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    Enable or Disable Fast Boot in UEFI Firmware Settings for Windows

    Enable or Disable Fast Boot in UEFI Firmware Settings for Windows

    How to Enable or Disable Fast Boot in UEFI Firmware Settings for Windows

    Published by BrinkCategory: Performance & Maintenance
    05 Sep 2015 Last Updated: 23 May 2017 at 16:38

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    How to Enable or Disable Fast Boot in UEFI Firmware Settings for Windows

    information   Information
    The Fast Boot feature for UEFI motherboards has a Fast and Ultra Fast option that allows your PC to boot much faster than normal.

    This tutorial will show you how to enable or disable Fast Boot in your UEFI firmware settings for Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and Windows 10.

    Note   Note
    The Fast Boot settings will vary per brand, model, and firmware version of your motherboard, so please also read your motherboard manual for it's specific settings on this.

    The tutorial below is based on a ASRock x79 Extreme11 motherboard with the latest firmware.

    Please feel free to post screenshots showing these settings for your motherboard to help others.


    Fast Boot Options:

    Fast

    Ultra Fast

    Tip   Tip
    If you also turn on Fast Startup in Windows 8/8.1 or Windows 10, your PC will boot even faster.




    Here's How:

    1. Boot to UEFI firmware settings.

    2. Click on the Boot icon, and click on the Fast Boot setting. (see screenshot below)

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    3. Select the Disabled (normal), Fast, or Ultra Fast option you want for Fast Boot. (see screenshot below)

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    4. Click on the Exit icon, and click on Save Changes and Exit to apply your changes, restart the computer, and boot to Windows. (see screenshot below)

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    That's it,
    Shawn


  1.    26 Jan 2016 #1
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Pell City, Alabama 35125
    Posts : 1,043
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit

    Brink, I can't find Fast Boot on my system and I do have a UEFI BIOS on my Desktop PC.
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  2.    26 Jan 2016 #2
    Join Date : Oct 2013
    Posts : 24,240
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017
    Thread Starter

    Hello Jesse,

    It may not have the Fast Boot feature. What's the full model number of your computer?
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  3.    26 Jan 2016 #3
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Pell City, Alabama 35125
    Posts : 1,043
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit

    It's an Aspire Aspire XC603G Desktop.
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  4.    26 Jan 2016 #4
    Join Date : Oct 2013
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017
    Thread Starter

    I looked at screenshots showing all the usual BIOS settings for your computer, and it doesn't appear to have the Fast Boot feature available.
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  5.    26 Jan 2016 #5
    Join Date : Oct 2014
    Pell City, Alabama 35125
    Posts : 1,043
    Windows 10 Home 64-bit

    Okay. Thanks Shawn. No big deal!
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  6.    03 Aug 2016 #6
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    Posts : 1
    windows 10

    can someone help me with how to get this
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  7.    03 Aug 2016 #7
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    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017
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    Hello Solotude, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    What's the brand (Dell?) and model number of your computer?

    If it's a home built system instead, then what's the brand and model number of your motherboard?
      My ComputersSystem Spec
  8.    26 Aug 2016 #8
    Join Date : Aug 2016
    Posts : 7
    Win 10 pro

    Hey, could someone help me set this thing up?

    I have built my system myself, specs are:
    MB: ASRock Z97 Extreme4
    CPU: Intel Core i5-4690K CPU @ 3.50GHz
    GPU: Asus NVidia GeForce GTX 980 Strix
    OS: Windows 10 Pro

    So far what I managed to achieve:
    Turned on Ultra Fast Boot like said above in bios, but this doesn't seem to work at all - actually now PC hangs for a bit on startup asrock logo, and only then boots as normally.
      My ComputerSystem Spec
  9.    26 Aug 2016 #9
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    Posts : 24,240
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 17017
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    Hello nomaddc, and welcome to Ten Forums.

    Do you have the same settings as my ASRock in the screenshots in the tutorial?

    If so, double check to see if you have them set the same to see if that helps. It sounds like you have "Full screen logo" enabled, and possibly "Setup Prompt Timeout" set for too long for the delay you are seeing.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

 
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