HP Omnibook 4100 slow bootup in XP Home

  Neil-175883 08:12 31 May 05

Can any body help

I have increased ram to 160mb and changed hard drive to 20GB fdisk and formatted in ntfs and loaded xp home fine if i then restart fine however if i leave overnight it will take approx 8 minutes to boot up

i have done scandisk no errors and diskdefragmentor no problems

does any body have any ideas why it take so long to boot the following day ( This is on mains or battery)

  ^wave^ 08:15 31 May 05

do you have wirless networking if so disable it and see if its any quicky

  jack 08:26 31 May 05

Slow boot up of various modes of XP have been well covered.
A search in the left pane wil give many posts.
The reasons are many.
SP2 with its many security checks adds to boot up time.
As does any A/V software.
An overly large 'Start group' of programs will increase boot time- reduce these to the one or two that you use immediately on start up.
Use of a good system scan to clear out unwanted/used files - CCcleaner/Ashampoo/Norton all carry out this task.

  Neil-175883 09:28 31 May 05

I understand however the delay is before you even get the welcome screen and therefore before any program loads

  Fingees 09:37 31 May 05

Are you sure you mean 160 Mb? as XP needs at least 512Mb

  jack 19:45 31 May 05

Confirm you Memory as sugested by fingees, though I suspect you have enough and simply quoted the wrong figure.

The drive still needs to 'gather its wits' so to speak.
Dp the search many remedies put forward.

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