1.    09 Nov 2016 #1
    Join Date : Nov 2016
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10.0.14393.35

    Requires many minutes to Boot Up

    I upgraded to Win 10 about 8-9 months ago. Everything worked wonderful. About 3 months ago, Win 10 became so unstable that I had to reformat the HD and reinstall Win 10. After updates, everything worked wonderful. Now, just within the last 3-4 weeks, it takes 5-10 minutes to boot up the machine.
    Once it boots, it seems to work fine. If I leave the computer on and it goes to sleep, when I come back, it will take 5-10 minutes to come back to life (what I mean by this is that the screen will light up, I get the DELL logo and it just stays that way until some undetermined time is completed and then I get the Windows logo and it comes back to my desktop. About 75% of the time, after the 5-10 minutes, I get a message something like this: 'The computer has run into a problem and needs to be restarted. Data is now being collected to send to MS.' Then the computer will go into the restart and I will have to wait another 5-10 minutes. My background data will show the type of machine etc.
    Any suggestions?
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  2.    09 Nov 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
    Posts : 11,411
    Win 10 Pro (1709)

    Hi, please download and run Crystal Diskinfo (free/install/portable) and post the single screenshot of the main GUI which will give a clear Good/Caution/Bad indication based on your SMART parameters.

    If it reports Good, then
    From an admin command prompt
    [Windows key + X, click command prompt (admin)]
    chkdsk C: /F
    Your PC will need to restart.
    Make sure the result is clear or fixed- else do not proceed.
    Post back the result, which you can get after a restart as follows:

    If no problems are reported
    download and run Bluescreenview (free) and advise what it reports as a quick view of possible BSODs.
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  3.    11 Nov 2016 #3
    Join Date : Nov 2016
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10.0.14393.35
    Thread Starter

    Hello dalchina. I ran Crystal Diskinfo and it said Good. Ran chkdskC:/F and found no problems to fix. In the process, trying to boot in 'safe mode' (which I never found) I ran across a Diagnostic program from Dell. I ran it full, took about 2.5 hours and it found nothing. I ran Bluescreenview and it indicated that I had 9 crashes back and forth between "Critical Process Died" and Kernel Data Inpage error." Critical Prosess caused by "mtoskrnl.exe" and Kernel Data caused by "srv2.sys."
    Here is screen shot.

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  4.    11 Nov 2016 #4
    Join Date : Nov 2016
    Posts : 4
    Windows 10.0.14393.35
    Thread Starter

    I did not give you the results. Sorry, I wanted to see if I really could post the screen shot.
    The results are, "no change." There seemed to be a fix early on as I could turn off and wait 15-30 seconds and then turn back on and it would boot in about 30 seconds. I did that several times and it continued to work. However, this afternoon I left it on for about 4 hours and when I came back to "wake it up" it ran for about 4 minutes then I got the message something was wrong, gathered information and it turned off and began to boot up. That total process took 11 minutes and 13 seconds. Dan
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