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How to speed up your Windows 10 computer in 7 different ways

How to speed up your Windows 10 computer in 7 different ways

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You can speed up a Windows 10 computer with any or multiple of these methods.

  • If your computer is running more sluggish than it once did, there are several ways to speed up Windows 10.
  • Your Windows 10 computer might be able to run faster if you tweak certain settings in Windows.
  • To coax additional performance from Windows 10, turn off special effects, uninstall unwanted programs, and change your startup settings.
  • If you are not already using an SSD for your hard drive storage, it's the single most effective upgrade you can make to improve your computer's performance.
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People sometimes wonder how it was possible for the guidance computer in Apollo 11 - a computer with less memory than the cheapest Windows 10 PC in use today - to reach the moon.

The answer: It didn't waste any processing power on a fancy interface, or multi-tasking.

You can eke some extra performance out of your own Windows 10 computer by making it a little more minimalist, like that original Apollo 11 computer.

Here are seven ways you can speed up Windows 10.

Check out the products mentioned in this article:

Windows 10 Home (For $139.99 at Best Buy)

SanDisk Ultra 512 GB SSD (For $69.99 at Best Buy)

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