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Slow booting of Windows Vista

by glowing.splint / May 2, 2007 5:41 PM PDT

I read about the slow booting up of windows vista in(on?) another
thread on CNET, and I'm having a similar problem, really slow boot up.

I'm using a a rather new Lenovo T60,
system info:
processor: Intel core 2 CPU T5600 @ 1.83GHz 1.83GHz
Memory(RAM): 2038MB
system type:32-bit Operating sys

however as the i fear voiding warranty, other i dont dare to do disable this program and that program at startup, except for windows sidebar, which i already did before this slow boot problem happened.
I took a screenshot of the event viewer but do not know how to post it here, but generally, the problems are:
Windows has started up:
Boot Duration : 131671ms
IsDegradation : false
Incident Time (UTC) : 3/5/2007 6:21:42 AM
Log Name:Microsoft-Windows-Diagnostics-Performance/Operational
Source: Diagnostics performance
event ID: 100
level: critical
OpCode: boot information

with variations in the event ID (and boot duration)
the event IDs are : 100, 203, 200 and 400.

another problem is that I dont understand what the OpCode and Event IDs are.

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You aren't going to void your warranty
by glb613 / May 2, 2007 8:26 PM PDT
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I recommend Winpatrol
by mark04276 / May 2, 2007 10:03 PM PDT
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Do not leave CDs in poor condition in your computer?
by glowing.splint / May 13, 2007 7:16 PM PDT
In reply to: I recommend Winpatrol

OK, I followed your instructions, and yeah, it does boot up faster, however , i think another factor in causing the slow boot was that i left an old CD in it, and being old and scratched i suppose its difficult to read, also adding to the slow down.

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