Is your Windows 11 laptop slow? Know how to delete junk files and boost its speed

    Is your Windows 11 laptop working very slow or taking longer than usual to respond? If yes, then you can boost your laptop speed by resetting it. Increased usage causes junk files to collect and slow down your computer. Hence, if your laptop is facing issues and takes a longer time to load a page or respond, make sure that you factory reset it. It will make your device like new. Resetting your laptop is very quick and easy to perform. Here's a handy guide to erase all the data from your laptop. Do remember to save your important files on a separate device or else you will lose them all.
    By: HT TECH
    | Updated on: Oct 28 2022, 17:15 IST
    Windows 11
    Before you begin the process, you must ensure that you have online (cloud) and offline backups of all the data on your device. Once the data is saved, start by going to the Settings app on your laptop. (Amritanshu Mukherjee / HT Tech)
    1/5 Before you begin the process, you must ensure that you have online (cloud) and offline backups of all the data on your device. Once the data is saved, start by going to the Settings app on your laptop. (Amritanshu Mukherjee / HT Tech)
    Windows 11
    There head to the System tab and click on Recovery. You’ll see an option that reads, “Reset this PC.” (Amritanshu Mukherjee / HT Tech)
    Windows 11
    2/5 There head to the System tab and click on Recovery. You’ll see an option that reads, “Reset this PC.” (Amritanshu Mukherjee / HT Tech)
    Windows 11
    Tap on that and then click on the Reset PC button beside it. Next, you will see a “Reset this PC” window on the screen where you have to choose from - Keep My Files or Remove Everything. (microsoft.com)
    Windows 11
    3/5 Tap on that and then click on the Reset PC button beside it. Next, you will see a “Reset this PC” window on the screen where you have to choose from - Keep My Files or Remove Everything. (microsoft.com)
    Windows 11
    Once you select the reset option, a new “How Would You Like to Reinstall Windows?” will appear on your screen where you have to choose between two options- Cloud Download or Local Reinstall. (Amritanshu Mukherjee / HT Tech)
    Windows 11
    4/5 Once you select the reset option, a new “How Would You Like to Reinstall Windows?” will appear on your screen where you have to choose between two options- Cloud Download or Local Reinstall. (Amritanshu Mukherjee / HT Tech)
    Windows 11
    Confirm your selected reset options and click on Reset. Your laptop will reboot to start the System reset. Do note that it will wipe all personal information on the laptop, including logged in websites, photos, and other files. (Microsoft)
    Windows 11
    5/5 Confirm your selected reset options and click on Reset. Your laptop will reboot to start the System reset. Do note that it will wipe all personal information on the laptop, including logged in websites, photos, and other files. (Microsoft)
    First Published Date: 28 Oct, 17:04 IST
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