Turn off these 6 Features to Speed Up your Windows 10 PC

We all have some usual techniques to speed up our Windows 10 PC by uninstalling programs you don’t need, disabling start-up items and switching of windows flashy visual effects.

But, today we are pointing to some lesser-known features that are not necessary for the daily use and turn offing these 6 features will definitely boost your PC.

Shared Experiences

Microsoft has introduced a new Shared Experiences feature in Windows 10 Creators Update. Using the built-in Shared Experiences feature in Windows 10 v1703, you can share messages, apps and other items between your PC and other devices.

If you don’t want to share, you can disable the Shared Experiences feature by Open the Settings app, click System, then “Shared experiences”, then click the switch to turn it off.

Welcome Experience

When you are creating a new user account and signing into that account, windows will show “Windows Welcome Experience page” that offers an overview of newly introduced features. But seeing it every time doesn’t make any sense and it’s waste of time.

To disable this feature, Open Settings, then click System |Notifications & actions, scroll down to the “Show me the Windows welcome experience” setting and click the switch to turn it off.

App Notifications

Installing an app in windows is the simplest thing, you can do it by the next-next finish. So how many of you use all apps on your PC on a daily basis. some apps will use once or twice in a month. But seeing all app notification in your desktop is annoying.

You can disable notification from apps you don’t need, for that open Settings, then click System | Notifications & actions and click the switch on the apps listed to turn each one off.

Uploading Updates

Windows 10 includes a new peer-to-peer download feature for updates and Windows Store apps. By default, Windows will automatically use your PC’s Internet connection to upload updates. It will reduce Microsoft’s bandwidth usage and Increase yours.

To turn off this, Open the Settings app, click Update & security and look for “Advanced options” under Windows Update. Hit “Choose how updates are delivered” and turn “Updates from more than one place” off.

Background Apps

By default, Windows 10 allows lots of apps to run in the background, but disabling these can conserve resources and battery power.

To disable apps, Open the Settings app and click Privacy, then click “Background apps” on the left and scroll through the list of apps on the right, turning off any you don’t need.

Live Tiles

Live Tiles are useful only, but each one you have enabled uses system resources and bandwidth – and having lots of them enabled can make your Start menu feel

To turn it off, Right-click the ones you don’t really need and select More, then “Turn Live Tile off”.

Gokul Gopan
Gokul Gopan
A curious internet enthusiast crafting brands.


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