1. Clean up your disk. Use a disk cleanup utility to delete unused programs, temporary files, and other items that are no longer needed.
2. Uninstall unused software. Uninstalling software you no longer need can help free up space and improve performance.
3. Close resource-hungry programs. Make sure you only have the programs active that you actually need.
4. Update your drivers. Keeping your device drivers up to date can help with stability, performance, and security.
5. Check for malware. Use an antivirus program to scan your system for malware and viruses.
6. Adjust your visual effects. Turning off fancy settings like animations, shadows, and transparent windows can help improve performance.
7. Turn off startup programs. Disable programs that launch automatically when your computer starts.
8. Add more RAM. Increasing the amount of RAM in your system can help improve performance.
9. Optimize your hard drive. Running a disk defragmenter can help optimize your hard drive’s performance.