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HOW TO: Speed up and cleanup Windows 10
« on: January 11, 2018, 10:05:19 AM »
Speed up and cleanup Windows 10:

[1] MSCONFIG.exe: Disable unwanted startup programs and background services.
- [Services] tab, check "Hide all Microsoft services", [Disable all]
- [Startup] tab, "Open Task Manager", select each program, [Disable] ... restart

[2] Windows Update(custom shortcut): "Check for updates", or,
- Notifications, All Settings, Update & security, [Check for updates]
> Create Shortcut - https://www.tenforums.com/tutorials/5377-create-windows-update-shortcut-windows-10-a.html

[3] Update Detector: http://www.filepuma.com/updatedetector
- Download and install fond updates

[4] SERVICES.msc: Stop Windows Update (to clean downloaded updates)
- Right click "Windows Update", "Stop"

[5] SoftwareDistribution - Empty Windows Update folder
[6] Temp System - Empty temporary system files
[7] Temp User - Empty temporary user files
[8] Default - Empty user Chrome files (if installed)
- [5,6,7,8] Select all files in folder, delete (skip if unable)

[9] Internet Properties
- Browsing history, check "Delete browsing history on exit", [Delete...], check all boxes except "Preserve...", [Delete], [OK]

[a] CCleaner -
- Cleaner > check all boxes under Windows&Applications except for "Wipe Free Space", [Run Cleaner]
- Registry > check all boxes, [Scan for Issues], [Fix selected Issues...], [No], [Fix All Selected Issues], [Close]

Glary Utilities -
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  • Clean Up the WinSxS Folder:

REF: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-hardware/manufacture/desktop/clean-up-the-winsxs-folder

> schtasks.exe /Run /TN "\Microsoft\Windows\Servicing\StartComponentCleanup"
> Dism.exe /online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup
> Dism.exe /online /Cleanup-Image /StartComponentCleanup /ResetBase
> Dism.exe /online /Cleanup-Image /SPSuperseded