I have a Toshiba note c55 a5310( Win 8.1 pro w/ updates as of Jan., i3, 6gb ram, hdd) awhile ago I installed a video editing prog (can't remember name now) and inadvertently deleted some files I shouldn't have from registry when I deleted program. Boot problems began and I did all kinds of digging: sfc/scannow, chdsk, startup app and driver to no avail. I just did a clean install- deleted all partitions (not with DBAN though), UEFI install and still get this very long hang ~4 min when I boot. I changed things back in BIOS- boot sequence HDD first, re-enabled secure boot and fast boot enabled. System runs fine otherwise it's just the boot time is way too slow and I don't understand especially in light of the new install. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
Computer Type Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number Toshiba C55Dt-A5106 OS Microsoft Windows 8.1 64 Bit CPU Processor AMD A6-5200 APU with Radeon(TM) HD Graphics, 2 Ghz, 4 Core(s), 4 Logical Processor(s) Motherboard Toshiba PSCFWU-02C031 Memory 4GB Graphics Card AMD Radeon HD 8400 Sound Card Realtek High Definition Audio Monitor(s) Displays Laptop and DELL E193FP Screen Resolution 1366x768 1280x1024
Keyboard Logitech Wave 2.4 Cordless or Laptop Standard PS/2 Keyboard Enhanced Mouse Logitech M1100 Performance Laser Cordless Combo or Logitech G500 Hard Drives Toshiba MQ01ABD075
DVD Writer TSSTcorp CDDVDW SU-208FB Internet Speed Upload/Download 91/11Mbps Browser IE 11 Antivirus Norton Other Info Toshiba System Settings V18.104.22.168001
BIOS Version Inside Corp., 1.60, 11/15/2013
EC (Embedded Controller) Version 1.20
Hardware Abstraction Layer 6.3.9600.16500
Computer Type Laptop System Manufacturer/Model Number Acer Aspire ES1-512-CSYW OS Windows 8.1 with Bing x64 CPU Intel Celeron N2840 @ 2.16GHz Motherboard Acer Aspire ES1-512 BIOS: Insyde Corps V1.07 Memory 4GB DDR3L SDRAM Graphics Card Intel HD
Internet Speed 10Mb/s 3 Network HSPA+ Browser IE11 and Firefox Antivirus Windows Defender
You can try this command line HDD defrag batch file I made for someone else with a slow system. It invokes windows boot optimization that usually happens every once in a while (3-5 boots I think) and it consolidates the free space so that the free space isn't so fragmented and programs have room to install/grow without fragmentation. Just unzip>drag the shortcut to desktop if you wish>it has to run with Admin privileges so the shortcut ask for them. A command prompt window will open and run each phase one after another...it can take some time so go take a bath, watch tv, or eat dinner. There are instructions included to expand it to other disk if you want.
Laptop have slow(5400rpm) disks anyhow, so its important to defrag after any major installs/uninstalls/large file moving.
Computer Type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Lenovo H530/10130 OS Windows 10 Pro 64 bit CPU Intel Pentium G3220 @ 3.00GHz Motherboard LENOVO SHARKBAY (SOCKET 0) (BIOS Version IEKT31AUS) Memory 16GB (2x 8GB Kingston) Graphics Card 1024MB ATI AMD Radeon HD 7000 series (MSI) Sound Card Realtek High Definition Audio & AMD High Definition Audio Device Monitor(s) Displays LG 32LD350 HDTV Screen Resolution (1920x1080@60Hz)
Keyboard Logitech K330 Mouse Logitech M325 Hard Drives C: Samsung -> SSD 850 PRO 512GB(RAPID Mode off)
F: Libraries & S: Hyper-V VM's -> Samsung SSD 850 EVO 1TB
D: System Images & O: OneDrive -> HDD Seagate Barracuda 2TB Internet Speed 25+/5+ (+usually faster) Browser IE11 as primary / CHROME as backup Antivirus Windows Defender & Malwarebytes Anti Exploit Other Info Optical drive: MATSHITA DVD-RAM SW830
Router: FRITZ!Box 7490
I also have Windows 10 Home on my ASUS X54C laptop
There is a way to optimize your computer without installing anything; some items in this tutorial can help startup times: Optimize Performance of Windows 8 I warn though, that I never recommend using optimizers (programs to 'speed up windows'), registry cleaners (Ccleaner is good if you know what you're doing), or 3rd party defragmenters.
Computer Type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number Custom OS Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center x64 CPU Intel Core i7-3820 CPU OC @ 3.80GHz Motherboard Gigabyte G1.Assassin2 Memory Corsair Dominator 16GB Quad Channel DDR3 Graphics Card Nvidia by EVGA - GeForce GTX 670 4GB Sound Card On board Creative SB X-Fi Monitor(s) Displays acer 24" H243H Screen Resolution 1920 X 1080
Keyboard Microsoft Comfort Curve 2000 Mouse Tek Republic Wired Laser Mouse PSU Silent Pro 1000w gold 80+ Case Azza Hurrican 2000 Cooling Liquid CPU cooler & fans Hard Drives Main 500GB Hybrid Drive @ 7,200RPM
Secondary OCZ SSD Vertex 3 Max IOPS Internet Speed 5ms Ping 5.15Mb/s Download .64Mb/s Upload Browser Internet Explorer Antivirus Defender, Malwarebytes
Computer Type PC/Desktop System Manufacturer/Model Number PCS Custom OS Windows 8.1 64-bit CPU Intel Core i7 4790 Motherboard Asus H-81 Gamer Memory 16GB DDR3 Kingston Graphics Card Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 Sound Card Asus SupremeFX Monitor(s) Displays 1x Acer S271HL HD Monitor Screen Resolution 1920x1080
Keyboard Logitech KB350 Mouse Logitech Performance MX PSU Corsair VS450 Case InWin 703 Cooling Intel Stock CPU, 2x Noctua NF-F12 Industrial, 1x InWin Hard Drives 1x Seagate 1TB 2.5" HDD
1x HyperX Savage 240GB SSd Internet Speed 200 Mb/s Download and 12 Mb/s Upload Browser Google Chrome Antivirus McAfee All Access Total Protection 2016 Other Info My PC was custom made by:
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