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Finish poor performance system slow [Solved]


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Hi Essex,
My system will not run that command not from D:/users/myname> or from a C: prompt.
Is there some other way I can run it?

Cornwall, ON Canada or Cornwall England?
The frigid great white north is definitely less frigid this year.

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Could you confirm that xbootmgr is in this location "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows Performance Toolkit\xbootmgr.exe"

If it is not let me know and I will give you a copy

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Hey Essex,

The file is there and when I try to run it from Windows it returns the following:

Microsoft Windows Performance Analyzer V4.6.7231

Expected at least one argument:

-trace boot|hibernate|standby|shutdown|reboot Cycle...
-remove
-help

see 'xbootmgr.exe-help' for more information

OK

I couldn't remember enough of my DOS syntax to run it from a
DOS prompt so I tried within Windows. The file is in C:Program Files/Windows Performance Toolkit

I see the pointy bit on maps, so you're close by then, that explains the
very fast responses :lol:
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Did you run the command in an elevated prompt ?

Open the elevated command prompt and type the following caommands pressing enter after each line

cd\
cd "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows Performance Toolkit"
xbootmgr -trace boot -prepSystem -verboseReadyBoot

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Hi Essexboy,

I was able to run the program and I watched it run through three times and then walked away
for a time. When I returned there was no log to post on the screen. Did I do something wrong
or is it in some veiled location that I need to look for?
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Paul
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OK if all 7 runs have completed then go to C:\Program Files\Microsoft Windows Performance Toolkit and run xperf
When that opens
Select File - open

Go to windows\system32 and scroll down to the bottom where you will see the runs numbered 1 to 6
Select 1
Select open again, then select 6
so that you have the two windows open

Is there a marked difference between the two

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Hi Essexboy,

Sorry I just don't have the familiarity with DOS to accomplish this. Could you stupid
it down so that I can get this done.
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Paul
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For sure - picture time

Using windows explorer locate the xperfview file
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Double click this to run it
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Select File and then Open
Go to windows system32 in the address bar
And select trace 1
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This will then open
Go down to the winlogon section
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Then repeat and select trace 6
This will open a second trace window
Scroll down to Winlogon and compre the two or post the sceen shot here

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Hi Essexboy,

Yo dude, I tried to follow the instruction but I did not find a Boot Base+CSWITCH1 file I
found a prep base. Also I do not have a Boot Base+CSWITCH6 or a prep base. I attached the event log
from prepBoot base+Cswitch1
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If you could screenshot the run 1 it will show us which driver/service is delaying the boot... Also was there any improvement after the runs ?
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Sorry again, what means screen shot? How do I accomplish
what you need?

I have attached the file I saved, but I don't know if
that serves the purpose.
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Paul
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If you could attach the file I will read it on my system (it will need to be zipped though, otherwise you will be unable to attach it)

Is there any speed increase on boot at all ?
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Hi Essexboy, I would say a little faster but not blinding far from it.

I don't have the means or knowledge to "ZIP" a file. I have used a "free" trial
version of late, which I believe only allows me to unzip.
I did attach a file to my earlier post. I assume it did not come through to you?
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Paul
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Right click the etl file and select send to
There will be an option to send to compressed folder
Select that and a zipped file will appear in the same location
Attach that to your next post

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Hi Essexboy,
The RAR file is not attaching, It seems to be a long long time
more than a minute each time I tried and still the wait symbol
goes around and around.

I received another error,no file was selected for upload message
even though I did select and tick attach file.

I got to go I have to leave on a trip and will return to this upon
my return.

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Paul
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