It will take a few minutes to increase the performance and speed of your device. Your computer has numerous software programs and hardware components. These elements communicate with each other to improve the performance of your computer. See these DIY solutions to speed up and maintain your computer in 10 easy steps.

1. Change Power Settings

By using a power saver plan, you can slow down your computer. It will decrease the performance of your PC to save energy. You have to change this setting in the control panel.

2. Disable Programs on Startup

Programs on startup can decrease the speed of your computer. For this reason, launch the task manager and review programs that run at startup. Feel free to disable unnecessary programs from this list because they are killing the speed of your computer.

3. Shut Off Tips for Windows

Windows keeps an eye on your activities and offers different tips to improve your performance. These ideas can make your computer sluggish. Feel free to stop these pieces of advice by opening System – Notifications and Actions – disable tips and tricks.

4. Stop Syncing from OneDrive

Cloud-based Microsoft OneDrive is a file storage program. It keeps your files and folders synced and update all your computers. No doubt, this backup tool is useful, but it can slow down the performance of your PC. You can also stop syncing OneDrive in your deviceFor this reason, right-click on the icon of OneDrive in the notification area of the taskbar, tap on more button and check a popup screen. You have to tap on “Pause syncing” and choose a time.

5. Deactivate Search Indexing

If you have Windows 10, it will work in the background to index your hard drive. This function can decrease the speed of your computer. To boost the speed and performance, you have to turn off this feature. Type in services.msc in the search box of Windows 10 and hit “Enter”. It will help you to stop indexing.

6. Clean Out Hard Disk

To speed up your deivce, you have to clean out a bloated hard disk. These things can slow down your computer. Open “Settings – System – Storage” and activate storage sense. 

7. Clean Out Registry

The Registry controls and tracks can do everything about the looks and works of windows. You have to clean out these tracks with the help of CCleaner or any other tools. Casual settings in Registry can affect the performance of your computer.

8. Disable Animations, Visual Effects and Shadows

Windows 10 can attract you to use visual effects, but these are not good for the speed of your computer. For this reason, you have to disable these elements.

9. Automated Windows Maintenance

After turning on automated maintenance of windows, you can increase the speed of your device.

10. Use Performance Monitor

With this tool, it will be easy for you to keep an eye on the performance issues of your computer.