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Bootvis - 20 sec freeze up[ish]

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Kylie

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I am at my dads system and trying to optimise a useless 45sec boot up.

If you look at the attatched screenshot of the trace it shows virtually no activity from about 24secs upto 40 secs apart from a minor couple of blips.

All the apps load as normal from 40secs ie: explorer/systray/fast/rundll etc these load within a 4/5 sec interval.

What conmcerns me is the lack of activity from approx 20 - 40 secs any ideas welcomed

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pc_tek

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does this machine have a nic card? Mine booted in about 60 seconds.. done the same thing, hanging for about 20 seconds. I disabled nic card because I am not using it yet and now boots in 25 seconds flat.

I read in another forum something about this. I need to find it again and try there suggestion. they suggested placing a dummy ip and default gateway in the settings, that this would cause it to boot faster. I dont know how this would work with a dynamic ip though. I will look for the forum after work and see if it will help. I wanted to try this anyways...

more to follow..
 
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Kylie

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#4
thanks - but no network card installed.
Just the basics /graphics agp/ onboard sound/ usb hub

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mau108

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#5
update all drivers (ie video card, sound card, modem etc...)

and check too see in networks if there is any local area connection etc...

take a screen shot of your network dialog if u can..
 
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Speed4Ever

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#6
Kylie,

To diagnose this, we need a complete rundown of his computer, Hardware and startup programs. The more specific the information, the more helpful it will be.
 

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