If your computer has become noisy and running slow, it is likely that it has too many Apps running in background. Hence, we are providing below the steps to Stop Apps from Running in Background in Windows 10.
Disable Background Apps in Windows 10
Over a period of time, your computer may end up allowing way too many Apps to run in background, which often results in High RAM and CPU Usage related problems on the computer.
Hence, Windows 10 provides the option to disable all Background Apps on the computer and also the option to prevent specific or selected Apps from running in background.
1. Stop All Background Running Apps in Windows 10
As mentioned above, Windows 10 provides the option to disable all background running on the computer.
Go to Settings > Privacy > scroll down and click on Background Apps in the left-pane. In the right-pane, move the toggle below Let Apps Run in the background to OFF position.
This totally prevents Apps from running in background and unecessarily using up resources on your computer.
2. Prevent Specific Apps from Running in Background
Windows 10 also provides the option to prevent specific or selected Apps from running in background.
Go to Settings > Privacy > scroll down and click on Background Apps in the left-pane. In the right-pane, toggle OFF Specific Apps that you do not want to run in background.
Note: You need to toggle ON “Let Apps Run in Background” option to disable specfic Apps from running in background.
What Happens When You Disable Background Apps?
When you stop any App from running in Background, it does not prevent you from using that particular App on your computer, it only prevents the App from constantly refreshing its data in background.
At any time, you can launch the disabled App on your computer, it will have the opportunity to refresh its data and provide you with the latest data or information as available on its servers.
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