I got my replaced 17R3 a few days ago, but I found out a major problem at startup.
When I pressed the power button, logo & keyboard lights on, but the black screen lasted for minutes before getting into the "alienware loading screen". After the alienware loading screen, it only takes seconds to get in the Windows.
I have tried to install different versions of BIOS, the problem seems solved after updated. However, when I shut down the computer for awhile, the problem appear again.
How can I solve the Slow Boot Problem?
Sorry for my English as I am not from the States. Thank You.
-Boot list option should be UEFI
-Legacy option ROM should be disable
-Secure boot should be disable
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I have a 17 R3 and first few weeks boot time was 10 seconds now it takes a minute with the black screen. What is annoying is I bought an 850 pro for my gf's alienware 15 and her SSD reads with samsung magician but my SSD that came with this 17 R3 says its a Samsung CM871 but doesn't read with the magician
Is the CM871 an 850 pro or something else ?
I have disable the free fall and uninstalled the software. It was okay at the beginning, but the problem happen again after I shut it down for overnight. (black screen last for minutes when turn on)
I am so frustrated....appreciate for you help.
I have uninstalled the free fall driver and even delete the software. It looks okay at the beginning.
However, the problem occur again when I shut the computer down for overnight.
After turned on, I found out the free fall driver installed automatically under device manager.
Can you please advise? Thanks