Tips to Improve Windows 10 Performance

This brief tutorial shows students and new users tips to help improve Windows 10 performance.

Below are some suggestions that will help speed up Windows 10 performance if you notice that your PC running slowly.

There are multiple reasons Windows PCs run slowly. These are settings from low disk to page file size to Windows updates that can cause Windows to behave this way.

Hope the post below will help you get your PC perform like that way it supposed to.

If you’re a student or new user looking for a computer to start learning on, the easiest place to start is Windows 10. Windows 10 is the most recent version of operating systems for personal computers developed and released by Microsoft as part of its Windows NT family.

Windows 10 has grown into one of the best operating systems, years after its release and is used by millions of users around the world.

One of the best ways to get the most out of your PC is to make sure you have the latest version of Windows 10 installed.

When you perform Windows update, your PC will also search for the latest device drivers, patches and features that can help speed up slow computers.

Update Windows

  1. Select the Start  button, then select Settings  > Update & Security  > Windows Update  > Check for updates.
  2. Do one of the following:
    • If the status says “You’re up to date,” then continue below.
    • If the status says “Updates are available,” select Install now.
  3. Select the updates you want to install, then select Install.
  4. Restart your PC and see if it seems to run better.
windows 10 settings update

Adjust Windows Appearance

Windows 10 includes many visual effects, such as animations and shadow effects. These settings make Windows look awesome, however, they require additional resources that may slow down your computer, especially for older machines.

To adjust the visual effects in Windows

  1. In the search box on the taskbar, type performance, then select Adjust the appearance and performance of Windows in the list of results.
  2. On the Visual Effects tab, select Adjust for best performance > Apply.
  3. Restart your PC and see if that speeds up your PC.

Scan for Virus

Your PC slow performance may be related to virus. Windows 10 has a built-in virus protection that can help remove viruses and unwanted sofware.

To scan for virus, follow the steps below:

  1. Select Start   > Settings  > Update & Security  > Windows Security  and then select Open Windows Security.
  2. Select Virus & threat protection, then select Check for updates under Virus & threat protection updates.
  3. On the Protection updates screen, select Check for updates to make sure you have the most recent updates.
  4. Select Virus & threat protection, then select Quick scan.

    Wait for Windows Security to finish scanning for viruses and malware.

These steps might help improve your computer performance.


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