But first, log in to your account in safe mode. The Win+X menu appears when you right click the bottom-left hot corner of the screen. Method 2: Clean up the boot drive Take this one of the most effective ways to help your system run faster by getting rid of useless garbages. However because that comes later I can't see how it can be causing the problem, and I suspect it's an independent issue. Updates do take time to install when shutting the machine down, but many will also complete their installation when the machine boots up again the next time - so yes, installing updates is ikely to slow down the next boot in two ways - firstly it will be a full boot, and secondly there is more work to do completing the update process before the machine is again ready for user logon. Share your experience with us in the comments section below, Thanks. I have looked at the Windows System Log, and the delay occurs right at the beginning of the Boot process.
See this comment on one of the above posts, which will make you agree to what I say. The 'preparing windows' message sounds very much like the tail end of an updates installation. Hey, What are these numbers? I found some resources to utilize this tip to improve boot speeds and computer performance. Windows 8 is different than previous versions of wondows. While removing unnecessary pre-installed applications can shave some seconds off your boot time see our second-to-last tip , a surefire way to do it is to disable all but the most crucial applications from starting with your notebook. Please share this post in your circles, tweet it and recommend it , if you really like what I wrote.
Delete Programs You Seldom Use You may download some programs that you don't use often. On windows 7 the boot time was two minutes to the desktop which I thought was crazy for a computer this powerful. Bonus tip: You may also want to. Peter I have exactly the same problem. . Event Viewer log : No Bad sectors on drive.
I did observe this with some of the official Microsoft downloads. Another important step which you have not done is to. The desktop shows after about 10 seconds of loging in. You can follow the methods: Method 1: Please follow the steps to run System Maintenance troubleshooter on the computer: a Press Windows and X key together and select Control Panel. The Ending I want to conclude this article, saying that too much analyzing the reports is wastage of time. You can do a repair install but that may or may not fix anything.
In this case, the linked forum seems to have a handle on your situation. By disabling that feature, I was able to finally solve my problem and fix the slow or long shutdown time of my computer. Many people who upgraded from Windows 8 to Windows 10 have suffered from massively lengthened boot times. Microsoft does not guarantee the accuracy of this information. I found the inbuilt Windows 8. This might also be the reason for your updated system gone lazy.
No third party software is installed other than basics that came with acer. People often complained, and rightfully so, that it requires too many mouse clicks to shut down Windows 8. I think this feature doesnt play well with a lot of kit maybe older and caused mine to take 15 mins to boot from a cold start. That this can be the only cause. That means it has no moving parts, so the time it takes for commands to arrive execute is very short, and therefore everything works a lot faster.
There will be 3 files. You can check this to see how its done in 8 or 8. However, these users were very much in the favor of its speedy startup. I'm not sure exactly what you mean here, but if you're saying that your video resolution is often wrong after an update and reboot, I share your pain. Well, at first it shuts down and restarts properly.
Now it boots up like it used to. The boot time is now 1:10 to the desktop but for Windows 8 that still seems very slow to me. Switch to a Local Account If you have already migrated to the latest update with a same username being used in Windows 8, you may need to change that. In this case, the linked forum seems to have a handle on your situation. After being upgraded to Windows 8.
To access these tools and make a proper use of them, consult the following procedures. I agree, a statement, one way or the other, would be very useful, especially at the time of upgrade from earlier versions of Windows to 8. Once booted the machine runs absolutely fine. You are waiting for an answer. I'll pick this thread up again when I return, and report progress.