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Dell B-130 way to long to boot up

I've read this problem over and over again with most suggestions leading to defrag, or just plain ol clean up. Any suggestions if one has already done all that? My B-130 takes about 10-12 min to complete its boot. No virus, no spyware, nothing added on this machine, ever, Once booted, all works as expected. I've had it checked out several times, most agree that its a motherboard issue, perhaps grounding leads or mounting flaw from Dell at time of mfgr. it was running good for a year then it started slowing down. Recently it takes a long time to switch on or switch off.

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It's quite possible that your mainboard is faulty; but I'm almost certian that there is a better chance that your harddrive are on it's way out.

Trying to clone your harddrive or running a proper or complete check on your drive should confirm my theory. And yes... you are at risk at losing your precious data.

Good luck!

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If you dont have a lot of programs running at start up, then it sounds like you've answered your own question. If youve gone through all the processes to clean up, then thats about it. How about Boot Defrag? How about go to windows folder find Prefetch folder Open it and select all. Then Delete all. Restart your computer. It may take 2 times to start showing improvement.

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