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What is Windows 10's fast startup?

Why not do a 


Why, oh why, does Microsoft demand that a password  be provided every time Windows boots up? Right, right, security -- but shouldn't users be able to decide themselves if they want to password-protect their PCs?

You'd think.


But based on all of the gymnastics one must go through to disable the startup password, Microsoft obviously feels pretty strongly about it. And even if you're a fast typist, stopping to enter that password costs you at least a few seconds per boot.

Along with enjoying a computer that starts quickly another advantage to consider is that as the machine is efficiently starting it's also running without unnecessary background applications running.


A machine that shows indication of slowing at startup can be an indicator of "possible unwanted programs running. Also known as PUP's Paying attention to startup speed will help the user diagnose any variables that may be inflicting the machine such as virus, Trojan, and other types of known variants. 


Having the machine Fast starting is important because of the efficiency  of the machine and last but not least gives the user an excellent diagnosis tool at the get go.  


Are you running Windows 10 on a brand-new PC? Or did you upgrade one that's older? Maybe moving from Windows 7 to 10?


Whatever your PC's story is, there are ways to make it faster. And I don't mean faster at crunching complex spreadsheets or processing enormous Photoshop edits;


I'm talking about speedier startup, shutdown and Start-menu access. You know, the things that matter day-to-day.


Give me five minutes, and I'll save you precious seconds. (Wait, that sounds like a bad trade. But you'll get those minutes back, and then some.)


How to enable Fast-Startup 

Lets Enable Fast Start-up

Enabling Fast Start-up is Easy! 

To enable this, follow these steps:

  1. Search for and open “Power options” in the StartMenu.

  2. Click “Choose what the power buttons do” on the left side of the window.

  3. Click “Change settings that are currently unavailable.”

  4. Under “Shutdown settings” make sure “Turn on fast startup” is enabled.

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