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mrtypr

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Hi guys !

A friend has a minor problem on his HP desktop PC. When he starts up his PC from cold boot it sits at the Blue HP screen for over 2 mins then boot into Windows Vista. When he first bought this computer it never took that long, he thinks it only took a matter of seconds. I tried a few things when he was showing me this problem. When we warm boot his computer (just restarting it from start menu from windows) it only takes a matter of seconds to get passed the Blue HP screen and start loading windows. When we did a cold boot, (manually turning it off and turning it on from the PC itself) It takes alot longer to get passed this blue HP screen. According to him it just starting taking this long to load recently. Not sure why myself. Just wondering if u guys can give me any ideas why. Here is my friends PC's Specs. Let me know if you need more info..

System Information
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Time of this report: 1/4/2009, 13:54:09
Machine name: SAM-PC
Operating System: Windows Vista™ Home Premium (6.0, Build 6001) Service Pack 1 (6001.vistasp1_gdr.080917-1612)
Language: English (Regional Setting: English)
System Manufacturer: HP-Pavilion
System Model: RZ555AA-ABG m8075a
BIOS: Phoenix - AwardBIOS v6.00PG
Processor: Intel® Pentium® D CPU 3.20GHz (2 CPUs), ~3.2GHz
Memory: 1022MB RAM
Page File: 924MB used, 1383MB available
Windows Dir: C:\Windows
DirectX Version: DirectX 10
DX Setup Parameters: Not found
DxDiag Version: 6.00.6001.18000 32bit Unicode



Display Devices
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Card name: NVIDIA GeForce 7500 LE
Manufacturer: NVIDIA
Chip type: GeForce 7500 LE
DAC type: Integrated RAMDAC
Device Key: Enum\PCI\VEN_10DE&DEV_01DD&SUBSYS_034B1043&REV_A1
Display Memory: 505 MB
Dedicated Memory: 250 MB
Shared Memory: 255 MB
Current Mode: 1440 x 900 (32 bit) (60Hz)
Monitor: HP w1907 Wide LCD Monitor
Driver Name: nvd3dum.dll,nvwgf2um.dll
Driver Version: 7.15.0011.6230 (English)
DDI Version: 10
Driver Attributes: Final Retail
Driver Date/Size: 8/27/2007 17:59:00, 4788224 bytes
WHQL Logo'd: Yes
WHQL Date Stamp:
Device Identifier: {D7B71E3E-429D-11CF-A56B-402301C2CA35}
Vendor ID: 0x10DE
Device ID: 0x01DD
SubSys ID: 0x034B1043
Revision ID: 0x00A1
Revision ID: 0x00A1
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anyone have any idea?
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Check the bios to see if there are any options for quickboot. Make sure the hard drive is set as the primary boot device as well. Some newer model PC's have the option to boot from lan. So it may be trying to do that, taking forever until it actually proceeds on to the hard drive.

Not really sure why it would take longer to post if you just power it off though :/
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