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Intel Screen Takes Forever! Any Help Appreciated.

By weslstan
Jul 8, 2007
  1. Hello,
    I have no problems with my pc what so ever up until a few weeks ago.

    When I turn my pc on It stays on this screen for upto 5 mins sometimes.

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    Its fine after that, it loads the login screen and then it loads the desktop fine.
    And I have basically no startup programs so i know its not that.

    I was just wondering what it could be and if theres any way of speeding it up.

    Thanks,
    Wes.
     
  2. Daveskater

    Daveskater Banned Posts: 1,687

    personally i'd make sure drivers are up to date, scan for viruses and malware and run CCleaner :)

    you can get spybot, ad-aware, avg and CCleaner off download.com as far as i know
     
  3. weslstan

    weslstan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 51

    Ahh yeah Im aware of all that, I run:

    Ccleaner
    AVG
    Lavasoft Adware

    And that just helps to make the pc run faster but it doesnt make it quicker at the boot screen.

    I dont know what else it could be.

    What drivers should i look to update?
     
  4. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    Can you deselect the Splash Screen in bios?

    Do you have a Quick Boot setting in bios? Selected?
     
  5. weslstan

    weslstan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 51

    Im sorry im not that technically minded.
    But i pick things up quickly if you could spare the time to explain to me how to do it i can answer youre question CCT

    weslstan@hotmail.com
     
  6. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    I don't do emails and pms; sorry. Bios access and settings should be in your users manual. If you do not have one, download one. If you do not know where to get it, describe your computer THOROUGHLY. If you cannot, then:

    Download and run Everest Home (it is free):

    http://www.majorgeeks.com/download.php?det=4181

    Once you download it, click on it and let it install and then run it from the icon on your desktop and then click on 'Computer' then on 'Summary', then go to the VERY top of the screen and click on 'report', then 'quick report-summary' and then 'plain text' and save it then go to C:/programs/lavalys and open that folder then open Everest Home sub-folder and then reports sub-folder and click on the report.

    This will open it in a text editor (probably Notepad) and then use your mouse to highlight ALL the debug stuff at the bottom of the report and delete it and then save that file again and then copy and paste it to here.
     
  7. weslstan

    weslstan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 51

  8. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    V-Tron is a Chinese company so I can't dig far there - the motherboard is an MSI probably a bulk purchase item from MSI by V-Tron.

    You can look for a manual for an i915P chipset MSI socket 775 motherboard as I would think MOST of the bios settings would be similar.

    http://msicomputer.co.uk/Products.aspx?product_id=703658&cat_id=77
     
  9. weslstan

    weslstan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 51

    Lol V-Tron is just what I named my computer, I made it up, I remember changing it.
     
  10. weslstan

    weslstan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 51

    And my mobo is a Microstar 7046.
     
  11. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    MSI K8N Neo4 Series



    edit later: meant reference to 915P Neo - to many windows open and too few brains
     
  12. weslstan

    weslstan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 51

    Im sorry I have no idea what im ment to be looking for now.

    Anyone?
     
  13. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    You go to the MSI site, you find the K8N Neo4 motherboard, you download the manual, you read it.

    :)
     
  14. weslstan

    weslstan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 51

    That motherboard isnt on the msi website.
    And thats not my mobo, i told you mine is the ms 7046.
     
  15. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

  16. weslstan

    weslstan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 51

    This hasnt fixed my problem atall.

    Youre giving me links but not telling me what to do with them.
     
  17. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    I gave you your manual: http://72.14.205.104/search?q=cache...0MS-7046.pdf+ms+7046&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=3&gl=ca

    It is clear from that how to enter Bios and the Quick Boot setting is described.

    I am not going farther than that. If you need more help, hopefully someone will come along.

    edit: I will say this - my logo shows Asus and the Intel logo you show - you may need to find out if that is a 'normal' MSI splash screen for that mobo.
     
  18. weslstan

    weslstan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 51

    Ok cct I appreciate youre help.

    I have gone into bios and the quick boot setting is already enabled, so ir eally dont understand why it can be so slow.
     
  19. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    You may have a rootkit infestation or something.

    Start a new thread in Spyware and mention slow boot and odd splash screen - gl
     
  20. weslstan

    weslstan TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 51

    I cant see anywhere called spyware..Could you link me to it?
    Thanks.
     
  21. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    Security and the Web - lol
     
  22. CCT

    CCT TS Evangelist Posts: 2,653   +6

    error, Will Robinson, error
     
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