Trouble BSOD Kernel Dump Analyst, Contributor Joined May 1, 2012 Posts 178 Location N.W. Indiana May 22, 2012 #1 Today in the Building Windows 8 Blog, Steven Sinofsky expressed concerns that Windows 8 may boot too fast. In the article he discusses why that could potentially be a bad thing (no time to evoke BIOS utility, no time to evoke safe mode, etc.,). And some of the things they are building into the operating system to work around that pesky problem. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/b8/archive/2012/05/22/designing-for-pcs-that-boot-faster-than-ever-before.aspx Worth a look.