Top 7 Tips to Optimize Windows 10 for Better Performance

Microsoft had reinvented speed and performance in the form of Windows 10 operating system some time back. Despite the fact, they are efficient systems still they are not immune to regular system performance related issues. Let’s discuss few tips to optimize Windows 10 for better performance.
tips for better windows 10 performance

Manage Startup Programs: 
By managing startup items well you can boost up your system’s speed significantly. To manage your system’s startup items, right click on Taskbar and select Task Manager. It will open a compact Task Manager, go to “More Details” at the bottom left of your screen. Here you will find all the options associated with Task Manager, go to Startup tab to see the list of programs that launch at the startup process. Now select the unnecessary program and right-click on it to “disable” it. It will prevent the program from running at startup process.

Install Solid State Drive (SSD): 
SSD or Solid State Drive works efficiently than your regular Hard disk drive (HDD) to speed up your system performance. Traditional HDD uses a mechanical arm with a read & write head to perform its tasks whether SSD uses microchips to store information on it. It generally relies on an embedded processor tool called “Controller” which helps perform tasks smoothly and fast.

Remove duplicate files: 
Duplicate files on your system accumulate on your system due to various reasons like file transfer, file downloading, data backup etc. These files occupy a lot of disk space on your system and affect your system speed and performance negatively. To remove these chunks of duplicate files you can use certain duplicate file finder for windows 10 for instant results. These tools help you remove all duplicate files effortlessly to recover some precious disk space on your system.

Disable Animations & Visual Effects: 
Animations and visual effects make your system look good but at the same time these effects make your system slow. To disable unnecessary effects on your system, go to Start button and type “sysdm.cpl” in the search box and press Enter. It will launch the System Properties dialog box. Now click on the Advanced tab and click on “Settings” in the Performance section. Here in the Performance Options dialog box you’ll be able to see the varied list of animations and visual effects. Uncheck the effects that you don’t want on your system or click on “Adjust for best performance” to turn off all such unnecessary effects at once.

Launch the Windows troubleshooter: 
You can use this lesser known tool to sniff out performance problems and solve them. To launch this tool, go to Start button and type “troubleshooting” in the search box and select “Troubleshooting Control Panel” option. Now click on “Run maintenance tasks” under System and Security section. Here a screen titled “troubleshoot and help prevent computer problems” will appear. Now click Next to allow the system to show find files and shortcuts you don’t use often. It will also display other performance related issues on your system. Here you can fix all such files and performance related issues instantly.

Remove temporary files: 
Temporary files on your system accumulates due to various activities on your system including browsing, apps installations, use of various programs etc. To remove these temporary files, go to Start menu & Settings & System & Storage & This PC (or any hard drive) & select Temporary files and recycle bin. Now click on “Delete temporary files” and delete all temporary files from your system.

Use reliable security suite: 
In the world of extended online activities, systems are more prone to malware attacks than ever. These malware attacks not only cause you data loss and security breach but they affect your system speed negatively. To deal with these threats use reliable security suite including firewall to safeguard your system against any security threat. There are various free anti-malware programs available use them or go for paid versions for better protection.

Windows 10 is an efficient operating system which offers better speed and performance. Though these systems also face certain performance related issues. Let’s discuss few tips to optimize
Windows 10 for better performance.

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