Troubleshooting a Slow and Lagging Windows 10 System

What’s the best way to speed up your computer when the system slows down and unresponsiveness and long boot times become the norm? Fixing lag problems on your computer may seem like a daunting task, but it’s not. Our guide will show you how to fix a slow and sluggish PC, with steps you can follow in a few minutes and get immediate and lasting results.

What are the causes of slow and sluggish Windows 10?

Damaged or insufficient RAM: Damaged or insufficient RAM can affect computer performance, cause random reboots, blue screens, etc. If the RAM is damaged or defective, the system memory cannot process processes and services properly. This causes your computer to slow down. read more

Solution: Windows 10 Won’t Use Full RAM

RAM is a non-volatile storage device that is typically used to store working data and machine code. When you shut down your computer, all data on it is lost because it is a temporary storage device. The more RAM your computer has, the more smoothly it can multitask.

However, when using Windows 10, you may run into a problem. In the “System Properties” or “Task Manager” interface, you may notice that Windows is only using a fraction of the total RAM.

What is the reason why Windows 10 doesn’t use all of the RAM?

In some cases, some of the RAM is reserved for the system, sometimes some of the memory is also reserved by the video card if you have an integrated video card. But if you have a dedicated video card, this shouldn’t be a problem. Of course, 2% of the RAM is always free. read more