Turn Off Fast Startup in Windows 8


Fast Startup is a new feature in Windows 8 thatmakes Windows 8 faster and different from previous versions of Windows. The reason for Fast Startup is that when a Windows 8 computer is shut down, it actually goes into a hibernation state and all the settings and Kernel sessions are stored in the hiberfil.sys file located in the RAM of your computer and your computer is not completely shutdown. The next time you start your computer it starts faster. Thus startup and shutdown are so easy in Windows 8.

However, some Windows 8 users want to completely shut down the computer because a complete shutdown increases the life of your computer compression to hibernate. To do it you must disable the Fast Startup option in Windows 8.

How to disable fast startup in windows 8?

Step 1. Go to Control Panel and click on "Power options".

Power options-1

Step 2. In the power options window click on "Choose what the power button does".

choose what the power button does

Step 3. In this step click on "Change the settings that are currently unavailable".

Change the settings that are currently unavailable

Step 4. In this step uncheck "Turn on Fast Startup" and click on "Save changes".

Turn on fast startup

Step 5. Now restart your computer.


In this article, we learned aboutTurn Off Fast Startup in Windows 8.

Similar Articles