How to Enable/Disable Hybrid Boot in Windows 8 for Faster Startup Time
Recently, another feature of Windows 8 was discovered called as “Hybrid Boot”. It allows you to reduce startup times after shutting down your computer.
The shutdown and startup times have significantly improved even in Windows 8 Milestone 1 (build 7850). If Hybrid Boot is enabled, restart behaviour of your computer remains un-affected.
How to Enable Hybrid Boot in Windows 8
Follow the simple steps below to enable or disable hybrid boot feature in Windows 8.
- Open Control Panel.
- Navigate to Hardware and Sound > Power Options.
- From the left pane, click on “Choose what the power button does”.
- In there, click on “Change settings that are currently unavailable”.
- Now at the bottom, you will be able to enable or disable hybrid boot.
That’s it! I hope this helped you in anyway.
For more tips/tricks on Windows 8, you should check out our Windows 8 Tips section.