After updating your PC with any version of the Windows operating system, your computer may become slow. Indeed, some updates may not be compatible with the hardware and software used on your computer. Windows 10 Update has frustrated many users these days. After the update, the PC slows down with typical features such as slow PC startup, hanging applications, input response time, random computer freeze, high CPU utilization, much longer loading times, etc. When you install Windows updates, new files are added to your hard disk, resulting in a loss of disk space on the drive where your operating system is installed. The operating system needs a lot of free space to run at maximum speed. If you prevent the consequences from being felt at a lower computer speed.
Method 1: Disable Quick Start to Solve a Slow PC Problem
Quick Start is a default Windows option set to minimize boot time by pre-loading certain programs before your computer shuts down. You can re-enable the slower PC by disabling fast starts.
- Go to Start select Control Panel then select Power Options and select Choose Power Button Action.
- Select Change settings currently unavailable.
- Clear the Enable Quick Start check box, and then click the Save Changes button.
Method 2: Cleanup files
- Look at the keyboard and press the Windows + R keys at the same time and an execution window may appear in the lower left corner of the screen.
- Type Cleanmgr and press Enter
- And tick all the boxes and click on the system cleanup file.
Method 3: Control panel setting
- Right-click on the boot menu and open the control panel
- Performance search at the top right
- Click on adjust appearance and performance
- open the advanced tab and click on change
- automatic not checked
- Click the drive system is installed on a custom size selected
- Click on set and restart
Method 4: Uninstall Updates
- You can also make your flash drive ready to increase the speed of execution of your window.
- Insert your USB key into your laptop, right-click on your USB key and access the properties of this key.
- Here you see one of the top tabs of Ready boost, select a space of 4 to 8 GB, and click Apply.
- Clean your computer with cleaner and scan your entire computer with a real antivirus.
- You can also uninstall updates that you do not want to see there.
- Press Windows key + X key to open Quick Access Menu and then select “Control Panel”.
- Click on “Programs” and then click on “View installed updates”.
- Then you can select the problematic update and click the Uninstall button.