please make my startup faster

Discussion in 'Microsoft Certification' started by Guest, Apr 14, 2006.

  1. Guest

    Guest Guest

    can someone help me get my start up faster? when i turn on my pc it asks me
    to hit f1 to continue, then the motherboard window comes up taking forever,
    then the windows xp takes another 2minutes and then the desktop finally
    appears but it takes a while too. my startup is empty....what can i do?
    Guest, Apr 14, 2006
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    The Rev [MCT], Apr 14, 2006
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    Todd Guest

    It could be a lot of things, but the fact that you are having problems with
    the BIOS boot before it even starts to load your operating system, makes me
    wonder if you are having problems with your hard drive. Do you have any
    thing like SpinRite or the Western Digital Diagnostic program that you can
    use to check your hard drive?

    Todd, Apr 14, 2006
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    Villain Guest

    Also, check the clock in BIOS and make sure it's correct. I have
    heard of this happening when the battery on the mainboard is
    discharged. If your PC is 3 or 4 years old, this could be a viable
    Villain, Apr 19, 2006
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