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During a power outage, a UPS will allow you to safely save anything you're working on...and shut down your computer, in case anything like this happens in the future. Posted 30 April 2008 - 01:35 PM Hi Mike, I read that this Defrag X: -B command runs automatically every 3 days to minimise the boot time so my guess is but things like this really get to me But anyway.... multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS\system32\c_1252.nls multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS\system32\c_437.nls multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(1)\WINDOWS\system32\*_intl.nls The * represents a caracter that I do not recgonize. weblink

The thing is that this bar has never really shown up untill now. Also here you can set which group you want them to be with (degubbers, administrators, power users, users, limited account, and the list goes on.) What operating system are you running? It starts to happen right after the Windows install process copies over the setup files after a format.QUOTE] HeXeD said: thanks for the quick response.... It was something about the boot sector of my HD...or something along those lines.

It is not a 1 or an l but looks like a 'open bracket' [ without the upper extension to the right. Disk Management hangs "loading... Newer Than: Search this thread only Search this forum only Display results as threads More... Home | Reviews and Features | Special Reports | Forums | Register Help Remember Me?

just letting you know I went through this all last night...and even longer when I first had this issue..I just wish I remember or found the exact instructions I followed to Yes, my password is: Forgot your password? HeXeD said: the drivers have nothing to do with this issue. However, if you only have one operating system installed, you probablywon't see a difference in the current boot events. -- Sharon FMS-MVP ~ Windows XP Shell/User XpJAYJun 13, 2011, 2:57 AM

when it would usually be looking at the boot sector of your Harddrive. Then it loads the Windows XP logo screen with the graphical progress bar and boots shortly into Windows. Free Antivirus MS Security Essentials Startup: WinPatrol Cleaning: CCleanerAdware/Spyware: Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Spybot S & D Windows Defender SUPERAntiSpywarePersonal Software Update: Secunia Personal Software Inspector FileHippo.com App ManagerPlease report problems with links. Certifiable: 100% hands-on, real-world experience Reply With Quote November 26th, 2007,08:52 PM #5 ggalv View Profile View Forum Posts Senior Member Join Date Oct 1999 Location Los Angeles,CA,USA Posts 933 After

I do not know the extent yet. Computing.Net cannot verify the validity of the statements made on this site. I get down to the "Select Profile" screen and no matter what I choose, I can not boot into windows. Thanks Reply With Quote November 16th, 2007,06:55 AM #2 Steve R Jones View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Administrator Join Date Oct 2000 Location Dallas, Tx.

There is no registry on the data drives. We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. It was a long format. Password Site Map Posting Help Register Rules Today's Posts Search Site Map Home Forum Rules Members List Contact Us Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads

after I repartitioned and formatted, it was still going SLOW on the progress bar. have a peek at these guys One setting that you could try is in System Properties> Advanced> Startupand Recovery> Settings. I then tried making a brand new restoration point and I couldnt restore to that either. any other ideas, please keep em coming.

If you're new to Tech Support Guy, we highly recommend that you visit our Guide for New Members. Once it makes it half way it goes very quickly. Your best bet is to do a repair/reinstall. http://chatflow.net/windows-xp/windows-xp-very-slow-startup.html HeXeD, Sep 20, 2006 HeXeD, Sep 20, 2006 #5 Sep 20, 2006 #6 LoStMaTt 2[H]4U Messages: 3,579 Joined: Feb 26, 2003 Chipset drivers.

But MSConfig is only for programs which run AFTER Windows Boots completely, but this is before Windows boots... If it is still slow then i think you should either install lates service, or go to microsoft update that is necessary. Managed...thanks for the explanation on using the -B switch...why wouldn't MS include that in its current documentation...stupid MS 0 Admin/Teacher at Malware Removal University - - Member of UNITEI seek not

If the answer to the first question is no, then defrag the drive!

But i agree with kinbard. 03-19-2009, 11:51 AM #13 kinbard TSF Enthusiast Join Date: Jun 2006 Location: Texas Posts: 3,479 OS: Experimenter It depends on how slow Thread Status: Not open for further replies. DId you format the HD before you loaded it? I would also run windows update as well as updating your drivers. __________________ Half viking, half pirate, stronger than both XP Repair Malware Removal Vista Repair Downgrade Vista 03-19-2009, 09:02

Beforethe restore, it probably whizzed by so fast that you did not see it.Something has changed in your startup services and you now see the screen. Free Antivirus MS Security Essentials Startup: WinPatrol Cleaning: CCleanerAdware/Spyware: Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Spybot S & D Windows Defender SUPERAntiSpywarePersonal Software Update: Secunia Personal Software Inspector FileHippo.com App ManagerPlease report problems with links. Posted 28 April 2008 - 04:54 PM Is this 'progress bar' joining up a row of white rectangles at the bottom of the screen ? this content To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below.

Kind Regards Anthony Anthony:-P, Dec 18, 2006 #8 bbearren Joined: Jul 14, 2006 Messages: 3,775 You can try a repair/reinstall (see the sticky at the top of the thread) and Click startup and in there uncheck everything. Back to top #3 thehappyman thehappyman TEG Forum Member Members 104 posts Location:Central Florida Interests:Computers, Photography, Led Flashlights, Science Fiction, Animals, Cars Posted 28 April 2008 - 01:44 PM As far Posted 29 April 2008 - 07:34 PM The -B switch with DEFRAG runs a defrag of the boot up files, it's not documented by Microsoft.Try it, it certainly does something as

I got the idea from There is a progress bar because the systems boot settings might have been changed or the system may be old and the files need time to As far as the mention of the bloated registry.. Looks like some files under windows go corrupt. What you're probably looking for is a new User for gaming.

or go to bios, when pc boots press del, f1 or f10 depending on which one works, then go to somewhere called boot or device configuration, just have a look there Nightmare, Dec 18, 2006 #7 Anthony:-P Joined: Nov 24, 2006 Messages: 521 if you use the windows file and load up the recovery console, I will get you the dos command So it definitely isn't any Defrag issue, cuz it's a fresh install after formatting... The second tools will try to improve hardware performance by hardware I mean hard drive  Hope it works. 03-21-2009, 12:58 AM #17 ashwin.terminat Registered Member Join Date:

Just like the good ol' times... (Thank God for that!!) 03-19-2009, 05:59 AM #7 jimmy Security Team Visiting Trainee (247) Join Date: Mar 2008 Location: UK Posts: 1,070 Thanks for evewryone helpClick to expand... I've done that before, but to no avail... Windows Progress Bar seems REALLY weird, please help quickly.