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Soluto: Nifty free program to help you reduce boot loading times

Discussion in 'General Software' started by Black Panther, Apr 9, 2011.

  1. Black Panther

    Black Panther Senior Moderator™ Staff Member

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    Thanks to Namslas90 for sharing this link with me:

    http://www.soluto.com/Download/

    Soluto Beta allows you to understand your boot, discover which applications are slowing it down (and keep running later in the background, affecting your ongoing experience), and allows you to significantly improve it. While Soluto Beta focuses on the boot, it already researches for frustrations and helps map the PC Genome, allowing you to share your wisdom with others.

    I shaved off 14 seconds off boot-time on my desktop pc:

    From this:
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    To this:
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    Solid program, been using it for a loooong time now. We had another thread on TPU about it iirc. Some people dislike it, I personally prefer a startup program controller with a simple and clean ui. It's so handy I use it on customer PC's, it's actually pretty damn helpful and finding programs that are really bogging down your startup and by how long. I really dig Soluto, totally worth checking out.
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    I agree . I got this installed at first ( For got to take a screen shot ) 2+ min and wa able to shave it down to this !
    It is a very nifty program . So did this help you on your Laptop Black Panther ?

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    Black Panther Senior Moderator™ Staff Member

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    I shaved some seconds off, but for the laptop I need to prevent "System" from running :laugh: because that takes a minute all by itself!
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    That is a long time "system " on mine only takes 11s . I do not know why it is taking so long on yours though .
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    Well I just downloaded and tested . It was able to save some seconds in boot time according to itself and then after rebooting an additional 8 times it was right back where I started. I uninstalled and feel this is of no help to me on my boot time.
    Interesting application tho none the less.
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    I really like this program and have been using it since 95Viper's thread posted above. I have my boot time down to an even 2 mins using it.
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    Im gonna try this out. Is this a boot optimizer or just list what boots when and how long it takes?
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    My workstation at work ( 3GHz Dual core, 3GB RAM and RAID0) takes 3:36 to boot. lol
    I've got a lot of stuff loading though.
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    Both really . As once you boot your system up you can " see " things that are slowing your computer down and "fix" the issues or at least try to . In my case I got more than 1 min of time shaved off my boot up . I could go for more but I have some things I want to boot up . There were things like Adobe and others taking up time . I like this really works good .
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    It shows you what each app is using and how long it takes for it to load. You can then leave the apps as they are, delay them or pause them, thus shaving some time from boot.
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    Will this thing ever come out of beta? It's been in it for centuries...
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    I know. I got the time from this little App.
    I run a lot of large stuff like SQL Server, Symantec Server and others that take awhile to load.

    I don't need to remove startup stuff, I need a better computer!! :rockout:
    (I'm thinking a pair of those 10 core Xeons :p )

    If you go by versioning, GPU-Z is still in Beta too. ;)
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    Hee Hee:rolleyes:

    April 7th, 2011
    New Version Around the Corner…
    Want to be an Alpha Tester?
    Well, it is going out of beta into alpha then into beta:ohwell:
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    I must have had the record for slowest, crappiest boot. It really was a source of frustration and annoyance. I had already pared down msconfig to what I thought it should have been, but, boy. Some real junk happening behind the scenes. I think it's time for a clean install, anyhow.

    [​IMG]

    After, not record breaking, but it feels like it after the previous boot hell:


    [​IMG]
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    Black Panther Senior Moderator™ Staff Member

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    Wow, that's even worse than my laptop.
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    trickson OH, I have such a headache

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    Yeah makes you feel like your laptop is faster than you think ! :roll:
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    sub'd..

    looking into this program..hehe.. currious how long my pc takes to boot
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    Nice soft indeed. But the best way to reduce loading times is not having antivirus and also turning off devices you don't need in bios lol
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    Black Panther Senior Moderator™ Staff Member

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    I wish someone with a SSD posts results too :)
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    Indeed. I'm not sure what the heck. My rig games great, and isn't the top of the heap, but fairly respectable. I'm not sure why it's such a slug at boot, other than maybe because my system was installed on 2/26/10?
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    Black Panther Senior Moderator™ Staff Member

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    I was wondering that too, considering the specs of your pc.

    I do think an 'old' OS might be the problem... My laptop's OS was installed in... wait for it... July 2008 :eek: but my slow boot problem happened a couple of months ago, overnight. And come to think of it, with a Q9450 and 8800M GTX the laptop doesn't exactly have bad specs either.
    I guess that when the length of time since the OS was installed is at fault, the slow boot would be gradual, barely noticeable.
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    Here ya go just for you lol. It was going as low as 38s. And the program it self is taking a second too.

    In the end it boots any thing from 38s to 44s.

    O yeah the dam program phones home too lol.

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