Useful System Tools Hidden in Windows part 6

How to Run Disk Cleanup on a Windows 7 & Windows 8

The Disk Cleanup utility removes unnecessary files to free up space on the disk drive of your choice. To run Disk Cleanup on a Windows 7 computer, follow these steps:

1- Click Start  > All Programs Accessories > System Tools > Disk Cleanup.

2- Select Drive C from the drop-down menu.

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3- Click OK.

4- There are other ways in short way just open MyComputer > write click to C: Drive > Properties

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5- After click Properties this box will appear you have to click disk cleanup


6- Disk cleanup will calculate the free space on your computer you should see a dialog box that looks like below which may take a few minutes.

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7- After the calculation is complete, you should see a dialog box that looks like below:

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8- Confirm that only the following checkboxes are checked:

  • Downloaded Program Files
  • Temporary Internet Files
  • Recycle Bin
  • Temporary Files

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9- Click OK.
10- You will see a dialog box that prompts you: Are you sure you want to permanently delete these files?

11- Click Delete Files, After click delete this box will appear like this

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12- Don’t do any thing disk cleanup will delete the files and close automatically.

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In my next tutorial i will write about another hidden tool in windows Group Policy Editor. 


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