What is Clean Boot State on Windows 10/8/7? How to perform Clean Boot? How are Safe Mode and Clean Boot State different on Windows operating systems? To answer these questions, please refer to the following article of guideonline.
1. Clean Boot State
Clean-boot troubleshooting is designed to separate performance issues. To perform Clean-boot troubleshooting, you have to take a few extra steps, and after each step you have to restart your computer.
2. How to perform Clean Boot?
1. Log on to the computer with admin rights. If you don’t have an administrator account, create one. Create an admin account or a local user in Windows 10.
2. In the search box on the taskbar, type msconfig and select System Configuration from the results.
If the computer is connected to a network, the network policy setting may prevent you from following these steps. Use the System Configuration utility only to change advanced startup options on your computer with guidance from a Microsoft support engineer. Using the System Configuration utility may render the computer unusable.
3. On the Services tab of System Configuration, select Hide all Microsoft services, then select Disable all.
4. On the Startup tab of System Configuration, select Open Task Manager.
5. In the Startup of Task Manager, for each startup item, select it and then select Disable.
6. Close Task Manager.
7. On the Startup tab of System Configuration, select OK.
Windows 8.1 and Windows 8:
1. Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, then select Search. Or if you’re using a mouse, point to the bottom-right corner of the screen, then select Search.
2. Type msconfig in the search box, then select msconfig.
3. The remaining steps are similar to Windows 10 above.
To perform Clean Boot State in Windows 7, first enter msconfig in the Search box on the Start Menu, then press Enter to open the System Configuration Utility.
On the System Configuration Utility window, click the General tab and then click Selective Startup.
Uncheck Load Startup Items. Make sure you have checked Load System Services and Use Original boot configuration.
The next step is to click the Services tab, tick Hide All Microsoft Services, then click Disable all.
Click Apply/OK, then restart your computer.
Also at the General tab you can uncheck the Load System Services item, then click Apply / OK and restart your computer.
To configure Windows to boot normally, simply undo the steps.