Solved

Windows XP Slow Boot after Imaging

Posted on 2009-06-29
5
471 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-17
Hi guys,

I am creating a new SOE for a Toshiba Tecra M10 at the moment for 110 laptops. All the same specs.

I have made up my image ready to go. Running a dream. I created a Image in Ghost 8 (Disk to Image). Then imaged one of the others to find it boots up ok then gets to the Black Screen just past  the "Windows XP" Screen with the green bars and sits there for about 2 mins. Then finally boots into Windows with no errors. Is there a easy way to see what is causing this?

I have done a CCleaner Reg scan. Tried new drivers. Payed around with msconfig.

The Tecra M10 is a pretty new laptop so there is not much out there on it.

Thanks.
0
Comment
Question by:woofPhil
  • 3
5 Comments
 
LVL 30

Expert Comment

by:IanTh
ID: 24735845
is it finding hardware?
0
 

Author Comment

by:woofPhil
ID: 24735870
Actually yes it does the first time it boots up. But doesn't specify what it finds just says Restart for changes to take effect. I am not sure if that is what is causing the problem though due to it starting slow straight after imaging.

Is there a way to see what driver it changed?
0
 

Author Comment

by:woofPhil
ID: 24735915
Also both Bios setting on both machines are reset to defaults. So I dont know why it would want to install a driver. Unless its for a identifying bit of hardware?
0
 
LVL 22

Expert Comment

by:optoma
ID: 24738803
Start fresh. If possible, do a clean install on one laptop and get the image and try again. Possibly something went buggy in the image.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
woofPhil earned 0 total points
ID: 25278163
The problem was the Nvidia Drivers that came from factory. Have removed them and reinstalled the newest drivers from Nvidias Website and it has fixed the problem. Have notified Toshiba and they are looking into a fix for it. The driver intalling after imaging was the DVD Burner. It has its own Identifying item that Windows thinks is a new piece of hardware.
0

Featured Post

Comprehensive Backup Solutions for Microsoft

Acronis protects the complete Microsoft technology stack: Windows Server, Windows PC, laptop and Surface data; Microsoft business applications; Microsoft Hyper-V; Azure VMs; Microsoft Windows Server 2016; Microsoft Exchange 2016 and SQL Server 2016.

Join & Write a Comment

I. Introduction In a previous article (http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web_Development/Document_Imaging/A_6537-PaperPort-Upgrade-How-to-download-and-install-updated-versions-of-PaperPort-11-and-12.html) (now deprecated), I discussed how to upgrad…
Lithium-ion batteries area cornerstone of today's portable electronic devices, and even though they are relied upon heavily, their chemistry and origin are not of common knowledge. This article is about a device on which every smartphone, laptop, an…
In this Micro Tutorial viewers will learn the basic shortcuts and functions in InDesign.
The goal of this is to tech the user how to export photos out of Lightroom and the different options they have. Select which photos you want to export : Select where you want to export and with which options : Export :

760 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

21 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now