How to Disable Fast Start Up Windows 10 / 11

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

Step 1 – Press Windows key + R together to open run.

Step 2 – Write powercfg.cpl in it and click OK.

Powercfg Cpl 1 Min


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.

Shut Down Settings Turn On Fast Start Up (recommended) Uncheck Save Changes

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.