That's not boot time, that's processing time. But (on some microwaves) the boot time does include setting the clock...samsonguy920 said:You sheltered person. The microwave I got stuck with for over a year at my new place took 5 minutes for one refrigerated burrito, and sometimes longer if it felt like procrastinating.
From a full boot, with Vista, takes about 40 seconds for me. I keep my startup completely clean of everything but a virus scanner. I hate to say it, but with well over a decade of experience fixing computers for people, I find that problems like this are almost always a user error.Mistwraithe said:Is that a full boot or just start up from Hibernate?Liverandbacon said:That's odd. I have Vista, and my PC gets to the point where I'm browsing the internet in around 45 seconds from initial power-button pressing. And I have quite a few of programs that run at startup.
Start up from Hibernate is quite snappy and by default the button on the Start menu which looks like a power button actually hibernates your machine.
However doing a full boot is like waiting for the second coming...
The fact that the game took so long to quit is definitely one of the primary reasons I never finished that game. It felt like a chore.AC10 said:Why don't you do a thing on how long it takes to quit from assassin's creed on the PC? That was quite insane:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gwOvuY0UbFM
I strongly suspect this is true. And evil.kato128 said:...
I reckon it's a cunning marketing ploy where they're thinking "Well we still let em skip it so they can't complain about em being unskippable. But if they can't find the key they still have to watch.