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    • aeonf242's system
      • Motherboard:
      • ZBOX-AD02
      • CPU:
      • 1.6 GHz Dual Core All-in-One
      • Memory:
      • 8Gb DDR3
      • Storage:
      • 100gb SSD
      • Graphics card(s):
      • AMD Radeon™ HD 6310
      • PSU:
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      • Case:
      • ZBOX-AD02
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 7 Home Premium
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      • 21.5" HD Thing
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      • Virgin Thing

    Really slow booting SS51G

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    It's just magically started to work fine.
    Thanks for the ideas..I'll let you know if it re-occurs.
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    I've just started to play with a new SS51g.

    It's got a 40gb HDD and is running Win XP Pro.

    The memory is standard Pc2700, but it's pucker.

    The CPU is a Celeron 2.4.

    It's just really slow at booting, it stays at the

    Boot/Post/Main Processor for about 45 seconds (on boot)
    (Where the BIOS is shown, Energy Star, etc..no GUI-ish)

    Sometimes at the stage before it waits for 30 seconds.

    Any ideas?

    What Have I tried and failed:
    1.Using different memory
    2.Clearing the CMOS
    3.Using P4 1.8
    Last edited by aeonf242; 03-03-2004 at 12:29 AM.

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    Long shot but have you tried clearing the CMOS or reseating processor/memory?

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    • aeonf242's system
      • Motherboard:
      • ZBOX-AD02
      • CPU:
      • 1.6 GHz Dual Core All-in-One
      • Memory:
      • 8Gb DDR3
      • Storage:
      • 100gb SSD
      • Graphics card(s):
      • AMD Radeon™ HD 6310
      • PSU:
      • Power Brick
      • Case:
      • ZBOX-AD02
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 7 Home Premium
      • Monitor(s):
      • 21.5" HD Thing
      • Internet:
      • Virgin Thing
    I've tried the Memory and CMOS, no joy.
    Thanks.
    Last edited by aeonf242; 02-03-2004 at 10:16 PM.

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    • malfunction's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte G1.Sniper (with daft heatsinks and annoying Killer NIC)
      • CPU:
      • Xeon X5670 (6 core LGA 1366) @ 4.4GHz
      • Memory:
      • 48GB DDR3 1600 (6 * 8GB)
      • Storage:
      • 1TB 840 Evo + 1TB 850 Evo
      • Graphics card(s):
      • 290X
      • PSU:
      • Antec True Power New 750W
      • Case:
      • Cooltek W2
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell U2715H
    BIOS update?

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    • aeonf242's system
      • Motherboard:
      • ZBOX-AD02
      • CPU:
      • 1.6 GHz Dual Core All-in-One
      • Memory:
      • 8Gb DDR3
      • Storage:
      • 100gb SSD
      • Graphics card(s):
      • AMD Radeon™ HD 6310
      • PSU:
      • Power Brick
      • Case:
      • ZBOX-AD02
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 7 Home Premium
      • Monitor(s):
      • 21.5" HD Thing
      • Internet:
      • Virgin Thing
    BIOS update wouldn't explain slow boot up? would it?

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    • malfunction's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte G1.Sniper (with daft heatsinks and annoying Killer NIC)
      • CPU:
      • Xeon X5670 (6 core LGA 1366) @ 4.4GHz
      • Memory:
      • 48GB DDR3 1600 (6 * 8GB)
      • Storage:
      • 1TB 840 Evo + 1TB 850 Evo
      • Graphics card(s):
      • 290X
      • PSU:
      • Antec True Power New 750W
      • Case:
      • Cooltek W2
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell U2715H
    Quote Originally Posted by aeonf242
    BIOS update wouldn't explain slow boot up? would it?
    Well it sounds like you're saying that it's slow to POST not to boot up the OS so before the OS takes over the BIOS is in control. It's a long shot but it's worth a try. If it's slow booting the OS then the 1st suspect is the HDD, 2nd the configuration of the OS (but presuming it's a clean install there should be no issues with it)

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    What are we defining the Main processor page as?

    Boot up to me means loading the OS.

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    • aeonf242's system
      • Motherboard:
      • ZBOX-AD02
      • CPU:
      • 1.6 GHz Dual Core All-in-One
      • Memory:
      • 8Gb DDR3
      • Storage:
      • 100gb SSD
      • Graphics card(s):
      • AMD Radeon™ HD 6310
      • PSU:
      • Power Brick
      • Case:
      • ZBOX-AD02
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 7 Home Premium
      • Monitor(s):
      • 21.5" HD Thing
      • Internet:
      • Virgin Thing
    Boot/Post/Main Processor for about 45 seconds (on boot)
    (Where the BIOS is shown, Energy Star, etc..no GUI-ish)

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    Definately look at a BIOS update.
    Just out of curiosity, was this one of the big pockets shuttles?

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    • aeonf242's system
      • Motherboard:
      • ZBOX-AD02
      • CPU:
      • 1.6 GHz Dual Core All-in-One
      • Memory:
      • 8Gb DDR3
      • Storage:
      • 100gb SSD
      • Graphics card(s):
      • AMD Radeon™ HD 6310
      • PSU:
      • Power Brick
      • Case:
      • ZBOX-AD02
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 7 Home Premium
      • Monitor(s):
      • 21.5" HD Thing
      • Internet:
      • Virgin Thing
    This was a big pockets shuttle. Looks like it's never been used.

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    Try a flash - Mine sits there for 2-3 secs max.

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    • aeonf242's system
      • Motherboard:
      • ZBOX-AD02
      • CPU:
      • 1.6 GHz Dual Core All-in-One
      • Memory:
      • 8Gb DDR3
      • Storage:
      • 100gb SSD
      • Graphics card(s):
      • AMD Radeon™ HD 6310
      • PSU:
      • Power Brick
      • Case:
      • ZBOX-AD02
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 7 Home Premium
      • Monitor(s):
      • 21.5" HD Thing
      • Internet:
      • Virgin Thing
    It's just magically started to work fine.
    Thanks for the ideas..I'll let you know if it re-occurs.

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