How can I reduce the amount of background programs running on my computer?

1. Use the Task Manager to identify and disable unnecessary programs on startup.

2. Uninstall any programs that you no longer need from your computer.
3. Set your operating system to only load essential services on startup.
4. Use a third-party program such as CCleaner to find and disable unnecessary background processes.
5. Disable Automatic Updates and Scheduled Tasks if they are not needed.