1. Use Task Manager: To open Task Manager, press the Ctrl+Shift+Esc keys on your keyboard. Once Task Manager is open, switch to the Performance tab to view your computer’s overall CPU and memory usage.
2. Check for Background Processes: Excessive background processes can be one of the main causes of a slow computer. To check for these processes, open Task Manager again and switch to the Processes tab.
3. Uninstall Unused Programs: Unused registry entries and services can slow down your PC. To uninstall a program or app, press the Windows key + R and type “appwiz.cpl”. Select the application you want to remove and click Uninstall.
4. Disable Unnecessary Startups: Many programs run in the background when your computer starts, slowing down your start-up time. To disable unnecessary startups, open Task Manager and switch to the Startup tab.
5. Clean Up Your Hard Disk: Hard disk clutter can slow down your system, so it’s important to regularly clean up your hard drive. To do this, open File Explorer and select all files that you no longer need. Then, right-click and select Delete to permanently remove them from your system.