Windows 10 Tutorials 49 – Disk Cleanup

Welcome to our series of tutorials on the upcoming Windows 10.

In this tutorial you will learn how to access Disk Cleanup app in Windows 10.

In order to get best performance out of your computer, you should always keep it fine tuned. One such app which helps you in maintaining your computer is Disk Cleanup.

Disk Cleanup will clear unwanted files like temporary files, recycle bin files, system files, windows old files etc. and help you run your system faster.

Apart from cleaning up hard drive of unwanted files, Disk Cleanup can also be used to compress files and free up additional space on your hard drive.

Using the compression feature, Disk Cleanup will compress old files which have not been accessed for long time and hence freeing up additional space on the hard drive.

Note: It takes longer to access a compressed file as compared to uncompressed file.

How to open Disk Cleanup app

  1. In the search box type cleanmgr and select cleanmgr windows application.
  2. If there are more than 1 drives in your system, select the drive you wish to clean.
  3. Select the files which you want to clean and press Ok.
  4. Click Delete Files in the confirmation dialog box



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