Slow computer performance? Just follow these simple steps to boost computer performance.

1) Reduce Wait Time to Startup to the Highlighted OS

  • Click on Start -> Run -> Type msconfig
  • Under the “BOOT.INI” tab -> Change “Timeout:” to 3 seconds

2) Delete Temporary Files

  • Start -> Run (Window + R) -> Type %Temp% 
  • Delete all the files

 3) Disk De-fragmentation

  •  Always perform a disk de-fragmentation at least once in a month.
  • Control Panel -> Administrative Tools -> De fragment and Optimize Drives.

4) Hibernation

  • Closes and opens Windows faster than normal and does not waste electricity.
  • Start -> Run (Window + R) -> Type -> shutdown -h

5) Delete Prefetch Files

  • Go to C:\Windows\Prefetch and delete all the files 

6) Disable Unwanted Start Up Programs 

  • Run (Window + R) -> Type `msconfig`
  • Under the “Start Up” tab, uncheck the unwanted programs and press OK.

7) Make Start Menu Open Faster

  • Run (Window + R) -> Type `regedit.exe`
  • Go to HKEY_CURRENT_USERControl PanelDesktop. 
  • Look for “MenuShowDelay“, and double-click to edit the value.
  • The lower the number specified, the faster the Start Menu will load.

8) Boost loading My Computer Window

  • My Computer -> Tools -> Folder Options -> View and uncheck ‘Automatically search for network folders and printers”

9) Slow Ending of Unresponsive Programs

  • Click on ‘End Task’ is not terminated immediately  
  • Run -> regedit.exe -> HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/System/Current Control Set/Control and change this value to 1000.

10) Disable Animations & Appearance to maximize performance

  • 1) Control Panel -> System Properties -> ‘Advanced’ -> ‘Performance’ 
  • 2) Click ‘Adjust for best performance’

Thats All 🙂

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