow 32Gb/sec bandwidth (since it uses PCI-E 3.0 x 4) - please note there is also an optional card where you can add the M.2 (or a second M.2) into a PCI Express slot - I'm NOT using this card, just the onBoard connector.

Samsung Magician says the following:
- Controller: Samsung NVMe Controller (Driver Ver: 1.4.17)
- PCIe Slot: PCI Express Root Port 1 - 2F03
> Link Speed Cur: 4Gbps, Max: 8Gbps
> Link Width Cur: x4, Max: x4
> Bandwidth Cur: 16Gbps, Max: 32Gbps

The performance data also suggests this - the read speed should be a lot higher but seems to be reduced, whereas write speed which is a lower number is over the actual "Upto Speed".

It appears as if my SSD is running at PCI-E 2.0 speeds? The bandwidth is being throttled. Any ideas how I make it go to 32Gbps instead of 16Gbps?

Thanks in advance!

A:Asus X99-Deluxe/U3.1 + Samsung 950 Pro (250GB) M.2 Speed Issues?

Believe it or not, I've just stumbled across the solution.

I am using high FSB Corsair Dominator sticks and had them using an XMP (Extreme Memory Profile) - essentially my memory was overclocked.

I thought I'd try running in "normal" mode ie. stock settings and when I checked, the Samsung Magician is now showing as 32Gbps!!

The motherboard must sacrifice something to run the Memory at the higher clock speed which means it can't run the M.2 at PCI-E 3 and has to drop it to PCI-E 2.

Worth baring in mind for anyone else trying to achieve these elusive 32Gbps speeds

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Hey,

Can anyone please help me with the SSD Speed on Windows 7 x64 Professional?

I own the two HDD's in the picture, but the SSD has the same speeds like the HDD

I honestly don't know what to do as I have installed Samsung Magician and updated firmware, but there is no improvement...

Just bought the PC and it does not seem to perform as expected and I don't want any probs in the future....

My Rig is:
AMD FX-6300 3.5GHz 6-Core Processor
CPU Cooler Corsair H80 92.0 CFM Liquid CPU Cooler
Motherboard MSI 760GM-P23 (FX) Micro ATX AM3+ Motherboard
Memory Corsair XMS3 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1333 Memory
Storage Samsung 840 250 GB 2.5" Solid State Drive
Kingston SSDNow V300 Series 240GB 2.5" Solid State Drive
Seagate Desktop HDD 4TB 3.5" 5900RPM Internal Hard Drive
Video Card MSI Radeon R9 280X 3GB TWIN FROZR Video Card
Case Corsair 350D ATX Mid Tower Case
Corsair Enthusiast 650W 80+ Bronze Certified Semi-Modular ATX Power Supply

Any reply is much appreciated folks!
A beer from me to the lad that helps me out

Dan

A:Samsung 840 250GB SSD not performing correctly - 250MB on Windows 7

"I own the two HDD's in the picture"
what picture?
"the SSD has the same speeds like the SSD"
that sounds normal.

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My laptop: Inspiron 15 5577 gaming laptop with intel chip (7th Generation Intel® Core™ i7-7700HQ Quad Core (6MB Cache, up to 3.8 GHz))
1. I disk cloned my 128GB M.2 SATA ssd drive using Macrium Reflect (v6.3.1812) by boot up using USB jump drive. 128GB clone->500GB thru usb 3.0 connection.  After the clone, I checked and see that all partitions are cloned successfully.
2. I swapped out my 128GB for Samsung NVMe SSD 960 EVO; I boot up using Macrium Reflect to clone my Samsung NVMe SSD  from my external usb 3.0 500 GB; after the clone, I disconnected all external devices and tried to boot up from Samsung NVMe ssd.  BUT IT FAILED.
I received the following error messages:
Rom image is not loaded
Rom image update denied.
Please let me know if someone had done this.
Thank you very much.
spjrc

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I got an identical replacement Lenovo motherboard for my Lenovo M93p -Type 10A7 mini-tower Model # A01400 and now it works fine! ?I would like to upgrade the hard drive and to use a solid state device. Is it possible to fit and run a Samsung 970 EVO 250GB - NVMe PCIe M.2 2280 SSD (MZ-V7E250BW) or similarly fast SSD device in the M93p? Thank you,Philip 

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Title I wanted to use: Windows XP SP3: Slow Startup / Boot: Black Screen Delay & Delay after logging in

For some reason I can't preview my post when I use this title: I have tried removing all the punctuation, including the &, which doesn't work and have tried other titles with the same character length, which does work.

Problem Begins Here:

When I turn on or restart my computer, the boot up time from the time I press the power button to the time the final icon on my desktop loads is slow. I am not too concerned about the time after my desktop is shown since I have several items to run at startup.

The two areas of concern are:

1) After the XP logo is shown, my screen goes black. This lasts for about 17 to 19 seconds. I don't know when this started as I rarely restart my computer. The problem is worse if I startup in Safe Mode. It's about 1 minute and 10 seconds before I see anything on the screen, and another 40 seconds before something else is shown on screen. Note: In order to not to have to waste time pressing F8 and choosing Safe Mode, I enter safe mode by specifying so in msconfig. The options I chose were /SAFEBOOT and Minimal.

2) After I login, there is a delay of about 30 to 45 seconds before the desktop is shown. Windows stays at the login confirmation screen during that time. This I feel has happened recently.

Boot Time Results tested using a stopwatch:

Normal Boot (i.e. Not Safe Mode):
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A:Windows XP SP3: Slow Startup / Boot: Black Screen Delay & Delay after logging in

Hi and welcome to TSF I have changed the title for you hope it is now ok.
Did you try running any diagnostics like seatools for dos on the HDD SeaTools for DOS tutorial

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After the Windows 10 April 2018 update, my Lenovo Yoga 3 14 laptop is not starting immediately. It's not boot-up delay, it's a device start-up delay like after pressing the power button, just keyboard back light blinks once and nothing will happen and it's taking 35 to 40 seconds (earlier it's 1 to 3 seconds) after pressing the power button to show Lenovo UEFI screen along with Windows loading animation (this boot-up is quick like earlier versions about 5 to 7 seconds). Re-installed the complete OS (clean install) and re-installed the BIOS (Version BACNA0WW and BIOS date 07/15/2016). But nothing helps. Changed to earlier version of windows with clean install (the one with creators update, but issue not resolved.) Formatted complete drive and cleared all partitions (including OEM) and installed on a fresh partition, re-flashed BIOS, but nothing helps. Later I thought about hardware issue. Opened laptop, removed display connector, cleaned and attached, but issue not resolved. So, it's not a new Windows issue and It might be a problem with BIOS and it needs to be updated. Since my laptop is mote than 3 years old, Lenovo probably don't bother about updating this BIOS. Any solution that I missed?Thanks in advance.

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I have just purchased a new Dell XPS 8920 that comes configured with a 250GB NVMe M2 drive as the boot drive and I?d like to replace this with a Samsung 1TB 960 Pro MVMe M2 drive however I can find no way to load the Dell OS Recovery in a way that it can see the new disk and load Windows 10.   BIOS sees the drive, but not the recovery tool.   Has anyone got any suggestions or tried to do this?

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ive never had this issue before and installed a few SSD drives before including an 840 and 2x 840 EVO's (RAID) - when i get to setup it says it "was unable to create a new system partition"

anyone know why this is>?

its replacing an OCZ 60Gb which never had this issue?
its going in core=i5 p67 system

there is a HDD on SATA3_0 and EVO SSD on SATA3_1 and DVD on SATA2_0 and USB mouse, keyboard & printer

help

thanks
 

A:Solved: Win7 install on Samsung EVO 250Gb will not install on the drive?

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Hello,

I recently installed a 44VSL Audiobox from PreSonus. I'm running Windows 8, with an ASRock 970 Extreme3 motherboard that has Conexant HD audio. When I have both audio devices plugged in, the computer won't boot up. The machine powers on, but it gets stuck with a dark screen. If I unplug the AudioBox, the computer will then boot up. Can anyone help me be able to use them both without having to do this? Thanks!

A:PreSonus sound card causing boot delay/no boot

I have a recording studio (Sonar X3 and a Roland Studio-Capture).

Can you tell where its stopping? e.g. is it loading the BIOS, after the BIOS loads and then Windows starts?

It may have something to do with the power on the USB port?? If you are plugged into a front USB port, try a rear port. Or vice versa. This has a separate power supply, but can it also be bus powered from the USB? If so, that could be the problem.

I haven't seen any reports of this type of problem on recording forums.

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Installed fresh copy of Win7 build 7100 x86 and there is long delay in boot sequence. Just windows logo animation shows and there is no activity around 1-2 minutes. Then Windows just start up without any error. Anyone know how to check what should be wrong? Previous builds was ok.

On ntbtlog.txt just found:
...
Did not load driver \SystemRoot\System32\drivers\vga.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\NDProxy.SYS
Did not load driver \SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\NDProxy.SYS
Did not load driver \SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\NDProxy.SYS
Did not load driver \SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\NDProxy.SYS
Did not load driver \SystemRoot\System32\Drivers\NDProxy.SYS
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\drivers\RTKVHDA.sys
...
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\System32\DRIVERS\srv.sys
Did not load driver \SystemRoot\System32\DRIVERS\srv.sys
Loaded driver \SystemRoot\system32\DRIVERS\asyncmac.sys

A:Delay on boot

vga.sys, video driver could have become corrupted

NDProxy.SYS is a network device driver ... Go into Device Manager and see if you have two active network device drivers running. If you do, see which one is the 'default' driver, then disable the other one.

Run system file checker:

Type "cmd" into the Search box above the Start Button>and when cmd comes up
at the top of the Start menu>right click cmd and click "run as Admin" and
when the cmd prompt comes up at the cmd prompt type "sfc /scannow" no quotes
and let it run. This may fix things... it replaces corrupted files with intact ones.

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Hi All, I am very low on the learning curve & this is my first post here, please bear with me.
When I boot up my desktop computer, lights flash on front panel but computer does not start.
If I then pull out power plug from wall & start again all is well
It rather seems as if the CMOS battery is failing, but the clock still indicates the correct time which I am told is an indication of a CMOS battery problem.
Your help & advice appreciated.
Thank You.
I am running WinXp.

A:Boot Up Delay

Hello

I would suggest that you change out that battery then.. Power off and un-plugged..

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each day at first boot when my screen goes to detecting ide drives the computer hangs for about 2 min then a line appears that says "secondary ide channel no 80 conductor installed".
the computer then boots to xp.
does the same when booting to win 98. (i dual boot).
when i shutdown and restart i still get the 80 conductor message but no delay.
any suggestions would be appreciated.
 

A:Delay at first boot?

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So I am having this issue where my machine hangs at bootup. The machine is a Dell Latitude E5520 with a Samsung 830SSD. I am absolutely certain this has something to do with hardware.

Here is the rundown of the problem. First when the machine is powered on, the Dell splashscreen appears. After the "loading bar" has completed the screen goes black. No devices are plugged into the machine and the same symptoms occur even when I want to go into the BIOS.

I've noticed on the Device manager in windows there is an unknown device in the USB controller. I determined it was the built-in webcam. However, I am able to disable the webcam in the BIOS and the black screen still appears.

Any thoughts?

Thank you.

A:10 Second delay before boot

BK mate what just do you mean by the loading bar am not sure what that is.

If you have any suspicions that it may be the SSD try using the Samsung Magician software to optimize the drive etc etc Samsung Magician Software: OS Optimization Feature Overview | Samsung SSD

You might even get a bit more speed if you use some of the tips in this tutorial.
Optimize Windows 7 < point 9 is a good spot to hit first. Just be aware of some of the tips involve changes to the registry and if I were you I would back it up first.
Registry - Backup and Restore

To view components I more detail see this ditty of mine.

Using HW Info general components

DownloadHW Info and pick the right bit version - http://www.hwinfo.com/download.php- (copy andpaste this site into the search bar) If you do not need the running informationin the smaller right hand panel close it. In the left hand window click on the+ for the individual device groupings and they will open out to the variouscomponents.

Goon opening out further until you get to the device itself. click on it and itwill highlight. In the right hand window there will be a very detaileddescription of that device as in brand, speeds model number etc etc These arevery detailed and are just what is needed for searching for drivers etc.

Seemy pic for an example - in this I have opened out one my components and then highlighted one of the one you need andyou can see the detail.
You may be able to ID that unknown device with it.

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Hi,

I recently run SysInternals Autoruns.exe and under the Logons tab, I unchecked a lot of crap (except the top three entries, which are system required), I always thought these processes would only load when hitting the Welcome screen, but I've got a strange problem.

My Windows boot is now 1-2minutes longer, it sits at the Windows loading screen with the rotating bar and the disk seems to do a seek and stop, and repeats this. I've ran chkdsk and no issues. Maybe the problem is not related to what I've done in autoruns.exe, but I need to resolve this issue.

All I can think of is running bootvis.exe (which, If I remember correctly, will indiciate what area of your computer the delay may be in), but is there some other means to identify exactly what file/driver is causing the long delay at the Windows boot?

Thanks for any help, its appreciated
 

A:Delay in Windows Boot Up

You might try re-checking all the things you unchecked and then remove them one at a time. Time consuming I know, but should point to the problem area.
 

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Win/7 32 bit. Quite often boot time is too long. This happens whether I disable all items in the start up tab or not. Looking into the event view log, windows system log, whenever the delay occurs (3 minutes) it is between ?kernel-processor-power? and ?service control manager? (plug and play entered running state).
Is the delay from the kernel processor power or from the plug and play devices? In the past I have disconnect everything except the mouse and keyboard, but the condition was the same.

Any solution or more info to troubleshoot is appreciated.

YannisG
 

A:Occasional boot delay

Did this computer originally come installed with Windows 7? Is this a laptop
 

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I run Windows XP home SP2 and of late have noticed that it takes around 2 minutes from the time I switch on my PC to the time I get the log on page where I decide which user to log on as. I have a 2.8 G processor and it did not take this long earlier. I run ad-aware regularly & also have an anti virus program running both of which say that I am clean. Would someone guide me through the process of tweaking my start up? or anything else I can try to make starting up my computer less painful. Thanks in advance!
 

A:Long delay to boot

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Have W7 32 bits.
For no apparent reason it takes 30 secs or more for POST to appear on the screen.
Tried three ATI graphic cards, all the same issue.
W7 starts normally.
Maybe unrelated but sometimes I get a blue screen in W7 and the pc shuts off, restarts normally but does not load the ATI driver.
After a few reboots it does load again.
Did not change anything, mobo is Asus P5Q3 DeLuxe, tried three bios versions, no luck.
Can it be the mobo battery? Think not, because if flat nothing would happen right?

I posted in this subforum, because I am unsure if this is really ATI related...

A:Strange boot delay

DO you have a feature in the bios called fast boot?

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Hi..

I have a Desktop PC.... Intel 3.0Ghz, 1GB RAM.. DVD Writer,, etc etc... and its running on Windows XP Prof. with Norton Antivirus 2005... and it has two N/W Cards installed.. one for ASDL Modem and Another one of local Intranet.. the problem is... when i start my system, the system boots up fast.. i can see the desktop icons in 3-4 mins...but i am not able to access the Local N/W PC's... even the Internet i am not able to do... it takes some 2 Mins for that.. after two mins the whole desktop will refresh... and then i will b able to access.. the thing is Norton is not Enabling even... its also gets enabled only after that... i dont know whts the problem... pls help me out of this...

Thanks in Advance...
Shyam
 

A:Windows XP Boot Delay..

3-4 minutes to boot to a desktop seems pretty slow. Mine is something like 50 seconds and specs slower that yours.

Might first want to do some basic file cleanup, virus and spyware scans.
 

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Hi all. I am having a pretty long delay when booting up my Dell Inspiron 9400. Had the problem once before and checkdisk/f took care of it. Not this time.

I ran BootVis and the last program to load before the delay is AAWSERVICE.EXE. According to my search this file belongs to Ad Aware from LavaSoft. I no longer run this program and it was removed with the uninstall program.

I looked in the Windows Services area and the file is not listed. I looked into Add/Remove programs and it is not there. There is a directory for it but it is empty (2007 version)

I believe the delay is cause because the computer is expecting this file and it doesn't exist. It finally gives up and continues on with the boot process. How do I make the process of looking for this file stop so it no longer looks for it, especially since I no longer use the program.

Here is the BootVis Graph.



Thanks.

A:[SOLVED] Boot Delay

Press the Windows Flag key and R at the same time and type

msconfig

Look in Startup and Services for an entry calling up Adaware . . While in there, you can disable any other applications that are running that you do not need to run at startup

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Hello,I have a problem with my brand new T480.It is a campus model upgraded to 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD.Today, I installed Windows 10 without problems and updated the bios (1.12).After severals reboots I recognized, after the Lenovo boot logo,is a delay with approximately 30 seconds until the Windows 10 boot icon appears. During the delay there is only in the left corner a blinking underscore. I changed boot order and activated diagnostic boot.I see directly after the boot informations for <1sec the message "Thinkvantage active protection sensor diagnostics start." (I don't know if this is normal.) Then again the delay of 30seconds, until Windows 10 boots. I downgraded bios back to 1.11. Still same problem.I installed debian but still the delay.Also I set the bios to default values. Is the hardware damaged?  

A:T480 boot delay

Germany is a long distance from San Francisco, and I cannot be sure without seeing the machine, but I can say that a bad SSD can act like you describe.

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Since I added Iomega ZipCD650, I have approximately 15 second delay before loading autoexec and config. During this time, the access lights indicate that cpu is alternating between drive F: (zipcd650) and drive A:. It has already correctly recognized all 4 eide ports/drives.
primary port master = hard drive
primary port slave = LS120 superdisk
secondary port master = DVD-ROM
secondary port slave = ZIPCD 650
As far as I can tell, bios does not allow me to delete boot devices. I can only change the sequence of same...
My computer is Dell 450 with latest bios flash installed. Can anyone offer suggestions to eliminate this very frustrating delay?
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Computer Bob
 

A:bios boot delay

You're right, CPU is checking each drive in turn. Yes, you should definitely be able to remove drive from boot sequence (becomes non-bootable of course). Look at documentation that came with ZIP. Last alternative is to check and change drive boot sequence to A:, C:, ...whatever (check sequence now) should start to boot on reaching C:, but will continue to check for other drives while boot going on. I have removed both CD/DVD and CD-RW drives from my boot sequence.
 

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After my system successfully boots I have to wait for over 5 minutes before I can run any aps or even work online.
The processes tag in Windows Task Manager reports svchost.exe is using 100% of the CPU during this 5 minute period.
Once it finishes doing whatever it's doing and reverts to idle everything works as it should.
Can someone advise me as to whats going on here, is it normal, and if not, is there someway I can work around it?

My system = Pentium 4 at 2gig hz with 1.25 gigs ram and 80 gig HD.

A:5 minute delay after boot

This can be caused if you have a mapped network drive that is no longer available.

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Hi,
I have a windows 7 64bit Samsung NP350V5C-AO2UK laptop (specs here is you need them (NOTEBOOKS - Performance - Samsung NP350V5C-A02UK Laptop - Laptopmania - Laptop Deal and Offer) It has been working ok until now and I've had a few issues with it but I've managed to resolve them. A few days ago I switched it on like normal and I got the following error message:

Windows Boot Manager:
Windows failed to start. A recent hardware of software change might be the cause. To fix the problem:

1.Insert your Windows installation disc and restart the computer.
2.Choose your language settings, and then click "Next".
3.Click "Repair your computer."

If you do not have this disc, contact your system administrator or computer manufacturer for assistance.

Status: 0xc000000f

Info: The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible.

I inserted the Samsung System Recovery Media Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 DVD I got with the laptop into the DVD drive and pressed enter. The disc sounded like it was loading and the laptop went to the initial Samsung switch on screen but then the screen just went blank and after waiting about 10 minutes and getting the same error message I just switched the laptop off.

I then switched it back on and pressed F10 till the Please select boot device: screen appeared and I selected my CD/DVD drive and pressed enter I got the press any key to boot from CD/DVD screen. I pressed a key and the disc sounded like it was loading an... Read more

A:Boot error 0xc000000f- Samsung NP350V5C-AO2UK won't boot. Please help

Start working through the steps for Troubleshooting Windows 7 Failure to Start,
reporting back as you go for possibly more steps based on results.

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Hi,
I have a windows 7 64bit Samsung NP350V5C-AO2UK laptop (specs here is you need them http://bit.ly/1CNUVj) It has been working ok until now and I've had a few issues with it but I've managed to resolve them. A few days ago I switched it on like normal and I got the following error message:
Windows Boot Manager:
Windows failed to start. A recent hardware of software change might be the cause. To fix the problem:
1.Insert your Windows installation disc and restart the computer.
2.Choose your language settings, and then click "Next".
3.Click "Repair your computer."
If you do not have this disc, contact your system administrator or computer manufacturer for assistance.
Status: 0xc000000f
Info: The boot selection failed because a required device is inaccessible.
I inserted the Samsung System Recovery Media Windows 7 Home Premium SP1 DVD I got with the laptop into the DVD drive and pressed enter. The disc sounded like it was loading and the laptop went to the initial Samsung switch on screen but then the screen just went blank and after waiting about 10 minutes and getting the same error message I just switched the laptop off.
I then switched it back on and pressed F10 till the Please select boot device: screen appeared and I selected my CD/DVD drive and pressed enter I got the press any key to boot from CD/DVD screen. I pressed a key and the disc sounded like it was loading and I got a Windows is loading files... message and then windows is starting after that the screen went... Read more

A:Boot error 0xc000000f- Samsung NP350V5C-AO2UK won't boot. Please help

The link to the specs is http://bit.ly/1CNUVjf

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Hi, I want to buy a new hard drive for my desktop PC, and I was wondering if the western digital black 250GB hard drive or western digital enterprise 250GB hard drive would work better for such a PC. Both of the HDDs I mentioned are SATA, in case you're wondering.
 

A:Solved: western digital black 250GB vs. western digital enterprise 250GB

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Hi,

When I start my computer after its been turned off for a couple hours (from shutdown, power at wall still on) there is about a 10s delay before anything happens (no lights, fan doesn't spin, nothing.)

When I restart my computer or start after only being off for a few minutes its instant (fan lights, fan spinning, post single beep etc).

This has only been occurring for a few weeks and isn't consistent, sometimes it is instant from cold.

I'm experiencing no other issues, boot is extremely quick after post, no crashes or blue screens, etc.

Processor - I7 4790k 4.4Ghz (CM Hyper 212 Evo)
Motherboard - Asus Maximus VII Hero
Graphics - Gigabyte Geforce GTX 780ti GV-N78TOC-3GD
RAM - 16GB (Kingston HyperX Beast)
OS - Windows 7 64bit
SSD SanDisk Ultra II 240GB (OS + Programs)
HDD WD Black 2TB (Games and data)
PSU - Seasonic 760W SS-760XP2
Case - CM HAF X

AI Suit 3
CPU cores = 1.136V, DRAM = 1.674V, +12V = 12V,+5V = 5V , +3.3V = 3.36V

Very poor videos
Cold
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0n8GRbK5307NFBjWHQ3eDlKbm8/view
After shut down
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0n8GRbK5307R2xHck1rYjJ3M2s/view

Does any know what would cause this to be happening and how to fix it?
 

A:Cold boot 10s delay before post

My first thought would be the pw supply. Seasonic makes fine pw supplies however even Cadillacs sometimes fail.
Test your voltages under a load ie running prime95 or IBT [both free downloads] Post the results here along with temps while fully loaded.
 

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Hello,
I was having one problem with my Inspiron 15R 5520 but now i have two problem occuring simultaneously and there is no solution for any of them yet.
1- The first problem:
http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/laptop/f/3518/t/20000064
2- The second problem:
When i power-up my laptop, there is a delay of 10 second ( and a black screen ) between the power-up lights turn on and the DELL BIOS Logo. After that, Windows boots normally. But, when i restart my laptop all the problems disappear and when i turn it off and turn it back on after some time, the two problems occur again and that's a strange thing for me.
I tried the following solutions but none of them worked for me :
1- Reflashing BIOS with the latest BIOS file from DELL Driver's page.
2- Reinstalling latest Chipset drivers.
3- Resetting BIOS.
4- Doing a clean install of Windows 7 64-bit and installing all drivers in the correct order.
Please help me to resolve these two problems and thanks in advance.

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Hello,

So, i got a new pc, everything works fine except one thing:

There is a 5-6 seconds delay before the windows 7 logo shows up, something which is not present to any pc i made.
I have a smimilar pc on amd (like mine) where the delay is 0, it just boots>post>that underline for HDD checking>and windows logo.
for me it is: post>hdd checking>6 second delay>windows boot logo

the boot speed on 2 other pc's (one running a q6600 and one running a amd phenom x6) is about 16-17 and 15 for amd, also those 2 systems are outdated and on sata 1, a great speed for that hardware.
but, i have a similar pc with 8320 (like mine) booting in 12-13 seconds.
and my actual speed is of 22 seconds which is dissapointing.

been searching everywhere about this and tried almost everything from:
safemode boot, antivirus, display card instalation, msconfig stuff, services stuff, reinstalling 3 times (the delay is present even at first boot), windows repair, windows update, checkdisk, checking for viruses, booting on ssd alone, booting with Fast boot ON/OFF, no usb inputs.

could anyone please help me?
Thanks in advantage

A:Delay before windows logo at boot.

This is probably your problem:

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Hi,

I have a small problem with startup.Everything looks OK(I mean,programs work,games run...)
2 days ago every program(after startup - like nod32,icq,internet..) was launched in less than 10sec. But from yesterday I have a serious slowdown with these programs.It boots skype and some,but IEmanager skype and !Nod starts after 3-4 mins.In that time I cant do anything with PC. I think I have some new prosecesse in "after win startup" that slow those and I think those new processes are infected, and those cause the slowdown.
Can someone help me?

A:delay for Boot programs and rebooting

Problem solved by reinstalling Java/nvidia drivers+physX/skype. But thanx anyway.

kind regards Sniper47

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*Title is incorrect, meant to put the issue with boot delay in the title as well*
 
Recently my boot time has been delayed, after 'Starting windows' splash screen, it will go black with mouse cursor,(sometimes I can move it, sometimes I cannot) and it sits there for about 40-45 secs,  then goes to the login screen, or goes to desktop if I have auto login enabled. (SSD and I would normally boot into deskop in about 7-10 secs.) For a couple weeks I have been trying to determine the cause of this with no luck., I have ran scans and clean boots. (still happens during clean boot) ran tools,(found no infections) etc, logging programs.  Already setup a couple custom even timers and the delay looks to be at: 
 
MainPathBootTime 48909.
 
During research of the delay I found another forum with troubleshooting steps and  using Windows perfmoremance tool kit and ran  xbootmgr commands, was told WaitforLSM is slow,  (ran a MS fix for that) drilled down deeper with xbootmgr and it appears to be dcomlaunch svchost. Anyways, still was unable to find the actual cause, Had some errors in event viewer, those are gone and now have different ones.  I don't want to reinstall.      Will do whatever ya need me to do.  Don't mind starting from scratch as long as it finds the root of my problem
Appreciate any help. 
 
Here is my speccy. 
 http://speccy.piriform.com/results/Vll2CtTkrFAdGeOAnDt5GIt

A:Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate Boot Delay

Hoping all is not lost with this delay issue.
 
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I have an HP A250N Dektop, P4 2.6GHz, 512MB RAM. I damaged the motherboard while inserting a flash drive into the USB port. The computer froze and after reseting was dead. I replaced the motherboard, ASUS (HP) P4SD-LA SOCKET 478, with an identical motherboard. When powering up the CMOS screen stays on for 25 seconds, then the screen is blank with a flashing cursor for another 25 seconds with no other activity. Then the computer boots normally and works fine. Any ideas?
 

A:Delay on Boot at CMOS Screen

Often the delay is with a specific piece of hardware. Try to simplify things as you can. Hooking up only what you need to boot.
 

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Hi, When I start my HP Pavilion g7, os boot manager takes very long delay (45sec) before Windows logo is displayed and windows starts booting. So to make it clear, screen with HP logo with circle below rotating is displayed more than 45sec. I recently replace original drive with SSD drive and upgrade BIOS to F.2A. I also played with BIOS settings; restore defaults, disable secure boot and enable legacy support, nothing helped. I also notice some strange behavior, when I put my original drive back into notebook, 1st start was reasonably fast (few seconds), but next boot was same as before.ResgardsBrumela

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I own an Inspiron 24-7459 all in one pc with a 1TB HDD + 32GB SSD.
The entire PC works perfectly which is really good news but I noticed something throughout the days since I've been using this PC.
There is a 12 second delay before the Dell boot logo shows up and that small spinning circle thing at the bottom of it, then the rest of the PC boots fine, I even ran the diagnostics in the boot menu and said there are no errors.
Is there meant to be a 12 second delay like this or is there a problem with it? The 12 second delay has happened ever since the day I purchased this PC.

A:Inspiron 7459 delay before boot

Always include version of Windows in your posts.
Have you checked the boot sequence in BIOS setup to make sure your boot hard drive is first? Do things improve if you disconnect all peripherals, except mouse, monitor and keyboard?
Since upgrading to the new Win 10 Anniversary Edition, I'm also seeing a delay during booting on my Inspiron laptop, so I wonder if this is just a Windows thing...

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For no apparent reason recently my lcd started to stay black for 30 secs before POST starts.
Have the latest 2105 bios, reflashed 1901 but no difference.
Started when I recently bought an ATI HD5450 gfx card and installed latest driver.
So today I installed the old card, an ATI HD4550, again and the delay is still there.

From startup there are some clicks, but nothing hits the screen until it "goes to sleep".
Then after 30 secs the optical drives are initiated, and after 5 more secs img appears and POST starts.

Read some postings here and there stating this to be an nividia chipset incompatibility, for which Asus is said to have and e mail a special bios that solves the problem.
AFAIK the P5Q3... has an Intel so that doesn't seem the case here.

Seems to me there's some conflict with the ATI software.
Got Catalyst 10.5-vista-win7 which is latest I think.

A:Boot delay graphics card

  
Quote: Originally Posted by barend


For no apparent reason recently my lcd started to stay black for 30 secs before POST starts.
Have the latest 2105 bios, reflashed 1901 but no difference.
Started when I recently bought an ATI HD5450 gfx card and installed latest driver.
So today I installed the old card, an ATI HD4550, again and the delay is still there.

From startup there are some clicks, but nothing hits the screen until it "goes to sleep".
Then after 30 secs the optical drives are initiated, and after 5 more secs img appears and POST starts.

Read some postings here and there stating this to be an nividia chipset incompatibility, for which Asus is said to have and e mail a special bios that solves the problem.
AFAIK the P5Q3... has an Intel so that doesn't seem the case here.

Seems to me there's some conflict with the ATI software.
Got Catalyst 10.5-vista-win7 which is latest I think.


Hi barend , cant help much with your prob but here is the latest catalyst driver ATI Catalyst 10.9 for Win 7|Vista (32-bit) download from Guru3D.com

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