Windows 11 will perform much better on a computer with sufficient RAM and SSD. However, sometimes you may feel lag while using it, especially if your PC is running with minimum hardware requirements. The main reasons for the slow performance and slow boot time of a Windows 11 PC are third-party drivers, apps, and services. With a clean boot, you can fix this issue.

You can enable clean boot on your Windows 11 PC with a few steps. I will let you boot your Windows 11 computer with minimal drivers and startup programs. A clean boot stops all third-party services and unwanted startup programs from Windows 11. It ensures a faster start time for the PC.


A clean boot allows only Microsoft services to run on your PC while booting. Follow the instruction below to perform a clean boot.

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How to Start a Clean Boot on Windows 11 PC?

2. First, open the System Configuration app (Click the search button, type msconfig in the search box, and click System Configuration app).

Windows System Configuration

2. In the System Configuration app, select the Services tab and check the box saying “Hide all Microsoft service.”

3. Uncheck all software licensing services.

4. Next, click the Disable button to stop all the third-party services running

Disable third-party services from Windows 11 startup

5. Now, open the Task Manager on your Windows 11 PC and select the Startup Apps option on the left pane.

6. On the right pane, you will see all the apps running on startup.

7. Right-click each third-part app and select Disable option.

Disable Windows 11 startup apps

8. Finally, restart your Windows 11 PC.

Now, your Windows 11 will boot without loading third-party services or apps in the background.

Windows 11 has a hidden, best performance setting to super fast your system on a PC with minimum hardware specifications. Once you make the changes, you will feel a noticeable difference in the responsiveness of the PC. See this guide for details.

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