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[SOLVED] Snow Leopard boot times?

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How long does it take to load to your desktop?
It seems to take longer than i would think.
Is their something to speed this up any?

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Re: Snow Leopard boot times?

PCtoMac said:
Is their something to speed this up any?
Yeah, use an SSD instead.
 
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Re: Snow Leopard boot times?

Not the obvious. Windows doesnt take as long on a normal HD. It's about 2 mins at apple logo.
 
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Re: Snow Leopard boot times?

Any other ideas why its taking me so long to boot? Besides hardware? Seems most people start about 30-40 secs or some claim a lot less.
 
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Re: Snow Leopard boot times?

PCtoMac said:
Any other ideas why its taking me so long to boot? Besides hardware? Seems most people start about 30-40 secs or some claim a lot less.
30 seconds or less? I'm guessing that exaggeration is the culprit there. On my old 7200 RPM hard drive, Snow Leopard never booted in faster than 1 and a half minutes. Of course, my new SSD speeds things up, but as you said, that's obvious.
 

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Re: Snow Leopard boot times?

You can also upgrade to OS X Lion or OS X Mountain Lion when it's released. Boot time is significantly faster in Lion.
 
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Re: Snow Leopard boot times?

Thanks for the info. I'm going to do that and try a couple ideas from the forum.
 
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Re: Snow Leopard boot times?

Thanks whiskeynipple!

That solved my problem.
 
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