What Is Disk Cleanup

Last Update: October 01, 2016

Hello Waers,

Disk Cleanup is a built-in tools provided by Windows, it is a great tool you can use to free up space on your partitions and it removes system files you no longer use. It is one of the best Windows program for removing unnecessary files and freeing up space. It is not invasive compared to other third-party tools. It only removes files that it is 100% sure not required by Windows or any of your installed apps. Disk Cleanup analyze your disk space and it looks for temporary files that can be removed, it looks for file you moved to Recycle Bin, variety of system files that Windows can run without, offline Webpages, and setup log files. Use Disk Cleanup tool to reduce the number of unnecessary files on your HDD or SSD.

How to start Disk Cleanup on Windows 10

Use the Search Box on the taskbar and type Disk, click Disk Cleanup

Click the Start Button, hover to Windows Administrative Tools, and click Disk Cleanup.

Windows 7

Click the Start button, go to All Programs, then Accessories, then System Tools, and click on Disk Cleanup

Windows 8.1

Search for the word Cleanup directly on the Start Screen, then click on Clear Disk Space by Deleting Unnecessary Files. Another way is to open the Control Panel, then go to System and Security, then Administrative Tools and click Disk Cleanup.

Use it often and you will love it.

Hope this helps!!!

Rose

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drjec Premium
I have used this before but haven't for awhile. Your post is a good reminder. Thanks.
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NRosales Premium
Good when doing lots of downloads and it really helps in freeing up disk space. Thanks for dropping by.
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LinDash01 Premium
Thanks Rose for that information.
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NRosales Premium
Welcome and hope it helps.
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MelissaA1 Premium
Cool. Thanks for sharing!
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NRosales Premium
Welcome and thanks for commenting.
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MPollock Premium
This is good for clean up, thanks, for sharing.
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NRosales Premium
Welcome and thank you for dropping by.
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suzzziq Premium
Thanks for the share, Rose!
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NRosales Premium
Welcome and hope it will help you in the future.
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suzzziq Premium
I do too! Thanks so much:)
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