Are you frustrated by the slow boot problem on Windows 10? Many users are struggling with this problem, especially those using Windows 10 upgrade from other Windows version. Some Windows users are finding that their Windows 10/8 APPs take a long time to load. Yet other Windows 8.1 users are finding that their Windows Store apps take forever to load, after updating to Windows 8.1.
Part 1. Fix the "programs take forever to open" issue
Don’t worry. You’ll learn the easy and helpful methods to fix the problem here. In this post, we will see what you could do to try and troubleshoot the problem where your Windows 10/8 apps take a long time to open. Follow the two parts below to troubleshoot "Windows APPs take a long time to load" issue first, and then speed up your computer to avoid this kind of problems.
1. Run the Windows Apps Troubleshooter
Some users of Windows 10/8 have complained of facing various issues with APPs. Either some APPs fail to install or run or update or simply crash. Nevertheless, to address many of the known APPs issues which may be preventing them from running properly on Windows 10/8, Microsoft has developed a Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter.
If it finds any problems, let it fix the issues automatically. It will check if the Microsoft Account sign-in is required in some cases, will check if the display resolutions are too low and a few other things.
After running the Troubleshooter, restart your system and then check.
2. Run System File Checker to fix the slow issue
- Open Command Prompt
- Run sfc /scannow to scan your Windows with the System File Checker
System File Check (sfc.exe) is integrated with Windows Resource Protection, which protects registry keys and folders as well as critical system files. Sfc utility can be invoked via Windows Command Prompt. And, the command sfc/scannow is used to scan all protected system files, if it finds a problem, it will attempt to replace the problematic files with a cached copy that is located in a compressed folder at %WinDir%\System32\dllcache. Just wait for the process to end, then restart your system and check.
3. Turn off Accelerated Graphics
Open Internet Explorer > Internet Options > Check Use software rendering instead of GPU rendering, to turn off Accelerated Graphics. Then, you can check if it helps.
4. Perform a Clean Boot in Windows 10/8/7
Clean Boot State which is used to diagnose and troubleshoot advanced Windows problems. If your computer or program is not starting normally, or if you receive errors when you start the computer that you cannot identify, you could consider performing a “clean boot.”
type msconfig in start search and hit Enter to open the System Configuration Utility.
Click the General tab, and then click Selective Startup. Clear the Load Startup Items check box, and ensure that Load System Services and Use Original boot configuration are checked.
Click the Services tab. Select the Hide All Microsoft Services check box. Now click Disable all.
Click Apply/OK and restart the computer. This will put Windows into a Clean Boot State.
If the clean boot helped you fix the error, fine! Else in the General tab, also click to clear the Load System Services check box, click Apply/OK and restart.
Part 2. Speed up the slow Windows 10/8/7
Computers running slow indeed bothers us a lot and many people have this unhappy experience that computers run slow after Windows 10 update. Or it takes a long time to run your games or programs. Here we have these reliable methods.
1. Clean Up junk files in Windows 10/8/7. Useless junk files make your computer slower than before. Cleaning up junk files to speed up your computer is a nice choice.
2. Increase C drive space. Most of us installed our programs on C drive, and C drive always seems out of space. Increasing C drive space and speed up your Windows seems urgent. Here we suggest partition freeware help you.
Just follow the easy steps!
Windows 10 is supported
Step 1: Launch EaseUS Partition Master
Step 2: Increase C drive space
1. Shrink partition to free up unallocated space:
Right-click on a partition next to the C: drive and select "Resize/Move".
Drag either end of the partition to shrink and leave unallocated space behind the system C: drive and click "OK".
2. Right-click on C: drive and select "Resize/Move".
3. Drag the system partition end into unallocated space so to add space to C: drive.
Step 3: Keep all changes to extend C: drive
Click the "Execute Operation" and click "Apply" to keep all changes so to extend the system C: drive.
Approved and confirmed by the tech support department from EASEUS