The more apps you install on your computer, the longer it will take to start up Windows. This is because many apps load at startup and slow down the boot process. The longer that list gets, the slower your OS loads after a restart or shutdown. In this article, we will review some basic ways to manage startup apps in Windows 10 so your OS remains more responsive. This article is also applicable to Windows 8.1 and Windows 8.
In Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 there is a way to reboot the OS quickly and launch the troubleshooting options directly. This is very useful if you have some issue that you cannot fix in the regular Windows 8 environment, for example, you may need to overwrite or delete some in-use files. It is really good alternative to a bootable DVD or USB stick. Follow the simple instructions in this article to quickly access the command prompt for troubleshooting.