Feeling your computer running a bit slow? Your computer need some optimizations. Usually this issue can be easily fixed by a few hardware upgrades, such as installing more RAM or an SSD. But this requires money. And if you don’t want to make an investment for now, there are still other effective ways. In this post, we will show you a list you can do to speed up your computer for free.
Uninstall unused programs
Step 1: Press Win + R on your keyboard and enter appwiz.cpl to open Programs and Features.
Step 2: You should see a list a programs installed on your computer. Uninstall the program you want on your C drive.
Run Disk Cleanup to remove unnecessary files on your C drive
Step 1: Press Win + R on your keyboard and enter cleanmgr to open Disk Cleanup.
Step 2: Select the C drive and click OK.
Step 3: Click Clean up system files.
Step 4: Select the C drive and click OK.
Step 5: Select the items you want to remove and click OK to start the cleanup process.
Step 6: Wait for the process to be complete.
Defrag your hard drive
Step 1: Press the Win key and type defrag, then select Defragment and Optimize Drives.
Step 2: Select the drive you want to defrag, then click Analyze.
Step 3: When the analysis is complete, if the status says over 10% is fragmented, click the Defragment button to defrag the drive.
Disable the visual effects on your system
Step 1: Press Win + R on your keyboard and enter sysdm.cpl to open System Properties.
Step 2: Select the Advanced tab and then click Settings.
Step 3: Select Adjust for best performance.
Step 4: Click OK.
Have the solutions above worked for you? Or do you have other effective ways to boost your computer speed? Tell us by leaving a comment below!