Some tips for your system
1 Sometimes it takes long time to boot our system. This occurs mainly due to the fact that there are many startup items which need to be started first.
There are many software those provide you the option to disable or enable any startup item(e.g, Windows Defender, Tuneup Utilities,etc.).
Don't worry if you have no extra software to this. Goto start-> run and type Msconfig / Startup, then press enter.
It will show you a window with many tabs. Go to the Startup tab. Here you will find many startup items with there location. You can select an application and disable it in this tab.
Be careful, don't change the other tabs property. It will cause your system to fail.
2 Again, want to know the detailed information about your system like BIOS, CPU, Display, Sound, OS Version, etc..
Use the 'dxdiag' tool. Go to start-> run-> dxdiag-> Enter you will get a window with different tabs. Here you can see detailed information of your system and also test DirectDraw, DirectSound and others.
You will also provided by a list of Direct X files on your system. You can also get OS version, BIOS version, CPU and Memory details, etc.. It also provides facility to troubleshoot your system.
For more details, visit http://support.microsoft.com/kb/190900