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How to Use Disk Cleanup in Windows

How to Use Disk Cleanup in Windows 7, 8 and 10. Disk Cleanup is a feature that functions to clean junk files on the Windows operating system. The PC

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Disk Cleanup
is a feature that functions to clean junk files on the Windows operating system. The PC Cleaner program is very old, first entered the Windows operating system since the Windows 98 version and remains the default program in later versions including Windows 7, 8, and 10.

Even though you could say this program is an old school program and its existence is often ignored, but in terms of its function Disk Cleanup is very effective for cleaning various types of junk files such as temporary files, cache, logs, history files, browser junk, and various types of files that are no longer needed, other.

By cleaning up these junk files we can improve Windows performance and prevent the hard disk from filling up quickly, especially if the C drive (installation directory) is just barely enough. On this occasion, bingGo will provide a tutorial on how to use Disk Cleanup in Windows 7, 8, and 10.

How to use Disk Cleanup in Windows 7

  1. Click the Start button.
  2. Select All Programs => Accessories => System Tools.
  3. Click Disk Cleanup.
  4. Check which junk file types you want to clean.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Click on Cleanup system files to clean up system files you no longer need.
  7. When the UAC pop up appears, click Delete Files.

How to use Disk Cleanup in Windows 10 and Windows 8

  1. Open the Control Panel.
  2. Select Administrative Tools.
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  3. Open Disk Cleanup by clicking 2 times.
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  4. Then the Disk Cleanup window will open, check the types of junk files you want to clean.
  5. After that click OK.
  6. To clean system files, click on the Cleanup system files button.
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Done, we have successfully cleaned the junk files using Disk Cleanup. As a result, we will get new free space on the hard disk, if the garbage files that are cleaned are large enough then the space obtained is sometimes quite large. For a mediocre size drive C this trick might be very useful.

To clean junk files in Windows 10, there is actually a more modern feature called Storage Sense. This feature is the result of the development of Disk Cleanup, which only exists in Windows 10. But in terms of function and the results are the same, please choose what you want.