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As a daily Windows 10 user, you should probably know that this operating system has over a dozen apps that run in the background at all times.
In this article which is a part of a series on how to boost the performance of Windows 10, you will learn a simple trick on how to prevent unnecessary apps to run in the background.
Windows 10 is a great operating system with tons of useful apps that can boost your productivity while working from home. However, when you take a look at apps that are continuously running in the background of Windows 10, you may find out that you are not using most of them.
Luckily, there is a simple way how to prevent those apps from stealing CPU cycles and helping drain your laptop battery.
Stop Apps Running In The Background Of Windows 10
STEP 1: Click the Start button, and go to the Settings app.
STEP 2: Find the Privacy option and click on it.
STEP 3: In the left sidebar, find the Background apps and tap on it. You should see a list of all the apps that are running in the background.
STEP 4: Now, toggle the on/off setting for every app that you don’t want to use.