How to disable fast startup in Windows 10 (step by step)

This tutorial will show you step by step how to disable fast startup in Windows 10.

Steps

1. Type control panel in the Windows search bar and then click on it when it appears.

Open Control Panel in Windows 10

You can also click on the start menu button > Windows System > Control Panel.

Open Control Panel in Windows 10

2. Click on System and Security.

Windows 10 Control Panel System and Security

3. Click on Power Options.

Windows 10 Control Panel Power Options

4. Click on Choose what the power buttons do in the upper left corner.

Windows 10 Control Panel Choose what the power buttons do

5. Click on Change settings that are currently unavailable.

Windows 10 Control Panel Change settings that are currently unavailable

6. If the User Account Control (UAC) window appears, you click Yes.

Note: Depending on your settings, you might need to enter your administrator password first and then click Yes.

7. Uncheck the Turn on fast startup option.

Disable fast startup in Windows 10

8. Click on the Save Changes button at the bottom of the window.

The fast startup feature is now disabled.

9. Restart your PC.


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