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Boot times

Started by Bigguy, Nov 25, 2018, 01:19 PM

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Bigguy

How fast does your computer boot to your o/s. Mine was 48 sec. That's with all programs loaded on desktop. :yes

Lesmond

Mine is a bit slow to how it should be, because I have a lot of connected drives, but normally about 1 min.

My C drive is an ssd

Bigguy

A minute is good time with all those drives there.

Skhilled

I haven't checked since I've built this a couple of years ago but have almost as many drives as Les.

Bigguy

I have three extra here I use now but I leave them unplugged.

Lesmond

Mine are all internal drive, the USB drives you see are just viewing the sockets 

chen_zhen


My PC boots fast since I installed internal ssd's for the OS.
I still own some HDD's that are hooked up to my PC.
Those take a few seconds to boot when accessed for the first time.
The Seagate HDD's seem to have a bit of a slow warm-up.

Bigguy

SSD is the way to go for drives no doubt about that. :good

live627

I see the desktop in probably 20 seconds. 1 SSD and 1 HDD

I always hibernate the computer because I can pick up right where I left off.

Bigguy

Hibernating the machine, aaaah I see, lol. Try it from a cold boot. I bet your times are right around mine. :)

live627

That 20 sec figure actually is cold boot.

Bigguy

Well than, that is a very good boot up time. Right from shut off to desktop. Damn, wish I had those times, lol. I have enough time to turn on my computer go to the fridge, grab a beer, pet the dog and sit down to type in my password. Programs load and off we go, lol. :)

Skhilled

Yup, me too. LOL

Pwillie

I'm about 15-20 seconds from cold as well. Running OS (Win 10 home 64 bit) from an SSD and using HDD for games and media and such.
Ending a sentence with a preposition is something up with which I will not put .
 - Sir Winston Churchill

lurkalot

About a fortnight. Bloomin slow, and seems to be getting slower after every Windows update.

Skhilled

Try these to get rid of the junk, temp files, etc. After running them you should disable them so they don't load at startup and use them maybe once per month.

Glary's Utilities:

https://www.glarysoft.com

Or Ccleaner:

https://www.ccleaner.com

Bigguy

I use both already. ;)