RE: Cold Boot
A slow boot can be caused by many things. A fragmented harddrive, or a slow
To see if Windows has detected performance problems, open Control Panel, and
click on "System and Maintenance", "Performance Information and Tools". On
the left pane, click on "Advanced tools".
Under "Peformance issues" you can see performance problems that Windows has
To see more (advanced) information, open the Event Viewer and open
Applications and Services Logs>Microsoft>Windows>Diagnostics-Performance
Also, try to defragment your harddisk, sometimes that can help a lot.
> When I boot, and I guess reboot, the progress bars cross 33 times before it
> goes to load the OS. Any suggestions. I am using Vista Ultimate upgrade from
> Vista Premium. ASUS M2N-E motherboard, 4Gb ram, AMD X64 4400+.