Users' questions

How long does first boot take PC?

How long does first boot take PC?

It takes around 20 seconds to 5 minutes to boot up your computer. The boot up time depends on the CPU speed and storage. The boot up time is short (by seconds) if your computer has powerfull CPU (such as Core i7/i5 CPU) and fast storage (SSD disk).

Why is my PC not turning on for the first time?

A bad, failing, or inadequate power supply often causes this issue. If the hard drive is not getting enough power during the first time the computer starts, it cannot spin the hard drive platters fast enough to start the computer. For most computers, we recommend you have at the least a 300 to 350-watt power supply.

How do I boot into BIOS first?

Common keys to enter the BIOS are F1, F2, F10, Delete, Esc, as well as key combinations like Ctrl + Alt + Esc or Ctrl + Alt + Delete, although those are more common on older machines. Also note that a key like F10 might actually launch something else, like the boot menu.

What is a normal boot time?

Normal boot up times are 30 secs to 60 seconds. It varies according to the type of storage disk you have on the system. If it is a typical 5400 RPM HDD, it will take more time rather a 7200 RPM HDD. But the speed varies according to HDD and SSD.

How fast should an SSD boot?

Usually, the normal booting time of an SSD is 20 seconds around, while HDD 45 seconds.

Can I start my PC twice?

In Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Power Options -> Choose what the power buttons do, then under the Shutdown settings section, Untick the “Turn on fast startup (recommended)”. That’s it! Apparently this setting is only used after a shutdown, so that is why after pressing the restart button it boots ok.

Can RAM cause computer not boot?

This type of gradual deterioration of PC performance, especially with memory-intensive programs, may be caused by a RAM problem. RAM issues can lead to this problem, which can worsen over time. The file structure of your hard drive may slowly degenerate, and you will no longer be able to boot your machine.