Windows 8 boots in 8 seconds

by Shijaz Abdulla on 09.09.2011 at 22:45

Microsoft today demonstrated Windows 8 booting up in a mind-boggling 8 seconds!

The extremely fast boot up time is a great indication of overall system performance with the upcoming version of Windows, the most widely used operating system on the planet. The key difference here between Windows 7 and Windows 8 is that the kernel session is now placed into hibernate mode instead of being closed down, even if the user shuts down the computer.

Enjoy this video!

About Shijaz Abdulla


Shijaz Abdulla is a Datacenter Technology Solutions Professional at Microsoft, based in Doha - Qatar and helping customers better manage their infrastructure using Microsoft technologies. He is a blogger and a technology enthusiast.

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3 Responses to Windows 8 boots in 8 seconds

  1. Guxim Rama says:

    RT @microsoftNOW Windows 8 boots in 8 seconds #windows #boot

  2. Imran Sayed says:

    That surely sounds cool… When is it going for RTM?

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