Re: 20 minute boot time for Vista Ultimate
I'm not MS, so just a friendly hint:
best guess to start would be a driver, at that point
Disconnect all peripherals, and try it that way, to see if one of them's the
The event log will have some information, if you can find it.
"Sean Draine" <SeanDraine@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> On one of my machines (Dell Dimension 4550, 2.66Ghz, 1GB RAM), it takes
> between 10 and 20 minutes to boot Vista. Almost all of this time is spent
> the phase where the little progress bar is displayed on a black screen
> "Microsoft Corporation" written beneath it. Once booted, performance is
> Any ideas what the problem might be, or suggestions for determining what
> exactly is happening during this time?