How to Get to Advanced System Settings on Windows 10

Improve the performance of your computer using these settings

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  • You can open Advanced system settings on Windows 10 in several ways, including run command, search bar, Windows button, and more.
  • This guide will cover all the methods to open Advanced system settings. 
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With every upgrade and update, Microsoft is working to make Windows’ latest version more efficient and faster. It also provides you with options to enhance the performance of your machine. One such setting available is Advanced system settings

You can perform certain tasks such as deactivating Taskbar animations, choosing how to allocate processor resources, changing virtual memory, managing user profiles, and editing system & user variables. 

This guide will discuss all the methods to open Advanced system settings on Windows 10. 

How can I get to Advanced system settings on Windows 10? 

1. Use the Control Panel 

  1. Press the Windows key, type Control Panel, and click OpenControl Panel Windows 10
  2. Click View by and select Category from the drop-down. 
  3. Now click System and Security. System and security -advanced system settings windows 10
  4. Click System.System
  5. On the next page, select System.system - settings
  6. Click Advanced system settings from the left pane. Advanced System settings
  7. On the System Properties window, go to the Advanced tab. Advanced
  1. Click the search bar and type View advanced system properties. Choose the best match and click Opensearch bar advanded system settings on Windows 10
  2. Go to the Advanced tab. 

3. Use the Run console 

  1. Press Windows + R to open the Run window. Sys -advanced system settings windows 10
  2. Type sysdm.cpl and hit Enter to open System Properties
  3. Once you have the System Properties open, click on Advanced

4. Use the File Explorer 

  1. Press Windows + E to open File Explorer.
  2. Right-click on This PC and select PropertiesThiS PC properties
  3. Now click Advanced system settingsadvanced system settings

5. Use the Start button 

  1. Right-click on the Start button and choose System from the context menu.System
  2. Click the Advanced system settings option from the left pane. 

6. Use the Settings app 

  1. Press Windows + I to open the Settings app. System settings
  2. Click System, then click AboutAbout advanced system settings
  3. Now click Advanced system settings

7. Use the Windows PowerShell

  1. Go to the search bar, type PowerShell, and click Run as administratorPowerShell Windows 10
  2. Copy and paste the following command and press Enter: SystemPropertiesAdvancedPowershell

8. Use the Command Prompt

  1. Go to the search bar, type Command Prompt, and click Run as administratorCOmmand Prompt Windows 10
  2. Type the following command to open Advanced system settings and press Enter: control sysdm.cplCMD

How can I speed up my PC using Advanced system settings? 

  1. Open Advanced system settings using one of the methods mentioned above. SystemProperties Advanced
  2. With the Performance option, you can modify the visual effects, change VRAM size, and configure processor scheduling.  SystemProperties Performance Advanced
  3. Next, the User Profiles option can create, manage, and delete user profiles.User profiles
  4. With the Start and Recovery option, you can configure settings to decide what happens if your computer encounters a problem. Also, you can configure System Restore, manage disk space usage and perform system restore operations.SystemPropertiesComputerName  Startup Recovery
  5. The Environment Variables button can let you view and edit environment variables used by apps and operating systems to keep configuration information. SystemProperties Environment Variables

So, this is how you can get to advanced system settings on Windows 10 to improve the performance of your computer and modify environment variables. 

If you have any questions or concerns about advanced system settings, please feel free to mention them in the comments below. 

Knowing how to make your Windows run faster and improve your computer performance can help enhance user experience and keep your Windows up and running.

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