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I recently found that that i had my graphic card installed on the wrong PCIe. Instead of using the 16x one (for Express 3.0) i was using the 8x one. So i just unplugged my graphic card from the 8x and installed it at 16x, my computer powered on, got into windows, it asked to install again the drivers of the graphic card and after all has been done, doing a restart i noticed that at startup it takes much more time than usual.

I unistalled the drivers of the GPU, reboot, installed them again, reboot and still startup is slower than it was.

Am i missing something? Did the change made some damage to the windows?

I am using Windows 7 64bit, Gigabyte Z77m-D3H and Nvidia GTX 660.

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Did you check the Event Viewer? –  ZippyV May 9 '13 at 21:33
    
Yes, it has errors on boot time. 100, 101 and 103. Checked them online, but couldn't find anything helpful. –  Nick May 9 '13 at 22:22
    
use xbootmgr to capture a boottrace: msfn.org/board/index.php?showtopic=140247. If you're unsure how to read it, zip and upload it (skydrive, dropbox, google drive) and insert a link here. –  magicandre1981 May 10 '13 at 4:09
    
Interesting topic, i didn't know about it. I'll give it a shot as soon as i get home and ether check the bootimes of each stuff alone or post it here if i can't understand whats wrong. Thanks –  Nick May 10 '13 at 5:51
    
ok. Have you finished a trace? –  magicandre1981 May 10 '13 at 18:17

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