Re: Fresh WinXP starts up extremely slow



Jorg Duijvestijn
07-10-2005, 12:30 AM
Bluenet <Bluenet@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
> ...
> Afterwards, I launched the Windows XP installation, formatted the drive and
> on it went with installing. After the installation, starting up the computer
> literally takes 10 minutes. Finally having started, the dialog appears
> "Windows will now adjust your resolution", however, the background is
> entirely back. If you reboot 5 times, you might just be lucky enough to see
> the actual desktop. If that happens, performing any action takes way too long
> - it took me 5 minutes to enter the device manager.
> ...
> Computer specifications:
> Asus P4U800-X mainboard
> Intel P4 3.0 Ghz Processor
> 512 MB DDR-SD Ram (Dane)
> Asus Geforce FX 5200
> 40GB Maxtor harddisk (to be partitioned with a 5 GB primary partition for
> Windows)
> 2x 3Com Network card
> 1x Multi I/O card (1 COM port)
> 1x Sweex Multi I/O card (2 COM ports)

Probably a 'feature' of the ULI-chipset, try to update your BIOS to
version 1007 or higher:
http://www.asus.com/support/download/item.aspx?ModelName=P4U800-X&Type=All

Greetings, Jorg


Re: Fresh WinXP starts up extremely slow