How To Fix Slow Performance Issue After Update On Windows 11

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Windows 11 is lauded for its modern look and improved functions. As with every operating system, it might experience performance issues, especially after big updates. We'll fix your Windows 11 system's latency after an upgrade! This blog post discusses four ways to fix poor PC performance and restore it to its former brilliance.

Check Resource-Hungry Apps

  1. Open the Task Manager by pressing "Ctrl + Shift + Esc" or right-clicking the taskbar and selecting "Task Manager."
  2. Find CPU, memory, and disk-hogging apps on the "Processes" tab.
  3. Once found, right-click the resource-hungry software and select "End task."
  4. If the issue persists, uninstall or update the offending software for Windows 11 compatibility.

Startup Program Optimization

  • Press "Windows + R," type "msconfig," then press "Enter" to open System Configuration.
  • Visit the "Startup" page to see which apps launch at startup.
  • Uncheck boxes to disable superfluous startup programs. Be careful not to disable system programs.
  • Click "Apply" and "OK" to save changes. For changes to take effect, restart your PC.

Device Driver Update 

  1. Select "Device Manager" from "Windows + X" menu.
  2. Expand each category in Device Manager and right-click devices to update drivers.
  3. Select "Update driver" and "Search automatically for updated driver software." Search and install the newest suitable drivers on Windows.
  4. Restart your PC after updating all drivers to apply the changes.

Performance-Adjust Visual Effects

  • Open System Properties by pressing "Windows + R," typing "sysdm.cpl," and pressing "Enter".
  • Click "Settings" under "Performance" on the "Advanced" tab.
  • Choose "Adjust for best performance" or disable visual effects you don't need in "Performance Options".
  • Click "Apply" and "OK" to save changes. Restart your PC for better performance.


After updating Windows 11, poor performance can be unpleasant, but it doesn't have to last long. This blog post's four approaches will boost your PC's performance and let you use Windows 11 seamlessly. Keep your device drivers updated, control resource-hungry apps, optimize starting programs, and tweak visual effects for better performance. These actions will eliminate sluggishness and maximize Windows 11's capabilities.

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