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How to Optimize Windows 10 Performance?

Updated on Dec 12, 2018 by Tracy King to Partition Manager

Here in the tutorial article, you’ll find effective free method to improve and optimize Windows 10. To optimize Windows 10 is the best way to improve your computer’s performance. Read and find how to optimize Windows 10 here now.

Windows 10 is running slower with quite a lot of unknown files? You need to optimize Windows 10 for a faster running speed so to play games or install big software? Here now EaseUS will provide you with free and professional solutions to optimize Windows 10 now.

Why need to optimize Windows 10

Though Windows 10 is known by all users around the world, the benefits for optimizing Windows 10 are not realized by all Windows users yet. It's highly recommended for all computer users no matter what operating systems they are using to clean up and optimize their Windows or Mac OS X regularly. Here the following are some must-do benefits for why you are supposed to improve Windows 10 performance:

1. Save more valuable space for the computer.
2. Protect computer under a secure and safe circumstance.
3. Resist data and system from being attacked by virus/malware or spyware.
4. Speed up the computer, improve its working efficiency.
5. Protect data security under Windows system.
If your computer is running slower or you've run Windows 10 on your computer for quite a long time, it's time for you to clean up all junk files, optimize Windows 10 for better performance now.

How to Optimize Windows 10 performance

So how to optimize Windows 10 performance? If you search this question online, you'll get quite multiple professional answers and solutions, but most of those methods are too complex for users to follow. Here EaseUS provide some methods help you optimize Windows 10 without losing any data.

# 1. Backup Windows 10 data and clean up malware or virus

In order to avoid data being wiped out together with useless files in Windows 10, you are highly recommended to backup important Windows 10 data into an external hard drive first.

You are also recommended to clean up all malware or even unknown virus in Windows 10 so leave a secure circumstance for the system. Anti-virus software will clean all malware or virus for you.

# 2. Clean up all junk files in Windows 10

Cleaning up all junk files in Windows 10 will release useful space. You can either choose to delete and identify useless junk files one by one or let professional partition manager software to do this for you. 
Here we'd like to recommend you to try EaseUS Partition Master Free which makes it free for Windows users to clean up junk files in Windows 10/8/7 within only three steps:  

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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

# 3. Check and fix hard drive partition errors in Windows 10

Here we'll offer you two methods to check and fix hard drive partition errors in Windows 10: 

Check and fix Windows 10 partition errors manually

1. Open This PC, right-click the partition or drive that you want to check and click "Properties".
2. Click "Tools" under Error-checking, click "Check now" to see whether there exist any errors in your drive.
3. Select "Automatically fix file system errors and Scan for and attempt recovery of bad sectors".
4. Click "Start". 

Fix Windows 10 hard drive partition errors with EaseUS Partition Master Free


Step 1: Open EaseUS Partition Master on your computer. Then locate the disk, right-click the partition you want to check, and choose "Check File System".

Check Partition - Step 1

Step 2: In the Check File System window, keep the "Try to fix errors if found" option selected and click "Start".

Check Partition - Step 2

Step 3: The software will begin checking your partition file system on your disk. When it has completed, click "Finish".

Check Partition - Step 3

# 4. Optimize Windows 10

After doing the above all mentioned steps, here's the last step which is to optimize Windows 10:

Manually optimize Windows 10

  • Open This PC in File Explorer, Right-click the Windows 10 system partition or other hard drive partitions and tap "Properties".
  • Click "Tools", and tap "Optimize".
  • Select a hard drive (such as system C drive) that you need to optimize and click "Optimize".

Optimize Windows 10 partition and system with EaseUS Partition Master Free

EaseUS Partition Master Free will thoroughly analyze Windows 10 partitions and defragment to optimize all Windows partitions for you.

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 Windows 10 is supported


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

choose system optimization

Step 2: Choose "Disk Optimization" to optimize your hard disk and improve the disk performance.

select disk optimization

Step 3: Select the partition that you want to optimize and click "Optimize". After a while, the defragment is completed. The time depends on the amount of the fragments on this partition.

optimize the disk

After all these steps, you'll get an optimized Windows 10 system on your computer with high working efficiency now.