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Windows 7 Splash Screen Delay

Recently, there is a quite noticeable delay on the splash screen (the animation where 4 pieces of color dots combine together into a Windows logo) during startup. Normally it only takes ~5 secs before ...
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1answer
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How to reduce the time Windows takes to report a password is wrong?

I use Windows 7 on a Lenovo laptop. When I enter a wrong password, either when I'm connected to our network or when disconnected, it takes quite a lot of time for Windows to report the password is ...
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1answer
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Why is there a very long 6 second delay in start of Curl

I did a full install of Cygwin on my Windows 7 x64 machine. After each machine reboot, Curl can take around 6 seconds to start (even if no command line options were specified). On subsequent uses of ...
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1answer
650 views

First attempt to play any audio after boot results in 30-second delay

For some time now, my laptop has had an odd problem with sound. The first time I attempt to play any kind of sound after booting the computer, there is a delay of approximately 30 seconds before the ...
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Windows File Sharing - Long Initial Delay

I have two Windows 7 machines connected to a router. I created a shared folder on machine A, and I can access it from machine B. The transfer speed is great. However, there is sometimes a long ...
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Press CTRL+ALT+DEL, blank screen for 2 mins, Press CTRL+ALT+DEL, repeat

Has anyone experienced an issue where the password prompt never appears after hitting CTRL+ALT+DEL? This happens about 30% of the time when I start or try to unlock my computer. The only resolution ...
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Why does my screensaver delay keep resetting, and how do I stop it?

I ran without a screensaver for a long time, but recently I enabled one. I set the delay to 10 minutes, but this setting will not hold. It keeps changing to 1 minute. I am able to apply the 10 ...
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1answer
932 views

How do I configure the Windows 7 slide show delay?

How do I configure the Windows 7 slide show delay? I'd like to set the delay to either wait until I click the mouse to go to next item or set the delay time in seconds much higher than the default, ...
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617 views

Change the delay before the Taskbar expands

I like to keep my Taskbar collapsed on my laptop. Unfortunately, this plus the lack of precision control that the touchpad brings, I am constantly accidentally expanding the taskbar. What I'd like ...
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Ventrilo sound delay issue in Windows 7

I've upgraded my machine to Windows 7 Professional (x64) (using format + clean install, not upgrade install). Everything seems to work fine except for Ventrilo. I used to have Vista Business x64 ...
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How do I disable the 30 second delay on Remote Desktop connections to Windows 7 when a user is logged in?

I just installed Windows 7 on my laptop. I want to be able to log in using RDC quickly. If I failed to log out or disconnect prior to walking away from my laptop, when I attempt a RDC connection it ...