How To Solve The Problem Of Laptop Hanging, Know These Important Tips
Due to COVID-19 lockdowns, many companies are getting their employees to work from home. At the same time, there are many people who are facing problems like computer freezing or working slow while working from home. But updating your operating system, upgrading your RAM and rebooting can only help you this much. Here are some tips to prevent your computer from freezing or operating slowly
Many users do not reboot their laptop for several days. In Windows 10, the computer automatically goes into sleep mode, but the tasks that you have not stopped, continue to run in the background. This makes your computer run slow, in the long run. Therefore, turn off your laptop everyday after you finish your work. In this way all the tasks running in the background will be stopped.
Download and Install OS updates regularly
An Operating System (OS) can have a number of bugs or issues. To facilitate debugging, the company providing the operating system issues updates. Through these updates, debugging can be done to take care of many issues related to the Operating System. Therefore, keeping the Operating System updated is very important. To check for updates in Windows 10, go to Settings and click on Updates. After this you need to click on ‘Check for Updates’ to see if Microsoft has issued any updates for its Windows 10 OS.
Delete unused apps
There might be a number of unwanted apps on your laptop. Companies provide a number of apps with new laptops, called bloatware. If your computer laptop has any such bloatware that you do not use, you should delete them. To do this in Windows 10, go to the Control Panel and select Program and click on the app you want to delete. On clicking, you will see the ‘Uninstall’ button, which you need to click.
Upgrade its RAM
You can significantly increase the speed of your laptop upon upgrading its RAM. Most laptops which cost less than Rs. 50,000 comes with 4GB of RAM. 4GB or RAM is not sufficient for multitasking. Therefore it is necessary for you to upgrade the RAM. Most companies provide two RAM slots in laptops. You can increase the speed of your computer by installing another RAM of 4GB or 8GB in the second slot.
Usage of SSD storage
SSD (Solid State Drives) is a new type of storage device, which works on flash memory. Through the flash memory technology used in SSD, data can be accessed in much less time than HDD. The cost of SSD is much higher than that of HDD, but you can increase the speed of the laptop by using SSD as the operating system drive. You can use HDD to store data.
Use System Maintenance
In Windows 10, the option of System Maintenance is provided to maintain the speed of the laptop. Through System Maintenance, you can identify the problem in any part of the laptop. Apart from this, System Maintenance can also be used to remove viruses from the computer.