[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Windows 10 is getting popular day by day. The latest version of windows became popular for support, reliability and robustness. However, some few simple tweaks can make the experience even better. For squeezing out some extra bit of performance from Windows 10 we can provide few simple tips and tricks.
1.Disable resource Hungry start up programs
Windows 10 has a little amount of boot time, that’s very much appealing but while using the OS people can also install programs which always start at start up of Windows. It snatches out resources as it starts, before your acknowledgement. For your own betterment you can disable these start-up programs. Press Ctrl + Alt + Del to bring up the task manager. Or simply right click on taskbar and Click on Task Manager. Click on Startup tab located in the task manager header.
It will show the programs which starts up when the Operating system starts.
You can see the status of the programs whether it is enabled or disabled. The startup impact can also be seen of each program. If you find any program unnecessary programs, which takes high amount of startup impact, do right click on them and click disable. Doing so will cause less memory usage by the system and make your computing experience faster on windows 10.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]
2.Disable the services you do not need
You can always disable the services which is not required. Windows 10 gives us the flexibility to disable such services to free up some more system memory. You may notice that lot of Microsoft specific features are enabled by default. One may need some of them but not all. Stopping such a service is always possible if it impacts on memory. Furthermore, permanent disabling a service can be done if necessary. Simply press Ctrl + Alt + Del to bring the Task manager. Then find the programs which are not needed for your purpose. Remember, there might be processes which are needed for running operating system. Do not stop or disable them, otherwise an unexpected shutdown of the system might happen and hamper all your unsaved works.
3. Disable shadows and Animations
Shutting of shadows and animation can play a vital role if you are running a comparatively lower-end machine. Shadows and visual effects can seem very beautiful, at the same time it grasps memory and CPU cycles. In case you think you do not need them, put them aside by following some simple steps.
Right click on the start button > Choose System > Click on ‘Advanced system settings’ from the left > Click on the advanced tab > Click on the ‘Settings’ button under performance > you can either manually disable effects from there or choose “Adjust for best performance” to leave it to your PC to handle.
4.Always Remember to Defragment the Drives
In case you are not using SSDs you need defragment of your drives. Unless you are using an advance file system format like EXT4 you need some defragmentation of your drives. Disk defragmentation is not that hard to do. All you have to do is follow some simple steps. It takes time analyze the disk status and defragment the drives.
- Defragment and Optimize drives can be easily brought up by typing “Defragment and Optimize drives” in the search box beside start menu.
- Then click on the drives.
- Analyze to check the current status of the disk.
- Defragmentation is mostly needed for the drives which are more fragmented. That is why running Defragmentation on the most fragmented disk will cause the disk perform better. Click on Optimize to defragment the fragmented disk.
5. Perform a disc cleanup
Often performing disk cleanup will help your pc to perform relatively better. Good news is windows 10 have already a built-in disk cleanup on the system. So, anyone does not have to bother for using third party software to perform disk cleanup process. Follow these simple steps to perform a disk cleanup
Simply type “Disc cleanup” in the search box beside widows button> Click on the system disk where the OS is running on, when prompted > Tick on the unnecessary files for removal (temporary internet files, browser history etc) > Click on Ok.
6. Turn off superfetch
There are certain services which can be stopped to increase system performance over time. Superfetch is one of them. To disable superfetch, perform the following steps.
a. Right click on the Start menu
b. Click on Run
c. Type services.msc click Ok
d. Find Superfetch and after right clicking, click on Stop stop the process.
e. To disable the service click on Properties after right clicking. Under the Startup type dropdown menu, click on disable.