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.
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Bill Detwiler is Managing Editor Tech Pro Research and the host of Cracking Open, CNET and TechRepublic's popular online show. He was most recently Managing Editor for TechRepublic Pro. Prior to joining TechRepublic in 2000, Bill was an IT manager, database administrator, and desktop support specialist in the social research and energy industries. He has bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Louisville, where he has also lectured on computer crime and crime prevention.