How To Fix Slow Laptop Windows 11

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Are you annoyed by how slowly your Windows 11 laptop performs? A sluggish laptop may be both a productivity inhibitor and a cause of irritation. But don't worry! This blog post will go into detail about four efficient ways to revive your laptop's performance and get it back to its previous levels of speed and efficiency.

Remove unused programs and files

Cleanup your disks

With Windows 11, start by using the drive Cleanup tool built-in to free up valuable drive space.

  • "Disk Cleanup" should appear in the search field after pressing the Windows key.
  • The C: drive is typically the one you wish to clean up. Select it and then click "OK."
  • The boxes next to the file kinds (temporary files, system cache, etc.) that you want to delete should be checked.
  • To finish the cleanup, click "OK" and then "Delete Files".

Remove Pointless Programs

  • To enter the Settings app, press the Windows key plus I.
  • From the left sidebar, select "Apps".
  • Review the list of installed programs and remove any unwanted or superfluous ones.

Control Startup Applications

Access Task Manager 

  • Use the context menu to choose "Task Manager" when you right-click on the taskbar.
  • Alternatively, you can access the Task Manager by pressing Ctrl + Shift + Esc.

Disable Unnecessary Startup Programs 

  • The "Startup" tab will appear in Task Manager.
  • Determine which applications you don't need to run at startup.
  • Select "Disable" when you right-click on each unwanted program.

Update device drivers

Access Device Manager 

  • Select "Device Manager" from the menu that appears by pressing the Windows key + X.

Update your drivers

  • To discover the devices with outdated drivers (which typically have a yellow exclamation mark), expand the categories.
  • Click the device with the right mouse button, then choose "Update driver."
  • Selecting this option will automatically look for new driver software.

Modify Power Settings

Open Power & Sleep Settings 

  • To enter the Settings app, press the Windows key plus I.
  • From the left sidebar, choose "System" and then choose "Power & Sleep".

Adjust the power plan 

  • Choose "Better Performance" or "Best Performance" from the drop-down option next to "Power mode" rather than "Balanced."
  • To maintain optimal performance while minimizing needless battery use, adjust the screen and sleep settings.


You may greatly enhance the speed of your Windows 11 laptop and have a faster, more responsive computing experience by using these four techniques. Maintaining your laptop's speed and responsiveness requires routinely clearing up unwanted files, configuring starting programs, updating device drivers, and modifying power settings.

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