Jump to content


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.

Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.


Slow Windows Boot On Fast Asus Laptop

  • Please log in to reply
4 replies to this topic

#1 mrdroopy


  • Members
  • 1 posts
  • Local time:07:33 PM

Posted 04 January 2007 - 11:13 AM

My new core duo laptop starts extremely slowww.
It hangs very long at the windows boot screen.
Even on a new windows install the blue bar in the boot screen goes back and forward 14 times!!
I have installed windows on many computers much slower than this asus laptop & a new windows should start a lot faster.

I have already tried the following:
- install all drivers from cd-rom (makes it even slower, which is normal)
- run services.msc and msconfig to to remove unnecessary startup
- defragment
- windows update + dual core hotfix
- asus live update
- countless tweaks..
- disable some hardware, network cards, wlan, infrared....
- formatted, reinstalled windows xp pro 3 times
- the original windows media center was't very satisfying either

Ones windows is started all runs smoothly,
but 2 minutes startup time is way to long for this laptop & very annoying!.
Its a superb laptop damn it!!
Why is it taking so long to start????

thank you for your support.

specs: asus laptop a8jn series
core duo t5600 1.83ghz
1024 Mb ram
win xp pro version 2002 + sp2
120gb HD

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)


#2 usasma


    Still visually handicapped (avatar is memory developed by my Dad

  • BSOD Kernel Dump Expert
  • 25,091 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Southeastern CT, USA
  • Local time:08:33 PM

Posted 04 January 2007 - 11:17 AM

Try this tool - but be aware that it has limited success: http://www.majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=664

Otherwise, try this troubleshooting guide:

Also, these links may come in handy:
My browser caused a flood of traffic, sio my IP address was banned. Hope to fix it soon. Will get back to posting as soon as Im able.

- John  (my website: http://www.carrona.org/ )**If you need a more detailed explanation, please ask for it. I have the Knack. **  If I haven't replied in 48 hours, please send me a message. My eye problems have recently increased and I'm having difficult reading posts. (23 Nov 2017)FYI - I am completely blind in the right eye and ~30% blind in the left eye.<p>If the eye problems get worse suddenly, I may not be able to respond.If that's the case and help is needed, please PM a staff member for assistance.

#3 Albert Frankenstein

Albert Frankenstein

  • Members
  • 2,707 posts
  • Gender:Female
  • Location:Michigan, USA
  • Local time:08:33 PM

Posted 04 January 2007 - 01:02 PM

What software has been installed? AntiVirus?

Currently home chillin' with the fam and my two dogs!

#4 TheTerrorist_75


  • Members
  • 645 posts
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Fulton, NY &gt; Snow country.
  • Local time:08:33 PM

Posted 04 January 2007 - 03:27 PM

2 minutes is too long?! I was always happy if my PC booted by the time I enjoyed my first sip of coffee and first drag of my cigarette in the morning.
I am a transplant survivor.

Get Your Donor Card

#5 Lilchef


  • Members
  • 16 posts
  • Local time:12:33 AM

Posted 05 January 2007 - 05:18 AM

In my experience laptops always take longer to boot, even with the same specs as a PC.

I must say that I agree that a 2 minute boot time isnt all that long tbh.
I'm running Windows XP Home off a brand new iMac (I know, sacrilege!) and it takes probably just under 2minutes to boot.

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users