How To Clean up Your Disk in Windows 10

By | June 19, 2018

After using your computer for a while, a lot of files come and go on your drive.
Some files may sit there doing nothing useful as they take up can take up a lot of space.
These file may come up to a total of multiple Gigabytes that include temporary files, the recycle bin, thumbnails, …
There are several ways to remove the unnecessary files stored on you drive, the one we will be seeing is using the Disk Cleanup feature in Windows 10.

This tutorial will show you how to clean up your disk using Disk Cleanup in Windows 10.

A video tutorial is available at the bottom of the post.

Step 1

Open Windows Explorer and find your disk you want to clean.
Right-click on the disk and select ‘Properties’.

Clean Up Your Disk Step 1

Step 2

Click on the ‘Disk Cleanup’ button.

Clean Up Your Disk Step 2

Step 3

Select all the files you want to delete, then click on ‘Clean up system files’.

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Step 4

Wait until the Disk Cleanup has finished scanning.

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Step 5

When the pop-up shows, click on ‘Delete Files’.

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Step 6

Disk Cleanup is now deleting the files. When the process is done you can close Disk Cleanup and the disk properties.

Clean Up Your Disk Step 6

You have now cleaned up your disk on Windows 10 using Disk Cleanup.

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