Hi all, hope someone can shed a bit of light on this issue i have. I rencently formated my PC because a windows update decided to cause me an issue with a host process rundll32 to stop working, anyway after no one could help i decided to format, dust the cobwebs off anyway lol After i reinstalled all my programs i noticed 2 different things happening that have NEVER happend before. At switch on... 1, After the bios screen goes off i get 2 messages, the second one says "Verifing DMI Pool data....Update success ...boot from CD Now i have always watched the pc boot up ever since i had it and this time after formatting the "update success" maybe happens once out of 5 boots !! Not a big problem, it just ALWAYS said update success, were as now it is intermitant. 2. After the microsoft corporation loading screen dissappears (with the little bar showing its loading) it takes exactly 20 seconds for the desktop to appear where as before the format it was instant !!! Hope you can understand what im on about lol, thanks for reading and i appreciate any ideas. After these two "different" issues have gone and windows has loaded and is running, all is well with the PC ! Its probably nothing but i dont like change lol Regards, Vale.