Are there any other recommendations for improving PC speed and performance?

1. Upgrade your RAM and hard drive.

2. Disable unnecessary programs, services and startup items.
3. Uninstall any bloatware that came with the computer.
4. Regularly scan for and remove viruses, malware, and spyware.
5. Clear the cache and delete temporary files.
6. Check for and make sure to update software regularly.
7. Use an SSD if your budget allows.
8. Adjust your virtual memory settings.
9. Defragment your hard drive.
10. Monitor program performance in Task Manager.