How to boost your Windows 10 Performance: Though Windows 10 is getting better day by day, there are many other factors present which slow down the speed of your Windows 10 PC. These are like compatibility issues of some hardware, viruses, bugs, or some other form of malware, and even failing the hardware.
Anyhow, if you’re facing issues with the speed of your computer, that doesn’t mean you need to replace your Windows 10 PC. You can speed up or boost up your Windows 10 PC performance by applying some very simple and easy tweaks. These tips and tricks can help you to boost your Windows 8.1 as well as Windows 7 PC too. If you are working at home and don’t have access to a helpdesk or an IT resource then, this guide can help you as a professional to speed up your PC performance.
Methods to Boost your Windows 10 Performance
In this guide, we will discuss some easy ways to boost your PC performance. These ways or methods will definitely help you to overcome the performance issue with your Computer. The list of methods is given below:
- By disabling startup apps.
- By disabling relaunch apps on startup.
- By disabling background apps.
- By uninstalling non-essential apps.
- Delete temporary files.
- Reclaim your hard drive space.
1. By disabling startup apps
On your computer, many of the installed apps run in the background because they configure themselves to launch automatically during the startup of your Computer. If you are not using these apps on a daily basis or your device is not so powerful to run these apps in the background, these can slow down the speed of your system. Disabling them may be a good choice to boost the performance of your computer. To disable them, please follow the following steps:
- Open Settings by pressing the “Windows + I” key together.
- Now, click on the Apps then click on the Startup.
- Now, click on the Sort by menu then select the Startup impact option.
- Click on the Turn OFF toggle
- Now, restart your Windows 10 Computer.
After completing the above steps, your device speed should be boosted. However, the level of increment depends upon the hardware configuration and on the application that you are disabling.
2. By disabling relaunch apps on startup
There is an inbuilt feature in all windows 10 PC, and this feature can restart the apps from your last session after a reboot before you sign in to your account. This feature is designed to boost the process of returning the apps but it can also affect the system performance. You can disable it if the app relaunch is enabled, and this will also help you to boost your system performance. To do this, follow the steps which are given below:
Step 1: Press “Windows +I” to open Settings.
Step 2: Now, click on the sign-in option.
Step 3: Now, go to the “Privacy” section, click to turn OFF the- Use my sign-in info to automatically finish setting up my device and reopen my apps after an upgrade or restart option.
After these steps, running apps will not reopen during the restarting of your comp[uter, and this will boost or increase your PC performance.
3. By disabling background apps.
In Windows 10 there are many applications that perform continuous tasks in the background even if you are not using these apps. If you are willing to increase the performance of your Windows 10 PC then you should disable these applications. Here we are going to tell you the easy steps to disable these applications from your background.
Step 1: Go to the Settings.
Step 2: Now, go to the privacy section.
Step 3: Look for the option Background Apps, click on this option.
Step 4: Choose the applications which you want to disable from the background, click on the respective toggle to make it turn OFF.
After completing the above steps, apps which you are not actively using, will not waste your system resources. If this method does not boost your PC performance then go with the next method.
4. By uninstalling non-essential apps.
A newly bought computer or PC comes with many pre-installed applications. These pre-installed apps include many tools that you never use. These apps waste your device space and resources and slow down the performance of your Windows 10 PC.
To increase your system performance, you should uninstall these non-essential applications from your computer. Here are some steps given below to do this, please follow these steps:
Step 1: Open Setting by pressing “Windows +I” together.
Step 2: Now, click on the Apps option, and after this go to the Apps & features option.
Step 3: Now, select the applications which you want to uninstall.
Step 4: Click on the Uninstall button to remove these apps from your Computer.
5. Delete temporary files from your system.
Sometimes many temporary files are stored in the cache memory of our system, and slow down our PC performance more than usual. This is very necessary to delete these temporary files from our system to boost or increase the system performance. You can delete these temporary files from your PC by using these simple steps:
Step 1: Open Run dialog box.
Step 2: simply type the following text into the text area:
Step 3: Now, hit the Enter button.
Step 4: Now, all temporary files appeared on a new window.
Step 5: Now use keyboard shortcuts to select all files then press “Shift +delete” together to delete these files permanently from your device. This will increase your system performance.
6. Reclaim your hard drive space.
When you select the files that you want to delete to reclaim your hard drive space, please notice one important thing that the Downloads option will delete everything inside the “Downloads” folder. If you’re going to keep your downloaded files, don’t tick on this option.
Step 1: Go to Settings.
Step 2: Click on the System option then click on the Storage.
Step 3: Now, you will see the Temporary files option under the local disc section, click on this and then click on the Delete icon to delete these files.
Step 4: Now, click on the remove files option and then check the option which you want to delete.
Now, after completing these steps restart your computer, your pc will perform better.
There are many methods to improve your pc performance but in this article we have discussed only 6 methods. If you want to know other methods then, please do comment in the comment section, we will release one more guide article or we will update other methods in this article. Thanks.