Posted on 1997-11-04
Have a P-133 with 32 meg and 1.2 gig HD, Compaq 151Fs Monitor, LogiTech mouse, Zoom modem and (old Tridon9680 video card). Puchased a Sidewinder 3D Pro and Creative 3D Blaster pci 4 meg video card. Installed both and they are up and running. BUT I cold booted BEFORE at just over 1 min. now I cold boot at 2 mins. and 25 sec. Would these installations cause that much more time on the boot up? I downloaded MS ie4 and it crashed, I reinstalled all from Dos 6.2 to 3.1 then win 95. Have removed Dos 6.2 and 3.1, that is what I had before the crash.Took machine in locally and on bench test with monitor, power, mouse, keyboard, cold boot was 1 min. 7 sec.(new items installed). I am at a loss on the cold boot. The cold boot starts for first 24 secs. normally, then pauses for 1 min. 20 secs., then starts aand finishes in 45 sec. Any Ideas, I have tried all I know! Thank you.