There's nothing more annoying than a computer that takes an age to turn on or switch off. Luckily there are a few things you can try to remedy the situation. The Tom's Guide team has come up with a list of 15 different tips, tricks and tools that should help you get you online (or offline) that much quicker. Check out '15 Ways to Speed Up Your Boot and Shutdown Times' for the full list!
Stuck with a sluggish boot? Can't wait to get away from your desk but held back by a slow shutdown? Well, there are a number of simple tweaks and tools that you can use to speed up your boot. The following pages offer a series of helpful hardware upgrade suggestions, simple system tweaks, as well as free utilities that aim to speed up your system. Read on for all the best tips!