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Posted on Apr 16, 2013 in PC Maintenance, Troubleshoot Windows | 0 comments

Delete temporary files and free up disk space using the Disk Cleanup utility in Windows 7, 8 or 10

The Disk Cleanup utility is a simple tool for removing temporary files from your PC, thus freeing up hard drive space. Over time your computer may accumulate a lot of temporary files, mostly from web surfing, so it can be worthwhile running this utility from time to time.

Not using Windows 7, 8 or 10? Tutorials for the Disk Cleanup utility are available for Windows XP and Windows Vista users too. Click here for the Windows XP version or, click here for the Windows Vista version.

Windows 8 and 10 users – This video was recorded using Windows 7, but the process for using the Disk Cleanup utility in Windows 8 or Windows 10 is exactly the same. The only difference is that Windows 8 users should search for the utility from the Start screen while Windows 10 users should use the search bar.

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Additional notes

The Disk Cleanup utility is good for freeing up hard disk space on your Windows PC, it does not however attempt to fix or clean up any other Windows problems, such as system or application crashes.

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