Vista Business Edition, P4 3.0GHz, 2GB RAM, 256GB HDD, 256MB ATi
Upon startup it gets as far as the bullet/progress loader bar, much hard
drive activity during this time.
Then the hard drive activity stops, but the progress loader bar keeps going,
doesn't disappear..just sits there bullet going from left to right.
reset and try again..same thing.
After about six or seven resets it then behaves normally, progress bar
disappears and then the round Windows logo appears and all continues as
It doesn't do this every time, but it does it nearly every time.
Even does it if I do a reboot after PC has been on for several hours.
So doesn't appear to be anything to do with being cold/warm etc
Other than this issue the PC behaves impeccably
Anyone any ideas where to start looking ?
Fairly sure this only started happening after Vista SP1
Very annoying sometimes.
Today it tool over ten resets before it got going.
Some mornings it works first time.
Wish I could fix it without resorting to a rebuild.