Don’t worry if you are having a low performance on your Windows PC. If you open your “Services” tab in Task Manager, you may gonna start thinking about installing more RAM and processor in your laptop or PC because of too much services that now-a-days, these OS use. Many services are like “no oxygen, no life” services for your PC but surely many are unnecessary there. Now if you want to get most of the performance for your PC, you can safely disable these services. So, in this article, I am going to tell you the Windows 10 unnecessary services that you can safely disable for better performance and speed.
Read more about why your Windows 10 is very slow and how to make it fast.
No doubt, most of Windows Services are greatly optimized by makers that even use 0% of your CPU. Definitely, many of you will think that it is not a good idea to disable built-in services. But why not if they are of no use to you or if they can be disabled safely without any tiny impact on your PC or laptop.
How To Disable Windows Services?
1) Open “Run” box by pressing Windows key+R.
2) Type in it “services.msc” and run it.
3) Now “services” box will open and so you can disable any service.
4) To disable a service, double click on the service name which will open its “Properties”.
5) Now in the “Start-up type” option, you can choose “Disabled” to disable it. Also you can stop the service (if it is running) by clicking on “Stop” in “Service status” option in the same box.
Following are the safe-to-disable Windows Services for better speed, performance and gaming experience.
Windows 10 Services To Disable For Performance
1) Print Spooler
Definitely, if you are not using a printer, then you can safely disable this service which is always running in background.
2) Windows Insider Service
Windows Insider Service is of no use if you are not registered to Windows Insider Program which actually allow users to get the preview versions of future Windows 10 builds before they are released to the public.
3) Remote Registry
This service allow remote users to modify registry which is of no use if you are the only owner of your device. So, you can disable is for better performance.
Well, in Windows 10 latest updates, this service is already disabled but you can check if it is enabled.
4) Connected User Experiences and Telemetry (DiagTrack)
This service can be disabled safely as it is used for sending data to Microsoft for issues which are detected in system.
5) Retail Demo Service
You wouldn’t want a demo if you are an expert in using Windows 10. So, you can disable this service as it is used only to provide with demos to run Windows 10 for beginners. Surely, no one is a beginner today.
6) Windows Biometric Service
If your laptop or PC doesn’t support biometrics (fingerprint) or face scanner, then surely you can disable this service for better performance.
7) Touch Keyboard and Handwriting Panel Service
Many users don’t require this service as they can work with their physical keyboard. So, it can be disabled safely.
8) Remote Desktop Configuration
This service allow users to connect to another computer remotely. This service is of no use if you are a gamer or a digital marketer. So, it can disabled safely for better performance.
Another service like it is “Remote Desktop Services“. It has also the similar function and so can be disabled safely.
9) Smart Card
Somewhere in latest Windows 10 updates, this service is already disabled. But two of its friends “Smart Card Device Enumeration Service” and “Smart Card Removal Policy” can be disabled safely.
These services are actually for reading smart cards. A simple computer user has no use of it.
10) Windows Image Acquisition (WIA)
If scanners and cameras are connected to your device, then this service is for you. Surely, you can disable it for better performance if you have nothing to do with scanners or cameras.
Note: Disabling this service will not disable your laptop’s built-in camera.
Disabling some of the Windows Services will not have an impact on performance. Rather unnecessary services cause heavy load on device and leads to high CPU and RAM usage. So, disabling them definitely improves device’s performance and speed.