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Hello. on my msi pc (some years old) I run windows 10 home. During an update, which seemed so long, I lost my patience and turned off the PC.
What happened when I turned on the laptop the next day, was the update continuing. After that day, when I boot the system, windows 10 takes MINUTES to load, I repeat: minutes. I have not taken time yet, but I will do if required. Now my question: IS THERE A SOLUTION?
I hope, of course, to hear from someone who has been through the same kind of problem,
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The first thing I do after a full shutdown and restart is use Command Prompt as Administrator and run sfc /scannow, check if any of the Windows system files have issues.
 
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The first thing I do after a full shutdown and restart is use Command Prompt as Administrator and run sfc /scannow, check if any of the Windows system files have issues.
thank you for replying. I did the scan. Windows found corrupt files and repaired them, as they say. I restarted. Load time: as before, close to 3 minutes. I cannot live with it. The big problem: I have software specific to the laptop. oh what a nuisance. what a f.... nuisance Jesus Christ.
 
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The first thing I do after a full shutdown and restart is use Command Prompt as Administrator and run sfc /scannow, check if any of the Windows system files have issues.
thank you for replying. I did the scan, windows found corrupt files and repaired them, as they say. I restarted the system: boot time: as before, close to 3 minutes. I cannot live with it. Impossible. however, I have software specific to this msi-laptop. what a nuisance. what a f.... nuisance. Jesus Christ
 
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Might open Task Manager and look in the Startup section, see what is loading and disable those not needed. Disabling does not uninstall or prevent manually starting later.
 
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Clone the C drive onto an SSD. I have seen and cured this problem 4 times now on laptops where the old HDD has started to silently fail.
SSDs are so cheap now .
 
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Clone the C drive onto an SSD. I have seen and cured this problem 4 times now on laptops where the old HDD has started to silently fail.
SSDs are so cheap now .
I could not agree more. I have a desktop which loaded Windows in 6-7 minutes. After maximizing the RAM and cloning to a SSD the load time has reduced to just 45-50 seconds. Even my 16 yr old Laptop experienced a performance boost by using a SSD.
 
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Hi folks, this is a happy persons entry. Tim and Grizzly: you were on the right track, it WAS a hardware issue, but not the disk drives. Today, just by chance, I discovered that my usb-dvd drive was going completely bananas. (spinned and spinned around like mad, without any reason)I removed it, and reinstalled IN LESS THAN A MINUTE. then I switched off, turned on (still without the usb-dvd), and a matter of seconds again - in other words: normality restored. great relief.
NOW I CONCLUDE: the cause of my problems was a partial corrupt hardware. when the communication with periferals does not go well due to - well, something wrong with the attached peripheral - there will be a lot of trying and retrying because the nature an unknown error. I was unable to detect the error, because the usb dvd-drive worked well with the fligthsim dvd inside.
by the way: the simulator program always takes such a long time to load - maybe it was due to this scrap usb drive - I bought the cheapest one at the time, 3 years ago, oh boy, I will not do that one more time, that is for sure.
I appreciate your help, you guys, it helped me along. Problem solved, I just marked it so.
 

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