By Mitch Rice
Consider this scenario:
Your boss has given you a deadline to finish a project. You come back home and start your system. Unfortunately, it hangs up, or some applications don’t open. You feel frustrated. Now you are stuck at what to do.
If you have ever ended up in such a situation, then you have come up at the right place. Here we will unravel a few ways to improve your device’s speed so you can give an excellent project without any hassle. So without further ado, read what these ways are!
Save the photos and videos to the cloud – We clutter our systems with multiple photos and videos that we rarely look at. But we don’t delete them either. It would be better to transfer such pictures and videos to the cloud. In this way, you can save a lot of memory, which should help improve its speed.
Update the software – You might think that updating your computer’s software can take quite a long time, but it is worth the effort. Update the software as soon as the update is available. What are the benefits of updating the software? It fixes the glitches and bugs that are responsible for slowing down the device. It enhances the user experience and helps in protecting the data. All in all, it is not wrong to say that updating the device and software helps in making its functioning smooth and fast.
Get rid of temporary files – Temporary files include cookies and caches that acquire ample space on the hard disk. Delete these temporary files and see how much valuable space you can save. You can always look here for more information. To maintain a good system speed, clear the browser cache, history, and these temporary files at regular intervals.
Uninstall unnecessary programs – Many laptops/computers come with pre-installed programs. Many times you don’t pay attention to these pre-installed programs, plus you never use them. There is no doubt that you don’t open these programs, but they still contribute to making your device slow. They use the system’s memory, consequently wasting the disk space. Therefore, uninstall these needless programs/applications.
Note: If you don’t recognize any program, think twice before deleting it. Why? Because it might be vital for the functioning of the device or other applications.
Delete browser extensions that you don’t use – There is no denying the fact that you must be using the internet and web for various purposes. Plugins and browser extensions are the most useful applications on the internet. But if you install them in large numbers, it can negatively impact the speed of your gadget. So what is the solution here? Delete the plugins or browser extensions that you don’t use now.
Disable the ongoing apps in the background – Your system often becomes slow due to numerous applications running in the background. It takes up the processing power, hence reduces the device’s performance. Even if you close these programs, some applications will still continue running when you boot up the laptop. Thus, disable the ongoing apps in the background to make it faster.
To sum it all up
Seeing the slow speed of your device will drive you nuts if you are stuck in a crucial and time-bound project. Do not let it affect your project. Keeping the above-mentioned ways in mind, you can always do something about its speed. So stop here right now, and take action to smoothen its functioning. After all, it is the question of your crucial project.