Are there any software programs that can be used to speed up my PC?

1. Uninstall unwanted programs.

2. Disable startup items and services.
3. Check for malware.
4. Clear out your temporary files.
5. Perform a disk clean-up.
6. Run a disk defragmenter.
7. Update your drivers.
8. Install an anti-virus/anti-malware program.
9. Install a PC optimization software.
10. Help ensure proper ventilation of the computer.