How to Speed up Windows 10 (Tips)

Speed up Windows 10 with our guide.

Windows 10 is the most efficient operating system from Microsoft, But there are many features which uses large amounts of system resources.

In the latest iteration of Windows has some useful built-in features to improve overall efficiency.

When you FRESH install the any Windows version you will feel that how fast the operating system is but after sometime or installing many apps will slow your PC down, So How to keep PC clean and Fast.

In this guide we will explore best ways to speed up Windows 10 today by Clearing out unwanted programs, Updating Operating System, Disabling Special Effects that slow down.

Windows 10 Update

Microsoft is constantly send new updates to fix any bugs and improve the operating system efficiency and remove the common bugs which reduce the system performance.

Staying up-to-date is great way to stop hackers and dengorus viruses from your PC.

If you have not updated your windows 10 and you have major updates pending than you should back up your personal data before going to major update. Your PC will restart serveral times to apply all the updates.

Windows 10 Slow Startup
Windows 10 Slow Startup

After some time or installing many apps you will notice that your pc is slow on startup, It will take time when loading windows.

To make startup fast you will need open Task Manager (Ctrl + Alt + Del), Go to ‘Startup’ Tab. CHECK ‘Startup Impact’ values for each program e.g. ‘High’ This is a good way to stop those apps which impacts are High on startup which likely to slow your system down.

To stop any program just right-click and choose ‘Disable’.

Restart & Speed Up Windows 10

This may seem stupid but many users run their systems 24hour for weeks or so and If any proccess or background proccess which previously started will continue. These can slow down your PC as Sometimes windows is not able to close any app which will run in background.

Disk Cleanup is Important

Disk Cleanup is build-in Windows 10 utility and Runing it will clean up the temporary files which accumulate on you computer, such as browsers temp data, images, deleted items, downloaded program files.

To quickly run it and speed up Windows 10 just search Disk Cleanup in search bar to get started the utility.

Uninstalling unused softwares
Uninstalling Softwares Windows 10

PC vendors ship computers with pre-installed softwares, which are mostly not used by many users and they take large space or many users install softwares that are never used.

To check your installed apps in Windows 10 just right click on the start and go to Apps & Features.

Disable Special Effects

Special Effects slow down the system performance or some users do not like special features.

To take your machine back to basics, search for ‘System’, then go to ‘Advanced Settings’ tab and select ‘Performance Settings.

Under Visual Effects tab, than click radio button for custom, than you can uncheck the tick boxes next to any visual effect you want to disable.

Upgrades RAM & SSD

Upgrading will provide overall performence increase and Windows 10 requires atleast 4GB Ram to run smoothly but playing the video games will require more RAM or For Latest Games you will need more RAM or DDR4 RAM for Upcoming Games.

SSD (Solid State Drives) is a flash memory, same kind of which is in USB sticks.

SSDs cost much more than normal hard drives but if you want high performence and willing to pay.

Once you have your system runing on SSD you will notice Huge improvement in boot time, accessing files, overall performance improvement and if you are a Gamer than you will need it.

Let us know in the comments section about these Tips and Also Share your speed up Windows 10 favorite tips for other users.

Shah Zaib

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