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Windows 7 Slow/Hanging Boot time RRS feed

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  • Hey,

    My computer has been booting really slowly lately, but I can't seem to find what's causing it. It seems to get to the windows logo screen alright, but it takes a while to get passed it. Then either the screen goes black for about a full minute before the login screen comes up, or the login screen comes up and freezes for a minutes before I can type in my password. I've tried Process Monitor, but I cant make heads or tails of it. I've disabled virtually every non-standard startup service and programs, ran checkdisk, disk defragmenter, CC Cleaner(helped a lot), and a couple other things that I can't seem to recall at the moment. Most of it helped to speed it up, but it's still taking 3+ minutes to boot.
    I get 2-3 event warnings (101,102, 103) every boot, but they aren't consistently the same files, and have less than 1 second degradation times each.

    Specs:
    Windows 7 ultimate 64-bit SP1.
    Phenom II X4 820 Processor 2.8 GHz.
    GeForce GTX 460.
    8 GB RAM.
    15K RPM Hard Disk.
    Is on a domain.

    Event Viewer:

    BootTime 231290
    MainPathBootTime 163490
    BootKernelInitTime 19
    BootDriverInitTime 31743
    BootDevicesInitTime 3382
    BootPrefetchInitTime 0
    BootPrefetchBytes 0
    BootAutoChkTime 0
    BootSmssInitTime 53936
    BootCriticalServicesInitTime 10977
    BootUserProfileProcessingTime 10429
    BootMachineProfileProcessingTime 2513
    BootExplorerInitTime 45895
    BootNumStartupApps 13
    BootPostBootTime 67800
    BootIsRebootAfterInstall false
    BootRootCauseStepImprovementBits 256
    BootRootCauseGradualImprovementBits 0
    BootRootCauseStepDegradationBits 0
    BootRootCauseGradualDegradationBits 0
    BootIsDegradation false
    BootIsStepDegradation false
    BootIsGradualDegradation false
    BootImprovementDelta 0
    BootDegradationDelta 0
    BootIsRootCauseIdentified true
    OSLoaderDuration 2231
    BootPNPInitStartTimeMS 19
    BootPNPInitDuration 3660
    OtherKernelInitDuration 3087
    SystemPNPInitStartTimeMS 4679
    SystemPNPInitDuration 31466
    SessionInitStartTimeMS 38213
    Session0InitDuration 28790
    Session1InitDuration 826
    SessionInitOtherDuration 24319
    WinLogonStartTimeMS 92150
    OtherLogonInitActivityDuration 12502
    UserLogonWaitDuration 65638

    Sunday, October 14, 2012 9:36 PM

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