10 Ways To Boost Your Windows PC Speed 10 Times

Windows is the fastest and best version used worldwide. Which is known for its efficiency and comfort, even though you may feel some sluggish performance of your PC, it is maybe, due to fewer RAM configurasion, some settings, running of heavy Softwares in our Machine. Reasons may be anything but we hate the lagging of our system. Right?

Take your few minutes to try these tips to boost your PC 10 times faster than ever before. Some of these tasks can be performed by the system settings while some can be done by third-party Softwares. So move forward and start boosting your machine.

1. Keeping your windows Updated is a better choice

This is the first and pretty easy way you can try to keep your system faster. Basically, Windows brings an updated version to improve the system performance. So surely it will help you to make your PC faster.

Have you ever feel more lags before the Windows update? definitely, you had. so update your machine regularly.

Steps to Update Windows 10

  1. Click on the Windows icon in the bottom left of your screen.
  2. Click on the settings icon or search for settings.
  3. Click on the 'Update and Security' settings option.
  4. Now click on check for update.
Install the latest update available for your machine.

2. Configure Power Options for best performance

Power option is the collection of hardware and system settings that manage how your computer uses power. You can optimize it for the best performance according to your need.

Steps to Configure Power Options -

  1. Click on the search box in the taskbar and search for the control panel.
  2. Click on the control panel.
  3. Look for the power option. and click on it.
  4. Change it from balanced (recommended) to high performance.
  5. Now it's already done it's halfway.
  6. If you want to config more you can proceed with step 7.
  7. After selecting High-performance click on change plan settings.
  8. You can now set the time for your screen to sleep during battery power or for plugged in.
  9. You can change more settings by clicking the change advanced power settings option.
  10. You are done now.

3. Keep Your Boot time Lower

Are you waiting for your PC to boot for a minutes or more? By following these steps you can boot your PC in just 3 seconds.


Steps to low the boot time.

Press the Windows logo key + R to open the run window.
Write “msconfig” in the Run dialogue box and hit Enter.
A new dialogue box will appear on the screen. Select the boot tab in this window.
Now you will see the timeout option at the right bottom of the window.
Change it to 3 sec.
Now you are all set. Click on the apply button and then OK.

4. Delete the Temporary or Foo Files

Temporary files, or foo files, are files created to temporarily contain information while a new file is being made and it may consume much more memory of your system and leads to the slower performance of your PC. So it is recommended to delete all the temp files of your system because you don’t need these files anymore.

There are two types of temporary files i.e. %temp% and temp. we will delete both places. Let’s see step by step.

Steps to Delete %temp% files.

  1. Press the Windows logo key + R to open the run window.
  2. Now type “%temp%” as it is in the search box. Hit Enter.
  3. Press Ctrl+A to select all files.
  4. Press the Shift+Delete key to delete all selected files permanently.
  5. Click YES.

Directory of %temp% is: C:\Users\SIDDHA~1\AppData\Local\Temp

Open this file location to access %Temp%

If you have done the above steps, then you should do the next process to clear all the temp files that weren’t there.

Note:- Just follow all the above steps similarly but you have to replace %temp% with simply temp.

Replace %temp% with temp

Steps to delete temp files.

  1. Press the Windows logo key + R to open the Run window.
  2. Now type “temp” as it is in the search box and hit Enter. (This may ask you for the administrator permission hit yes.)
  3. Press Ctrl+A to select all files.
  4. Press the Shift+Delete key to delete all selected files permanently.
  5. Click YES (Some of these files may not be deleted simply skip those which is not deleted).
Directory of temp is: C:\Windows\Temp

Open this file location to access Temp

You are done with both the procedure now let's move forward.


5. Installing an SSD storage


Main storage (C drive) of your PC act as a source of all application and an SSD is about 10x faster than a midrange HDD, thus it is very important to have a C drive of SSD type.

Of course, you will get SSD little expensive but it is worth paying that money as will actually boost the speed of your device,
 

6. Adding more RAM


The RAM stands for 'Random Access Memory'.

Adding faster storage is as important as adding RAM which is actually one of the fastest working memory in our device, it handles the temporary data in your PC which are actually required to perform the task in real-time.

Thus, if there is more RAM then more space will be available for different ongoing tasks which will ultimately help to maintain the performance of your PC.

7. Clearing Prefetch of your files to clean the Garbage

Each time you turn on your computer, Windows keeps track of the way your computer starts and which programs you commonly open,  These files are commonly stored in the prefetch folder is a subfolder of the Windows system folder. So you don’t need these files at all. then why keep these files, just delete them to keep your space free.


Steps to delete the Prefetch files

  1. Press the Windows key + R. to open the Run dialogue window.
  2. Type “Prefetch” in the search box and hit Enter.
  3. Now this will ask you for administrative permission.
  4. Click on continue. And then YES.
  5. Now press CTRL+A to select all the files there.
  6. Press SHIFT+DELETE to delete all the selected files permanently.
  7. Click YES.
  8. If some of them will not be deleted, Just skip that file and exit the window.
You are all done. Let's perform the next step.

8. Stop unwanted startup programmes

Some programmes are set to be autostarted during the system boot-up by Windows. But some of them may useless for you to start during boot. That means you should check all the startup programmes and disable the useless programme for you.

Steps to Disable the Programmes to start during Boot -

  1. Right-click on the Taskbar (anywhere).
  2. Click on Task Manager.
  3. Go to the Startup tab to see the list of programmes.
  4. Select the programme you wish to disable.
  5. Click on the DISABLE button on the right bottom of the window.

Now, this programme will not start without your concern any more.

9. Closing Background Process of Software that you hardly use

The background process uses your processor power without letting you know. You are not gonna know what's going on in the background process but it will degrade your processor performance. So it's an ideal decision to kill the background processes.

Steps to Kill the Background Processes that aren’t in use.

  1. Right, click on TASKBAR.
  2. Click on the TASK MANAGER.
  3. Select the process you want to kill.
  4. Click on END TASK on the right bottom of the window.

10. Scan for Malware

There are many types of Malware that can be used for different purpose by hackers.

As malware work in the background, it results in some legginess on PC, which is an indication of malware infection to your computer.

Thus to know if your device is infected with malware or not you can use paid antivirus software to scan for different malware, and do check how to avoid malware entry to your device.

11. Disable Visual Effects

Visual Effect is transitions and animation shown by windows to look better and nothing else. At the same time, we don’t need it basically and also this uses our process and may lead to some lags. We are looking for the best performance, not the great look. Right? So we will disable these effects to use the process in another way. Let's do that.







It's all Done! After performing all the process Restart or Reboot you PC and see the difference.

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