Tips to improve PC performance in Windows 10 Content provided by Microsoft Applies to: Windows 10 Select Product Version All Products If your PC is running slowly, the following suggestions might help speed things up. The tips are listed in order, so start with the first one, see if that helps, and then continue to the next one if it doesn’t. Show all 1. Make sure you have the latest updates for Windows and device drivers 2. Restart your PC and open only the apps you need 3. Use ReadyBoost to help improve performance 4. Make sure the system is managing the page file size 5. Check for low disk space and free up space 6. Adjust the appearance and performance of Windows 7. Pause OneDrive syncing 8. Disable unnecessary startup programs 9. Check for and remove viruses and malware 10. Restore your PC from a system restore point Last Updated: Aug 15, 2019 Need more help? Search No results Join the discussion Ask the community Get support Contact Us Was this information helpful? Yes No Tell us what we can do to improve the article Submit Thanks! Your feedback will help us improve the support experience.