Speed up boot up with StartUpLite

runs on Windows
screenshot of StartUpLite

Everything in life seems to be all about "hurry up." Overnight package delivery; instant funds availability; get your pizza in 30 minutes or less. Clearly there's no room for slow in any of this. How come, then, your computer always takes forever to start up?

When you boot up your computer, you set in motion a whole series of events. Your machine goes through a process of hardware- and software-related procedures to get you from just a dead box sitting on your desk up to a fully-function digital brain. And the more you use your system, the longer this takes. Add a scanner or printer and you've got extra drivers to load. Got an app that reminds you of your next appointment? There's probably a memory-resident portion of it that has to load at boot time. Got a bunch of extra fonts on your system? That adds more time, too. But what if you you really do need things to get started faster?

StartUpLite is a tool that can help you to speed up the process. You can look at all this start up stuff, and decide which ones are really necessary for you. As a temporary fix, you can disable apps or services. For a more permanent solution, you can remove items as well—get rid of all the stuff for those old peripherals that you don't have any more.

StartUpLite is a free download. It's a Windows app and is compatible with systems running Win2k and later.

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