What are some methods to speed up my PC?

1. Close unnecessary programs running in the background.

2. Use disk clean up to remove old temporary and unnecessary files.
3. Uninstall unused programs and applications.
4. Defragment your hard drive.
5. Optimize your startup and shutdown.
6. Clean up your registry.
7. Update your drivers.
8. Adjust your power settings and disable sleep mode.
9. Disable unnecessary visual effects.
10. Check and replace faulty hardware components.