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It's possible that something you didn't install intentionally — malicious software — could be the reason your laptop is slow. Check the boxes to turn off magnification and stop the animations in opening applications.The animations in your OS look cool, but they take up resources that could be going elsewhere. Be sure you always save your work when you do this, as it will close open programs without prejudice.In Windows 10, Cortana searches the web and your local files when you search.This takes time to download and can be a drag on your system.If you use the Cortana box primarily to find files and apps that live on your hard drive, Windows 10 makes it easy to turn off web results.