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Windows 7 takes 2 minutes to boot on 128GB Samsung EVO SSD. HELP?!

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    Hello people..

    Thanks in advance for any help or advice.

    I just did a fresh windows 7 install on my new 128GB Samsung EVO SSD and it takes two minutes to boot to desktop :( Just when you think its going to load about a minute in the screen goes black and the mouse cursor comes up but you cant move the mouse cursor and then theres another minute wait or so before finely loading desktop and my background etc?!

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    have you tried resetting your bios first or try hook the ssd and test it on other pc
     
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    It made a huge difference for me, atleast 10 seconds less
     
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    Firmware issue is one thing, but after a fresh install the firmware issue is no longer a problem, it takes a month for written data to slow down with the old firmware, and a fresh install negates that.

    I'd consider sata port, ensure its plugged into a sata 6Gbps port, and run boot logging to ensure you're windows isn't getting stuck loading drivers
     
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    Sorry excuse my ignorance but how do you run boot logging?
     
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    Ahci mode not ide?
    AHCI for SSD I believe.
    If you forgot to install in AHCI mode, there are reg fixes for it that won't require you to reinstall.

    Disconnect peripherals, just in case one of them is bugged and causing boot slow down.
    Especially external HD's.

    Don't disregard what I said about disconnecting peripherals.
    It is absolutely necessary that you try that.
    I had the exact same issue once and it was a faulty cable or something, making it hard for the pc to recognize the device.
     
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    I concur with D007 about external HDD's windows seems to spend an inordinate amount of time looking at them during the boot sequence I've even seen a fresh windows install put the boot files on one because it was left attached to the system during install :wtf: as stupid as it sounds windows still seems to like putting boot files on non raided / non SSD drives and that will slow the bejeebers out of any boot time
     

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