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SLow Slow start up

By David Hare
Dec 12, 2006
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  1. Hi When I start my computer it hangs on the black screen with writing on for about 15 minutes I have tried to restore to an earlier date but restor will not function I am very new to computers so answears in plain english please
  2. tomrca

    tomrca TS Rookie Posts: 1,051

    is there any messages at the bottom of the screen, eg, press any key to boot from ?? are there any cd's in the drives
  3. David Hare

    David Hare TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Hi no CD in drives message at bottom of page says press F1 or DEL
  4. mikescorpio81

    mikescorpio81 TS Rookie Posts: 574

    How many Hard Drives or CD-Roms do you have installed?
    There may be a jumper setting conflict.

    This usually is the case when boot-up takes super-long!
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