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rcav8or
07-04-2008, 11:14 PM
Hello, new to this chat /forum but gave been told that solutions are here

My Laptop 1gb,vista home premium 120gb hd is very slow in loading the log in screen. Any solutions for that. Slow in loading the essnetials and logging to wirless network at home daughter comter has xp home and thats very fast to load and log on. Any solution for my laptop.

johnd
07-04-2008, 11:19 PM
Welcome to PressF1.

Not sure that it would make too much of a difference for loading the OS - but I am rapidly being convinced that any version of Vista benefits from 2Gbytes of RAM.

Metla
07-04-2008, 11:57 PM
Interesting enough, i bought a new laptop today, Against my better judgement its not only a hated HP, its also running Vista Premium with all the bells and whistles, and only has 1GB of ram.

Goes like a rocket.

weird.

drcspy
08-04-2008, 03:33 AM
how much stuff is loading up at startup ?........if you have norton a/v that's guaranteed to slow down the startup it's a crap antivirus progam and it's bloatware and well known for being a resource hog and slowing down loadup times dramatically......

pctek
08-04-2008, 10:03 AM
i bought a new laptop today, Against my better judgement its not only a hated HP, its also running Vista Premium

What possessed you?!

wainuitech
08-04-2008, 10:07 AM
How slow is slow ??

Example: I have a customers Toshiba A200 2.0CPU, with 1 Gb RAM, running Vista Business - it has Nod32 AV installed. ( second New laptop this week, both start around the same time frame, the other has a 1.7 CPU)

Start up times (and I did actually time this) from completely off / press the power button to the start Orb showing 30 Seconds, total start up time fully funning from off, 70 seconds.

As drcspy said if you have nortons that will put on the hand brake.

Metla
08-04-2008, 07:06 PM
What possessed you?!

My laptop died,

vitalstatistix
08-04-2008, 07:10 PM
My laptop died,

How old was it?

Metla
08-04-2008, 07:14 PM
4 or 5 years, and it was the HD.

pctek
09-04-2008, 10:21 AM
My laptop died,

Haha. What possessed you to buy that brand?

Metla
09-04-2008, 11:16 AM
Spec/money wise it was the best avialble for the range and timeframe. Only had 20 minutes to shoot off and grab one.