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[Too Slow!] Fix: Windows 10 APPs Take Forever to Load

Posted on May 11, 2018 by Brithny to Partition Manager

Summary:
Windows 10 is very slow in opening any application and program! Full solutions to help you fix "windows 10 slow to open programs" issue. Try them one by one to fix the slow Windows 10 and speed up your computer. Read on and find the suitable solution.

Help! Windows 10 is slow to open programs!

Are you frustrated by the slow boot problem on Windows 10? Many users are struggling with this problem, especially those using Windows 10 upgrade from other Windows version. Some Windows users are finding that their Windows 10/8 APPs take a long time to load. Yet other Windows 8.1 users are finding that their Windows Store apps take forever to load, after updating to Windows 8.1.

Don’t worry. 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 apps take a long time to open.

Follow the two parts below to troubleshoot "Windows APPs take a long time to load" issue first, and then speed up your computer to avoid this kind of problems.

Part 1. Fix the "programs take forever to open" issue

1. Run the Windows Apps Troubleshooter

Some users of Windows 10/8 have complained of facing various issues with APPs. Either some APPs fail to install or run or update or simply crash. Nevertheless, to address many of the known APPs issues which may be preventing them from running properly on Windows 10/8, Microsoft has developed a Windows Store Apps Troubleshooter.

If it finds any problems, let it fix the issues automatically. It will check if the Microsoft Account sign-in is required in some cases, will check if the display resolutions are too low and a few other things.

After running the Troubleshooter, restart your system and then check.

2. Run System File Checker to fix the slow issue

  • Open Command Prompt
  • Run "sfc /scannow" to scan your Windows with the System File Checker

System File Check (sfc.exe) is integrated with Windows Resource Protection, which protects registry keys and folders as well as critical system files. Sfc utility can be invoked via Windows Command Prompt. And, the command sfc/scannow is used to scan all protected system files, if it finds a problem, it will attempt to replace the problematic files with a cached copy that is located in a compressed folder at %WinDir%\System32\dllcache. Just wait for the process to end, then restart your system and check.

3. Turn off Accelerated Graphics

Open Internet Explorer > Internet Options > Check Use software rendering instead of GPU rendering, to turn off Accelerated Graphics. Then, you can check if it helps.

4. Perform a Clean Boot in Windows 10/8/7

Clean Boot State which is used to diagnose and troubleshoot advanced Windows problems. If your computer or program is not starting normally, or if you receive errors when you start the computer that you cannot identify, you could consider performing a “clean boot.”

type msconfig in start search and hit Enter to open the System Configuration Utility.

Click the General tab, and then click Selective Startup. Clear the Load Startup Items check box, and ensure that Load System Services and Use Original boot configuration are checked.

clean boot system configuration

Click the Services tab. Select the Hide All Microsoft Services check box. Now click Disable all.

hide all microsoft services

Click Apply/OK and restart the computer. This will put Windows into a Clean Boot State.

If the clean boot helped you fix the error, fine! Else in the General tab, also click to clear the Load System Services check box, click Apply/OK and restart.

Part 2. Speed up the slow Windows 10/8/7

Computers running slow indeed bothers us a lot and many people have this unhappy experience that computers run slow after Windows 10 update. Or it takes a long time to run your games or programs. Here we have these reliable methods.

1. Clean Up junk files in Windows 10/8/7. Useless junk files make your computer slower than before. Cleaning up junk files to speed up your computer is a nice choice.

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. Download and launch EaseUS Partition Master.

Step 2. Use "Resize/Move partition" to shrink partition the partition to make unallocated space for partition C:

Step 3. Increase C: drive with "Resize/Move partition" function.

Step 4. Click Apply.

resize the partition to speed up windows 10

After you have fixed the "Windows 10 APPs take forever to load" issue and speed up your computer, you can get a great experience of using your computer!