If your PC is slowing down, it could be because of many complex reasons, but in some cases, it can be fixed easily.
However, if you’re experiencing the One Moment Please error, it could be due to many different issues and can be fixed easily.
- One Moment Please error screen appears when the PC becomes unresponsive and stops working.
- The error’s cause is because of faulty system files, and fixing them is pretty easy.
- Performing system restore and using the backup tool are other options worth considering.
- Rebooting your PC can fix minor issues with the system. After your PC restarts, try playing the video again.
- Disable Hardware Acceleration
Hardware acceleration allows the PC to enhance the quality of viewing a video. However, it can also cause trouble if not used properly.
- To disable the hardware acceleration, go to Settings > Apps > Video playback > Select â€ ̃Optimized’ instead of â€ ̃Hardware accelerated’.
- Clear Temporary Files
You can clear the temporary files to free up space on your hard disk.
- To clear temporary files, go to the Start menu > type â€ ̃Temp’ > click on the â€ ̃Temp.’ folder.
- Double-click on the â€ ̃Temp’ folder to open it.
- Right-click on the â€ ̃Temp’ folder > select â€ ̃Properties’.
- Click on the â€ ̃Security’ tab > click on the â€ ̃Edit’ button.
- Click on the â€ ̃Add’ button > select â€ ̃Everyone’ from the Users list.
- Click the â€ ̃Ok’ button > click on the â€ ̃Ok’ button to close the â€ ̃Security’ tab.
- Click on the â€ ̃Remove all’ button > click on the â€ ̃Ok’ button.
- Close the â€ ̃Temp’ folder.
- To run SFC, press the Windows key + S, type cmd, and click on Run as administrator.
- In Command prompt, type the following command and run it: DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth
- In the new window, press Scan for affected devices and Scan for affected system files.
Scan for malware
- Visit the Microsoft Security page.
- Click Download tool now.
- Run the downloaded file and follow the onscreen instructions to complete the full scan.
Disable startup programs
- Go to Start > type msconfig > open System Configuration
- Go to the Startup tab > check all the startup programs > click Disable
- Restart your computer > check if it still runs slow
- Defrag your hard drive
Go to Start > type defrag > open Defrag
- Click Analyze disk > click Defragment
- Restart your computer
Move important files to the cloud
- In Windows 10, press the Windows key + S hotkey, enter â€ ̃file explorer’ in the search box, and right-click on the app that appears.
- Click Open file explorer here to open the window shown directly below.
- Right-click on the Documents, Pictures, Music, or Videos folders at the top and select the View tab.
- Then, select the Open folder in OneDrive option.
- Select the check box next to the Include subfolders option.
- Click Choose folder, select the Documents, Pictures, Music, or Videos folder that you want to move to the cloud, and select Open.