In the Event Viewer drill down to
Applications and Services Log => Microsoft => Windows =>
Diagnostics-Performance => Operational
Look for events in the 100 range. These are Boot Performance Monitoring
events. If a driver
, service, or application is taking an unusually long
time to startup during the boot up you will find it here.
MS-MVP - Windows Desktop Experience: Systems Administration http://www.vistahelp.ca/phpBB2/
"aerozolic" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> my Vista booted with scrolling the green thingy about 7 times.
> Yesterday, all of a sudden, it started to boot with scrolling it about
> 20-25 times.
> I tried to turn off some programs to load with Windows (Steam, Adobe
> and iTunes). Also turned some services off/put to Manual (like Printer
> Spooler, iTunes Helper and so on), but that didn't help.
> When I installed Windows I found out that disabling service named
> Server made the boot time that short and it's still disabled.
> Any ideas what might slow down the boot up process? I guess something
> related to network and networking services but I'm not sure.
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