It sounds somehow if a computer take a long time to boot because it may be be frustrating at time when you have to do an urgent work on your computer and your computer takes minutes to boot.
So if your Computer/laptop is taking too long to boot, there are many reasons that may cause this, here are tips that will make your Pc boot faster ;
TIPS TO MAKE YOUR PC BOOT FASTER
- Disabling Automatic Start-up Programs; Why disabling the programs? Some computers were loaded with many pre-installed software which automatically start when the window load, so preventing some unnecessary program from running when window start-up will make your Pc boot faster.
You Can Also Read ; HOW TO DISABLE AUTOMATIC INTERNET ACCESS FOR ANY PROGRAM
So, How To Disable Automatic Start-up Programs ? – Press “Window key + R” on your desktop , this will bring a run box, type and run msconfig , navigate to the start-up tab as shown bellow and uncheck the unnecessary program but be careful not to uncheck the necessary ones. Pls take note .
- Changing Boot Priority in BIOS ; Most Laptops BIOS are configured to firstly boot the system from the Optical disk drives then from two other drives such as flash drive before finally attempting to boot from the hard drive, but to change this settings, you have to restart your computer and enter the BIOS Settings , you can then click on the boot menu and make internal Hard Disk as the first booting priority, Note that this is because the window is install on the disk.
- Removing External Devices From Your Computer ; You can try this tip if you don’t tamper with the tips explained above, try to remove any external devices such as flash drives, Cds or any external drives because if your BIOS system is not set to boot from the internal hard disk as the first booting priority , then it will firstly load this devices to look for the windows files.
BONUS ; Did you know ? Deleting unnecessary files from the drive you install your windows will make your computer work faster and boot faster.
The new Windows 8.1 boots fast ! that’s really superb but Yet, you can still improve it to boot even faster by using the this tip; Making sure Fast Startup is turned on (by default), it’s located under power option .