Why is my laptop very slow - Solution for slow laptop with no programs

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Simply optimizing Windows with the tips we'll give you below, you can get better performance in minutes.

How to optimize my slow laptop without programs

We will see some tips that applied correctly can make your computer or laptop stop slowing down without using any kind of program. Simply by optimizing Windows.

Delete temporary internet files on my slow laptop

The first thing we're going to do is delete all temporary files on our computer. They can have a very negative impact on the overall performance of your computer, so it is very important to remove them from time to time.



What we need to do is press the button on the keyboard that has the Windows + R logo. We can also click on the start button and type » Run ". After this a window appears where we have to write "% Temp%" and then press » OK «.

A new window opens where we can see all the files that are forming as we browse the internet and download stuff. What you need to do is simply select them all and delete them. For this you can press " Ctrl + E »And then the Delete key, we confirm and that's it.

Disable the automatic start of programs

Many programs start when we turn on the computer and on several occasions they are programs that we use in specific situations. It is not very useful for a program we use from time to time to be opened every time we start the computer as it affects its overall performance.


To disable the automatic start of some programs, simply press the key Windows + R on the keyboard. We write in the window that appears " msconfig »And a new« System Configuration »window opens.


Here we go to the card " Windows startup »And we can see all the programs that start when we turn on the computer. What you should do is simply uncheck the ones you want to disable.

We advise you to be careful in this section as some like antivirus it is essential that they start as soon as we start using our laptop.

How to improve the speed of my laptop without programs

Free up storage space

What we will do is go up " computer »And then right-click on the drive» C »Where the installed Windows package is located. A pop-up menu opens in which we have to click on the option » Property «.

In the next window, the only option we are interested in is the one that says " Free up space ". Wait a few seconds and we will see a new window called " Disk Cleanup for (C :) «


We recommend that you select everything to delete as they are temporary files which are not important at all. Then click on » Accept »And a pop-up window will appear to confirm. Depending on the number of files to be deleted, it may take more or less time.

Hard drive defragmentation

If we stay in the window we were in at the previous point. In the tab » Instruments »We can access an option called» Defragmentation ". Defragmentation can be in automatic mode; that you can disable


This option is more than useful for those people who have mechanical hard drives. If you have a solid state drive, don't do this point.

Then a new window opens in which you will have to select the drives to defragment. Select the drive, click the button below that says " Defragment disk »And simply wait for the process to finish.

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