Disable Splash Screen For Reducing Startup Time/Boot Time of Windows 10


The Windows 10 boot time can be reduced by turning off or disabling the Splash Screen in Windows 10. This is done using the System Configuration dialog box to enable or disable the Splash Screen of Windows 10. After disabling the Splash Screen Windows 10 starts faster.
Splash Screen will be displayed with the Windows logo in a plain color background image when starting a Windows 10 PC. The screen takes time before showing the login screen.
The Splash Screen of Windows 10 is displayed for 3-5 seconds and is designed by Microsoft. When you disable the Windows 10 Splash Screen the boot time is reduced by 3 to 5 seconds. By disabling the Splash screen Windows 10 boots faster because the graphical animation on startup will not run.

Procedure for Turning ON/OFF Splash Screen of Windows 10

To disable the startup splash screen in Windows 10, you need to use the System Configuration dialog box.
  • Open the Run dialog box by pressing Win+R and type msconfig and click on the OK button or press the Enter key.
  • After pressing Enter key the System Configuration Dialogue box will appear. Select the Boot Tab from the System Configuration dialogue box.
  • From the Boot tab on the System Configuration screen, enable the checkbox called No GUI Boot under the Boot options section. Then click the Apply button to save the changes and then press OK.
  • After you press the OK button you will then be prompted to restart your PC to apply the changes.
  • You will then observe that your computer starts without the Splash Screen after restarting Windows.
  • If you want to enable the Splash Screen again then you need to uncheck the No GUI Boot from the Boot Tab of the System Configuration dialogue box.


In this article we learned how to disable the Splash Screen to reduce the Startup Time (boot time) of Windows 10. That makes the bootup time of our Windows 10 much faster compared to the normal bootup time.

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