Troubleshooting Windows® 7 Slow Boot Problem
Is your computer operating on Windows 7 booting up very slow? Find out how to solve the problem.
Windows 7 is more stable and secure as Microsoft has removed all bugs and glitches from the previous versions of Windows based operating systems. It comes with a range of advanced features, such as Windows Defender, Windows Search, Windows Gadgets, Windows Aero, etc. Windows 7 is extremely fast responding and also boots up very quickly under normal circumstances. However, some problems may come up with the use of Windows 7. These include blue screen error, shut down problems, application corruption, slow boot up problems, etc. The Windows 7 slow boot up issue is very common and can be solved very easily. The Windows 7 operating system installed on your computer may be booting up very slowly because of reasons, such as malware infections within the system, problems within the system files, too many unwanted services starting with system boot, etc. Slow boot up of Windows 7 means that system will take very long to load the operating system and execute the applications.
Following points take into consideration the tips to troubleshoot Windows 7 slow boot problem:
- Remove malware infections
- Repair operating system
- Disable unwanted features and services
Remove malware infections
Malware are known to cause Windows 7 slow boot up problems. Once a system gets infected, the malware will start up along with the system and consume a lot of system resources which can lead to slow boot up and slow performance of the system. So, you are advised to install the system with a good antivirus product and scan the system thoroughly for malware infections. Removing the malware will resolve the problem and help in speeding up Windows 7 boot process.
Repair operating system
Is some of the system files on Windows 7 get damaged or corrupted in some way, the slow boot issue may come up. For Windows 7 operating system to function properly, all of the system files have to be intact. The slow Windows 7 boot problem caused by defective or damaged system files can be solved by repairing the operating system with the installation disc. If some changes to system files seem to have brought up the problem, you can also try rolling back system to previous working state using the System Restore tool which will solve the slow boot problem.
Disable unwanted features and services
There are many features and services that start up with Windows 7 on system boot, like Windows Search Indexing, Windows Aero, Windows Print Spooler, etc. If you have installed very large number of applications and they are also starting up with system boot, system resources will be consumed and slow down system boot process. So, you are suggested to disable unwanted services which will increase the speed with which system boots up.
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