Windows 10 has a Fast Startup feature which is enabled by default. While this feature can help your computer start faster than normal, it can also create issues and needs to be disabled in some cases. In this article, we will discuss how to disable Fast Startup on Windows 10.
Steps to Disable Fast Startup on Windows 10
Step 1: Right-click the Start button and select Search
The first step is to right-click on the Start button and select “Search”. This will open the search box on the taskbar.
Step 2: Type “control panel” in the search box
Now type “control panel” in the search box and click “Control Panel” in the search results.
Step 3: Go to System and Security\Power Options
In the search box in the top right of the Control Panel window, type “power options”. Then click on the “Power Options” section in the search results.
Step 4: Click the link “Change what the power button does”
In the Power Options window, click the link “Change what the power button does” on the left. This will open the “Choose what the power button does” window.
Step 5: On the next page, at the top, select “Change Settings That Are Currently Unavailable.” This ensures you can toggle off the Fast Startup option.
Step 6: Untick the “Turn on fast startup (recommended)” option
In the “Choose what the power button does” window, untick the “Turn on fast startup (recommended)” option. This will disable the Fast Startup feature.
Step 7: Click “Save Changes”
Once you have made the changes, click the “Save changes” button to save the changes.
Disabling the Fast Startup feature in Windows 10 can help you avoid issues caused by the hibernated state of the partition. However, it may increase your boot time, so it is better to leave it enabled if everything works properly for you.