In this era, everyone wants everything faster and quicker in life. So, why not your computer system. This can simply be done by reducing the boot time of your system. Now you might be thinking, what is the boot time and how to reduce it?.
A Boot time is the time that was taken by a computer to load an operating system after the completion of power-on self-tests (POST), older the computer system, longer will be the boot time. This article will teach you how to reduce boot time in Windows 10.
Given are the following methods by which you can reduce boot time in Windows 10 Operating system:
1. Eliminating the Startup Programs
Do you know what is startup programs? No worry, I’ll let you know. Startup programs are those which gets automatically started at the time of system boot, thereby, resulting in a slower performance of your system. Many times we do not know about what sorts of programs are running in the background because we”ll not able to see that program in the System Tray.
Now you may be thinking of, what is system tray?. It is available at the bottom right corner of your system, by which we come to know about some of the startup programs that are in the running state. Therefore, to remove unnecessary startup programs, so that your computer’s boot time may reduce, you have to configure it by “System Configuration Utility”. For step by step process, refer to How to disable startup programs in Windows 10.
2. Disable Windows Services
Windows services is one of the root causes in reducing the system’s performance that used to increase the time of starting or booting of your computer system. You can easily disable some of the Windows services which are of no use to you. But always keep in mind, do not stop the essential services which are required at the time of system startup. You can check step by step procedure in order to disable unwanted Windows Services.
3. Setting Power to High Performance
Yeah, it’s true you can set your battery power to high performance to reduce up the boot time though it may lead to high consumption of system’s battery. That’s why High-Performance option is available to make your system performance better and reliable. To do so, follow up the following steps as displayed below:
Steps to Reduce Boot Time in Windows 10
Method 2 0f 3: Disable Windows Services
Step 1: Type ‘Run’ on Windows search bar. You’ll see the “Run app” click to open it.
Step 2: Now, type “msconfig” on that run app, Press “OK” to open the System Configuration.
Step 3: In System Configuration, Go to “Services” tab, where you’ll find so many processes which are currently running on your system. From these services, you can disable the one which is not important for your computer system.
Step 4: For that, First click on “Hide all Microsoft services” checkbox which would hide all Microsoft services. Now you’ll find the process other than Microsoft services. As in my system, I found only four processes which you can see in the image below.
Step 5: Now Uncheck the services which you want to close or stop, As I choose Adobe Acrobat and Mozilla Maintenance service and then click on Apply and after that Press OK.
Don’t forgot to restart your system in order to notice the change in the performance of the system.
Method 3 of 3: Setting power to High Performance
Step 1: To change the power settings, first you need to go to the start button and then click on “Control Panel” or you can type control panel in Windows search bar, at the bottom left of your screen.
Step 2: Now under Control Panel, you may see “View by” field at the top right corner, set it to “Large Icons” as shown in the figure, then you would be able to find “Power Options” easily. Click on it.
Step 3: Click on the arrow beside “Show additional options” as shown in the figure below.
Step 4: Here you”ll find different power plan options check “High performance” radio button and then click “change plan settings” link for further configuration.
Step 5: Here, You can change “Turn off the display” time as well as “Computer Sleep Time” according to your need. You can also adjust brightness as you want. After making the desirable changes, Click on “Save Changes” button.That’s all friends. Keep reading.!!