After unboxing a new computer, the system runs super-fast without any lag. This is the same case after you reinstall a new Windows 10 into a computer. The computer starts slowing down as time moves by. What makes the computer booting process slow down with time? This is because new programs are introduced to the startup process. Therefore, the more programs you install, the higher the chances that your booting process will get slower.
In this step by step tutorial, you will learn how to resolve the slow boot in Windows 10. Moreover, the methods outlined in this tutorial may be used to boost speeds for Windows 7 and later.
This is a method that is essential to free up space and boost your computer’s performance.
You need to double press ‘Windows Key + R’ to open Run. Type and run ‘’ as shown in the image below:
This will open the temporary files location on your computer. You now need to select all the files and double press ‘Shift + Del’ to delete them permanently (bypass recycle bin).
You have successfully removed all the temporary files on your PC.
This feature allows Windows 10 to boot up faster.
Search and open Control Panel as illustrated below;
Adjust the view from ‘Categories’ to large icons’ as shown below. Find and click on ‘Power Options’ as illustrated below:
Click on ‘Choose what the power button does’ option on the left panel.
Select the ‘Change settings that are currently unavailable’ located at the top as shown below:
Check the box next to ‘Turn on fast startup (recommended)’ then hit ‘Save Changes’ button at the bottom.
You have successfully enabled fast startup in Windows 10. Your booting speed is now improved significantly.
This is the most effective method especially if you have used your computer for a long time.
Search and open Task Manager as shown in the image below:
Once the Task Manager is open, you need to click the ‘More details’ at the bottom left corner as shown below:
Navigate to the ‘Startup’ menu at the top as shown below. You will now find all the startup applications. Highlight the program you want to disable then hit the disable button at the bottom right corner.
Note: You should only disable applications that you installed to avoid disabling a fundamental app.
You now can fix slow boot in Windows 10. Which method worked best for you? Share your feedback in the comment section below