How to speed up Windows 10 and make your PC work faster? The problem of low performance will never disappear. New operating systems emerge, laptops and desktops get old, a lot of malware attacks from the Internet and besides that users are able to slow down their machines by themselves. There are a lot of factors that are able to affect system performance and stability. And here are our tips on how to speed up Windows 10 on a desktop or a laptop.
Upgrade your hardware
If you want Windows 10 to work fast, it is strongly recommended to have:
- at least 4GB of RAM. I think 8GB of RAM would not be too much.
- SSD instead of HDD. The thing is Windows 10 is designed to work with SSD. Forget about classic HDD.
Disablе visual effects to speed up Windows 10
- Press Win+R
- type sysdm.cpl
- press Enter
- go to Advanced tab
- press Settings
- Make sure to disable Animate windows when minimizing and maximizing. The more flags you uncheck – the faster your PC will work. It is also recommended to disable shadows, fading and sliding effects:
Right-click the desktop.
Remove unnecessary startup entries
It is very easy to manage the startup items with CCleaner.
But you can disable startup items using the task manager as well: