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How fast Is your Vista boot time?

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As the title states. How fast is your re-boot time? This little file will allow you to see the exact amount of time it takes your PC to re-boot from desktop to desktop. Below is the instructions to do this. Have fun:D

Instructions:

1. Open your favorite text editor (notepad will do the job perfectly) and copy/paste the following script:


Code:
Option Explicit
On Error Resume Next
Dim Wsh, Time1, Time2, Result, PathFile, MsgResult, MsgA, AppName, KeyA, KeyB, TimeDiff
MsgA = "Please close all running applications and click on OK."
KeyA = "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\RestartTime\"
KeyB = "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\RestartTime"
AppName = "ReBoot-Time"
Set Wsh = CreateObject("WScript.Shell")
PathFile = """" & WScript.ScriptFullName & """"
Result = wsh.RegRead(KeyA & "Times")
if Result = "" then
MsgResult = Msgbox (MsgA, vbOKCancel, AppName)
If MsgResult = vbcancel then WScript.Quit
Wsh.RegWrite KeyA & "Times", left(Time,8), "REG_SZ"
Wsh.RegWrite KeyB, PathFile, "REG_SZ"
Wsh.Run "cmd /c Shutdown -r -t 00", false, 0 
else
Wsh.RegDelete KeyA & "Times"
Wsh.RegDelete KeyA
Wsh.RegDelete KeyB
TimeDiff = DateDiff("s",Result,left(Time,8))
MsgBox "Your computer reboots in " & TimeDiff & " seconds", VbInformation, AppName
end if
wscript.Quit

2. Save the file wherever you want on the same HDD (desktop for example) as ReBoot-Time.vbs (you can choose whatever name as far as the extension is ".VBS".)

3. Make sure to save any work you may have that needs to be saved BEFORE your system restarts

4. Once you double click the file, your computer will automatically begin to restart. Once your computer has restarted completely (including startup programs [i.e. anti-virus]) a popup window will show up telling you how many seconds it took your computer to restart.

5. Post your results here, so we can see who can get the fastest restart time.





I will post a screen shot of my time in a bit to get things rolling.:toast:
 
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I'd do it but just be embarrassed. My RAID controller takes forever to initiate :(
 

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i'll give this a shot later... but what if i dont ever restart? sleep mode ftw!
 

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ok mine is really slow...how do i make it faster? cause obviously you have some way of doing that (according to your other thread in the linux section)
 

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well it could be your hardwares.. Im running 1 HDD in this system and its a WD Velociraptor 10k rpm drive. So.. mine is faster due to that reason of course. But also I have almost nothing loading when Vista loads, other than steam and everest for my sidebar. You never know, it could be your hardware thats slow or just something software related.
 

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just tested my sempron spare parts PC.

"your computer reboots in 122 seconds"

tried it again...
135 seconds

great, it varies.

Now for my final trick... leaving it at the logon screen.
206 seconds.

This test takes longer if you have a password to type in. and the time it takes to type it, IS counted.
 
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I 'll give it a try as soon as I get back home....
 
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meh ill do it tomorrow.
 

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Just for those people that are paranoid about the script - all it does is its writing the current time to a reg key, then it reboots the computer, and when it gets back to windows, it compares the time in the reg, with the current time.
 
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Got 80 seconds. That seems pretty good.
 
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first try 140
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Got 78 at first try.
 

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I have more than one login, I can disable the password, but can I get it to auto login?
 
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Wow do I really have the fastest :laugh: I wanna see some SSD results
 

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Not important. The PC does a lot more than load an OS when booting.
 
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I think mine is so slow for 2 reason... the bois screen takes forever to boot... and also, windows sidebar takes forever to load as well ...
 
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i'm gonna get mine down to less then a minute.... will be back :)
 
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