Tweet If you want to further reduce the time it takes your Windows 8 system to boot one of the most efficient options will be to automate the login process - this saves you the time you usually spend on
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Tweet To disable Windows from installing updates when you were about to shut down your computer and have some tea there are two options available in your Local Group Policy Editor. Access it by entering gpedit.msc into a Run... prompt.