Resolve the issue of slow booting in Windows® 7
Is your computer operating on Windows 7, booting up very slow? Find out how to solve the problem.
Windows 7 is the latest OS released from Microsoft. The OS has been specifically designed for all performance users. Windows 7 comes with many features such as Windows Aero, Windows Search, Windows Defender, Windows Gadgets and so on. Windows 7 is also more stable compared to previous versions of Windows based operating systems. Microsoft has also removed all bugs and glitches to ensure that the OS is smooth and fast from the time system starts up. Windows 7 normally boots up very quickly and gets the computer ready for use in a matter of minutes. However, some problems might come up with Windows 7 including slow boot up. Having the slow boot up issue on Windows 7 means that system would take a very long time to boot up and even if Windows 7 loads, the system would still be very slow and users would not be able to perform any tasks immediately. The slow boot up problem would also cause delay in starting up the system after users have entered the required user name and passwords. Your computer operating on Windows 7 might be booting up slowly because of reasons such as malware infection, registry related problems, problems with some system files, unwanted applications starting up with the system, memory being low etc.
Following details mentioned below will give users more information about tips to solve the issue when Windows 7 is booting slow:
- Remove infections
- Use startup repair
- Disable unwanted applications
The slow boot up of Windows 7 might be because of presence of malware in the system. Malware are known to cause slow startup of the system by infecting important system files and starting up with the system. Such issues caused by malware can be resolved by removing the malware from the system using updated antivirus program.
Use startup repair
Windows 7 has a feature known as startup repair. This slow booting up of Windows 7 on your system might be because some of the important system files got damaged or corrupted. The startup repair tool would repair all these system files and help speed up the system boot. The startup repair feature can be launched by inserting the installation disc of Windows 7 and then booting the system from the disc and by following the screen instructions.
Your computer operating on Windows 7 might be booting slow because lot of unwanted applications or services that are starting up with system boot. Majority of all applications are designed to startup with the OS and disabling them from starting up would help speed up system boot. This can be done using the System Configuration Utility which can be started up by typing in “msconfig” command in Run window.