Fast startup is a feature introduced in windows 8 and is also currently continuing within windows 10. In this feature windows start up fastly after a shutdown by using the saved system information file into your PC. The next time it boots it uses the information contained in that file (hiberfil.sys) for a less booting time. Note that this feature do not work if you fo forward for a reboot. In reboot the system starts in a normal way from scratch. Normally fast startup feature is turned on by default in system. Althoug a useful feature, this can be problematic if you are having a dual boot in your system. This can result in data loss or loss in settings applied.Here in this article i will tell you how to disable fast startup feature in Windows 10.
Steps to Disable Fast startup Feature in Windows 10
Step 1 – Press windows key + x to open menu in the left end. Alternatively you can also press windows key + r and then write control in it and hit enter key.
Step 2 – Click on Control panel and open it.
Step 3 – Search Power in the search box to find power options.
Click on Power options.
Step 4 – Now, in the right menu , just click on Choose what power buttons do.
Step 5 – Now, in the window which just opened, before making changes you have to first click on “Change settings that are currently unavailable”.
Step 6 – As soon as you click Change settings that are currently unavailable link, scroll down and uncheck the option saying turn on fast startup.
Step 7 – Finally Click on save changes.
You have disabled windows 10 fast startup feature. To turn on the feature again, follow the same steps and check the option again.
Saurav is associated with IT industry and computers for more than a decade and is writing on The Geek Page on topics revolving on windows 10 and softwares.