Long boot for Vista, blank screen

Aug 18, 2007
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Wilmington, NY
Your Mac's Specs
15" Unibody MBP (2009), White MB (2009), iMac G4
I apologize if this has been discussed before.

I recently installed Vista on my 24'' iMac (Aluminum model, 2.4 Ghz, 4 Gb RAM, ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro). Everything works fine, but it takes forever to boot. The Microsoft screen with the progress bar appears, then the screen goes completely blank, as if there is no video whatsoever. It stays this way for about 2 minutes before finally loading the OS. Since I boot into Vista frequently for games, this has become somewhat annoying. Any help would be great, thanks.

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