Windows 10 recognizes what programs you had opened when you shut down or sign out. The next time you start your PC, it begins them instantly. If you want to sign in to a fresh computer, you should disable this. In this article, we will guide you through the whole procedure to stop Windows 10 after restarting your PC, reopen your previous applications.

Stop Windows 10 after restarting your PC, reopen your previous applications

To stop Windows 10 reopen your previous applications, follow this procedure step by step:

Click the Search button. Type Settings in the search bar and choose the Settings option, as the following image is showing.

, How to stop Windows 10 to reopen your previous applications after restart

As soon as you will choose the Settings option, the following screen will appear:

, How to stop Windows 10 to reopen your previous applications after restart

Now select the Accounts option, as highlighted in the above image. After choosing the Accounts option, the following screen will appear.

, How to stop Windows 10 to reopen your previous applications after restart

As you can see that the screen is divided into two parts. Select the Sign-in options from the left side of the screen as highlighted in the above image. Scroll down the screen and the following options will appear.

, How to stop Windows 10 to reopen your previous applications after restart

Turn off the toggle button named Use my sign-in info to automatically finish setting up my device and reopen my apps after an update or restart.

It will stop opening apps when the PC is restarted.

To stop reopening folders:

Open the File Explorer. Choose the View tab and click the Options button as the following image is showing.

, How to stop Windows 10 to reopen your previous applications after restart

As soon as you will choose the Options, the following dialogue box will appear:

, How to stop Windows 10 to reopen your previous applications after restart

Click the View tab. Uncheck the checkbox named Restore previous folder windows at logon. Click the Apply and OK button.

Now folders will not open on restarting the PC.

Conclusion

By following this procedure you will be able to stop Windows 10 reopen your previous applications and folders.

How to stop Windows 10 to reopen your previous applications after restart

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