5 Tips to Speed Up Your Computer's Boot Time

Microsoft has added “Quick Start” feature to Windows 10, thus the start speed has been improved a lot. However the more software products you have installed, the more time you will need to boot up. Here are some ways to improve the boot up speed, these method could also be used in Windows XP/vista/7/8/8.1

Use the Windows features to speed up your computer

Tip One:
  Uninstalled the software you do not use

1) Open Windows Settings Win+I
2) Tap “Apps
3) Tap the icon of the software that you want to uninstall, then tap “uninstall”

Tip Two:
Disable the useless startup apps

The main reason of the slowing start of your computer is there are so many startup apps in your computer.

1) Right click Toolbar, then choose Task Manager

2) Then tap More details in the left corner, after that, tap Startup

3) Tap Startup impact in the right corner, then you could see which app is taking up so much time to start during the process of booting up.

4) Choose the apps that you do not want to startup and disable them.

Tip Three:

Edit the Self-starting Services

Change the status of the services, this is highly recommended to hard-core users. Typical users should skip this step, because wrong operation could be hazardous, and you might end up with a system that won’t boot.

    1) Right click Toolbar, then choose Task Manager, choose         “services”, tap “Open Services”

    2)Otherwise, you could use win+S, and input “service”; Or        use Win+R, and input “services.msc”

    3)Tap Status, you could examine the services being run.

    4)Double click the service you need to modify, and change        the “Startup type”. You could change it to “Automatic              (Delayed Start)” or “Manual” or  you could “Disabled” it.

Tip Four:

Clear out the temp files

1) Right click C: disk, choose properties

2) Tap Disk Cleanup

3) If you need a thorough clean you could check “Clean up system files”

4) You could click the entry to see the description of it.

5) Tap OK to start clean.

Tip Five:
Periodically running the defragmenter

If you do not frequently write or delete files from disk, you could check it every 3 month or longer, and decide whether to clean it according to the result.

If you are using SSD, we do not recommend you to defragment it, because it will reduce the life of SSD.

    1)Right click and choose “Properties”

    2)Choose “tools”, “Optimize”

    3)Choose the disk you need to optimize

    4)Tap “Analyze”

    5) After finishing analyzing, tap “Optimize”


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