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Someone beat this if you can

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Decided to play with just the boot up one first run.



now how do I go about making this quicker?

Updating system specs now to include my ssd.
 
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Panther - Do some checking on bios updates for Asrock...some of their boards support a utility that allows a 4 second boot. ;)
 
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Fresh OS install - Win 7 64





 
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Panther - Do some checking on bios updates for Asrock...some of their boards support a utility that allows a 4 second boot. ;)
Ahhh you see that's just asrock being incredibly cheaky monkeys.

You can tell this from reading the warnings when choosing which "special" boot option you prefer.

Essentially 4 second boot is sleep.

The computer HAS to remain attached the mains.

The other quick boot they have is hybernate. ( infact this one is worse than normal windows, it has to restart the computer load windows and then shutdown to do this, often it won't load up again as well)

Both of these are already built into the operating system and have done for a long time.

I think it's just a way for Asrock to rope in sukas who don't know about sleep mode :laugh:
 
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Give me a bit - I'm still looking for more tweaks. :)

EDIT: I have been unable to get it any lower...must research some more.
 
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No luck yet getting the desktop quicker but I did improve the laptop some.


 
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Also, make sure you're hard drive is the first boot device (if you haven't already).