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Acer :: Aspire AS 1410 Slow To Boot Windows 7


I installed Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit on my Acer Aspire AS1410. Maybe it's normal, but the hard drive LED is solid on for about 30 seconds before it boots into Windows 7 during the floating windows screen. Is this normal?


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Ricoh SD/MMC Host controller at Function 02,
Ricoh Memory Stick Controller at Function 03,
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