Windows 10: Slow boot/shutdown sometimes & Sys Config shows a choice of OS? Solved

  1.    23 Mar 2016 #1

    Slow boot/shutdown sometimes & Sys Config shows a choice of OS?


    The PC of my Wife is suffering occasional slow shutdowns. Interestingly too, sometimes the Wi-Fi icon doesn't come on boot ups and it is very slow connecting to the internet.

    Occasionally and recently on start-up we get the option of which OS we want to use on a blue screen

    Windows 10 Pro on Volume 3 or
    Windows 10 Pro on Volume 1

    As far as we understand we have one, W10 Pro (upgraded from W7 Ultimate) on the C drive (an SSD)
    MSCONFIG screen shot shows 2 operating systems but there is no Windows on our D drive.

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    Please, any help welcome.
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  2. axe0's Avatar
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       24 Mar 2016 #2

    Please provide a screenshot of the disk management to give us more details about the boot part.
    Disk Management - How to Post a Screenshot of - Windows 10 Forums
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  3.    24 Mar 2016 #3

    axe0 said: View Post
    Please provide a screenshot of the disk management to give us more details about the boot part.
    Disk Management - How to Post a Screenshot of - Windows 10 Forums
    Yes, and please make sure to expand the columns so we can see all the info in them.
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  4.    24 Mar 2016 #4

    Thanks for the reply.

    I must mention, the system specs here on my profile are not those of the problem PC. I can post them if required.

    This computer started normally this morning. The only change I made yesterday after reading topics in here was to turn off Windows Defender (we have NAV installed) and I did remove Malwarebytes Anti-Malware some 2 weeks agon when these problems seemed to start...

    Here's the screenshot as requested.
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    I thought to throw in file explorer screen shots to show there is no Windows on the D drive.
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  5.    24 Mar 2016 #5

    In MSCONFIG you can delete the Windows D: drive reference.
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  6.    24 Mar 2016 #6

    OK, will do and advise.

    Here are the specs for this rig.

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  7. axe0's Avatar
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       24 Mar 2016 #7

    Any peripheral connected at shutdown?
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  8.    24 Mar 2016 #8

    axe0 said: View Post
    Any peripheral connected at shutdown?
    No, just the standard stuff like wireless KB/mouse, USB wireless network adapter & monitor, and USB speakers. Nothing out of the ordinary.

    I am just rebooting and restarting that PC to check for a fix while typing here on mine. I should be able to report back soon :)
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  9.    24 Mar 2016 #9

    OK, reporting now all is well as my Wife's' PC boots and closes down as it should (and used to) after 12 or so shutdowns & restarts/reboots in testing.

    Thanks toaxe0 and NavyLCDR for the assist, it is appreciated

    Goodness only knows where that error the appearance of 2 operating systems came from. I guess the PC was in two minds and confused a little

    Cheers & marking as solved.
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