do you have Vista 64-bit or 32-bit? my laptop does something similar to
that; at boot rarely, its hangs before the green bar, so I press a key and
and it works.
Anyway, maybe your computer is overheating at boot or you have to much
memory (applies if ya got 32-bit vista).
"Boldgrim" <Boldgrim@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>I recently did a Microsoft update on my computer, and ever since them, it
> takes a good 5 - 8 minutes to get to the little Vista is loading (with the
> sliding green bar). The screen is just black and the HDD is going like
> crazy. After that time Vista starts to load and things are normal. It's
> really annoying! I have a custom build computer (Intel Core2 Duo CPU 6600
> 2.40 GHz, 4 GB RAM, NVidia GTS 8800, Seagate 320 GB barracuda). Thank you
> for any hints or insights you might have.