How Do I Run Disk Cleanup?

To delete temporary files:

  1. Search for Disk Cleanup from the taskbar (or Start Menu) and select it from the list of results.

  2. Under Files to delete, select all of the file types listed (see example).

    1. Select OK.

  • If you need to free up more space, you can also delete system files:

    1. In Disk cleanup, select Clean up system files.

    2. Select the file types to get rid of. To get a description of the file type, select it.

    3. Select OK.

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