[Solved] My Games Take Forever to Load PC

Brithny updated on Aug 11, 2019 to Partition Manager | How-to Articles

Part 1. Solutions to Solve Computer Very Slow and Takes a Long Time to Load Games
Part 2. Speed up Your Computer in Every Way

Does your computer take almost half an hour or hours to open your games? Are you frustrated by the slow boot problem on Windows 10/8/7? According to a survey, lots of users are struggling with this problem, especially laptop users. Why is the computer running so slow when users are trying to open the games or other programs? How to make the computer faster for playing games and fix the "games take forever to load pc" issue.

Relax! You’ll learn the easy and helpful methods to fix the problem here. In this post, we will see what you could do to try and troubleshoot the problem where your Windows 10/8/7 games take too long to load and start. This post will be divided into two parts. First, troubleshoot the "computer slow to open games" issue and then make your computer run faster in every way.

Part 1. Solutions to Solve Computer Very Slow and Takes a Long Time to Load Games

It is indeed very frustrating when you try to open your games or other programs and the computer takes a very long time to load them. The first thing you can do is to close all programs running in the background.

Method 1. Close Programs Running in the Background

  • reboot the PC
  • Once you are back to Windows, press ctrl-alt-del.
  • From the "Close Program" window that opens, the only two items that should appear in this list are Explorer and Systray.
  • To temporarily disable all other programs, highlight the first item in the list and click end task.
  • Continue this process until you have closed all programs except Explorer and Systray.
  • Start the game again.

Method 2. Run Defrag

  • At the start search for Disk Defragmenter
  • Select Disk Defragmenter
  • Select the hard drive you wish to defrag and click Optimize.

optimize the disk with disk defragmenter

Method 3. Remove Files from the Temp Directory

  • Reboot the PC
  • Open This PC. Double-click C:\ and double-click the Windows Folder, then find and double-click the TEMP folder.
  • Remove all files from this folder.
  • Restart the Computer. Empty the Recycle bin and run the installation again.

Part 2. Speed up Your Computer in Every Way

If your computer is still running very slow to launch games or open games, it is a good idea to speed up your computer to solve this problem. We have two ways to speed up your slow computer. One is to clean Up junk files in Windows 10/8/7, and the other is to increase C drive space.

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Solution 1. Clean Up junk files in Windows 10/8/7

Any cleanup program can help you delete junk and large files.

junk file cleanup

Solution 2. Increase C drive space

Most of us installed our programs on C drive, and C drive always seems out of space. Increasing C drive space and speed up your Windows seems urgent. Here we suggest partition freeware help you. Just follow the easy steps.

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Step 1: Launch EaseUS Partition Master

Run EaseUS Partition Master

Step 2: Increase C drive space

1. Shrink partition to free up unallocated space:

Right-click on a partition next to the C: drive and select "Resize/Move".
Drag either end of the partition to shrink and leave unallocated space behind the system C: drive and click "OK".

2. Right-click on C: drive and select "Resize/Move".

Extend System partition

3. Drag the system partition end into unallocated space so to add space to C: drive.

Add space to C drive

Step 3: Keep all changes to extend C: drive

Click the "Execute Operation" and click "Apply" to keep all changes so to extend the system C: drive.

Confirm to extend system C drive

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