Windows 7 Splash Screen is the small clip that plays while booting your PC, laptop which show the windows logo saying "Starting Windows" which is around for a few seconds. Now if booting quickly is important to you then you can choose to remove and disable that splash screen which save you around 6-8 seconds of your boot time. Speed Up Boot Time: Remove Windows Splash Screen Follow steps below to disable Windows 7 splash screen… Step 1: Access System Configuration Tool. Press (windows key) + R and type in msconfig and press Enter or search for "System Configuration" in windows 7 program search from the start menu. Step 2: In the System Configuration window click on the Boot tab. Now check the "No GUI Boot" option enabled. Step 3: Click Apply and OK and Restart to see the settings in action. The next time your pc boots it goes directly to the windows logon screen without wasting few seconds on the windows splash screen.