Which Drivers can impact and increase boot time or system responsive ?

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  1. LiteOS

    LiteOS MDL Expert

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    #1 LiteOS, Nov 11, 2018
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    I made few tests disabling or changing it from auto start to something else
    and notice fewer handles and threads mb process, cant see if its can improve boot speed thu or system responsive cos the hyper-v on ramdisk

    pls share ur experience

    thx in advance

    Hyper-V list VM - Server 2019 Core guest
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    Microsoft Memory Module Driver
    NetworkDirect Service
    Windows RAM Disk Driver
    Hypervisor/Virtual Machine Support Driver
    Windows NAT Driver
    Link-Layer Topology Discovery Mapper I/O Driver
    cht4iscsi
    NDIS Proxy Driver
    percsas2i
    QLogic FastLinQ Ethernet VBD
    nvraid
    LSI_SAS2i
    amdsata
    System Guard Runtime Monitor Agent
    NDIS Usermode I/O Protocol
    Microsoft Standard SATA AHCI Driver
    Microsoft UMPass Driver
    Microsoft HID Class Driver
    Microsoft Load Balancing/Failover Provider
    IP Network Address Translator
    SiSRaid2
    Microsoft ACPI Control Method Battery Driver
    ACPI Devices driver
    Remote Access LEGACY NDIS WAN Driver
    megasas2i
    QLogic Network Adapter VBD
    Windows IPsec Gateway Driver
    HID UPS Battery Driver
    megasas
    Chelsio Virtual Bus Driver
    WAN Miniport (PPTP)
    Microsoft NDIS Capture
    QLogic [FCoE] STOR Miniport Inbox Driver (wx64)
    MsRPC
    Keyboard HID Driver
    elxfcoe
    3ware
    QLogic 40G iSCSI Driver
    vhdmp
    mvumis
    irda
    WAN Miniport (L2TP)
    USB Host Support Library
    Microsoft Windows Management Interface for ACPI
    IPMIDRV
    WinUsb Driver
    Network Adapter Wdf Class Extension Library
    fcvsc
    Mellanox ConnectX Bus Enumerator
    Smartlocker Filter Driver
    Hardware Policy Driver
    Microsoft USB Open Host Controller Miniport Driver
    Virtual Wireless Bus Driver
    LSI_SAS
    WinVerbs Service
    elxstor
    WAN Miniport (SSTP)
    Windows Defender Antivirus Network Inspection System Driver
    Microsoft Storage Class Memory Bus Driver
    bfadfcoei
    User Mode Driver Frameworks Platform Driver
    isapnp
    Remote Access IP ARP Driver
    QLogic Fibre Channel STOR Miniport Inbox Driver (wx64)
    Winsock IFS Driver
    Intel Chipset SATA RAID Controller
    WAN Miniport (GRE)
    sacdrv [?]
    Serial Mouse Driver
    Microsoft Remote Desktop Input Driver
    AMD Processor Driver
    LSI_SSS
    Adaptec SAS/SATA-II RAID Storport's Miniport Driver
    USB Mass Storage Driver
    WAN Miniport (IKEv2)
    Microsoft Network Adapter Multiplexor Protocol
    SBP-2 Transport/Protocol Bus Driver
    TPM
    Microsoft Hyper-V Virtual PCI Bus
    @todo.dll,-100;Microsoft IPv6 Protocol Driver
    Microsoft USB PRINTER Class
    QLogic FCoE driver
    Microsoft Input Configuration Driver
    Remote Access NDIS WAN Driver
    WDI Driver Framework
    VIA StorX Storage RAID Controller Windows Driver
    Microsoft USB Universal Host Controller Miniport Driver
    AppID Driver
    QLogic FCoE Offload driver
    hvcrash
    nvstor
    ADP80XX
    Processor Driver
    megasas35i
    NativeWiFi Filter
    Serial UART Support Library
    amdxata
    SmartSAMD
    Remote Access PPPOE Driver
    Microsoft USB Generic Parent Driver
    Link-Layer Topology Discovery Responder
    ACPI Power Meter Driver
    Smart card PnP Class Filter Driver
    Driver Verifier Extension
    Simple Peripheral Bus Support Library
    WinQuic
    Mellanox InfiniBand Bus/AL (Filter Driver)
    Microsoft USB 2.0 Enhanced Host Controller Miniport Driver
    Parallel port driver
    megasr
    QLogic Offload iSCSI Driver
    USB Attached SCSI (UAS) Driver
    WinMad Service
    HpSAMD
    AMD K8 Processor Driver
    QLogic 10 Gigabit Ethernet Adapter VBD
    Remote Desktop USB Hub
    Windows Driver Foundation - User-mode Driver Framework Reflector
    iScsiPort Driver
    Packet Monitor Driver
    HTTP Service
    Windows Network Data Usage Monitoring Driver
    Remote Access NDIS TAPI Driver
    LSI_SAS3i
    Wacom Serial Pen HID Driver
    Microsoft Tunnel Miniport Adapter Driver
    Microsoft UEFI Driver
    USB xHCI Compliant Host Controller
    Microsoft USB Serial Driver
    pciide
    Intel RAID Controller Windows 7
    storvsc
    netvsc
    Synth3dVsc
    percsas3i
    Microsoft Hyper-V VHDPMEM BTT Filter
    Windows Defender Antivirus Boot Driver
    1394 OHCI Compliant Host Controller
    ItSas35i
    Microsoft GPIO Class Extension Driver
    ACPI Wake Alarm Driver
    IR Bus Enumerator
    Remote Access IPv6 ARP Driver
    stexstor
    MBB Network Adapter Class Extension
    Microsoft Hardware Error Device Driver
    High-Capacity Floppy Disk Drive
    Microsoft persistent memory disk driver
    QLogic iSCSI Miniport Inbox Driver
    Microsoft MAC Bridge
    Modem
    Microsoft USB Standard Hub Driver
    vsmraid
    ACPI Processor Aggregator Driver
    bfadi
    Microsoft NVDIMM device driver
    amdsbs
    SiSRaid4
    Microsoft Standard NVM Express Driver
    SuperSpeed Hub
    RAS Asynchronous Media Driver
    afunix
    WIMMount
    File System Dependency Minifilter
    smbdirect
    CD/DVD File System Reader
    WebDav Client Redirector Driver
    Windows Defender Antivirus Mini-Filter Driver
    udfs
    ReFSv1
    FAT12/16/32 File System Driver
    exFAT File System Driver
    ReFS
    
     
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  3. LiteOS

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    I think ms tended to make more unnecessary drivers installed and enabled for features that mostly unused by home user

    edit
    I was able to disable or stop around 7 drivers that looked needed