Author Topic: Windows performance toolkit - speed up Win 7 boot time  (Read 17295 times)

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Re: Windows performance toolkit - speed up Win 7 boot time
« Reply #15 on: July 31, 2011, 11:29:25 PM »
Very strange  ???
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Re: Windows performance toolkit - speed up Win 7 boot time
« Reply #16 on: August 01, 2011, 01:31:56 AM »
My restart time (different from boot time) was reduced from 122 seconds to 81.
Seems a good improvement for 40s !
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Re: Windows performance toolkit - speed up Win 7 boot time
« Reply #17 on: August 01, 2011, 01:25:44 PM »
Glad to hear that Tech ! Yeah that's quite a difference. :)

@craigb: I am going to send an email to pk, he should be able to explain it. Besides i also have a few questions with the sandbox that i want to ask him about anyway.
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Re: Windows performance toolkit - speed up Win 7 boot time
« Reply #18 on: August 01, 2011, 03:31:27 PM »
Hmmmmm, seems to me that 1 thing can't be all things. So if you guys are optimizing file placement for the fastest startup, then what it this file placement doing to effect the speed of the computer once it's booted?? Most of the after market defragers place files in a certain order, and at the fastest part of the disc for the fastest operation of the machine, but that might not be the best placement for boot time races. Faster machine response is what we are all shooting for...........Right??



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Re: Windows performance toolkit - speed up Win 7 boot time
« Reply #19 on: August 01, 2011, 10:16:46 PM »
I was never able to get past the second boot. Always timed out on the attempt to
defrag the computer.
However, what ever it did in the first two stages greatly improved the boot up time.
Can't tell you by how much but can only tell by actually judging how long it used to take
and how quickly I now have all of my goodies loaded.  ;D ;D


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Re: Windows performance toolkit - speed up Win 7 boot time
« Reply #20 on: August 02, 2011, 01:33:38 AM »
I was never able to get past the second boot. Always timed out on the attempt to
defrag the computer.
I've got the same.
First time it went until 6... but not finished.
Second gone 6 and then, suddenly, _1 again...
I never boot my computer that much in so few time ;D
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Re: Windows performance toolkit - speed up Win 7 boot time
« Reply #21 on: August 02, 2011, 01:35:12 AM »
Bob, seeing the picture now, I strongly recommend you Startup Delayer.
For us, that have a lot of goodies, it is a must have imho.
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Re: Windows performance toolkit - speed up Win 7 boot time
« Reply #22 on: August 02, 2011, 04:31:11 AM »
You can do the same thing using Soluto see link http://www.soluto.com/
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Re: Windows performance toolkit - speed up Win 7 boot time
« Reply #23 on: August 02, 2011, 07:25:04 AM »
You can do the same thing using Soluto see link http://www.soluto.com/
Not really, This speed up utility didn't work at all till I removed Soluto.
Once Soluto was removed, I was able to run this speed up utility at least through the first 2 steps.

Start up delayer only delays the inevitable. It doesn't take that long to load all my goodies and I simply
do other things while they load. :)
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Re: Windows performance toolkit - speed up Win 7 boot time
« Reply #24 on: August 02, 2011, 11:17:10 AM »
Start up delayer only delays the inevitable. It doesn't take that long to load all my goodies and I simply
do other things while they load. :)
Sure, if you want them running, they need to start.
The problem (and the solution) is that you don't need all of them at the very early beginning. You can just delay some of them and start to use your computer responsively much earlier.
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Re: Windows performance toolkit - speed up Win 7 boot time
« Reply #25 on: August 02, 2011, 11:25:45 AM »
Start up delayer only delays the inevitable. It doesn't take that long to load all my goodies and I simply
do other things while they load. :)
Sure, if you want them running, they need to start.
The problem (and the solution) is that you don't need all of them at the very early beginning. You can just delay some of them and start to use your computer responsively much earlier.
Thanks Tech,
I know how it works and it's something I can already do through Winpatrol without having to install
another program. I still prefer to do it my way. Users choice.  :)
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Re: Windows performance toolkit - speed up Win 7 boot time
« Reply #26 on: August 02, 2011, 11:27:16 AM »
Sure. No problems of course.
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