After upgrading to Windows 10, many of you might have undoubtedly encountered this problem and which can be fixed by following few methods that we have discussed below to fix windows 10 slow boot . So proceed with the below guide.
Perform a clean boot
Well, we usually have 20-30 software installed on our Windows computer. We don’t use this software regularly, but their process runs on the background and starts up during the boot. So, why don’t we disable all services to check whether the boot time has improved or not? Performing a clean boot on Windows 10 is easy, users just need to follow some of the simple steps given below.
Step 1. First of all, press Windows Key + R. It will open up the RUN Dialog Box.
Step 2. On the RUN dialog box, you need to type in ‘msconfig’ and press Enter.
Step 3. Now you will see the System Configuration panel. There you need to click on the ‘Services’ tab.
Step 4. On the Services tab, click on ‘Hide all Microsoft Services’ and then click on ‘Disable All’ to disable all App services.
That’s it, you are done! Now just restart your computer to check whether the boot time has improved or not.
Use No GUI Boot
Well, the Windows animation that you see at the startup is due to the GUI Boot. When you turn on the ‘No GUI Boot’ you will see no Windows animation during the startup. These things will not make much impact on improving the startup time, but it will definitely save you a few seconds. To turn on the ‘No Gui Boot’ enter ‘msconfig’ on the RUN Dialog box and then head to the Boot tab. On the Boot tab, select the option ‘No GUI Boot’ and click on ‘Ok’. That’s it, you are done! Now restart your computer and you will no longer see the Boot animation which will lead to improved startup time.
Boot Time Scan
With your Windows 10 upgrade, malicious files of your previous version come within your new windows and you have to remove them all to make your boot time low. So boot time scan is the best option here and this can be better done with Avast Antivirus.
Enable Fast Startup
This method will help you make your boot time less and less. For this, you need to do the following steps
Step 1. Browse to Control Panel> Power Option> Choose What The Power Button Does
Step 2. Now select the option of “Change Settings That Are Currently Unavailable” and then enable the option of “Turn On Fast Startup” and then just click on save changes.
Use Delayed Start For Services
In this method, you will be delaying startup services for some time to enhance the bootup speed. For this, you just have to follow the instructions. Press Windows Key+R and type services.msc and hit enter.Now you have to click on service that you think causes the low speed of booting under “General” find “Startup Type” change it from Default to “Manual” and then save the changes.
Disable Startup Apps
With these, you can stop all the startup programs that can affect your boot up time of your windows. First Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc> Startup Section> Disable Unwanted Programs.
Reboot Your Windows 10 After implementing all above methods.
Sometimes the reason why our windows tend to slow down is because of a dodgy driver or a bug in an update. So, the easy way to fix this is to check for the updates. Well, if you want to check available windows updates press the Windows key + I and then select the option update & security. From here you can check for updates and can install if available.
Reset Your Windows
Well, Windows 10 comes up with an awesome feature which lets users reset Windows. Well, like in your Android smartphone, if your phone is not performing well, then you simply do the factory reset. This reset button also works the same for Windows. However, you need to take a proper backup before resetting your Windows.
If you want to reset your Windows 10 then you need to press Windows Key + I and then choose the option “Update & Security* then choose Recovery and then on “Reset This PC” click on ‘Get Started’
Update Graphics Card Drivers
Sometimes outdated or corrupted drivers also cause our Windows 10 computer to boot slowly. It was the graphics card driver which creates the most of the problem. So, to fix out this problem, you need to uninstall and install the new Graphics driver from the manufacturer’s website.
Step 1. First of all, press Windows Button and R. This will open up the Run Dialog Box. There you need to type devmgmt.msc and then press Enter.
Step 2. Now you will see the Device Manager window. There you need to right click on the installed Display Adapter and then choose ‘Uninstall Device’
Step 3. You will now get a warning message. There you need to check the ‘Delete the Driver Software for this device’ and then click on ‘Uninstall’
Step 4. Restart your computer. Now you need to head towards the manufacturer’s website of your VGA device and then download the latest version of the display driver.
This will probably fix your Windows 10 slow boot issue if the culprit was the outdated display driver.
Check for Virus/Malware
Well, this is actually the first thing which you should do if you are experiencing a usual slowdown. Malware could be another reason why your PC is taking longer than usual to start up. So, the best thing is to scan your computer through a reliable security tool. Malwarebytes is the recommended tools to scan your PC because it can find hidden malware. However, if you can’t afford a premium security tool, then you can go with Windows Defender.
- First of all, press Windows Key + I
- Next, select ‘Update and Security’
- In the next window, click on ‘Windows Defender’
- Now on the Windows defender, choose ‘Full Scan’
Fit an SSD
Upgrading HDD to SSD is another best option which you can do to speed up your computer. SSD will probably make everything faster in our computer from startup to shutdown. Basically, SSDs have no moving parts. So, they are fast and more reliable than Hard Disk Drivers. SSDs can significantly reduce the time it takes your PC to start up.
So above is all about How To Fix The Windows 10 Slow Boot Issue. With the above discussed you can easily make your windows 10 computer boot faster. Moreover, you can notice the significant boost up in PC performance too. Hope you like our work, do share it with others too. Leave a comment below if you have any related queries with this.