The Best Computer Tips and Tricks

How to Speed Up Windows 7 Boot (Part II)

February 16, 2013 By: Jono Category: Windows 7

how to speed up windows 7 boot

There are several things that can speed up Windows 7 boot, including the allocation of memory and hard disk that you give to the computer to boot process, load the program to be executed, and the number of loads temporary files that help the overall program.

Three things above is the key that influences the boot process of a computer. Here are the tricks that you can use to handle the three things above.

Increase memory allocation during the boot process

Allocating memory capacity and the maximum number of processors will be affected fast or slow the boot process. For that, you have to re-set the system configuration of boot advanced options. Follow these steps to set of boot advanced options.

Consolidates fragmented files on your computer’s

  1. Disk defragment regularly can help your computer work with the maximum because the file system is well organized according to the function. Simply click on the Start button > All Programs > Accessories > System Tools > Disk Defragmenter.
    disk defragmenter computer
  2. In the Disk Defragmenter window, please select the disk you want to defrag, I recommend you to select the disk C only. Double-click on the disk of your choice and click the Defragment Now button to start the process Defragment.
    defragment disk c from your computers
    Wait until the defrag process is finished, click the Stop button to stop Operation, but should wait until the process is completely finished.

Clean files in the Prefetch folder

Prefetch files are files that are created automatically each time you run a program, so that when you run the program again, the computer will use the associated file stored in the Prefetch folder as data resumes, so the applications can run faster. But the file will be incriminating when the computer is booting because the computer must read all the data that is in the Prefetch folder.

By deleting the files in the Prefetch folder, the computer does not need to read all the files in it, so that the computer can boot faster. But the consequence is when you open an application process to be slow. Therefore, it is important to do these tips wisely.

To delete the files in the Prefetch folder, open the Local Disk (C :) > Windows > Prefetch > then delete the files in the Prefetch folder (delete the files, not folders).
prefetch folder locations to speed up boot time
The three tips above can help to speed up Windows 7 boot, however the overall boot process is also influenced by several conditions such as hard disk allocation and free space available, type and processor capabilities, the cleanliness of the hardware, viruses and driver version used.

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