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very slow boot up/start up windows 7 asus zenbook UX32VD

by charlesr78 / February 25, 2013 9:08 PM PST

Hi everyone,

I m looking for some advice and infos about a recent problem with my zenbook UX 32 VD
I should first specify the specs: core i7 @ 1.9Ghz, 10Go RAM, dedicated GeForce GT620M, windows 7 64bit (version 6.1.7601 service pack 1 built 7601)

The problem is it takes a while to boot up....between 2min and 8min with an annoying black screen before the "windows starting up" was not the case before and it should not be the case considering that windows 7 is supposed to be installed on a SSD drive.

I tried a lot of things that people talked about on internet: downloading all the latest drivers for Norton, Nvidia graphics and so on....I also used CCcleaner in case of registry errors, I did a memory test, I defragmented eveything possible, I checked for viruses, I cleaned up the drives, I restarted the computer after removing the services programs and the startup programs (using MSCONFIG)....

And it didn't change anything, it is still freakin slow to get the welcome menu....then the laptop works pretty fine.

I should also mention that I got no response typing F2, F8, F12 or the space bar during the long black screen when starting up the machine....which is pretty annoying too.

Looking forward for some magician to help me, cheers

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Re: slow boot
by Kees_B Forum moderator / February 25, 2013 9:14 PM PST

No magic, but elementary: system recovery back to factory settings. If that doesn't help, it's a hardware issue that needs repair.


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My similar laptop is the same. HOWEVER!!!
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / February 26, 2013 1:03 AM PST

Booting later is faster. HOWEVER!!! The laptop is resuming from a zero power sleep in 2 to 5 seconds.

I did encounter a person who is more than a control freak. They didn't trust the zero power sleep so they disabled that and have to live with the longer boot times.

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same problem
by sarop099 / May 24, 2013 12:53 AM PDT

i have a same problem update bios
there are still very long delays when start

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See above replies.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 24, 2013 2:57 AM PDT
In reply to: same problem

And tell the forum how long is long? I'm finding folk that call 20 second boot times too long.

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Same problem as u
by sineddd / June 14, 2013 9:05 AM PDT

I have exactly the same issue since months... and sadly living with it, because I missed time to look for a solution.

Did you solve your problem? Any tip?


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Was the issue solved?
by sp_key / November 11, 2013 7:52 PM PST

Hi Charles,

Did you manage to solve this issue?
I have exactly the same problem - 2 weeks after my guarantee.

It takes about 10 minutes to boot after having gone back to factory settings.
I suspect this is a hardware issue.

Please advise

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If 10 minutes after factory restore.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 11, 2013 11:28 PM PST
In reply to: Was the issue solved?

Read then consider testing this drive.

HOWEVER I did encounter someone that had filled the HDD and with so little free space, it was slow and since they could not delete anything (pack rat?) they had to live with it.

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