How to Make Windows 10 Computers Start Up Fast

If your Windows 10 computer is not starting up quickly there may be a reason. When you turn on your PC, some programs start up automatically and run in the background. If there are many of these programs, your computer may boot slowly.

This brief tutorial is going to show students and new users how to disable some of there programs from starting up automatically so they don’t slow down your computer. Software manufacturers often setup their programs to open in the background so they can open up quickly when you need to use them.

This is helpful for programs you use a lot.. however, those that you don’t use regularly, you can disable so they don’t slow down the time it takes for Windows to start.

One quick way to find out some of the programs that starts up automatically is by looking at the notification area. If there are lots of icons there, then it means, a lot of applications are starting up automatically.

windows_notification_area

Disabling Startup Programs

To stop some programs from starting up automatically, press Ctrl + Alt + Delete keys on your keyboard to open Task Manager

Then in Task Manager, click More Details in the lower-left corner, then select Startup tab.

To stop a program from starting automatically, select the program, then select Disable.

If you have questions about a specific app or program, see the program’s support page for more info. Restart your PC. Do what you were doing before to see if you’re still seeing the same performance problems.

 

windows task manager

This is how to disable programs that are starting up automatically on Windows 10 computers. If you disable some of these programs and your computer is still starting up slowly, then you might want to run antivirus or anti-malware software to scan your computer.

Viruses tend to slow down your computer in a big way…

This how how to stop programs from starting up automatically.

Enjoy!

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