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long boot/shutdown time -- resolution settings

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    windows 8

    long boot/shutdown time -- resolution settings

    dual booting with win7 and win8 on a single HD

    i thought win8 boots very fast been using it for a while now and
    when booting up its takes too long to boot about 2 min, the time it takes before the boot selection option appears
    when i select win8 it takes another 30sec to a minute for the lockscreen to appear

    when shutting down it also takes too long about 3 min for the pc to power off

    has a 1366x768 capable viewsonic monitor
    i dont have a 1366x768 resolution settings on win8 but when i'm using win7 i do have that resolution

    pc spec amd phenom xII-4gb ram-ati 4650

    any ideas?

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  2. #2

    Am I int the right place?
    Posts : 340
    Windows 7 x64 Home Premium / Commodore OS Vision / Windows 8 Release preview

    Have you tried to turn off the hybrid boot feature? it bugs... and bad!
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  3. #3

    Posts : 1,353
    Windows 8 Pro/Windows 8 Pro/Windows 7 64 Bit64Bit/Windows XP

    Have a look in the Device Manager, sounds like you have missing drivers, you might have to install motherboard drivers or video card drivers or both.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

long boot/shutdown time -- resolution settings
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