If you install Windows 10 anew or upgrade to a new feature release, you are welcome to the new version of Windows by an animation on start that begins with "Hi".
Windows 10 displays a number of screens afterward that may include "We're setting things up for your", "We've got some updates for your PC", "This might take several minutes", "These updates help protect you in an online world", and "Let's start!" before the actual desktop environment is loaded for the first time.
You can turn off the first run animation for new users on the machine so that it is not displayed anymore. This won't really speed things up significantly as Windows still needs to perform background operations but since the screens that Windows 10 displays on first sign in are not really critical for anything, you could as well turn them off.
Windows Insiders are prime candidates for that as they get these screens more frequently due to the higher number of new builds that Microsoft puts out to Insider channels.
Administrators can disable the first sign-in animation using policies or the Windows Registry. Note that the Group Policy Editor is only available in professional versions of Windows 10 and not in Windows 10 Home.
Windows 10 Home users may use Policy Plus to integrate a comparable interface.
To disable the "hi" animation, set the policy to disabled. Enabled and not configured have the same effect: the animation is shown to users.
You may undo the change at any time by setting the policy to not configured.
You may modify a value in the Windows Registry to disable the "hi" animation as well on first sign-in.
I have created Registry files that you can execute on the system to make the changes automatically so that you don't have to edit the Registry manually.
Download the files with a click on the following link: Windows 10 Hi Animation Enable or Disable
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