a clean install of DOS 6 - hit switch to boot of OS - 25 seconds. Another twenty seconds to boot into Win 3.11
To boot my current P4 2.4 ghz to log on screen in SimplyMEPIS Linux 8 - is 40 seconds - OS and GUI, which is NOT really part of the OS, but seen as part of it now days.
So I voted 30 to 60 seconds.
Now, can anyone explain why most of the new versions of Windows take so much longer than the old ones, considering the machines are thousands of times faster in turning on and processing the code?
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