1. Use Resource Monitor to identify memory hogs. Access it by typing “resmon” into the search bar. The Memory tab will show which processes are using the most RAM. Close any unnecessary programs that you don’t need.
2. Uninstall programs and apps that you don’t use.
3. Disable startup programs. To do this, press ctrl + alt+ delete, click on Task Manager and then click on the Startup tab. Select programs that you don’t need and click disable.
4. Clean up your hard drive. Delete old files and empty the recycle bin.
5. Adjust your virtual memory settings. Open the Control Panel, System, and Security and then select System. Open Advanced system settings, then click on the advanced tab and select performance settings then advanced. Adjust the Virtual Memory values.
6. Run disk cleanup. This will find unnecessary files and delete them.
7. Scan for malware and viruses. Malware and viruses can use up memory and slow your system down.
8. Upgrade your RAM. Adding more RAM is one of the best ways to improve your system performance.