The most common reason a PC running slow is a multiple program opening in the background in fact, computer running slow has become a common topic for most people and most of them wonder what causes Windows 10 slow and unresponsive.Today we will show how to permanently fix slow and unresponsive windows 10 OS.
Tips to improve PC performance in Windows 10
- Make sure you have installed the latest updates for Windows and device drivers
New versions of Windows 10 are released every 6 months, these can be download from Windows Update but, if you want to upgrade manually Simply launch it from Start > Settings > Update and Recovery and click Check for Updates it will help us to install latest version of Updates.
- Restart your PC and open the apps you need.
The “normal” way to reboot a computer running Windows 10 is through the Start menu , Simply launch Start > Power > Restart then the PC will start restarting.
- Use ReadyBoost to help improve performance.
ReadyBoost is a function that helps to speed up Windows 10 by storing files & data as cache on a USB Flash drive. Using this cache is useful on Windows 10 and 8 or older Laptop or PC that is slow performance and sometimes becomes unresponsive. First ClickThis PC. Now, right-click on USB drive to open the menu and select Properties. Under ReadyBoost tab, you can allocate the space for the ReadyBoost feature.
- Checking of low disk space and free up space.
Microsoft Windows have in-built disk cleaner named as Disk Cleanup, which helps us clear up space by removing various files including temporary internet files, system error dump files and even previous Windows installations that may still be on the computer after upgrading to Windows 10.
- Adjust the appearance and performance of Windows.
Microsoft Windows has a really easy way to shut off all visual enhancements. First navigate to System > Advanced system setting then Advanced from the tabs then under Performance, choose Settings and left click radio button for Adjust for best performance That will shut off the visual effects.
- Pause OneDrive syncing.
Firstly you have to Turn off camera upload that will stop automatically upload photos and videos to OneDrive. Open OneDrive app, click Menu in the upper left corner, click Settings .After tapping Settings box, tap Camera upload, then you have to turn off Camera upload that will help us to stop automatically upload photos and videos to OneDrive.
- Disable unnecessary startup programs.
Tap on Startup Programs in Windows 10 .You have to open up Task Manager by right-clicking on the Taskbar then click on Task Manager then switch to the Startup tab, then disable all the unnecessary programs.
- Remove viruses and malware
First Open Windows Security setting, then switch to Virus &threat protection then tap on scan options that will bring up Windows Defender Offline Scan. In Windows Defender Scan click On Scan now that will remove the viruses and help in optimising the Computer.
Restore your PC from a system restore point or Reset Your PC
If , incase above all of the tips will not help to increase the performance then there are two more tips System Restore and Resetting the PC.
- System Restore
To open, Click on start search for Run and the Run command will appear at the top of the list you have to simply click on it You’ll see a new tile will appear on your Start Menu labeled “Run. in that Run type RSTRUI.EXE then press enter it will bring up System Restore then Click the Next button then select the date and click on Next button one more time and click Finish.Once you will complete the steps, System Restore will return your PC to the previous working state.
- Resetting The PC
Navigate To Settings. You can get there by clicking the Start Menu and click on Gear Icon it will bring up Settings. Then you have to Update And Security > Recover. After pressing Recovery Windows will show you three options: Reset this PC, Go back to an earlier build and Advanced startup. You have to press Get started under Reset this PC.