Resolving Windows® 7 Slow at Startup Issue
Is Windows 7 installed on your system very slow in starting up? Find out how to solve the problem.
Windows 7 is the best OS from Microsoft yet. Windows 7 is a radical change from the previous Windows-based operating systems as the OS is more stable and secure. Windows 7 also has many features such as Windows Defender, two-way firewall (both security features), Windows Aero (part of enhanced GUI), Windows Search, Windows Gadgets and so on. Under normal circumstances, Windows 7 installed on any computer would startup quickly and users can make use of the system in a matter of minutes. However, there are some users that face the Windows 7 slow on startup issue. Like the name suggests, users experiencing this issue would have to wait very long time for the system to startup and in most cases, the issue would cause system freeze soon after the startup. The problem can be very frustrating as users would not be able to access any data on the system or startup the system to try and figure out what is causing the problem. Your computer operating on Windows 7 might be slow on startup because of many reasons such as malware infections within the system, problems with some services on the OS, too many applications starting up with the OS, hard disk of the system being too full etc.
Following details mentioned below gives users more information regarding tips to solve slow Windows 7 startup issue:
- Remove infections
- Check services/ applications
- Clean registry
Malware are known to cause slow startup of computers. Malware cause such problems by infecting important system files and changing their working characteristics. Majority of malware are also designed to startup with the OS and they would eat up all of the system resources to cause system slowdown. The Windows 7 slow startup issue caused by malware can be resolved by removing the malware from the system using an updated antivirus program.
Check services/ applications
Windows 7 has many services that startup with the computer. Similarly, very large number of applications can be also installed on Windows 7 to enhance the system functionality. However, if large numbers of services or applications are starting up with the OS, then users would experience slow system startup. Windows 7 users having slow startup issues are advised to check the services/ applications starting up using the device manager and disable unwanted ones to solve the problem.
All Windows operating systems have registry. Registry contains important information regarding the working of the system and registry entries are created automatically. Problems or clutters within the registry of your computer operating on Windows 7 can cause startup slowdown issue. Users can resolve the problem caused by the cleaning the registry of the system using a registry cleaning software.
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