Top 6 Ways To Speed Up Your Windows Computer

Top 6 Ways To Speed Up Your Windows Computer

Hello, and welcome to Haxnotrick blog. If you are facing a slow process on your Windows PC then you are in the right place. Because, in this article, I’m going to share some methods, which you can use it for, speed up your windows computer. 

A slow computer is very irritating when you do any work on your pc. After all, everyone needs a speed computer to work perfectly. In Windows pc there are some settings is available. If you apply them then you can see a significant speed up or a boost up in performance.

So, are you excited to know about it? Let’s find out below.

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How To Make Your Computer Faster Windows PC

Computer performance depends on your PC hardware configurations and what software you are using. Most of the users run a lot of software on their pc and, they don’t clean their pc as a weekly basis. 

So, I recommend at least once a month you should optimize your pc to get better performance. Now, there are so many ways to optimize a pc. 

Let’s see what are they.

PC Boot Time Optimization

Boot time is very much important. A longer boot time is very irritating every time. Boot time means when you start your pc how much time it takes to show your desktop screen and load all the required applications. 

To get faster boot time, you need to remove all the unnecessary applications from the startup option. To do this, follow the below steps.

If you are using Windows 10/8 or 8.1, you can directly go through the task manager.

Or if you are using Windows 7 then,

  • Press the (Windows +R) key to launch the RUN box.
  • Type “msconfig” hit enter.
  • Click on startup.
  • Click on open “Task Manager”
  • Now you can see a list of app that already enabled to open when Windows bootup.
  • Now right-click on the unnecessary app and click on disable.

Restart your pc and, you can see the boot time increased now.

open task manager
disable the app

Power Plan Optimization

For better performance, you need to select the right power option for your pc. In Windows, there are 3 to 4 power plans available or you can create your custom power plan according to your pc configuration. 

A power saver plan reduces your system performance to save energy. For better performance, make sure to select the Balanced power plan option. 

To order to do this, follow the below steps.

  • Open control panel
  • Click on “Hardware and Sound”
  • Click on “Power Option”
  • Here you can see 3 to 4 power plan is already available
  • Click on the “Balanced” recommended power plan option
search bar
hardware and sound option
power option
balanced power plan

Disk Cleanup

This is a very important factor where you need to optimize your disk space. If your hard drive getting full of unnecessary files then, delete it and free up some space. 

By default, Windows installation files are saved on “C Drive”. If your “C drive” is less space then, your pc becoming performs slow. So make sure there is enough space is available in the c drive.

With the help of the “Disk Cleanup” tool, you can clean your hard drive as well. This tool scans whole the drive and deletes the unnecessary system logs file and temporary internet files and many more unused system temp files.

To clean up your hard disk, follow the below steps.

  • Search “Disk Cleanup” on the search bar and open the disk cleanup tool
  • Select the “C drive” and click on “OK”
  • Then, check all the boxes and click on “OK” and click on “Delete Files”

It will clean all your unnecessary files from the system

windows search bar
select c drive
check all the box
delete files

Disk Defragmenter 

To keep your hard drive healthy, you should do a disk defragment. This option helps to rearrange the data that are broken up. When data is written, resized, or deleted from the hard drive fragmentation is happen and the hard drive performs slowly because it takes a longer time to read and write data from a different location of the hard drive.

So, defragmentation is a process to keep the windows system files arranged form. So that system will read and write the data very quickly.

To defragment your hard disk, follow the below steps.

  • Search “Defragment” on your windows search bar
  • Select “C” drive and click on “Optimize”

Now it will atomically optimize your hard drive

disk defragment
disk defragmenter

Clean Temporary Files

As long as we use our pc, it will create some temporary files on our hard drive. And, it will make slow down the pc performance. So, we need to delete all that temporary files frequently basis. 

As long as you install any software or you, browsing on the Internet, it will create temporary files. Many users don’t know how to delete these temp files. 

To delete temp files on your computer, follow the below steps

  • Press the (Windows +R) key to launch the RUN box
  • Type “%temp%” hit enter
  • Now you can see a large number of files are available there
  • Select all the files and, delete them
run command
select all and delete

Use A Good Antivirus 

Always use a good antivirus for your pc. The virus makes your pc slow down. As you use any pen drives or surfing the Internet, there are high chances to infected by any malware or some kind of virus.

Once your pc will be infected by any virus, it will slow down the pc performance. So, make sure to install a good antivirus to keep your pc safe from malware. There are many antivirus software available on the market. 

Bonus Tips (Use A System Optimizer Software)

There is much system cleaning software available on the Internet that, you can use for cleaning and optimizing your pc. This software is the best option to optimize the system with just a single click. 

Also, this software has some advanced feature that you can use it to protect your pc. Some features like:

  • AI Mode
  • Firewall Protection
  • Real-time Tuneup
  • Anti-tracking
  • Large file cleaner
  • Privacy Protection
  • PC Health Check
  • Software Updater
  • Guards Against Junk Files
  • File Recovery

On the Internet, many system cleaner software available like:

  • CCleaner
  • IObit Advanced SystemCare
  • Iolo System Mechanic
  • Ashampoo WinOptimizer

You can use this system care software on your pc for the best result.

Some FAQ’s

  1. Which Is The Best Antivirus For Windows ?

    There are so many antivirus available on the market. Like, Quick Heal Total Security, K7 Total Security, Guardian Total Security, Kaspersky Total Security and many more.

  2. Hard Disk Or SSD Which Is Better ?

    SSD run much faster than a normal hard disk. As a result your pc became run faster. Also SSD use less power.

  3. How Often Should I Clean My Computer ?

    Well, you can clean your pc every 3 to 5 months. But you can optimize your computer every month by using these technique that we discuss in this article or you can use a pc cleaner software.

  4. Which One Is The Best System Cleaner Software ?

    Well, there is lot of pc optimizer tools available on the Internet. But I recommended to use CCleaner or IObit Advanced SystemCare.

  5. Does These Tips Work On Every Windows System ?

    Yes, these tips works on almost every windows systems. Like, Windows 10/8.1/8/7/XP.


So, if you practice these tips then, your pc will work very well. And you can get the best result from your pc. I hope that you like these tips. If so kindly, share your thought in the comment section below. 

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