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Heavy disk usage at Vista boot

This is what happened: I attached an external hard disk via USB Started my Vista machine It took an unusual long time too boot up with lots of hard disk work I eventually logged in Internal system ...
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Custom launch mechanism (e.g F10) on Vista

I'm setting up a deployment system for our devices to set them up before we ship to customers. I have three partitions, first is OS partition, second is Vistas recovery WinRE, third is a linux ...
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Problem booting Vista after moving to a larger drive

I am trying to move a 32-bit Vista installation onto a larger hard disk. I tried to do this using my normal method: Boot the system into an Ubuntu Live CD Backup the MBR using: dd if=/dev/sda ...
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CHKDSK hangs on Vista boot while verifying indexes

I recently dual-booted under Vista x64 and Ubuntu 9.04. Instead of using Vista to re-partition before installing Ubuntu, I just let the Ubuntu installer re-partition the drive. Now when I boot into ...
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How do I get a detailed vista bootlog?

How can I get a detailed report of what/when things are getting loaded during vista boot? The basic reports found in the event viewer are @ too high of a level. Someone must've needed more ...
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Access Windows Boot Manager selector when timeout is set to 0?

I've installed Wubi onto a Windows Vista computer. I've also set the boot timeout to 0: bcdedit /timeout 0 However, now I can't figure out how to get the menu to come up at all! I read on the ...
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Need Vista x64 boot disk to access hard drive & external drive

I am evaluating drivesnapshot (www.drivesnapshot.de) for backing up and restoring disk images for Vista PCs. I have drivesnapshot backups working on 2 Vista PCs, but on the x64 PC, I cannot get a boot ...