slow bootup

  audicol 16:59 25 Jul 2003
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From switching on my PC and waiting for it to boot-up Windows 98, it takes around 6 minutes and in that time it seems to read the CD/DVD drive 61 times. Although there is no CD present.

Any suggestions as to how I can speed the start-up process?

  Valvegrid 17:07 25 Jul 2003

You could try going to control panel then to system then device manager opening the CD/DVD rom drive and switching off the 'auto insert notification' and seeing if this speeds things up.

Paul.

  woodchip 17:23 25 Jul 2003

You need to start your computer and keep pressing F8 choose create a boot file. Then Get Bla.exe its a Boot Log Analyser if you cannot find it post me through the envelope. click here

click here

Let the page load to list, fourth one from top of list

  audicol 09:24 26 Jul 2003

Thankyou valvegrid & woodchip i will try your suggestions. I will let you know if it cures it.

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