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Video: Diagnose slow Windows 7 boot with Event Viewer

Bill Detwiler shows you how to use the Windows 7 Event Viewer to track down potential causes of long boot times.

Microsoft developers did a lot of work to make Windows 7 boot more quickly than previous versions. But, there are still issues that can make your computer boot more slowly than it should. During this week's episode of TR Dojo, I show you how to use the Windows 7 Event Viewer to track down potential causes of long boot times.

For those who prefer text to video, you can click the Transcript link that appears below the video player window or check out Greg Shultz's article, "Use Windows 7 Event Viewer to track down issues that cause slower boot times."

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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor of TechRepublic and Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop supp...

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