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Bluetooth keyboard and mouse takes forever to activate after windows loads

Q: Bluetooth keyboard and mouse takes forever to activate after windows loads

I have a bluetooth mouse and keyboard set (logitech dinovo), that works fine on the log-in screen when i boot the computer, but once you click log in, the mouse and keyboard stop responding for 1-2 minuites. Then they come back, and are fine for the rest of the session.

Why does it take so long? Can't i just keep it in whatever mode it's in at startup so theres no delay?
thanks,

nick

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Basically after restarting my computer yesterday my keyboard and mouse just stop working once windows loads and i cant log in!!

My mouse and keyboard are both USB connected
Any help would be amazing!!!!

A:Mouse and Keyboard stop working after windows loads!!!

do they work in safemode?

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I'm having problems with a friends PC. It loads XP SP3 and startup programs fine BUT the mouse and keyboard dont do anything. Also putting a cd or dvd in the drive gets no response nor does any other peripherals (webcam, flash drive, printer etc). This has been the case since last saturday when he installed a program called Driver Whiz. Reading a few reviews of this software leads me to believe that it is responsible for the problems.

My Solution would be to buy a new computer (its a dell dimension 1100 with 256mb ram ) or at the least reformat and reinstall. Unfortunately, he has 7 years worth of company accounts on the hard drive which he can't afford to lose. I could probably remove the hard disk and rig it up to an old PC and copy the files off that way and then replace it and reinstall it, but would any of the kind and knowledgeable people on this site know a way of restoring it to it's former glory in a less destructive manner? Would choosing the XP repair option on the XP disk work? The keyboard works until windows loads and it will boot from the dvd drive. Any suggestions would be much appreciated...
 

A:Mouse/Keyboard/DVD not working when XP loads...

Give this a try http://www.michaelstevenstech.com/XPrepairinstall.htm I have used it numerous times with success each time in the past.
 

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ok, ive exhausted my own knowledge again on this one and im once again turning to this site for help.

as is always the case, because people have heard i can 'fix' things, i get given people pc's and laptops they completely destroyed. this time im sitting behind my girlfriends mum's laptop which wont boot into vista, instead it continously loads (the green loading bar screen) but never starts, nor hangs. as its not mine, i have no idea what shes done to it, she said she did nothing out of the ordinary, it just didnt work one day.

after each restart it asks to repair or start normally, starting normally obviously loops the problem again. repairing brings us into vista's repair console where it attempts to fix the problem, sometimes it says its fixed it, sometimes it says its unable to, and sometimes it says no problems found. each time the error is 'system volume on disk is currupt' and nomatter what it says, nothing changes.

i then booted into safe mode which worked fine (makes me think its not a hadware (hardrive) problem?) and i dissabled all startup services and programs etc, this didnt help. booted back into the repair console (ive been randomly switching between booting to the repair console from my disk with copy of vista and without the disk through the windows failed to boot screen) and tried a system restore, but there arnt any restore points.

then went back into safe mode and tried to run chkdsk, which said it would run on reboot, rebooting normally hangs... Read more

A:windows vista loads forever but never starts

I would test the hardrive then memory first.

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I have a Dell Latitude E6410 laptop running W7 64 bit Pro, 8 Gig Memory. Would goning to a Bluetooth keyboard and a Bluetooth mouse create problems, or should I just stay with the wired connections? The keyboard and the mouse as of this time would be my only bluetooth devices. It does have the internal Bluetooth.
Thanks in Advance

Ripcord2
 

A:Solved: Bluetooth keyboard and a Bluetooth mouse

no it shouldn't ...do you just want lack of cords?? if you have a set in mind post a link to it and we might be able to advise whether its good purchase or not
 

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I have 3 PC's that all did the exact same thing. Each one was working, and then froze. Once a hard boot was done they all come up to a black screen with only a mouse cursor. Keyboard works fine in the bios screens, but cannot load into regular mode, safe mode, safe mode w/ networking, etc. without getting the black screen with a movable mouse cursor. They are all running Windows XP Professional, and when I attempted to do a repair installation it will copy the files and reboot, but on reboot it goes back to the black screen with a mouse cursor. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
 

A:XP loads to black screen with mouse, but no keyboard

Sounds like you moved the drives around, and Microsoft Windows detected them as illegal installs...
Did you move the drives from one case or motherboard to another after they had Windows installed on them?
 

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HP Pavilion all in one, recently upgraded to windows 10, don't get me wrong, it was a turd before the upgrade but now it takes forever to load even simple web pages. The little blue circle just goes round and round...same thing with opening any program from the desktop, in frustration if you click the icon three or four times, after it gets going you have three or four windows open...

I'm willing to follow directions.

Thanks for the advice in advance !
 

A:windows 10 takes forever for anything

whats the exact model, may also have a service number - did you check that it was fully compatible with W10 ?
 

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I recently got a laptop with Windows 8 64 bit and it takes forever to bring up install prompts. I've been trying to install utorrent for the past 30 minutes and still no install prompt after I've clicked on the .exe to bring it up. What are possible solutions to this?

Windows 7 didn't have this problem. Why does Windows 8?

A:Windows 8 Takes forever!

Are you sure there isn't another installer running already without your knowing? Open up Task Manager (press Ctrl+Alt+Del and choose the last option) and in the process list search for msiexec.exe. Windows normally prevents simultaneous installers to avoid issues with corrupt files, drivers etc.

What other installations have you tried aside from utorrent?

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I somehow lost connection to the touchpad mouse. How can I activate it again by use of the keyboard (I don't have any external mouse)?

Asia ;o)

A:Satellite Pro M70 - How to activate touchpad mouse by use of keyboard?

Hi!

You can enable or disable the touchpad with FN+F9.
Check this!!

But normally you could also find this information in your user manual.

Bye

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I recently broke down and decided to try Vista with an open mind (and I have to say, so far it's not quite as bad as I remembered). The problem is, I'm finding it to be very unstable and "flaky". I've been working on a dual boot environment today consisting of XP professional x64 which all ready on system, and I partitioned off 100 Gb from my primary hard drive for Vista Ultimate x64 (installed behind XP; which I know isn't ideal but I didn't feel like completely redoing my system today and putting two OS's on).

Anyway, let's cut to the chase...

I've been struggling with instability all day and weird occurances that I'm not used to. Pretty much 50% of the updates i applied led to some hassle which I had to go back and undo. The final straw (which brought me here) was when I installed service pack 2... It seemed to install just fine, but when it rebooted and came back up I had no mouse, keyboard, and oddly enough wallpaper which is where I stand now...

From there I tried a few things. First I tried to repair the boot sequence, no luck. Then I tried to do a system restore from the boot/install disc but apparently my restore points were destroyed as well. I tried to manually install some keyboard/mouse drivers but I didn't really know what I was doing and as such, it didn't work either. I triple checked the bios, and checked with my XP environment and so it's not hardware or the bios, it's limited strictly to the Vista boot sequence. If I boot with a rec... Read more

A:Keyboard and mouse (both PS/2) stop working when Vista64 sp2 loads.

Every time you boot XP, your Vista system restore points are deleted. Try running sfc /scannow at a command prompt, and then scanning for rubbishware with malwarebytes and superantispyware.

Also check device manager for any old drivers highlighted by a yellow exclamation point, and update your drivers as well. Finally run the memory diagnostic and check your hard drive fore errors with chkdsk via properties of your hard drive, tools, check now and tick both boxes and apply. Reboot.

At the end run glary utilities, and all of the clean up and repair options in the modules tab.

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Hi Folks......when I turn my computer on each day, it takes FOREVER to start WINDOWS. I get the black WINDOWS XP screen, then, the screen goes BLANK for anywhere from 3-5 minutes before it proceeds. There are a bunch of error logs and uninst folders in my WINDOWS folder on the C:| drive.....any suggestions?
 

A:WINDOWS XP takes FOREVER to start

no1uthink said:

Hi Folks......when I turn my computer on each day, it takes FOREVER to start WINDOWS. I get the black WINDOWS XP screen, then, the screen goes BLANK for anywhere from 3-5 minutes before it proceeds. There are a bunch of error logs and uninst folders in my WINDOWS folder on the C:| drive.....any suggestions?Click to expand...

I should add......Pentium 4, 512 mb RAM

Everything worked FINE until lately.......THANKS A LOT for your help!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

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Both 2 windows 7 OS 32bit and 64bit install on 2 different hdd take forever to "starting windows". I can use the repair windows option thought it can find nothing to repair

this is my system log i acquired 2 days ago

http://www.sevenforums.com/attachmen...-mano-bsod.zip

A:Windows takes forever to load

Hi

1. please update your profile specs...

2. I have a feeling you have overclocked you Bios ..... as the ACPI temperatures are seriously wrong.... There were few restarts at high temperature...

3. the system logs you have attached is not complete.... please save the logs directly from event viewer.. and upload here.

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Hello,

As the title says, windows 8.1 takes forever to start. Everything good until the log in screen, in which I put my password, but then I have to wait ~8 min for it to show me the main screen. I updated yesterday, and my windows 8 worked as a charm.

Has someone reported an error like this? How can I fix it?

Thank you in advance,

A:Windows 8.1 takes forever to start

It's never a good idea to upgrade to the newest service pack right away.

See if there are any out-of-date apps in the metro launcher that is slowing it down or see if your PC has any new drivers.

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This problem started a while back (I think, at least...) My girlfriend started the computer, xp started to load, but it froze before the login screen appeard. When i rebooted it after a while, all data on partition C and D was gone, but E was untouched.

Now it takes about 7-10 min from the time i press the power button to the login screen of XP shows up. I have reformatted the drive, re-installed xp, flashed the bios, only installed the "windows updates". I have tried using Norton Utilities and Panda Titanium 2004 but neither can find any problems. I'm thinking it could be the bootsector but i don't know anything about that.

I would be most grateful if anyone could help me out here!!

[EDIT:]When xp does boot up it runs great, without any major delays.
 

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I have windows 7 pro 32 bit (I don't have SP1 yet) My updates are set to automatic. My computer, on restart, was busy installing updates. The updates have taken more than 12 hours and is still not complete. How can I stop the update from trying to install if I can't fix the problem.

A:Windows 7 updates takes forever

Yeah, 12 hours isn't normal. I'm guessing it's on the shutdown style screen saying "installing updates x of x"? From my experience, I'm afraid the best method to stop it is either hold down the power button for eight seconds or yank the power cable out. I would also recommend you switch you updates to 'download but let me choose what to install'

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Hi,
I have windows 7 64 bits installed in the system and over the past few months it takes forever to log off if i use the system for some time. However if i use the system for 2 hours or more then it logs off normally.

I would really appreciate any good suggestion.!!

A:windows 7 64 bits takes forever to log off

sounds like something is hanging, did you update a driver at around the time it slowed down, or add a program?
hers a link to a clean boot, see if it helps narrow down whats hanging.. Perform a clean startup to determine whether background programs are interfering with your game or program

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Having a problem with Windows 7 in that it takes forever to load and the network icon spins and spins. In a about 15 minutes everything returns to normal. If I go into safe mode with networking it loads very quickly. Have tried to disable all non-MS services does not make a difference. Have also tried normal and selective startup. Check for latest drivers/firmware updates. Performed the usual cleanup and check disk. SFC did not find any missing or corrupt files. Scanned and removed malware. Waiting for it to reload to look at event viewer logs.

Grateful for any assistance.

Win7 64bit SP1
Compaq Presario CQ5123F
CPU Pentium Duo Core E2500
Realtek Network PCI (latest drivers installed)
Realtek Audio (latest drivers installed)
Intel G33 video display
MS Office XP
Cantax
MS Security Essentials
Malwarebytes
Brother HL 440n printer

A:Windows 7 takes forever to load

Work through these Troubleshooting Steps for Windows 7

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it takes forever to open ie and new windows, it seems that it takes 30 seconds to open anything please help

A:it takes forever to open ie and new windows

Look here.

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Hi guys,
I need help i have windows 7 ultimate. There are two problems with it.

1. When i open media player to play files it plays, but when i try to close it doesnt gets closed. I always have to use taskmanager for closing. I Close it from there but still there is a task running "wmplayer" and when i click on end tasks it also doesnt gets closed.

2. When i shut down sometimes it asks "FORCE SHUTDOWN", and sometime it simply shuts down but taking forever... never gets shutdown...i have to put my UPS off every time i shut down

Please it will be very kind of you if u help me thanks

i have 3GB RAM, Core2duo Processor and 2.9 Ghz.

A:Windows 7 takes forever to shut down.

Troubleshoot repeat shutdown hangs in the Performance log at Control Panel\All Control Panel Items\Performance Information and Tools\Advanced Tools. Google repeat errors text and ID#.

Look for cued issues on Tools page, Generate a System Health Report.

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A lot of the times when I shut down windows via the Start button it can sometimes take up to 10 minutes to actually shutdown. Has anyone else experienced this problem? If so how did you about addressing it? I find myself getting frustrated with how long it takes that I will sometimes just manually power the PC down via the power button on my tower. I have done this right in the middle of the shutdown process even.
Any help would be appreciated.
Thanks.

A:Windows Takes Forever To Shut Down

Many times it is what you are starting a boot. If you have a bunch of them one or more of those programs will drag it's feet at shut down. Could you post a list of Start Up programs? Ccleaner is a easy way to do this.

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I've started to have this problem a few weeks ago, it seems that whenever I restart my PC it takes like 4+ minutes to boot up, but if I shutdown the PC then manually start it back up it just boots up fine in about 10-15 secs, I have an 250gb SSD with windows installed and a 1TB HDD as storage, it only started a few weeks ago even though I've had this setup for almost 3 months.
Does any one now how to fix this?
 

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Hello, my computer gets to the black Windows XP load screen with the loading bar and it just stays there, loading and loading and loading. All the safe modes and last known good config don't work either, they just get stuck loading.
I haven't installed any new hardware or software, and there was no BSOD. this just happened suddenly one day with no prior warning, and now I can't access my pictures and music and such.
I tried to repair from the Windows XP CD and it also just gets stuck and does nothing.
If you need specs, tell me.

Please help me and thank you.

Windows XP Home Edition Service Pack 2
Intel Pentium D processor
2 Ghz, 512MB of RAM

A:computer loads forever at black windows load screen

Hi doubt and welcome to TSF
Can you start in Safe Mode?
Tap F8 repeatedly whilst the computer is first starting and it will give you the option to start in Safe Mode. See if that is any quicker or if it's the same and post back.

Edit: Just seen that you have checked Safe Mode. Have you got your XP CD?

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Hi!
This is my first post here so I'm sorry if something like this has been asked before but I couldn't find anything that helps me yet.

My Computer is really getting on my nerves by now because I have to reinstall Windows every couple of month. At first everything runs fine and smoothly and as it's supposed to be but after some time when I startup my computer windows explorer takes forever to start and then it's really slow for a few minutes. When it has been running for a while it works just fine, it's just at startup. I type in my password and then everything just goes black and the only thing you can still see is the mouse cursor then eventually the task bar appears and some seconds after that the desktop. I don't wanna reinstall Windows all the time, it's so annoying! Does anyone have an idea what I could try to solve this? Anything would be much appreciated, thanks!

A:Windows Explorer takes forever on startup

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Werina


Hi!
This is my first post here so I'm sorry if something like this has been asked before but I couldn't find anything that helps me yet.

My Computer is really getting on my nerves by now because I have to reinstall Windows every couple of month. At first everything runs fine and smoothly and as it's supposed to be but after some time when I startup my computer windows explorer takes forever to start and then it's really slow for a few minutes. When it has been running for a while it works just fine, it's just at startup. I type in my password and then everything just goes black and the only thing you can still see is the mouse cursor then eventually the task bar appears and some seconds after that the desktop. I don't wanna reinstall Windows all the time, it's so annoying! Does anyone have an idea what I could try to solve this? Anything would be much appreciated, thanks!


First how about your system specs so we know what hardware you have.

Computers do slow down with time. Every install/un-install add entries to the registry. They need to be refreshed and I do mine every 3 months

Ken J

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Hello everyone, i stumble upon the most weird situation with a laptop. It's an Asus S400 core i3 that came with Windows 8. The computer was fine and we wanted to do a clean installation of Windows, so we tried the restore app from Asus and it neved worked (it got stuck at initializing HDD for over 3 hours). So we took a copy from the office of Windows 8.1 Pro and tried to install, and it got stuck at "Windows is loading files" and it stayed there for hours.

After trying Hirens Boot i realized the HDD and the RAM where fine, so i took the HDD to another laptop and formatted there and copy some files, it was working perfect. Somehow i managed the computer to install Windows (The loading of files screen at installation took 45 minutes, but after that it installed perfectly)

Windows loaded, it ran smoothly and benchmarks where showing the computer very fast, so i decided to restart it to finish the install of Office. Shutdown was almost inmediately, but then it got stuck at boot at circle loading, it is there for almost 30 minutes and then the computer goes to Sleep. When i press again the power on button to get it off Sleep mode computer is working fine, very fast like nothing has happened. The computer is not booting in UEFI because when i enable it, the HDD is not recognized.

Am i crazy or is Windows messing up with me? Could it be a HDD problem?

Thanks for any comment, i would really appreciate any help regarding this topic,

A:Windows takes forever to boot, but after its very fast

I would like to reply, because the problem is now gone and maybe someone will like to know what was causing my headaches.

Computer came with an SDD for ultra fast cache (size about 24gb) that cannot be removed. Somehow that SSD was formatted and it had a visible partition of 350mb. I say that and knew it was very weird. So i formatted the disk using Windows Disk manager and left it with no partitions and no format. Then restarted the computer.

Computer boot time is now 30 segs. I hope this helps someone because it took over a week for me to figure it out.

Best Regards

Juan

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As above it takes forever to start up and downloads take a long time after downloading 10.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: AMD A4-5300 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 21 Model 16 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3479 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 7480D, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 460277 MB, Free - 344742 MB; D: Total - 14699 MB, Free - 1765 MB; Z: Total - 356 MB, Free - 317 MB;
Motherboard: MSI, 2AE0
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled

Thanks for your help
oh I need simple terms used please
 

A:Windows !0 is so slow and start up takes forever

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On a fresh installation of Windows 7 with SP1, why does it take a full day to find updates?  I am not talking about downloading and installing, just finding the updates? 

Also, since there are so many updates out there, since SP1, don't you think it's about time you release SP2 with all those updates?  This way we can download them all and install them at once.
Thank you,
LB

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I have a windows update that has been trying to download for about a week now and is only up to 45%. Is this a super big file (I only have dialup) or is something wrong. I'm running an old version of Firefox and just installed Panda antivirus because Avast stopped working. Device manager shows no issues. I also have a security box that shows up every time I startup that asks if I want to only view secure connections that only started showing up after I reinstalled the old version of Firefox. Thanks for about the 20th time I think.

A:windows update takes forever to download

You might download and run Avast's Uninstall Utility, to make sure there aren't any bits laying around that could interfere with Panda...
 
https://www.avast.com/uninstall-utility
 
Unfortunately, dial-up can take hours.
 
If you know someone with a high-speed internet connection, they might be able to download the standalone updates from Microsoft Catalog and put them on a USB flash drive, or DVD.
 
It's good to have all XP updates on a removable media, in case you ever need to do a re-install.
 
You can pre-download all of the updates using the freeware tool WSUS Offline Update...
http://download.wsusoffline.net/
You will need to find the last version that supported Windows XP in the archives.
BC member @Saw101 identified that as V. 9.1 [4 Apr 2014]
Good tutorial video...
https://youtu.be/aXAOvbNJYyE

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So I'm reinstalling Windows 7. During installation it rebooted once so far. The progress bar is currently at the final stage and has just stopped moving for a very long time.

Is there something wrong with the installation or is it because the hard drive currently has almost 2TB of space used up, most being in a very close part of the computer, and only 53GB of space left?

EDIT: Nevermind, I just had to wait a long time. I am currently in my desktop. One question though, if I have everything from the previous installation backed up already, is it safe to delete, "windows.old" folder?

A:Reinstalling Windows Takes Forever. Reason because I have 2TB?

If everything is backed up then yes, it's safe.

You should look into freeing up some space on the drive to add to the boot partition. 53GB can be pretty tight.

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I own a hand-me-down Clevo/Sager compact desktop (D900T/D9T to be specific) that I got about two years ago. Here are its specs:

Windows XP Pro SP3
3.2 GHz Pentium 4 Hyper-Threading
3 GB DDR2-533 SDRAM
256 MB ATi Mobility Radeon X800
Intergrated Surround Sound
74 GB Hard Drive

Ever since I got it, the PC loads Windows XP at a snail's pace, with a minimum of 20 "passes" on the progress bar. Afterwards, it hangs on a black screen for a minute or two, and THEN proceeds to the "Log On" screen. All in all, the bootup process from turning on to Log On take 3-5 minutes usually. In comparision, my Dell Dimension 4400 from 2001, with a 1.6 GHz P4 and 640 MB of RAM, blazes through XP boot-up, with only 8-12 "passes" on the progress bar and no hang-ups afterwards.

I keep my start-up programs in check with msconfig, and even after disabling the program which I suspected was bogging down my PC overall (an old version of Symantec AntiVirus, w/ all tricks turned on), the problem continued the same. I at most have 27-34 programs running on start-up, only essential stuff too. Often scan for malware and viruses too, things are spic-and-span so far.

That's not my only XP-related issue however. When using Disk Defragmenter, it's as if I were trying to access it with a circa-1995 PC, as it slooooowly comes up on screen, analyzes and defragments, even when there's little to defragment on the HDD. Again, not an issue with my comparitively ancient Dim... Read more

A:Windows XP takes forever to boot despite my specs!

Well...I would do a clean install, in order to determine what the problems might be.An older system, with a known history of malware problems...I'd do the clean install to at least see if I have hardware problems and eliminate the current install itself from suspicion.You have an 80GB hard drive...that is suspect, IMO, because 80GB drives were standard fare long ago in computer-time. Running the appropriate manufacuter's diagnostic would be a wise step, IMO.You speak as if installing XP and inserting SATA drivers during the install...is a laborious process. It's not, just a few seconds of installation time.As for properly slipstreaming an XP CD...of course, it helps if you start with the right CD (MS Genuine XP) and use nLite.Slipstreaming Windows XP To Create a Bootable Windows XP CD or DVD - http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/tutorials/slipstreaming-windows-xp-to-create-bootable-cd/ There are many guides to slipstreaming on the Web...most of them work, if the instructions are followed. Using nLite seems to be the easiest way of updating the XP install install CD, IMO.Louis

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I don't understand why its taking so long for the updates from MS are taking so long to install on Windows 10. There aren't a lot as I am doing them as they come out each month or in between. Retart process can take half an hour or infinity (I power off and restart myself because it seems like nothing is happening.) Other than what seems to be slow from time to time the system runs ok.  




T520 Model 4239 Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-2860QMbr>; Nvidia NVS 4200M Windows 7 Home Prem - 64bit w/8GBZ70-80 I7 - 5500U 16GB GB - 1TB HD Window 8.1 64bit FHD 17.3 inch Display, Nvidia G840 w/2GB memory

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I recently installed a new HDD with Hp OEM dics, and i tried to use windows update, but it seems to take forever to search for updates. I dont know if its stuck or if it theres something wrong but i cannot search for any updates. Any advice or help  on how to resolve this issue?  thanks











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A:Windows 7 update takes forever and/or stuck?

Hi: See if installing these two microsoft windows update patches work for you... https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3083710 https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/3102810

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As above it takes forever to start up and downloads take a long time after downloading 10.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 10 Home, 64 bit
Processor: AMD A4-5300 APU with Radeon(tm) HD Graphics, AMD64 Family 21 Model 16 Stepping 1
Processor Count: 2
RAM: 3479 Mb
Graphics Card: AMD Radeon HD 7480D, 512 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 460277 MB, Free - 344742 MB; D: Total - 14699 MB, Free - 1765 MB; Z: Total - 356 MB, Free - 317 MB;
Motherboard: MSI, 2AE0
Antivirus: Windows Defender, Disabled

Thanks for your help
oh I need simple terms used please
 

A:Windows 10 is so slow and start up takes forever

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OK, here's the problem:
1) I have Verizon DSL, and it used to be able to handle up to 2 computers wired and 2 computers wireless running Firefox and messaging programs simultaneously without a sweat. The only time the bandwith was restricted a little bit was when someone was on the VOIP line, as well as the above situation happening. However, nowadays, on this computer, I can only run Firefox OR AIM on the internet, and when I try to run both, neither work. When this first started happening, I was still able to play games such as CoD2 and CS:CZ, but eventually my ping would skyrocket and I'd lag out each and every time. Now, I'm afraid to even open CoD2/CS:CZ online, and I'm lucky if I can go half an hour on AIM (without Firefox even open) without having to sign out and back in just to reconnect.
2) When double clicking on My Computer, I get a Windows Explorer box with a flashlight looking for a folder for up to 5 minutes straight before I can see my drives. This lag also happens in programs, such as iTunes, when I try to look at drives/folders/files.
3) When logging in the first time to Windows on a username, I get two messages, one right after another. The first is a "Data Execution Prevention", in which it tells me that Windows has closed the program "Generic Host Process for Win32 Services", published by Microsoft Corporation. There is only one button, Close, and I then press it. Right afterwards, I get another box, which is a "Generic Host Pr... Read more

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I've noticed that lately when I turn my laptop on, it takes forever for the desktop to load and then when I click on IE, my home page doesn't want to open until I've used task manager several times to stop the program from running. I have AVG free version and I'm very careful of where I search and what I open. I've done virus scans from online and with AVG, I've deleted several programs I had on my computer, etc. Nothing seems to help. I did the ComboFix scan and have the log saved to my notepad. It did not seem to help. This is as far as I've gotten. I am not very computer literate, but when I do try something from different posts, I've been successful. I don't know if I have programs fighting each other to open, or what, Can anyone help?

A:windows and home page takes forever to load

Please download and run Process Explorerhttp://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinte...s/bb896653.aspxUnder file and save as, create a log and post here copy and paste into a reply

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I have windows 7 home premium 32bit on a pretty fast AMD phenom II x4 with 4gb ram. The problem I ahve is with windows explorer. When I click on a drive, it takes about 5 seconds before it will show me the folders. Then when I click on a folder, I have to wait as a little hourglass-type slider goes across the top of the screen before it will show the contents. This can take anywhere from 2-15 seconds. I don't remember any other windows OS doing this.

Is there something I can change to help speed this up? Not sure that it matters, but I checked defrag and most of my drives are less than 5% fragmented - the most being 15%.

thanks1

A:windows explorer takes forever to show content

It is some third-party application you have installed. Either security software or some extension in Explorer like one that adds something to the context menu.

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I'm running windows 7 64 and whenever I start up my laptop windows 7 takes forever to load my network. You can see it doing that loading symbol over where the white bars would be on the bottom right of the task bar. Idk why it does this but I think it has something to do with windows gadget taking long to load as-well because ever since this started, so has windows gadgets taking forever to load. Any ideas on what I can do to fix this because it takes around 2 min to connect.
 

A:Windows start up takes forever to load network

Here is the video of my problem, maybe this will help

http://www.youtube.com/embed/K8ZCF8ywMQ8
 

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OK, here's the problem:
1) I have Verizon DSL, and it used to be able to handle up to 2 computers wired and 2 computers wireless running Firefox and messaging programs simultaneously without a sweat. The only time the bandwith was restricted a little bit was when someone was on the VOIP line, as well as the above situation happening. However, nowadays, on this computer, I can only run Firefox OR AIM on the internet, and when I try to run both, neither work. When this first started happening, I was still able to play games such as CoD2 and CS:CZ, but eventually my ping would skyrocket and I'd lag out each and every time. Now, I'm afraid to even open CoD2/CS:CZ online, and I'm lucky if I can go half an hour on AIM (without Firefox even open) without having to sign out and back in just to reconnect.
2) When double clicking on My Computer, I get a Windows Explorer box with a flashlight looking for a folder for up to 5 minutes straight before I can see my drives. This lag also happens in programs, such as iTunes, when I try to look at drives/folders/files.
3) When logging in the first time to Windows on a username, I get two messages, one right after another. The first is a "Data Execution Prevention", in which it tells me that Windows has closed the program "Generic Host Process for Win32 Services", published by Microsoft Corporation. There is only one button, Close, and I then press it. Right afterwards, I get another box, which is a "Generic Host Pro... Read more

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Hey everyone!

So I recently migrated my OS to my new SSD (along with some programs as well)

Now there is a weird problem when I boot up the mouse and keyboard are not recognized immediately, then I hear the new USB device sound twice, one for the mouse and one for the keyboard then they work after that, but it takes around 1-2 minutes for them to start, it's as if the USB ports are slower to start... any idea why this might be happening??

I tried to uninstall the drivers/reinstall, didn't work.

thanks!

A:Mouse and Keyboard do not work at start up, takes 1-2 mins

The only thing I can think of is you have them set at delay startup in Services. Go to Start and typer in service. When in service find you mouse and keyboard and right click on it and go to properties. You should see your choice of selections.

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Hello!

As the title says, my Windows 7 takes forever to boot (3 - 5 minutes) to boot with an SSD. From the motherboard splash screen it goes directly to the Windows bootscreen and sits there for maybe 2 - 3 minutes, then the computer goes into "hibernation" and my screens goes into power saving mode. It sits there for another 2 - 3 minutes before it finally shows the desktop.
However, it's only the boot time that's been increased, games and programs on the SSD run with the same speed as usual.

I have tried to boot up in safe mode but it stops at "CLASSPNP.SYS" and wont move for maybe 5 minutes.
I tried using the Startup Repair Tool but it can't fix the problem.

ACHI is activated and the drivers are up to date, for both the SSD and Windows.

I have attached the bootlog to this thread(It's extremely long).

I appreciate any help on this matter, it's been like this for almost two months and it's driving me crazy.

EDIT: I should probably add that rebooting does not take long at all. It takes around 20 seconds.

A:Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit takes forever to boot with SSD?

I would start with the System File Checker.

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

See if that fixes it.

A Guy

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Hello guys, so i reinstalled my windows like 4 times and it didn't work. I need to update all the drivers because that is important for the system. And I know that there is lots of updates that needed to be install. But as I mentioned in tittle it stucks. And if i restart pc. It says that i never tried to check for updates. I tried some youtube guides but didn't work. Last time I reinstalled my windows was 2 years ago. And I did not had that problem. So pleasee any tips ? And i am on laptop.

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Window takes forever to shut down.
At "Window is shutting down" screen, my pc just freezes.
I have tried registry tweaks, but they did not work.
I have also used something called "user hive something" by Microsoft, but it did not work either.
Does anyone know how to fix this?
 

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Hi, just want to know if its possible to have "run on startup" items set to run on only specific accounts?
 

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Hello everybody,

I am new in this forum but regarding the thread: "SYSTEM process (USBPORT.SYS) takes 50% CPU power + USB drives n mobiles not recognized" I have a very urgent issue:

We are producers of embedded computer systems (www.ies-gmbh.de) and one of our customers is facing a very similar problem on our hardware right now.

His ticketing machine (more than 300 shipped already) show the same problem in the field spontaniously and we cannot figure the source of the problem.

In the described case some of the internaly connected USB devices (printer, Touchscreen, key-pad, ...) do not work properly anymore and so the whole machine more or less hangs. OS is Windows Embedded Standard 2009 = WinXP SP3
We can reproduce this problem in our company with only one dedicated system, having the following behaviour: After 10 Minutes up to 12 hours on one dedicated, external USB port the connected USB keyboard does not work anymore. The next USB port is connected to an internal power management controller (TI MSP430), using the same USB Root hub internaly. This device is still working but cannot be connected via USB as well. So more or less the USB root Hub is "dead". When we disconnect USB keyboard or internal Power Management Controller the Thread USBPORT.SYS (TID 384) jumps up to 50% CPU load. Other USB Root Hubs still work. After disconnecting the USB keyboard or Power Management Controller the Windows Device Manager still shows these devices.

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About 2 weeks ago my computer slowed noticablly, plus the boot timne more than doubled. Further all programs (especially browsers) open and close slowly and all screen redraws for all programs (like minimazation and maximazation of windows)  is painfully slow.
 
I found the searchqu toolbar installed and I thought I removed it, but the problem stll remains.
 
Any ideas?
 
Thanks

A:computer takes forever to boot and windows open and close slowly

Welcome aboard   Download Security Check from here or here and save it to your Desktop. Double-click SecurityCheck.exe Follow the onscreen instructions inside of the black box. A Notepad document should open automatically called checkup.txt; please post the contents of that document.NOTE 1. If one of your security applications (e.g., third-party firewall) requests permission to allow DIG.EXE access the Internet, allow it to do so.NOTE 2. SecurityCheck may produce some false warning(s), so leave the results reading to me.NOTE 3. If you receive UNSUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM! ABORTED! message restart computer and Security Check should run Please download Farbar Service Scanner (FSS) and run it on the computer with the issue.Make sure the following options are checked:
Internet ServicesWindows FirewallSystem RestoreSecurity Center/Action CenterWindows UpdateWindows DefenderOther ServicesPress "Scan".It will create a log (FSS.txt) in the same directory the tool is run.Please copy and paste the log to your reply. Please download MiniToolBox and run it.Checkmark following boxes:Report IE Proxy SettingsReport FF Proxy SettingsList content of HostsList IP configurationList Winsock EntriesList last 10 Event Viewer logList Installed ProgramsList Devices (do NOT change any settings here)List Users, Partitions and Memory sizeList Restore PointsClick Go and post the result. Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to your desktop.NOTE. If you already have MBAM 2.0 installed scroll dow... Read more

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I had Windows 7 installed for years and then, opposite of my intention, it was upgraded to 10 somehow. This was about a year ago.

I've been dealing with 10 just because I've been too lazy to wipe and downgrade. Suddenly yesterday, my PC refused to boot 10. It gave me the black and white screen saying that Windows failed to boot and told me to insert my disc to attempt a repair. Obviously my Windows 7 disc did not do anything to repair the somehow botched Windows 10 installation.

I figured this was a perfect opportunity to wipe my OS drive clean and reinstall Windows 7.

My issue is that my computer powers up and POSTs fine, but I am stuck with a black screen with a blinking underscore for several minutes before Windows 7 begins to boot. I tried resetting my BIOS to optimized defaults, but this did nothing to remedy the issue. I also tried disconnecting my non-OS drives to see if they were causing it...nothing changed.

I'm running a RAID0 of two Samsung 840 PROs. Never had an issue booting Win7 or 10 prior to this...

Once booted, Windows runs completely fast, smooth, and normal.

A:Fresh Windows 7 install takes forever to start booting after POST

Which post: UEFI or BIOS? Fast Boot: on? off? Two internal hard-drives? The windows 7 install/repair came with this computer, correct?

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Hello!
 
I have a fairly serious issue on my hands.
 
2 days ago, my computer decided to stop taking input from anything (mouse, keyboard, and touch). I am unable to do anything past the Windows splash screen. Going into the BIOS shows that the computer is working normally, and my mouse, keyboard and touch screen work there without issues. I really hope I can get this thing working again, as I haven't backed up files to a cloud. Please help ASAP as I need my PC running!
 
Specs:
 
2012 ASUS Mobo
Intel i3-3200
 
Other things:
 
Video: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=WHzULBD1328
BIOS Screenshot: http://m.imgur.com/a/OJNYe
 
Any help is appreciated!

A:ASUS PC Takes NO User Input (Keyboard, Mouse, and Touch disabled?)

When it crashes, does it respond to CD-ROM button or power button? Also, does a reboot fix it?
 
Last, what model computer is it exactly? Looks like a all-in-one.

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