Shutdown PC using WinX menu and using the Charms Bar in Windows 8.1. Is there a difference?
To date, most users of Windows 8 must know that Microsoft has introduced a new version of the system start-up, which is called Fast Startup aka Hybrid Boot. When the user shuts down the computer with using this mode (default enabled), the kernel session is still open, but goes into «hibernation». This creates a data file which uses Windows 8, while booting, to get a significant temporary advantage during startup.
When you turn on the computer in the Fast Startup mode is not re-complete initialization of the operating system, however, Fast Startup comes into play only when you shut down the computer, and not when you restart. However, in some cases, the operating system initialisere themselves again in automatic mode – when there was a system or hardware changes, for example.
As you know, Windows 8.1 introduces the ability to shut down the computer using the WinX menu. However, as said Gov Maharaj from Microsoft, when you turn off the system using the WinX menu, Windows 8.1 shuts down not like when using the option Shutdown in the Charms Bar.
So, when you turn off the computer through the Charms Bar, Windows 8.1 uses a hybrid mode off, so the next time the system starts up in Fast Startup mode.
On the other hand, when you turn off the system using the WinX, Windows 8.1, performs full shutdown.
So now, being a Windows 8.1 user, you have to remember that when using WinX menu to turn off the computer, Windows 8.1 will perform a full shutdown and thus startup will take a little more time. But when you use the Charms Bar, the operating system will go into Hybrid Shutdown mode and thus, your computer will load faster.
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