Re: New Dell laptop slow to boot Vista Home Premium
If you buy a new car and something goes wrong where do you take it to get
repaired the seller or manufactyrer?????
> On Jul 11, 3:36 am, "Rick Rogers" <r...@mvps.org> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > New systems should have problems addressed by the vendor, as working on them
> > yourself can sometimes void warranties.
> > That said, enable boot logging by running msconfig from the start line and
> > on the boot tab enable the boot logging option. Click apply/ok and restart
> > the machine. Then locate the ntbtlog.txt that was created and open it in a
> > text editor (notepad is fine for this) and start looking through for the
> > delays.
> > --
> > Best of Luck,
> > Rick Rogers, aka "Nutcase" - Microsoft MVPhttp://mvp.support.microsoft.com/
> > Windows help -www.rickrogers.org
> > My thoughtshttp://rick-mvp.blogspot.com
> > "Moody Marco" <m...@zoom.co.uk> wrote in message
> > news:e0cEHivwHHA.1484@TK2MSFTNGP06.phx.gbl...
> > > My laptop takes ages to boot Vista HP (it's new and came with HP
> > > pre-installed).
> > > As I only have 1 user it boots straight to desktop (no logon screen), and
> > > specifically, it take ages after the "Welcome" writing and little blue
> > > circle - I get a black screen with white mouse pointer for about 2-3 mins,
> > > then my desktop shows up.
> > > I wouldn't say it was slow up until that point, just very slow from the
> > > mouse pointer appearing with the black screen onwards.
> > > I checked in Control panel > Performance and Maintenance > Advanced Tools,
> > > and I can see a Critical warning against Boot Performance and a time of
> > > between 180000 and 200000 ms for each boot up.
> > > In Event Viewer I do notice that the biggest jump in time is between the
> > > Plug & Play Service starting (successfully I might add) and whatever came
> > > BEFORE it. This time difference is usually about 2 - 2.5 minutes.
> > > I have very few programs running at startup, I checked in msconfig.exe
> > > Any ideas?- Hide quoted text -
> > - Show quoted text -
> I'm haveing the exact same issue. I just purchased an HP system from
> Costco with the E4400 Core 2 Duo. I started it up. It started up
> fine. I removed the pre-installed Virus Scan (Norton). I rebooted;
> it started up find. I installed the Cox Anti-Virus software and
> rebooted; it started fine. I allowed the computer to download and
> install the MS Vista updates. It began pausing for 2-3 minutes with a
> blank screen. With nearly no effort, I'm able to deduce that one of
> the MS Vista "product improvements" caused the issue. I'm also able
> to quickly surmise that Microsoft has no clue what is causing this and
> is potentially unaware or in denial that it's happening.
> Microsoft...IT'S HAPPENING. PLEASE HELP US SOLVE WHATEVER YOU'VE
> HOSED UP! STOP TELLING US TO CALL THE OEM BECAUSE THEY DON'T KNOW
> WHAT YOU'VE DONE!