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How To Fix The Windows 10 Slow Boot Issue

How To Fix The Windows 10 Slow Boot Issue
How To Fix The Windows 10 Slow Boot Issue
How To Fix The Windows 10 Slow Boot Issue
If you are one of those who has upgraded from windows 7/8 to Windows 10 then you may be suffering from slow boot issues. The reason behind this is a “bug” which includes a black screen just after the windows animation. Therefore, to fix this we are going to four easy methods that will help you fix the windows 10 slow boot issue. Go through the post to know about it.

For users who have recently installed windows 10 on their PC, we are here with How To Fix Out The Windows 10 Slow Boot Issue. Mostly Windows 10 users are facing the problem of sluggish boot up of windows, I also faced this problem when upgrading from Windows 8.1. Therefore, to overcome this I am here with its solution. Actually, this is a bug of Windows 10 that can be fixed by using the method that I have discussed in this post and you can easily fix this issue and enjoy faster bootup speed in your windows 10. So have a look at the method below.

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How To Fix The Windows 10 Slow Boot Issue

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. So proceed with the below guide.

1. Boot Time Scan

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.

2. 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

Enable Fast Startup

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.

Enable Fast Startup

3. Use Delayed Start For Services

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.

4. Disable Startup Apps

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.

#5 Update!


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.

#6 Reset Your Windows

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.

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.

About Adeyefa Oluwatoba

A web developer, programmer and blogger. I just love coding.

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