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Windows booting really slowly on Dell Dimension 3000

I just tried to install a floppy drive on my Dell Dimension 3000, but it didn't work. I removed the floppy drive, then changed the BIOS to not show the floppy drive. Now, Windows is booting so slowly it's unusable. Any suggestions?

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reset bios

In reply to: Windows booting really slowly on Dell Dimension 3000

Hi, there.

Just reset the bios to default settings, that should put thing back to normal.

Regards, Jim

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Yup, or (I have the same computer at home)

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make sure that fast boot is enabled in the bios..Mine boots in about 20 seconds...


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(NT) (NT) Check your startup programs

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In reply to: (NT) Check your startup programs

some of the startup programs might be using the floppy drive. That use to happen a lot in win98.

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