How to Free Up Disk Clean Windows 10 Space This guide will show you 6 proven ways to free up a lot of disk space in windows 10
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Way 1: Free up Disk Space with Storage Sense Step 1: Select the Start button, then select Settings > System > Storage . Step 2: In the Storage area, turn on Storage Sense. Step 3: Select Configure storage sense or run it now.
In the Run Storage Sense area, choose how often you want Storage Sense to run. Step 4: Select which files you want Storage Sense to delete automatically, then select the corresponding time intervals. Step 5: Scroll down and selectÂ Clean now. Windows will take a few moments to clean up your files, and then youâ€™ll see a message indicating how much disk space has been freed up.
Way 2: Free up Disk Space with Disk Cleanup Step 1: In the search box on the taskbar, type disk cleanup, then select it from the results. Step 2: Select the drive you want to clean then click OK. Step 3: Select the check box next to the type of files you want to delete. Step 4: To free up even more space, select Clean up system files, and then select the type of system files you want to delete.
Way 3: Free up Disk Space with System Refixer The free system cleaner utility iSumsoft System Refixer help you clean useless system junk files and makes it free up a lot of disk space in your Windows 10. Step 1: Download & install the iSumsoft System Refixer on your computer. After installation, launch it. Step 2: In the main interface, click the Scan button. The software will make a quick and overall scan of your computer. Video Tutorial: How to Use System Refixer
Step 3: When the scan is complete, click the Clean button to clear all the useless files.
Step 4: Select the Junk File option, and then click on Scan, then click the Clean button to remove all kinds of junk files from your computer.
Way 4: Get Rid of large files To see which files are the largest: Step 1: Open Windows Explorer (File Explorer).Select “This PC.” Step 2: Step 1: Make sure the "Show hidden files and folders" option is enabled. Step 3: Type “size: > 1G” into the search box on the upper-right-hand corner.(Replace 1GB with your size) and press Enter. It will only find files larger than the size you specify.
Start with the largest files, checking to see if they are anything you need. If not, move to them your trash can and free your PC from the burden. Do this with all of the larger file sizes until you get your hard-drive space to a reasonable level.
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Way 5: Uninstall unnecessary apps and programs Step 1: Click the “Start” button from your desktop. Select “Apps” Step 2: Then under “Apps and Features”. Sort by size to see which programs are eating up the most space. Get rid of any you don’t use by selecting the program and clicking “Uninstall”.
Way 6: Move installed apps and programs to an external drive The best way to free up space on your Windows host drive is to get an external drive and then move all your documents, downloads, videos, music, and photos to that drive. Even better, you can also move most applications and games to external storage. Step 1: Make sure that an external drive is connected. Step 2: Open Settings > Apps and features. Step 3: Click an app > Select Move (if available). Step 4: In the drop-down box, select your external drive. Step 5: Click Move. Do this for each application or game you want to move. This is a great way to free up space, but remember that you need to connect an external drive to open the application.
If you need more space on your hard drive and speed up your system, consider Â to install a new SSD to your computer and the clone your system file to the new SSD, keep the old hard drive as a file saved disk.
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