If you are using the same Windows computer, then after a certain point of time you may realize that your system requires a hardware upgrade. No doubt hardware upgrade is a good idea to boost the performance of your computer but sometimes you actually do not need it since you can boost the performance of your computer by doing some regular maintenance work. It is a good idea to try this maintenance before spending money on the hardware upgrade. In this article, I will tell you some easy performance improvement tips and tricks which you can try on your own to speed up your Windows computer.
Completely remove programs you never use
You should regularly check the list of the programs installed on your computer because there are so many programs that you may have downloaded for one-time use. If you find some of the programs which you do not use at all or that you have used in past and are of no use now then you should uninstall them because such programs consume resources in the background. To uninstall a program completely or to see the list of installed programs go to the Control panel and then Uninstall a Program.
Run disk clean-up Wizard
Disk clean-up wizard is available on every version of Windows you should regularly use it to clean cache and unwanted files from your computer. It deletes your browser cache and temporary files which spares lots of space on the OS drive and boosts the performance of your computer. To access the disk clean-up wizard you can right-click on C drive in explorer and go to properties you will be on the General tab next click on Disk clean up.
Turn off visual effects
The next tip to speed up Windows PC is to turn off Visual effects. Visual effects make your system look funky for you but at the same time, they consume RAM and other resources of your computer. If you are one who believes in simplicity and can compromise visual effects for the sake of better performance, then you should turn off visual effects. To turn off visual effects go to system properties by right-clicking my computer> Advanced system settings>change it to adjust for best performance.
Run fewer apps and tabs at the same time
Undoubtedly your system has the capability to run multiple apps at the same time but that does not mean that you should overload it by running multiple applications and multiple tabs at the same time. You should limit the number of tabs and keep closing unused tabs from time to time. To check all the applications running on your computer you can go to task manager and can close unused apps from there only. To access task manager right click on the taskbar and go to task manager.
The registry also plays an important role in the performance of your computer but at the same time registry is the most critical part of your system. The optimizing registry is a good idea to boost the performance of your computer but you should not do this manually you can use a registry optimizer for this purpose.
Enhance Windows Performance
Apart from this there are some other tips and tricks which you can try to Speed up Windows computers such as you should regularly restart your computer, limiting start-up programs and if you are running an older version of Windows then you should also defrag your disk from time to time. All these performance enhancement activities will help you to Optimize your PC and you may not require spending money on a hardware upgrade.