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Very long boot up process?

As you can see the system takes up 3/4 of my bootup time and i cant really uninstall anything from there. I tried using the history to track it down but it goes up and down too randomly. I suspect it has something to do with system updates but really, how can it add 30 more seconds back when i first complained at 1m25sec.

Is there anything i can do to decrease this? I'm going to do system updates right now and see what happens.

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marked as duplicate by Moab, studiohack Apr 2 '11 at 15:42

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Honestly, why are you worried about 1:57, it's windows, It takes time, If your computer were to take up longer then 5 minutes I'd be happy to help you since then there actually would be something wrong! –  HTDutchy Apr 1 '11 at 14:49
See my answer here...superuser.com/questions/243800/very-long-boot-up-process –  Moab Apr 1 '11 at 15:59
Also see this article, works for W7 also...zdnet.com/blog/bott/… –  Moab Apr 1 '11 at 15:59

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Assuming that a lot of that is stuff initializing and going into memory from the disk, upgrading to a solid state drive is the single biggest thing you can do. (This is a big assumption without knowing specifics of what your hardware and software is though.)

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