Long OS boot time can be terribly irritating, especially if you know that your computer used to boot up a lot faster when it was new. There are a number of ways to improve this situation: by removing unnecessary software, using registry optimization tools and other tweakers, by disabling services that slow down the system and many more. However, these efforts are pointless without proper measurement of the OS boot time before and after.
BootRacer is a compact, easy to use and convenient tool for measuring the OS boot time. The program users a bare minimum of computer resources and excludes the password timeout time from the calculated total. BootRacer does not require special permissions and can be used by anyone with non-administrator rights. For convenience, the tool saves a complete history of your measurements for analysis and comparison of different runs. During startup, the current OS boot up time is shown on the screen with up to a hundredth of a second precision. The result is also displayed in the form of a ribbon chart indicating the duration of specific boot time periods. To make the measurement result ever clearer for the user, BootRacer shows the rating of each boot time measurement on a scale of 1 to 5.
BootRacer is an invaluable tool for everyone seeking a way to improve their OS boot load time by making system tweaks and measuring the result with great accuracy. The tool will also be a good choice for system testers, journalists and other professionals running hardware benchmarks on the same OS.
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