How to enable or disable Startup Boost feature of Microsoft Edge


Microsoft Edge's 'startup boost' feature reduces the time it takes for the browser to launch. Here, we'll show you how to activate or deactivate it. - Article authored by Kunal Chowdhury on , and was last updated on 2023-01-16T04:36:44Z.

How to enable or disable Startup Boost feature of Microsoft Edge
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A feature in Microsoft Edge called "Startup Boost" shortens the time it takes for the browser to launch on Windows 10 and Windows 11 operating systems. It was originally made available to insiders with Edge Canary version 88.

 

For a quicker loading experience, you should keep this option turned on if you use the Microsoft Edge (Chromium) browser. Here, we'll demonstrate how to make Microsoft Edge's "Startup Boost" function active or inactive.

 

How to enable or disable Startup Boost feature of Microsoft Edge?
How to enable or disable the Startup Boost feature of Microsoft Edge?

 

What is the startup boost feature of Microsoft Edge?

Microsoft created a feature called startup boost to increase the speed at which Microsoft Edge launches. It keeps Microsoft Edge's background processes to a minimum so that it will start more quickly when you launch it.

 

On Windows devices (apart from those running Windows 10X and servers) with more than 4GB of RAM or more than 1GB of RAM, if the device has a contemporary disc, the startup boost is available.

 

 

What benefits do I get when the startup boost feature is enabled?

When you log in after the device startup or the browser has been closed, Microsoft Edge will launch more rapidly from the taskbar, desktop, or links contained within other programs.

 

Yes, by visiting the Microsoft Edge settings page, the startup boost feature may be turned on and off. We'll demonstrate how to accomplish that here.

 

 

How to enable or disable the startup boost feature of Microsoft Edge?

The procedures listed below can be used to enable or disable the startup boost function of the Microsoft Edge browser, which is powered by Chromium:

  1. Open the Microsoft Edge browser, then select the menu option from the three dots in the upper-right corner of the window.
  2. Select System and performance from the left-side menu panel after choosing Settings from the menu.
  3. Go to the right panel now, and then click the toggle switch next to the Startup boost area.

 

You can also launch the Microsoft Edge browser and go to "edge:/settings/system". Then type "startup boost" into the search box on the navigation panel present on the left side. Go to the right panel, and then click the toggle switch next to the Startup boost area.