Once you shut down Windows 10, the Fast Startup gives you the boost for startup faster. Here, when you power off your PC, the system enters a hibernation state rather than a proper shutdown. But most users go for SSD storage, and that’s why they wish to disable the Fast Startup. But few Windows 10 users cannot locate the Fast Startup option into the shutdown settings, so, in that case, they cannot turn off the Fast Startup.
Boot into BIOS Settings to Disable Fast Startup
If you would like to boot into BIOS settings to Disable Fast Startup, then follow the whole process given below:
- Hold the Windows + I button altogether over the keyboard to invoke the Settings.
- After that, select the ‘Update and Security.’
- You should click on the Recovery option through the left side panel.
- Beneath the ‘Advanced startup’ section, select the Restart now option.
- You have to select the Troubleshoot option.
- Go to the ‘Advanced options’ button and click on it.
- You should select the ‘UEFI Firmware Settings’ then choose the Restart option.
- Once you reach there, turn on the ‘Fast Boot’ then apply changes.
- Now, shut and restart the system.
Disable Fast Startup through Local Group Policy Editor
If you would like to turn off fast startup using Local Group Policy Editor, then follow the whole process given below:
- Navigate to the Windows Search section on your system.
- After that, input ‘Group Policy’ into it and select the OK button to invoke the ‘Edit group policy.’
- You should go to the ‘Computer Configuration’ option.
- Then choose the ‘Administrative Templates’ option.
- Navigate to the ‘System’ option, then select the ‘Shutdown’ button.
- Reach the ‘Require use of fast startup’ and right-click on it, then select the Edit option.
- Don’t forget to select either ‘Not configured’ or ‘Disabled’ for Fast Startup to be reachable in local settings.
- You should verify changes and go to the ‘Power Options’ and click on it.
- Go to the ‘Choose what power buttons do’ option and then reach the ‘Change settings that are currently unavailable,’ then turn off the Fast Startup.
- If you adjust it to Enabled, then the Fast Boot will be turned on by standard, and you will not be capable of turning it off from the System settings.
Look If Hibernation is Turned on to Disable Fast Startup
If you would like to check whether Hibernation is enabled to Disable Fast Startup, then follow the whole process given below:
- Go to the Windows Search and input ‘command’ into it to invoke the Command Prompt.
- Then select the Command Prompt, and right-click on it then perform it as admin.
- Once you reach the command line, input the pursuing line, then hit the Enter key.
- Now, shut the Command Prompt, then turn off Fast Startup via the Windows UI.
Run DISM and SFC to Disable Fast Startup
If you would like to run DISM and SFC to Disable Fast Startup, then follow the whole process given below:
- Go to the Windows Search, input ‘cmd’ into it, and select the OK button to invoke the Command Prompt.
- Then select the Command Prompt, and right-click on it then run it as an administrator.
- Once you reach the command line, input ‘sfc /scannow’ into it and hit the Enter key.
- After that, copy each line and hit the Enter button:
- DISM /online /Cleanup-Image / ScanHealth
- DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth
- You have to wait until you finish the process.
- Now, reboot the system.
So, you can easily disable fast startup on Windows 10 with the help of the above-mentioned steps.
Read Official Blog Post – How to Disable Fast Startup on Windows 10