To improve system performance / speed, we need to first identify the root cause.
3. Select processes with high memory usage and click ‘End Process‘ at the bottom right of the task manager.
*Make sure you do not end system processes and other critical processes such as explorer.exe*
This will increase your RAM and improve speed. You can monitor this by going to the ‘Performance’ tab of Task Manager.
Solution 2: Disable Start-Up Items and Services you no longer require
We all install software and applications, but this software may start running in the background without your knowledge and consume memory as a result.
1. Press the windows button and type MSConfig to open ‘System Configuration’
2. Move to the Startup tab and select items you do not want to start after restart. After Selection click ‘Disable All‘
3. In the Services tab, you can disable Services which are running in the background with the help of status column
Solution 3: Check Windows for Errors and Automatically Fix these Errors
1. Move to the explorer and right click your Windows Drive (By default it is C:)
2. Click on properties and move to the ‘Tools‘ tab
3. Under the ‘Error-checking‘ section, Click ‘check now’
Make sure ‘Automatically fix file system errors‘ option is checked; click Start
There are software available for download that may or may not improve system performance, but we would recommend trying solutions listed above as these are inbuilt tools from windows to help you tweak your configuration.