Tips to improve PC performance in Windows 10

Does a slow PC have you down? If so, try some of the things below to help make your Windows 10 PC run better. The tips are listed in order, so start with the first one, see if that fixes the problem, and then continue to the next one if it doesn’t.

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. Check your memory and memory usage
4. Check for low disk space and make some room if necessary
5. Restore your PC from a system restore point
6. Disable unnecessary startup programs
7. Check for and remove viruses and malware
8. Check for corrupted Windows system files
9. Adjust the appearance and performance of Windows
10. Adjust or turn off OneDrive sync
11. Reset your PC


Article ID: 4002019 - Last Review: Nov 29, 2016 - Revision: 56