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5 Methods to Improve and Speed up Dell Laptop/PC on Windows 10/8/7

Updated on Dec 10, 2018 by Tracy King to Partition Manager

Summary:
This tutorial article provides five effective methods for you to follow and apply to improve performance and speed up Dell laptop/PC on Windows 10/8/7. If your Dell Inspiron or another version of Dell laptops/PCs are getting slower, relax and just follow tips here to speed up your PC and improve the performance on your PC with ease now.

According to the Dell forum, Microsoft community and many other geek forums, it seems that computers or laptops get slow down after using for a long period has become a typical issue among most ordinary users. And a big number of these users neither know what's going with their PCs nor how to fix this issue. And this problem also has happened to many Dell users. 
So how to fix this issue and speed up the Dell computers? Here in the below, you'll find five reliable methods connected by EaseUS software, and you can directly follow the tips below to fix Dell slow performance issues on your own now:

Method 1. Disable Unnecessary Programs/Software from Startup on Dell

As we all know, if you've enabled many programs to boot from the Startup, your computer will inevitably become slow. So you can try the next tips to disable unnecessary or useless programs and software from the Dell Startup:

1. Press "Ctrl + Alt + Delete" at the same time and click Task Manager from the pop-up window.
2. Enter Task Manager and go to the "Startup" tab.
3. Select unnecessary or useless programs or software and click "Disable".
Then you'll be able to remove useless programs from the Startup and get a faster booting speed on your Dell computer.

Method 2. Repair bad sectors on Dell

If the computer hard drive gets bad sectors, it will undoubtedly influence the PC performance. So the next way you can try is to repair bad sectors on your Windows PC. 
Here you may refer to repair bad sectors on the hard drive with the help of professional partition manager software to get rid of this issue on your Dell (Inspiron etc.) laptops or computers. 

Method 3. Free up disk space on Dell Laptop/PC

The other way that you need is to clean up and free up disk space on your Dell Inspiron or another version of laptop/PCs.

Professional partition manager software - EaseUS Partition Master Free supports you to simply free up disk space and clear useless files with its Cleanup and Optimization feature on Windows 10/8/7. Both Junk File Cleanup or Large File cleanup will work.

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 Windows 10 is supported

 

Step 1: Launch EaseUS Partition Master. Select "Tools" and click "System Optimization".

choose system optimization

Step 2: Click "Junk File Cleanup". Then you can click "Analyze" to let EaseUS Partition Master find junk files on your PC.

choose junk file cleanup

Step 3: You can check and choose junk files and click Clean up. All of the selected junk files will be cleaned and deleted from your PC. Click "Yes" to clean up junk files.

Clean up junk files

You can also choose the Format partition feature to clean the whole partition on your Dell laptop or PC if you don't have any critical data saved there.

Method 4. Update BIOS and Device Drivers on Dell

1. Right-click on Start and select "Device Manager".
2. Expand categories to find the name of your hard drive on Device Manager and right-click on your drive.
3. Select Update Driver and click "Search automatically for updated driver software".
4. If Windows doesn't find a new driver for your drive, find the latest one on the device manufacturer's website.
5. If the above steps don't work, try re-installing the drivers: Open Device Manager and right-click on your hard drive and select "Uninstall".
6. Finally, restart your Dell PC and Windows will automatically re-install the drivers on the hard drive for you.
With this, your computer will get a faster speed while running on the hard drive and working with programs.

Method 5. Optimize Windows Performance on Dell Laptop/PC

The last method you may try is to improve and optimize the Windows Performance on your Dell laptop/PC, which is highly essential.

Here are the tips that you can just follow to do the job now:

1. Press the "Windows + R" keys to bring up the Run dialog.
2. Sign in as an Administrator and type: sysdm.cpl, then hit Enter.
3. Go to the "Advanced" tab, click "Settings" under Performance section.
4. On the "Visual Effects" tab, select "Adjust for best performance".

 

Step 1: Launch EaseUS Partition Master. Select "Tools" and click "System Optimization".

choose system optimization

Step 2: Click "Junk File Cleanup". Then you can click "Analyze" to let EaseUS Partition Master find junk files on your PC.

choose junk file cleanup

Step 3: You can check and choose junk files and click Clean up. All of the selected junk files will be cleaned and deleted from your PC. Click "Yes" to clean up junk files.

Clean up junk files
Notice:
Selecting Adjust for best performance will disable all visual effects.
You can choose"Custom and manually" to check or uncheck the visual effects based on your preferences.