1.    15 Jun 2017 #1
    Join Date : Jun 2017
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10

    Long wait before seeing login screen, began after power outage.


    Hi guys. I've got a Windows 10 machine, build 15063.0, x64 booting off UEFI on a custom built PC with an ASUS motherboard and AMD processor and graphics. Until yesterday, whenever I booted up my machine, it would be under 10 seconds from the pressing of the power button to the login screen -- pretty good. However, last night, when I was using my machine, I had a momentary power outage and my machine (obviously) shut off. I turned it back on, and it wouldn't boot, so I booted off my installer USB stick and ran chkdsk on my disk. This resulted in a number of errors being repaired, according to chkdsk.

    Next, I ran memory check --- all good.

    I have also uninstalled and reinstalled drivers for graphics cards, run sfc /scannow, run DISM clean up image and defragged my HDD.

    Nothing, however, has fixed this problem:

    When I turn on my computer, it waits ~30sec to 1 min on a black screen (where I can move a cursor with the mouse) until it will display the login screen. Even when the login screen does appear, it takes a few seconds for the password entry prompt to show up after I click in. None of this occurred before the power outage.

    I can confirm that my hardware works otherwise and once I log in, everything works fine.

    Anybody got any idea what it could be?

    PS --- I have disabled integrated graphics and multi-monitor in bios, turned on and off fast boot and have tried legacy boot mode as well.
    Last edited by Jerusalem; 16 Jun 2017 at 00:19.
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  2.    16 Jun 2017 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2016
    Charlotte, NC
    Posts : 439
    Win10 Home x64 - 1709

    Try setting EnableUlps = 0
    Use regedit and search for EnableUlps ... It's usually located in 2 places in the registry.
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Class\{4d36e968-e325-11ce-bfc1-08002be10318}\0000
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Class\{4d36e968-e325-11ce-bfc1-08002be10318}\0000
    Close regedit and reboot.

    Note: Do NOT change the EnableUlps_NA
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  3.    16 Jun 2017 #3
    Join Date : Jun 2017
    Posts : 5
    Windows 10
    Thread Starter

    Thanks! That worked, now it's all working as it did before.

    I actually had like 10 values of that name in the Registry -- one was set to 1, the rest 0. Changed it to 0 and now it works. Go figure.
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