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Windows taking a long time to reach the user logon prompt / desktop?

Q: Windows taking a long time to reach the user logon prompt / desktop?

Hi All,

I have a Windows 7 laptop which is slow to load into the Desktop. Booting up takes the 'standard' amount of time, and everything progresses normally until the splash screen which has 'Windows 7 Professional' written at the bottom.

Normally the 'Windows 7 Professional screen' almost instantly brings up the appropriate user account and a password box; however on this particular troubled laptop there is a delay of 30 - 90 seconds before the password entry field is presented.

I have scanned for viruses (there are none), and installed all available Windows updates, however this has not lead to any improvement.

To further test the laptop I have created another user account, without a password, and temporarily disabled the original user account. However there is still a substantial delay between the 'W7 Professional' screen and the desktop loading.

If anybody has any advice on how to overcome this issue it will be greatly appreciated.

Kind Regards,

Davo

A: Windows taking a long time to reach the user logon prompt / desktop?

Do you have a lot of programs that load at start up?.

Reinstate your original User Name & then post a screen shot of the Start Up tab of System Configuration. This will tell us what gets loaded at Start Up. To find this type, msconfig in the search box after pressing the Start button. When that opens select the Start Up tab.

Also have a look in Start Up in All Programs to see if there are programs set to load there as well.

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Hi All,

I have a Windows 7 laptop which is slow to load into the Desktop. Booting up takes the 'standard' amount of time, and everything progresses normally until the splash screen which has 'Windows 7 Professional' written at the bottom.

Normally the 'Windows 7 Professional screen' almost instantly brings up the appropriate user account and a password box; however on this particular troubled laptop there is a delay of 30 - 90 seconds before the password entry field is presented.

I have scanned for viruses (there are none), and installed all available Windows updates, however this has not lead to any improvement.

To further test the laptop I have created another user account, without a password, and temporarily disabled the original user account. However there is still a substantial delay between the 'W7 Professional' screen and the desktop loading.

If anybody has any advice on how to overcome this issue it will be greatly appreciated.

Kind Regards,

Davo

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A:Solved: Desktop icons taking long time to appear after restart

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SHUTDOWN WORKS, BUT IT?S REAL SLOW

1. If it appears that Win XP is not shutting down, give it some time. Some users report a minute or longer for shutdown to visibly start. Generally, this is a consequence of software that is running when shutdown is attempted. It also may have something to do with particular hardware. If you experience this problem, be sure to close all running programs before attempting shutdown and see if this solves your problem. If so, then you can determine, by trial and error, which program(s) are involved.


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Hi

Anyone got any solution for this problem...

-Windows 7 taking a long time to shutdown

It just shows the word and stays like this for a long time
-Shutting down..

So I need to manually cold shutdown my PC by holding the shutdown button.

A:Windows 7 taking a long time to shutdown

See if the Link below is of any Help ...

Windows 7 is very slow to shutdown - Microsoft Community

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A:Windows 7 updates taking a really long time

Can you give us the System Specs?

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A:Windows taking a very long time to load

Could it be the internals? Maybe something isn't plugged in or connected well, maybe the power supply isn't supplying the PC enough power? Maybe you should upgrade to Windows Vista or 7 since you probably meet the requirements for it? Or maybe your PC is overheated and not getting good airflow?

Either your version of Windows has something corrupt or since your PC was home made, something is going wrong internally...
 

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Thanks!

A:Windows Update Reconfigure Taking a long time!

 30 minutes is nothing for Windows 7 updates.  Patience, my man, patience!
 
 Good luck.

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Hello everyone,
 
I'm currently checking for updates on a fresh install of Windows 7 in a virtual machine.
 
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2016-04-04    17:39:00:468     380    bf0    DtaStor    WARNING: Attempted to add URL http://download.windowsupdate.com/c/msdownload/update/software/updt/2016/03/windows6.1-kb2952664-v17-x64_dd97e8ab6959ee3d8e9c7e4b59a4a1804516d1a3.msu for file 3Zfoq2lZ7j2OnH5LWaShgEUW0aM= when file has not been previously added to the datastore
 
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A:Windows Update taking a long time, should I stop it?

 I just had to restore a Windows 7 desktop from a year old backup last week.  When I ran Windows Update, it ran for 2 hours 20 minutes before finding 114 updates.  Since your install is probably more than a year behind in updates, be prepared for a very long time for Windows Update to run.
 
 Good luck.

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Thanks!

A:Long time until I reach login screen

Try turning off all items in Startup with the exception of the Microsoft items and your antimalware and firewall software. Then reboot - is it quicker? Read this for more help:

Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

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Into OS, Where can I get information about User's logon time to the Windows?

Thanks,
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A:How can i get user's windows logon time?

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A:Solved: windows long time logging in --> black screen --> limited access logon, HELP!

I would highly advise either:

1.) Using a Vista Home Installation disk to "repair" your OS installation.

or

2.) Trashing Vista due to the various problems that it causes and make the move to Windows 7.
(that is what I did on my laptop, after it suffered the "black screen" upon logging into Windows)
 

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I would have a look here and check out your HD for problems:

http://www.techsupportforum.com/f234...es-302602.html

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BG

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A:Freeze at user logon prompt

  
Quote: Originally Posted by pablogener


basically it just freezes (making a very weird and annoying -track-stuck- sound with the logon music) at the user logon screen. anyone had this problem?
thanks for your time!


did you upgrade or clean install?
did you download of purchase from MS?
32 bit or 64?

Ken

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A:IE taking long time to load

Hi -

Do you have any add-on 's for your Internet Explorer?

Also, ATF-Cleaner is better for cleaning.

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Hi, Welcome to Seven forums.

Check your sysprep.inf file for BuildMassStorageSection=yes and set to NO.

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First ever post.....

Using XP SP2 Home and Ie 6.

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Any ideas?

Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.0 (BETA)
Scan saved at 10:10:09 AM, on 19/08/2007
Platform: Windows XP SP2 (WinNT 5.01.2600)
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Have you installed all the other updates prior to installing SP1?
This may assist you:What you should know before you install Service Pack 1

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My computer has always booted up with no problems in about 30 seconds. About 2-3 weeks ago it started taking about 5 minutes to boot. What it will do is POST really fast as normal, then on the black Windows Logo screen it will stall for about 5 minutes with the little scrolly thing moving across about 100 times. Eventually it gets to the login screen and then to Windows. But I am trying to figure out what is causing this so I can reverse it. Here is what I've done so far and some info about my system:Windows XP SP 2IE8 not installedIntel Dual Core3 gigs of RAM2Wire DSL ModemTroubleshooting so far:-Did system virus scans with Avast (which is running all the time anyway) and Malwarebytes (updated it before scan), no viruses found.-Checked msconfig for any programs running I didn't need, disabled a couple that snuck in there somehow (quicktime toolbar etc.) but I don't think this was the problem anyway.... rebooted and no change.-Ran eventvwr.exe to see if there were any errors during bootup that was slowing it down... nothing.-Rebooted my computer with the network cable unplugged to see if maybe it was some kind of network issue.... didn't notice a change.-Reviewed my Windows Update and found that it installed some kind of Family pack update to Microsoft .NET framework about the same time these boot problems started. Well, I had only installed the .NET framework to begin with for some program my wife needed, well she doesn't need it anymore, so I decid... Read more

A:Win XP Taking a long time to boot

Hello,

Can you get in to the system at all?
Do you perform defrags, cleanups etc?
If you can get in to the system, does it go at a slower than normal speed?
Have you updated the system drivers?

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I have a Dell PC. The MB and RAM are the only parts that are still original. Video Card, HDs, and PSU have been replaced.

Since I did the replacement, actually a friend did the installation of the new parts, my PC now takes a very long time to start up. I hit the power button, nothing happens...but if you listen you can hear a fan whirring up and down repeatedly. After about roughly 3 minutes, I hear another fan go super fast (this is normal, has happened since I got the PC) then stop and then the computer does its POST test.

Any suggestions as to why this is happening? Kinda sucks that in order to reboot the computer, it takes 5 minutes from the time I hit the power button to the time I enter my password to log in.
 

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Hello ,
I have computer with following specification ..

OS : window XP professional

Processor: 533 Mhz Intel Celeron
Primary cache : 32 Kb
Secondary cache : 128 Kb
Tertiary cache : 128 KB

Main circuit board : Tyan computer corporation , Intel 810 1.0
Bus clock : 66 MHz
BIOS American Megatrends Inc 063101 01/15/99

Ram : 256 Mb

Hard drive : 20 GB

Problem :
when i start the computer it shows that S.M.A.R.T is present but disabled ..when i able it ..it wont work properly ....it takes a long time on welcome screen which opens with a beep sound ..sometimes it takes 15-20 minutes in that welcome screen ...i have already uninstalled all the softwares which were usually loading at the beginning ...i disabled everything in msconfig ....so could anybody please suggest me anything else ..would BIOS update helps in anyways ..if yes how can i do that ...
thanks ..

A:taking long time on welcome screen ?????

Howdy bindudhindsa

First off It will be a little slow because of your system specs..

But turn off SMART. as this just slows down the Hard drive. it monitors the HD constanstly to make sure its not going to Die on ya, and its really never right anyway..

Try this to make windows boot faster..
Go to start. Click run
Type in regedit
Locate the following key in the registry:

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\SessionManager\MemoryManagement\PrefetchParameters

On the EnablePrefetcher value, change the setting from 3 to 5 (decimal).

Close the registry editor.

Restart your computer.

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Hopefully I get this correct but I have been reading what could cause my IE 8 to take a long time to close. I ran HighJackThis and here is my output. I am hoping someone can tell me if there is anything out of the ordinary that could be the culprit.
Logfile of Trend Micro HijackThis v2.0.4
Scan saved at 1:17:02 PM, on 1/23/2011
Platform: Windows Vista SP2 (WinNT 6.00.1906)
MSIE: Internet Explorer v8.00 (8.00.6001.18999)
Boot mode: Normal

Running processes:
C:\ProgramData\SingleClick Systems\apache\bin\httpd.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Motorola\MotoConnectService\MotoConnect.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell DataSafe Online\DataSafeOnline.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Lexmark 5200 Series\lxbtmon.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Lexmark 5200 Series\ezprint.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\The Weather Channel FW\Desktop\DesktopWeather.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell Video Chat\DellVideoChat.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Office\Office12\ONENOTEM.EXE
C:\Program Files (x86)\Dell\MediaDirect\PCMService.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\AVG\AVG9\avgtray.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Java\Java Update\jusched.exe
C:\Program Files (x86)\LaCie\Genie Backup Assistant\GBMAgent.exe
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A:IE 8 taking a really long time to close

Hello and Welcome to the forums! My name is Gringo and I'll be glad to help you with your computer problems. Somethings to remember while we are working together.Do not run any other tool untill instructed to do so!Please Do not Attach logs or put in code boxes.Tell me about any problems that have occurred during the fix.Tell me of any other symptoms you may be having as these can help also.Do not run anything while running a fix.We apologize for the delay in responding to your request for help. Here at Bleeping Computer we get overwhelmed at times, and we are trying our best to keep up. Please note that your topic was not intentionally overlooked. Our mission is to help everyone in need, but sometimes it takes just a little longer to get to every request for help. No one is ignored here.Click on the Watch Topic Button and select Immediate Notification and click on proceed, this will help you to get notified faster when I have replied and make the cleaning process faster.In order for me to see the status of the infection I will need a new set of logs to start with.Please print out or make a copy in notpad of any instructions given, as sometimes it is necessary to go offline and you will lose access to them.DeFogger: Please download DeFogger to your desktop.

Double click DeFogger to run the tool.
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So far I've cleaned up disk space and now have 103/183 GB on HD space.

Deleted all duplicate files, ran disk fragment just a couple of days ago

Ran disk clean up and found no issues.

I can generate a log from Trend Micro software with the ok.

Again, bottom line is its taking along time restart to shut down.

thanks in advance

A:HP G60 taking long time to shutdown

http://download.cnet.com/3001-2086_4-10315...c594ac581194b63http://www.superantispyware.com/downloadfi...EE&rid=3324http://www.malwarebytes.org/mbam.phphttp://www.malwarebytes.org/startuplite.phpDownload and run each of these inorder select the quick scan option for both malwarebytes and superantispyware if thingss dont improve then start here http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/topic34773.htmlhope this works for you Just a note on running CCleaner...please do not run the registry-edit feature of that program. It's a multi-faceted program and does some very useful things...registry-editing is not considered to be one of those that is useful or should be recommended/suggested.Bleeping Computer DOES NOT recommend the use of registry cleaners/optimizers for several reasons:Registry cleaners are extremely powerful applications that can damage the registry by using aggressive cleaning routines and cause your computer to become unbootable.The Windows registry is a central repository (database) for storing configuration data, user settings and machine-dependent settings, and options for the operating system. It contains information and settings for all hardware, software, users, and preferences. Whenever a user makes changes to settings, file associations, system policies, or installed software, the changes are reflected and stored in this repository. The registry is a crucial component because it is where Windows "remembers" all this information, how it works toget... Read more

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hey guys please help me... recently i have plugged in pen drive during booting after that my pc takes long time in welcome screen.. it makes to go crazy..
spec:
xp sp3
intel g41 mobo
core2duo e7500
3gb ddr3
nvidia 8400gs

A:taking long time to boot

Don't plug it until after it boots.

BG

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hi can anyone throw any suggestioins to this problem
my system starts windows loding screen about 30 seconds then i log into windows it then takes 4 or 5 minutes to load completly any ideas on this would be great

thanks:

A:xp taking long time to boot

Not enough free space on your hard disk?

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Hello everybody,

The patient is a Dell Inspiron 9300 Laptop with 512MB Ram, 60GB HD 40% free, Windows Media Center Edition, SP3. When I open "my Computer" it takes almost two minutes to show drives and icons. I have run Combofix and an AVG full scan. It was slightly infected and now clean. Still does it. I've removed all non-essential software, turned off almost all autoruns, done a defrag and a drive C:\ "cleaning" I ran it through CCleaner and Advanced Windows Care. for the most part it's pretty well behaved and operational. Virtual memory is set to 1024/2048. What is that little flashlight working on so hard when I open My Computer?

Thanks,

A:"My Computer" Taking a very long time to open

Open up Task Manager (Ctrl-Alt-Del) and click on the Processes tab
Click on the View menu item, then on Select columns.
Place a check mark next to I/O Reads and click OK to accept the changes.

Then stretch out the Task Manager window so you can see all the columns.
Double click on the column header (to sort by that column) and then open My Computer and see what processes spike the highest.
You can do this for the I/O Reads column, the Memory column, and the CPU column.

Also, do you have any mapped network drives that no longer exist? That is another reason for a long delay - the system is searching for network resources that no longer exist.

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I installed Kaspersky Internet Security 7 last night. I have 2 questions. Are there any parameters worth turning off? I think it's slowed my computer down just a bit and making some things lag.

Secondly, a full scan started at 5am. It's now 12pm and it's only 56% done with a finish time of 5.30pm today. That's over 12 hours to scan my pc which consists of 2 hardrives, 115GB and 31GB. Isn't 12 hours somewhat excessive? PC Cillin used to scan in much less time. I mean, it's good it's being thorough but I would have hoped it might have been done so I can use the computer.
 

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For the last few days, when I try to manually update definitions of MalwareBytes and SuperAntiSpyware, the downloads are taking an agonizingly long time when before they were almost instantaneous. Same when I try to play the games on Lumosity - they seem longer to display. Scans with MSSE, SAS and MWB show nothing suspicious. Anyone aware of any problems with these programs, or is it my computer?

System:
Windows 7 - 64 bit OS
1.86 GHz Intel Core 2 processor
3 GB RAM

A:Suddenly taking a long time to download

İ would also try to do a scan with this http://www.eset.com/us/online-scanner/ .Please make sure to disable your antivirus,just before you start the scan,and re-enable it again after the scan is finished.İf anything is found at the end of the scan have it delete them.Before that i would uninstall both MBytes and S.A.Spyware preferably with REVO and doing clean up afterwards with CCLEANER.

İf defragmenting your hdd is needed please do that as well,then reboot.

Let us know the results from the ESET scan and we'll take it from there.

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I ran Panda and it found a rootkit pretty quickly.  It then said to reboot to finish and I did.  It has set here with a black screen with the hard drive running intermittantly for almost 3 hours.  I don't really want to turn the computer off with it running.  Does it typically take this long a time?

A:Panda Root Kit taking a long time

i have no experience with that program, but that does not sound normal to me

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Hi I was wondering if any one else has this problem, and if so can any one help me. For some reason every time I try and open IE it takes about 15 seconds or so to open, ( where befor it was almost instant) and when i type a address in the address bar, it also takes any where from 15-30 seconds to open. I had installed iMesh last week and thats when my problems started, I have removed iMesh since then, I have also done a virus scan and it came up clean. If any one has had this problem can you please help me out, thanks so much ,Debbie ( ps using XP )
 

A:Taking a long time to open pages

Hi, debbie1968

[tsg=welcome][/tsg]

While you are waiting for a better answer have a look at THIS THREAD. It's long, but it has some real good info/background.
 

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It takes a while for it to start and I tried this solution but it didn't work.

Internet Explorer 8 and Internet Explorer 9 take longer than expected to start


I tried the "IE9 (without add-ons)" from the start menu and it comes up pratically instantly.

I even tried to uninstall stuff from the "Program Files" that I think might be related to IE and it still didn't do anything.

I also removed all search providers and accelertors except Bing because it doesn't let you.

Please offer any suggestions.

Thanks.

A:[SOLVED] IE9 taking a long time to start

Did you start testing the individual add-ons for which one was causing the problem?

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I have been experiencing this problem for the last 5 days. I start the computer by first switching on the power output on my wall. After that when I press the power button on my cabinet, nothing happens. But if I wait for about 1 minute and then try again, the red HDD LED lights up and the fans start but still the computer doesn't start. After about 2 minutes the green LED lights up and I hear the beep and the PC finally starts. Whats the problem?

Thanks! Any help appreciated.
 

A:Computer taking long time to start.

Bump. Anybody?
 

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The laptop i currently having problems is the Acer Aspire 4930.
This is one of my friends laptop and he gave up on taking care on it.
I popped the back cover and the front keyboard to remove some dust inside it.
This laptop was working after i popped it.

Fixes I have tried:

- Reformatting
- Reseating Ram and Hard Drive
- Changed Hard Drive
- Checked CPU Speed
- run sfc /scannow
- run chkdsk

Specs of the PC

Intel Core 2 Duo T5800
Intel Express Chipset 45

Mysteriously, at desktop it does not lag or freeze.

EDIT: Fixes I tried:
- msconfig
- memtest
- CCleaner

A:PC taking long time to startup (boot only)

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Loximity


The laptop i currently having problems is the Acer Aspire 4930.
This is one of my friends laptop and he gave up on taking care on it.
I popped the back cover and the front keyboard to remove some dust inside it.
This laptop was working after i popped it.

Fixes I have tried:

- Reformatting
- Reseating Ram and Hard Drive
- Changed Hard Drive
- Checked CPU Speed
- run sfc /scannow
- run chkdsk

Specs of the PC

Intel Core 2 Duo T5800
Intel Express Chipset 45

Mysteriously, at desktop it does not lag or freeze.


The term "a long time" is subjective; how long does it take in actual minutes and seconds? You could also try using MSconfig for diagnostic purposes.

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I have a Lenovo t400s laptop running Windows 7.  At the Lenovo website I did a system update, where they scan my computer and show recommended updates.  I chose all of them, including the bios update.  Had I known there was any chance of a problem I never would have chose 'bios update'!  Now, after 3 hours, it is still "updating".  I looked online and found out it should only take a couple minutes!!  Now what?  I haven't tried to restart or anything yet.  What should I do next?  PLEASE HELP!!

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Like the title says, I have a windows 7 dell laptop and it takes an extremely long time to startup.

It will either go to a black screen or login, if I get to Login I'll choose the account and it will go to a black screen and eventually turn off after an hour of a black screen.
Repair takes a couple of hours to run and after I restart i go through the first part again.
It claims there is no system restore point although there are def some on the computer.

Its really annoying, and I have no way to start the computer initially. Im doing a Memory diagnostic now, but I dont plan on it working.

Also, I have used a repair disc.

A:Win 7 taking an extremely long time to start up, if at all

Assuming this isn't a hardware problem (bad mobo, cpu, RAM, etc) are you able to get into Safe Mode? From here you should be able to run various repair tools like Startup Repair, System File Checker scan, Clean Boot, etc.

Safe Mode

Startup Repair

SFC /SCANNOW Command - System File Checker

Troubleshoot Application Conflicts by Performing a Clean Startup

Depending on the specific Dell model, you may also have a hidden recovery partition that can return your machine to factory specs.

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I have a Lenovo Z850 laptop running Windows 7 Home Premium. I?ve had it for over 3 years and it has steadily been taking longer and longer to fully boot. It only takes a minute or so to get to the login screen, but once I login, it takes over 30 minutes to get to the point where I can open programmes, and then it is incredibly slow. I can feasibly use it in Safe Mode with networking, but it still takes 10 min+ to boot. Only a week ago, it was taking 15+ minutes to boot, but was still usable, so I wasn?t too concerned as I was looking into buying a new computer after Christmas anyway.

I have checked the hard drive and RAM and there appear to be no hardware issues. I have run several virus/spyware programmes, CCcleaner etc to no avail. A while ago, the fan got clogged up and the laptop started to overheat, so I am wondering if this damaged something.

I can?t even do a full Windows restore, there is a recovery partition, but I can?t find a system image within it. I don?t have a backup disc. Is buying a reinstall disc a feasible option or is there anything else I can do before giving in and buying a new laptop?

Thanks

A:Laptop taking a very long time to boot

Hi, have you run chkdsk, or disc clean up, have you ever detracted the hard drive.

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I am trying to use system restore but the screen has said that it is restoring the system for a very long time. My old windows XP computer seemed to do it very quickly. Do I just wait ? Would turning the computer off cause problems ?

A:System Restore taking a long time

Further to my post, the lock screen has at last appeared. I shall now see if it has done what it should.

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Hi, im a computer tech for a company, and one of my customers is calling saying that when he comes in in the morning and moves his mouse it takes 5-10 min before the computer wakes up. We are trying to figure out what the problem is but cannot figure it out. We've checked the power settings and whatnot but that doesnt seem to make any difference. Does anyone know what could be causing it to do this. Also the monitor is relatively new so i dont think thats the issue either. Thanks a lot
 

A:Computer taking a long time to wake up

You're not giving us any computer specs. That would help.
Also, verify exactly what low power setting the system is in. 'Sleep' can mean different things.
What kind of connection is there for the internet?
Have you check the Event Viewer of related Errors such a DCOM, TCP/IP?
 

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hye guys..my computer is taking a very long time to boot up after i entered my user password..anybody can help me please??
i have checked the startup program..and defrag my hard disk.but nothing help..
 

A:Taking a very long time after entering password

What virus and malware protection are you running? What are your complete computer specs and what version of Windows are you running?
 

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Hi Guys,
I am facing this particular issue with some of my PC's.
Right click - on .xls,word,txt files take long time to respond
OS - Windows XP SP3

This has started recently. I've updated Windows + all device drivers
Changed profiles
Still problem persists
Also there is no mapped network drives etc....

Any other suspections ? Pls help.......

A:Right Click Taking a long time to respond

Quote:




Right click - on .xls,word,txt files




First try doing a Clean Boot to see if the same problem happens.
If this problem only happens with Microsoft Office files (xls, word etc) then try repairing office. Go to Start/Run and type appwiz.cpl and press enter. In the Add Remove Programs scroll down to Microsoft Office and click Change (Remove) this will allow you to add or remove Office products, Repair or Remove Office. Try Repairing Office first. If that fails, and you have and Office CD, try Removing (uninstalling) Office, restart the computer and Reinstall from the CD. You will not loose any Emails or Documents.

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So, I have been running 8.1 pro for some time now. During the last 2 or 3 weeks, I started having a login issue.

It loads bios
loads windows fine.
I get to the login screen, and it seems to take forever to recognize internet connection. Gives me the little "!" over the internet.
I put in password.
takes about a minute to finally log in.

I have gone to start up in task manager and disabled everything. This does nothing.
I have changed from a live to a local account. Nothing.
I have not installed anything recently other then video drivers.
Internet seems to work fine while logged in.
Any ideas? Have all the most recent mobo drivers.......

Hardware
Asrock z77 Fatality Pro
Core i7 3770k
Kingston X SSD for OS drive.

Anything else in my hardware does not really seem relevant.....

This driving me mad because I am attempting o OC my cpu and gpu and have to reboot a lot to dial it in.

Here is a really bad pic of what I am seeing on the login screen. It takes up to 3 minutes to establish coneection when it used to be almost instantaneous.

Here are some other things I have done.

updated router firm ware: no change
tried static ip: nodda
disabled all virus software: nothing.
diff enet cable. nothing

still having the issue......

I have done lots of searching, but have not quite found this same issue.

A:Issue with logging into Win 8.1 pro. Taking a long time..

Good efforts so far. Static ip is good, even if it didn't help your problem.

Could be rootkit. They affect startup in various ways.

As far as disabling antivirus/firewall goes, that cannot help. You would need to uninstall it to see if it does.

If you have any Himachi software, uninstall.

If you have any VM software, uninstall to test.

If you have Networx software, uninstall.

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Forgive me, as this is my first forum post, but I was running a file check on my desk top and had to restart it to get it to start, and for a while the check ran smoothly but when it got to the "USN Journal Verification Completed" part it gets super slow, and it's been stuck at 10% for almost a half hour. I can see the files (currently 134616 out of 15588) still being processes so I know it's working, but it's slow.

Does anyone who why it's taking so long? If there's something wrong with my
Computer, what should I do?

A:Disk Check taking a long time...

If you checked the box, fix errors, then it takes a long time. Just be patient. It takes me several hours.
Step 4 shows the checked box
Disk Check

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I have one excel file that takes a LONG time to perform any task (copy, paste, preview, move...)

It is a VERY simple file with about 12 worksheets that all only contain several columns of info (name, age, description)... there are no formulas or other macros or anything....

why would it run so slow?
 

A:MS Excel taking a long time to do a task.

How many lines of data in each worksheet?

go into each worksheet and click on any cell. Then on you keyboard press the End key once and then press the Home key once.
Your cell pointer should go to the last active cell in that worksheet.

Can you do that for each worksheet and report back each cell reference.

If that seems in order, it may well be the best idea to upload it so that we can have a look and see what the problem is
 

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This issue just popped up about a week ago and before that all was normal. Now I start my computer, everything loads fine except internet connectivity. Takes about a 1.5 minutes. I have a Linksys wireless USB adapter receiving a signal from a Motorola 802.11 G router. And after Windows loads, if I try to go into network connections, network places, or anything network related, the system locks up until it connects. After it connects it acts just fine, good speeds and all. I'm on Windows XP Home SP2 with current fixes.

Any help?
 

A:Solved: Taking a long time to connect

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Note: I may have used the wrong category to post this thread...I apologize if I did...

Hello there, I am working on a laptop for a friend of mine...When I received it, it was running a non-genuine copy of Windows Vista Ultimate, and had viruses on the hard drive. The one problem that I noticed was that there were two antivirus programs installed: AntiVirus 360 and Norton. I had yet to find out that AntiVirus 360 itself was a virus...

Despite the fact that Vista Ultimate was installed, I noticed that on the certificate of authenticity, Windows Vista Home Basic was labeled.

I managed to back up all pictures, documents, etc. without any problems. I did not back up anything from the program files of the C: drive. All backed up files were moved to my computer, where they were scanned before moved to my hard drive.

Next, I used the combination of my Windows Vista installation disc and her Home Basic COA (which has the product key) to install and successfully activate Windows Vista Home Basic. I did not reinstall Ultimate, because she did not have an Ultimate key. All files from the previous installation were moved to Windows.old, which is located in the parent folder of the C: drive.

I then moved back all files from my computer to the laptop. That was before I found out that Windows.old contained all of the old files. There were no issues in bringing back all files that I backed up.

Next, I ran a virus scan using AVG Free, to ensure that no threats were carried over from the ... Read more

A:Solved: Defrag. taking a long time...

Finished...Thanks very much.
 

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Web pages taking long time to load. Example: For several years I have been entering the serial numbers of dollar bills on a web site called Wheresgeorge. I would enter one and withing a few seconds, another page came up to enter another. Within the last few weeks that has changed and now it takes 50 to 60 seconds for this page to change every time.
Sometimes, when I click to open my home page (yahoo.com) it takes a long time to open and sometimes it loads only the top part with the address bars, then will not load the bottom part with the usual pictures, links and news items like normal.
It is the same on my desktop, my laptop and my wife's laptop. (She doesn't have a desktop)
Don't know what could be causing this or how to fix it.
Here is the information about my system that you ask for.

Tech Support Guy System Info Utility version 1.0.0.2
OS Version: Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium, Service Pack 1, 64 bit
Processor: AMD Athlon(tm) II X4 630 Processor, AMD64 Family 16 Model 5 Stepping 2
Processor Count: 4
RAM: 4094 Mb
Graphics Card: ATI Radeon HD 5700 Series, 1024 Mb
Hard Drives: C: Total - 476837 MB, Free - 423349 MB;
Motherboard: Gigabyte Technology Co., Ltd., GA-MA74GM-S2
Antivirus: Microsoft Security Essentials, Updated and Enabled
 

A:Web pages taking long time to load

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Hi there!

I hope that someone can offer me some help!

I have just built my new PC:

Intel Core i7 5820K @ 3.3Ghz
Gigabyte X99-Gaming 5 Motherboard
Gigabyte GTX970 GFX Card
Corsair Vengeance 16Gb RAM @ 2100Mhz
Corsair CS650M PSU
Samsung 840 EVO SSD
Steelseries Sensei [RAW]

My issue is that it takes longer to boot up and shutdown than my old PC:

AMD Phenom II x4 965 @ 3.4Ghz
Gigabyte 970A-DS3 Motherboard
XFX HD6850 GFX Card
Geil Black Dragon 8Gb RAM @ 1600Mhz
Corsair CS500 PSU
OCZ Vertex3 SSD 120Gb
Steelseries Sensei [RAW]

My old PC would not even finish the swirling flag at startup, and now it not only finishes forming the flag but also hangs around for a while afterwards.

I have checked Event Viewer and there are no errors or warnings on startup. I have also run the Windows Memory Diagnostics tool, which found no errors.

Having read many forums on the X99 chipset, people have said that there are still some issue with performance, which need to be ironed out, but having said that, a friend of mine also built exactly the same PC, bar the SSD (Kingston Hyper X), and his boots up virtually without even showing the swirling flag. So... I'm stumped and am hoping someone here can help me out a little?

As an additional comment, it seems to take a lot longer to shutdown than my old PC too.

As you can possibly imagine, having spent a sizable figure on this new PC, compared to my old one, I am a little bothered!

If anyone can help me out, I wo... Read more

A:Startup and shutdown taking a long time!

  
Quote: Originally Posted by Nos2001


Hi there!

I hope that someone can offer me some help!

I have just built my new PC:

Intel Core i7 5820K @ 3.3Ghz
Gigabyte X99-Gaming 5 Motherboard
Gigabyte GTX970 GFX Card
Corsair Vengeance 16Gb RAM @ 2100Mhz
Corsair CS650M PSU
Samsung 840 EVO SSD
Steelseries Sensei [RAW]

My issue is that it takes longer to boot up and shutdown than my old PC:

AMD Phenom II x4 965 @ 3.4Ghz
Gigabyte 970A-DS3 Motherboard
XFX HD6850 GFX Card
Geil Black Dragon 8Gb RAM @ 1600Mhz
Corsair CS500 PSU
OCZ Vertex3 SSD 120Gb
Steelseries Sensei [RAW]

My old PC would not even finish the swirling flag at startup, and now it not only finishes forming the flag but also hangs around for a while afterwards.

I have checked Event Viewer and there are no errors or warnings on startup. I have also run the Windows Memory Diagnostics tool, which found no errors.

Having read many forums on the X99 chipset, people have said that there are still some issue with performance, which need to be ironed out, but having said that, a friend of mine also built exactly the same PC, bar the SSD (Kingston Hyper X), and his boots up virtually without even showing the swirling flag. So... I'm stumped and am hoping someone here can help me out a little?

As an additional comment, it seems to take a lot longer to shutdown than my old PC too.

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Hi there,
 
For the last three or four times that Windows Updates (for Windows 7) have been installed (by automatic updates) my computer seems to be taking longer and longer.
Three hours or more is about the usual amount of time - I don't know how long exactly as I have waited, given up and gone to bed.
The system works in the morning apparently updated - but this seems to be very long.
Is that normal?
Is my system building up to something unpleasant?
 
Thanks
 
Paul

A:Installing Updates - Taking Long Time

If your system is using Windows 7 64 bit and you have 2GB of RAM or less, or 1GB on Windows 7 32 bit, then this may be the cause of your slow updates.  Updating can take a lot of resources.
 
For both systems I would recommend that you upgrade to at least 4GB of RAM. You may also want to run a check disk and look for bad sectors on your hard drive. Otherwise Windows will be Windows, remember while using Windows everything runs on Microsoft time :-D

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A:Restart taking abnormally long time

Originally Posted by onlytanmoy


Hi, i have a win 8.1 based desktop. Just freshly installed the OS today. Got a weird issue- restarting the machine is taking more than 2-3 mins. Any ideas please?



What are you seeing on the screen exactly, did you do any windows updates today ?

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My computer is taking a long time to start. I have run Lavasoft, Spybot and Ewido. Here is my Hijack This log for my computer.
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MSIE: Internet Explorer v6.00 SP2 (6.00.2900.2180)

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A:Computer taking a long time to start

Go to Add/Remove programs and remove Logitech Desktop Messenger.

Restart the machine and post your log again.
 

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Hi

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It went okay until 27% completed, now it has been on 27% complete for three hours.

Is this an indication of a problem or should I leave it running?

Thanks

Daniel

A:Check Disk taking a long time

Empty trash with with Disk Cleanup in C:\ Properties.
Run Ccleaner to remove more crap.
Do full scan with AdAware.
Defragment.

Run sfc /scannow in CMD prompt with Administrator privileges.
Do a boot scan with Avast or AVG or whatever.

Run chkdisk now.

It MIGHT help.

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I had some hard disk problems with a Fujitsu notebook so ran chkdsk which seemed to clean up the errors.  The system still ran very slowly, so I decided to do a clean install of Windows 7.  I deleted the partitions down to one (700gb) then clicked on "Next".  There was a message about "disk fail" but it started going fine, and the first part of "Installing Windows" went reasonably quickly.
 
But it has been nearly 60 hours stuck on "Completing Installation".  Should it take this long?

A:completing installation taking long time

I believe your hard drive is failing or has failed. You can check it by downloading Seatools for DOS. This is a bootable iso file. You can right click in Windows 7 and select Burn Image File. You may have to enable IDE mode from AHCI if the hard drive is not detected. Run the short generic test.
 
http://www.seagate.com/support/downloads/item/seatools-dos-master/
 
Seatools for Dos Tutorial
 
SeaTools for DOS Guide - Seagate
 
Edit: It should not take 60 hours to do an install.

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A:sites taking a long time loading

Welcome!

You need to give us some idea of your connection to the internet, and the speed that it runs at.
 

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A:Laptop taking a very long time to do updates

Restart your computer and it will surely install the updates next time.

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hi!!!!

my PC's specifications are...

processor:Intel(R) Pentium(R) D CPU 2.8Ghz (2CPU's)
ram : 1GB
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when I start the computer it's really taking long time to open from welcome page to the normal desktop page.....
and even i get an alert saying that could not find rundll.exe....
please help me out with this problem as early as possible....

A:taking long time to open from welcome page

My go would be to repair your XP using repair option from XP OS CD which would replace all the corrupt dlls and other resource files, as for me, rundll.exe seems to be corrupt. Just a guess.. wait for some more solutions..

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Plz reply..

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A:Long Logon Time

Welcome to SF.

Check out the following utility. More complete that msconfig, you will see everything that is involved in starting up. You should be able to streamline your startup, and avoid superfluous programs.

Autoruns for Windows

For the above, I was assuming it was not a network issue. If it is, check to see if you are autonegotiating, if there is insane traffic on the network (using a sniffer), you could hard code the DNS, etc.

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A:HP G42 Laptop taking ridiculously long time to boot

You should look in Windows Event Viewer, you may find some clues there.
 

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I could not find the correct thread to post so please accept my apologies if this is an old resolved bug.

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To get around this I would access my file from within the music editing software to avoid this problem, but as I'm a Mastering Engineer I need to access the files in their respective folders.

This was never a problem on any other machine I have had before. All drives are fine tested on other machines. They are good.

So today I tried it again, same thing. The grey bar at the top went crazy when I tried to access a wav folder to master with 2.5 gigs of data in.

The grey bar at the top slowly moves across the top then the red cross thing again in the button, I refresh and the same thing again. Meanwhile the fan goes on and the thing then seems to hang on finding files in folders. So I back out of the folder close it down. Then I went to My computer on the start menu... erm the grey bar again slowly moves to the right, No C drive shows up is empty and the fan kicks in and it sounds like it is going to take off.

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A:Win 7 Folders taking a long time to access files.

Please try doing a integrity scan to see if there are any violations on your system.. RUN > CMD > SFC /SCANNOW
Post back with results..

What anti-virus do you use?

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A:AOL (ugh) taking incessantly long time to sign on & respond

Welcome to the Seven Forums.

AOL 9.7 seems to be using Chrome 21. That is an old and very flawed browser. Let's hope that financial transactions are not being completed via that browser. It might be best to let this slowness convince the user to abandon AOL.

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A:Taking long time to acquire ip address after rebooting

Hello,

Click start>run. Type 'cmd' and press enter. In the command prompt type in 'ipconfig /all' and press enter. Paste the results into the thread.

From what you have said it sounds as though it is looking for an IP address and doesnt have a static address assigned.

Dave

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Hello,

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I have run the BIOS driver from the disk that came with the MB and still no change.

I have 1 optical drive and the HDD, they are both connected through their own IDE cable, and both set as Masters.

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A:Hard Drive taking long time to load

Older HDD could be going bad or it badly defragmented. You should defrag it though after a fresh install. Check for errors in the MFT. Under My computer right click on the HDD then click on properties then on tools then on check disk. Reboot the PC and let the PC check the condition of the HDD. If that checks out okay then open a dos window in Windows then

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On the other hand, if I simply open Word on its own by pressing Start>All programs>MS Office>Word Then the program opens in less than a second as it used to do.
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Hi,
First, your laptop isn't listed as being Win 10 compatible- please confirm if I've read this correctly.
Lenovo supported systems list for Windows 10 Upgrade - Lenovo Support (US)

Is your model number correct?

Otherwise you need to provide some history I think, please. Need more to go on.

1. Did your laptop boot normally before upgrading to the November build 1511?
2. What have you just done.. have you just updated (again) to build 1511? If so, why? Please describe the sequence.

E.g.
I did a fresh installation of Windows 10 using my old iso build 10240.
I installed programs x,y.z..
I then updated to build 1511.
My laptop then booted very slowly.

Please give a story.

Basics:
1. Does your laptop boot normally in safe mode?
2. Does your laptop boot normally if you do a clean boot? (Search for 'clean boot Windows 10' if you are not sure how)
3. To confirm your current build number, please
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