Windows 10: what is normal bios time?

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  1. shmu26's Avatar
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    windows 10 pro x64 stable build
       08 Mar 2016 #1

    what is normal bios time?


    windows task manager says last BIOS time was 8.9 seconds
    Is this normal?
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  2.    08 Mar 2016 #2

    hi there are a lot of factors for boot times I use a program called bootracer its really good and gives you comprehensive details with your machine and booting http://www.greatis.com/bootracer/index.html

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  3. shmu26's Avatar
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    windows 10 pro x64 stable build
       08 Mar 2016 #3

    okay, but we are talking about two different things. Bootracer starts counting with the windows boot, and I have 4 stars, which is good enough.
    But I am talking about the pre-boot, that's what is worrying me. I think 8.9 seconds is kind of long for BIOS time, and Bootracer doesn't measure that.
    Or perhaps I am making some mistake in my understanding of boot times?
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  4.    08 Mar 2016 #4

    go to control panel > administrative tools > system configuration > click on the boot tab and see how many seconds you have in the timeout box

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  5. shmu26's Avatar
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       08 Mar 2016 #5

    brianzion said: View Post
    go to control panel > administrative tools > system configuration > click on the boot tab and see how many seconds you have in the timeout box

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    I have it set for five seconds, but I click through to windows 10 right away, I don't wait around until it boots itself up.
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  6.    08 Mar 2016 #6

    so was it set at the default setting. I just looked at my bios start up in task manager and my last time was 20 seconds so I would think machines will be different on the bios start up.
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  7. shmu26's Avatar
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       08 Mar 2016 #7

    brianzion said: View Post
    so was it set at the default setting. I just looked at my bios start up in task manager and my last time was 20 seconds so I would think machines will be different on the bios start up.
    thanks, so it sounds like I am well within the norm.
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  8.    08 Mar 2016 #8

    yep it looks ok different bios for different machines start up times etc.
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  9. hTconeM9user's Avatar
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    Windows 10 Home x64: 1607 Redstone (1) Build 14393.953
       08 Mar 2016 #9

    Mine is 3.6 seconds when I checked via task manager
    When checked on System Configuration it came up 0
    Which I am well pleased with on my Toshiba Laptop
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  10.    08 Mar 2016 #10

    I get different result's if i come out of hibernation its longer if I reboot from machine switched off its 5 secs
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