Solution to Alienware’s slow OS boot problem (+ video)

As you’ve probably been aware of, the new Alienware 17 R3 (Late 2015) notebook is already in our labs. There was a little issue that worried us right after we got the machine – it took as much as a minute and half in order to take us from a completely shut down state to our alien desktop. That struck us as pretty strange, considering the presence of the insanely fast Samsung PM951 NVMe SSD with sequential read speeds of up to 1.6GB/s, and we were convinced something was amiss.

It turned out that the slow boot time was caused by the Kionix free fall sensor drivers, which simply need to be updated to their latest version.

You can do that quite easily – simply follow the steps in the video below…

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