Whenever we use Windows 10 or any other operating system, our primary goal is to attain a very high level of performance while accomplishing all sorts of activities. Similarly, the users do not want any operating system to take an unusually long time to boot. In this article, we will explain to you the methods through which you can cut your Windows 10 PC's boot time dramatically.
Speed up Windows 10 Booting
In order to cut your Windows 10 PC’s boot time dramatically, you can make use of any of the two methods listed below:
Step 1: Check and Remove Autostart Applications
In this method, we will tell you how you can cut your Windows 10 PC’s boot time dramatically by using the Task Manager. For doing this, you will need to perform the following steps:
Right-click anywhere on an empty space of your taskbar in order to launch a cascading menu as shown in the following image:
Click on the Task Manager option from this menu as highlighted in the image shown above. You can also press Ctrl + Alt + Del and then choose Task Manager from the menu. The newly opened Task Manager window is shown in the image below:
Now click on the Startup tab as highlighted in the image shown above.
As soon as you will do this, you will be able to see a list of all those programs that can be enabled on Startup as shown in the following image:
Now you need to disable all the Startup programs so that they do not slow down your PC’s boot time. For doing that, you need to look at the Status of every program present on the list. You can clearly see from the image above that in this example, only one program is enabled on Startup.
In order to disable this program, click on it to select it as shown in the image below:
Finally, click on the Disable button as highlighted in the image shown above.
Now you can clearly see that no more programs are enabled on Startup, which means that your PC’s boot time will reduce dramatically.
Step 2: Optimize Power settings
In this method, we will tell you how you can cut your Windows 10 PC’s boot time dramatically by using the Control Panel. For doing this, you will need to perform the following steps:
Type control panel in the search section of your taskbar and click on the search result to launch the control panel window. The newly opened Control Panel window is shown in the following image:
Click on the Hardware and Sound tab as highlighted in the image shown above.
In the Hardware and Sound window, click on the Power Options tab as highlighted in the image shown below:
Now click on the link saying, “Change what the power button does” located at the left pane of the Power Options window.
Click on the link saying, “Change settings that are currently unavailable” in order to enable the greyed out Shutdown settings. This link is highlighted in the following image:
Check the checkbox corresponding to the field saying, “Turn on fast startup” as highlighted in the image shown below:
Finally, click on the Save Changes button in order to save your new settings. Once you manage to perform these steps correctly, there will be a significant increase in your PC’s boot speed.
By following any of the two methods discussed in this article, you can easily cut the boot time of your Windows 10 PC dramatically and make it boot faster. This will not only enhance the performance of the Windows 10 PC but will also increase customer’s satisfaction.