Are there any tricks I can use to help increase the speed of my computer?

1. Close unnecessary programs and services.

2. Update your operating system and drivers.
3. Install an antivirus program and scan for malware.
4. Increase the amount of RAM in your computer.
5. Uninstall unused programs and delete temporary files.
6. Defragment your hard drive.
7. Run disk clean up.
8. Disable Startup Programs.
9. Overclock your CPU.
10. Use an SSD instead of a regular hard drive.